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by chris s
Sat May 29th, 2010, 8:44 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: MD1B - intermittant compression
Replies: 3
Views: 6464

Re: MD1B - intermittant compression

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by chris s
Tue April 20th, 2010, 8:01 am
Forum: General Board
Topic: New name?
Replies: 4
Views: 9768

Re: New name?

Since this group covers so many different boat designs, maybe it would attract more members if the groups name was changed as currently a new owner of an old boat might not know that their boat, whilst not being an Eventide is nevertheless covered by this club. I would suggest the Maurice Griffiths...
by chris s
Sat March 27th, 2010, 11:10 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Kylix Handicap?
Replies: 4
Views: 5926

Re: Kylix Handicap?

I just looked in "60 years a yacht designer" ISBN 0-85177--471-7 and there is no mention of any perfomance ratings in there, Sorry. :(
by chris s
Fri March 19th, 2010, 1:47 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: OFFL Number
Replies: 2
Views: 5803

Re: OFFL Number

Any chance of a photo please?
by chris s
Tue March 2nd, 2010, 9:34 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Height of Riptide
Replies: 9
Views: 9469

Re: Height of Riptide

While I can't answer your question, I wonder if a little more information may help other people to do so. Do you want a measurement from the bottom of the keel(s) to the top of the coachroof? if so that should be easy to calculate from the drawings, and I know we have a set of Riptide drawings becau...
by chris s
Wed February 24th, 2010, 9:18 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Haven't stopped looking for an Eventide!
Replies: 5
Views: 8413

Re: Haven't stopped looking for an Eventide!

Thats true, but it also possibly depends on how much time & effort you are prepared to invest in a further generation? as despite our best efforts, unless you have your own followers all this knowledge will be lost , personally I sometimes wonder if sometimes we are working in the right/wrong ce...
by chris s
Sun February 21st, 2010, 4:03 pm
Forum: Latest News
Topic: It's a pity that the site is not very current
Replies: 13
Views: 19738

Re: It's a pity that the site is not very current

Yes, 'me too' good idea! :lol:
by chris s
Sun February 21st, 2010, 6:54 am
Forum: Latest News
Topic: It's a pity that the site is not very current
Replies: 13
Views: 19738

Re: It's a pity that the site is not very current

Since my retirement (due to ill health) I am on here for a look nearly every day :(

Chris, If you would like to chat about your boat or boats in general you can find me on Skype as syncrogolf2

Chris S
by chris s
Sun February 21st, 2010, 6:49 am
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Converting a bilge keeled Senior to centre-board
Replies: 7
Views: 10292

Re: Converting a bilge keeled Senior to centre-board

The Winkle Brig also had a similar hinged twin drop keel arrangement, (I worked building them for a short while in the early 90s)

and to be honest is was far far better than even the bilge heel Senior at sailing sideways! :roll:
by chris s
Sat February 13th, 2010, 8:17 pm
Forum: The Designs
Topic: Almost all the YM designs
Replies: 10
Views: 15713

Re: Almost all the YM designs

Given that we are almost 2 years further on, what are we missing now? :wink:
by chris s
Sat February 13th, 2010, 8:15 pm
Forum: The Designs
Topic: Mouette uncovered!
Replies: 4
Views: 10794

Re: Mouette uncovered!

It would be really nice to see some photos. :)
by chris s
Sat January 30th, 2010, 8:00 pm
Forum: Latest News
Topic: It's a pity that the site is not very current
Replies: 13
Views: 19738

Re: It's a pity that the site is not very current

I don't know what sort of reply you expected when the first sentence in the first paragraph of your first post states "I notice that most of the posts are quiet old and out of date" Perhaps if your initial attitude had been a little different, then maybe you would have had a more friendly ...
by chris s
Thu January 21st, 2010, 12:08 am
Forum: General Board
Topic: Newbie here
Replies: 2
Views: 5499

Re: Newbie here

Don't worry someone will be along shortly to take your money, not that we ask for a lot anyway :shock:

its a bit like the old ice cream lady in the cinema, when you had to wait for the interval for your ice cream

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by chris s
Fri January 15th, 2010, 10:07 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Waterwitch 'Sai-lon' Ex 'Lucky duck' leeds
Replies: 6
Views: 9044

Re: Waterwitch 'Sai-lon' Ex 'Lucky duck' leeds

If you look at the STB side of the transom you can see the letters L O N. so it does look like it could be SAI - L O N :idea:
by chris s
Fri January 15th, 2010, 11:37 am
Forum: General Board
Topic: Waterwitch 'Sai-lon' Ex 'Lucky duck' leeds
Replies: 6
Views: 9044

Re: Waterwitch 'Sai-lon' Ex 'Lucky duck' leeds

Link Here http://www.fallwood-marina.co.uk/ in their boats for sale they have what they describe as a 30 ft grp yacht, at only 495 pounds
it looks very much like an M.G. design Perhaps John could tell us?


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