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Nithraid, Dumfries 3 Sep 2016 by Osbert Lancaster 275...
1 reply, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Bill Haylock 3130 by Bill Haylock 3130
Hello from Twickenham by Chris Gibson 3341
0 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Chris Gibson 3341 by Chris Gibson 3341
Oars - ideal proportions... by Patrick Horton 3310
8 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Frank San Miguel 3252 by Frank San Miguel 325...
Jim Vallis, late DCA member 1519 by Keith Muscott 1516
10 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
jocasam [Steve Pollard] by jocasam [Steve Polla...
Introduction by Karl Badham 3326
1 reply, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Steve Parke 2986 by Steve Parke 2986
New sails by Karl Badham 3326
3 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
SPAM WARNING: do not open "Fw: new important message" by Osbert Lancaster 275...
0 replies, - in FAQs & Forum Issues
Osbert Lancaster 2756 by Osbert Lancaster 275...
Winter cruise across the Solway by Stephen Yates 3232
7 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Jerry Evans 2510 by Jerry Evans 2510
Hi from West Somerset by Ged
2 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Ged by Ged
South Coast Rally Southampton Water Sat 12th March 2016 by Chris Nockolds 3302
0 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Chris Nockolds 3302 by Chris Nockolds 3302
WESTRAY 16 FOR SALE by stewartmoxham1910
2 replies, - in Members' Ads: offered & wanted
stewartmoxham1910 by stewartmoxham1910
WANTED: An article from the first issue of The Boatman by Keith Muscott 1516
12 replies, - in Members' Ads: offered & wanted
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Hand Held Chart Plotters by Colin Holt 3110
9 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Colin Holt 3110 by Colin Holt 3110
Hello fellow cruisers.... by ian anderson 3244
5 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Mark Law 3243 by Mark Law 3243
Eastern Region Rally Planning Meeting . . by John Starkie 2816
6 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
John Starkie 2816 by John Starkie 2816
Living aboard a cruising dinghy by Roger Barnes 936
1 reply, - in The Essence of Dinghy Cruising
Paul Holdsworth 3279 by Paul Holdsworth 3279
Date for North East & Borders Region Planning Meeting 16th Feb by Bill Haylock 3130
3 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Bill Haylock 3130 by Bill Haylock 3130
Getting boats onto Car Rook Racks by SteveW
3 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
andrewshort3322 by andrewshort3322
Sailing in Croatia by David kent
0 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
David kent by David kent
Hullo from North Yorks. by Alistair Girling 271...
2 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Alistair Girling 2711 by Alistair Girling 271...
Sail caledonia by Andy Biggs 3272
5 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Andy Biggs 3272 by Andy Biggs 3272
Club Dinghy Cruising by John White 3176
2 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
John Starkie 2816 by John Starkie 2816
Open Canoe Sailing ? by SteveW
0 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
SteveW by SteveW
Test post by Osbert Lancaster 275...
1 reply, - in Members' Ads: offered & wanted
Andrew Kewell 2950 by Andrew Kewell 2950
Coniston April 2015 by Andy Biggs 3272
1 reply, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Dinghy cruising on Loch Shiel by Bill Haylock 3130
1 reply, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Osbert Lancaster 2756 by Osbert Lancaster 275...
Drascombe Longboat Rubha Dubh at Rubha Dubh, Loch Shiel by Bill Haylock 3130
5 replies, - in The Essence of Dinghy Cruising
Bill Haylock 3130 by Bill Haylock 3130
Row cruising, intro (California based) by Rick Thompson 3094
8 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
andrewshort3322 by andrewshort3322
"Long Steps": Welsford crosses Walkabout & Scamp to circumnavigate New Zealand's North Island by Osbert Lancaster 275...
4 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
andrewshort3322 by andrewshort3322
RYA DINGHY SHOW Dinghy Cruising video 2015 by Roger Barnes 936
2 replies, - in Photos and videos of rallies
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Video: Roger Barnes on Exploring and Voyaging in Open Boats by Osbert Lancaster 275...
0 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Osbert Lancaster 2756 by Osbert Lancaster 275...
Introduction by Mark Law 3243
2 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Mark Law 3243 by Mark Law 3243
Introducing myself by Paul Harrison 2184
0 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Paul Harrison 2184 by Paul Harrison 2184
Scilly Isles transport by Patrick Horton 3310
3 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
JPH by JPH
Glenridding Sailing Centre Floods by Malcolm Lawrence 249...
0 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Malcolm Lawrence 2498 by Malcolm Lawrence 249...
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