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Trailer security? by Michael Wilkinson 34...
4 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Andy Biggs 3272 by Andy Biggs 3272
Lune rally, 8-9 July 2017 by John Hughes 2457
0 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Preparing a Gull for cruising by jocasam [Steve Polla...
4 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
jocasam [Steve Pollard] by jocasam [Steve Polla...
Mirror reefing by John Hughes 3329
2 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
JPH by JPH
Use of Tung oil on clinker boat interior by Chris Davidson
4 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Chris Davidson by Chris Davidson
Holy Island 2017 by John Sharpe 2985
1 reply, - in Photos and videos of rallies
John Sharpe 2985 by John Sharpe 2985
Rally Reports for Dinghy Cruising #234 by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Hand held GPS and VHF Radio sets by david priestley 3990
14 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
david priestley 3990 by david priestley 3990
Lough Erne Rally 2017, and mention of Abersoch by Keith Muscott 1516
13 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Nervous trailer question by Michael Wilkinson 34...
11 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
VHF differences between US and Europe by Gary Kotara 3238
4 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Gary Kotara 3238 by Gary Kotara 3238
Bere Ferrers Meet Jun24/25 by Karl Badham 3326
2 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
David Platten 2616 by David Platten 2616
Short av of lasy years cruise from cumbria to kinlochbervie and back by Stephen Yates 3232
5 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Andy Biggs 3272 by Andy Biggs 3272
2017 Dee estuary rally by John Hughes 2457
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John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Torqueedo travel engine - first impressions by Michael Wilkinson 34...
6 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
John Button 3320 by John Button 3320
First sail on the solent by Rob Stracey 2676
2 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
John Lidstone 1503 by John Lidstone 1503
An invitation to cruise in Ireland next season by Keith Muscott 1516
16 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Paul Holdsworth 3279 by Paul Holdsworth 3279
Hello - new member in Hampshire by Chris Davidson
2 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Paul Holdsworth 3279 by Paul Holdsworth 3279
La Semaine du Golfe, Morbihan. 2017 by Miles Dent 2959
10 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Tom Hart 2280 by Tom Hart 2280
Hello, and thanks by Michael Wilkinson 34...
2 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
Mariner Outboard and 7ft oars for sale by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Latest Membership List by Keith Muscott 1516
0 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Proposed cruise to the Isle of Man, summer 2017, ideas please? by Jerry Evans 2510
8 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Stephen Yates 3232 by Stephen Yates 3232
Essential clothing by Dave Foote 3426
9 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Chris Davidson by Chris Davidson
Border Reivers 2017 by John Sharpe 2985
2 replies, - in Photos and videos of rallies
John Sharpe 2985 by John Sharpe 2985
Coniston April 17 by John Sharpe 2985
1 reply, - in Photos and videos of rallies
John Sharpe 2985 by John Sharpe 2985
Windermere Rally 16th to 18th June by John Sharpe 2985
0 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
John Sharpe 2985 by John Sharpe 2985
Lune Pilot 14- Push/pull Rudder Conversion-advice+suggestions? by Robin
24 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Robin by Robin
Dee estuary rally 2017 by John Hughes 2457
0 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Derwentwater rally 2017 by John Hughes 2457
0 replies, - in Photos and videos of rallies
John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Cornish Crabber Cormorant 12 by Osbert Lancaster 275...
3 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Osbert Lancaster 2756 by Osbert Lancaster 275...
Border Reiver Rally 2017 by Bill Haylock 3130
8 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Steve Shone 3398 by Steve Shone 3398
DCA Rally Programme 2017 by Osbert Lancaster 275...
1 reply, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Carlingford Lough Drascombe Rally/ Feeder Cruise to Strangford by John White 3176
1 reply, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Jeff Smith 3456 by Jeff Smith 3456
Hello from Strangford Lough by Jeff Smith 3456
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Jeff Smith 3456 by Jeff Smith 3456
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