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Lune Pilot 14- Push/pull Rudder Conversion-advice+suggestions? by Robin
3 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
John Lidstone 1503 by John Lidstone 1503
Honda 2.3hp Outboard - new at 2nd hand price by Steve Shone 3398
0 replies, - in Members' Ads: offered & wanted
Steve Shone 3398 by Steve Shone 3398
Any suggestions for the "perfect" dinghy? by Judith Morris 2052
10 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Alan Stancombe 3253 by Alan Stancombe 3253
Proposed cruise to the Isle of Man, summer 2017, ideas please? by Jerry Evans 2510
7 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Jerry Evans 2510 by Jerry Evans 2510
Essential clothing by Dave Foote 3426
7 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Recommended reading by Roy Clements 3039
0 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Roy Clements 3039 by Roy Clements 3039
Re: All DCA Officers and Area Organisers and anyone else interested by Elizabeth Baker
2 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
DCA AGM 2017 by John Starkie 2816
2 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Tarpon 14 for sale by John Shirley 3350
9 replies, - in Members' Ads: offered & wanted
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Ullswater is the RYA Sailing Club of the Year, 2017 by Keith Muscott 1516
0 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Lough Erne Rally 2017, and mention of Abersoch by Keith Muscott 1516
8 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
What car to buy in Europe by Gary Kotara 3238
12 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Race to Alaska (R2AK) by John Lidstone 1503
0 replies, - in The Essence of Dinghy Cruising
John Lidstone 1503 by John Lidstone 1503
Close encounters of a Cetacean Kind - Sound of Raasay June 2016 by Bill Haylock 3130
2 replies, - in The Essence of Dinghy Cruising
Bill Haylock 3130 by Bill Haylock 3130
Hi by John Shirley 3350
1 reply, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Seafarer 465 by Alan Stancombe 3253
1 reply, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
John Lidstone 1503 by John Lidstone 1503
Northumbrian Coble sail plan by Dave Foote 3426
13 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Dave Foote 3426 by Dave Foote 3426
2017 North West Regional Rally Programme by John Hughes 2457
0 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Deletion of Past Rally Arrangement Topics by John Lidstone 1503
4 replies, - in FAQs & Forum Issues
John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
An invitation to cruise in Ireland next season by Keith Muscott 1516
14 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Anne Rushton by Anne Rushton
Hello from Derbyshire by stevebrett 3428
2 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
stevebrett 3428 by stevebrett 3428
Traditional Small Boats in the Sound of Jura - April 2016 by Bill Haylock 3130
0 replies, - in The Essence of Dinghy Cruising
Bill Haylock 3130 by Bill Haylock 3130
New member in Lymington by Alg Bennett 3435
0 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Alg Bennett 3435 by Alg Bennett 3435
BBC 4, 19.oo tonight, Sat Jan 28, Crossing England in a punt by Roy Clements 3039
0 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Roy Clements 3039 by Roy Clements 3039
North West Planning Meeting, Wigan SC, 4th Feb 2017 by John Hughes 2457
1 reply, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Roy Clements 3039 by Roy Clements 3039
Dogs in Dinghies by Osbert Lancaster 275...
9 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Gerald Turner 2924 by Gerald Turner 2924
Alternative view of the Humber by Roy Clements 3039
3 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Steve Shone 3398 by Steve Shone 3398
Hello from Northumberland by Dave Foote 3426
2 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Eastern Region Rally Planning Meeting by John Starkie 2816
1 reply, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
John Starkie 2816 by John Starkie 2816
Spar supplier by Michael Cottam 1997
2 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Ullswater Rally September 2016 - Photos by John Sharpe 2985
4 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Steve Shone 3398 by Steve Shone 3398
Cape Cutter 19 trailer-sailer for sale by DCA member by Steve Shone 3398
1 reply, - in Members' Ads: offered & wanted
Steve Shone 3398 by Steve Shone 3398
How to celebrate your birthday by Keith Muscott 1516
7 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
RYA Affiliated Clubs Conference-East by John Starkie 2816
3 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Steve Shone 3398 by Steve Shone 3398
Masthead sheaves or blocks? by photocurio
2 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
John Starkie 2816 by John Starkie 2816
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