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Entries from June 2008

International 14 K556 for sale – Iolanthe – 1949

June 27th, 2008 · 4 Comments

OK, this is not one of my boats, but is owned by Classic Dinghy guru Ed Bremner and is worth a mention. Full details of the boat can be found on the CVRDA forum. If I had the time (and a crew) I’d love to have this boat, but I’m not allowed. So if you […]

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Finn K129 For Sale

June 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Finn K129, my rather lovely Fairey Finn is for sale. More details on the For Sale page.

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Finn – K349: Finished and floating

June 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

After a few weeks in the workshop being varnished, painted and refitted K349 was ready to go.

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Finn – K349

June 22nd, 2008 · 4 Comments

When going to collect Finn GBR670 I was talking to Graham Brookes, fellow Finn and Roadford Lake sailor. I persuaded him to sell me a lovely Raudaschl  Finn he had recently bought. This boat was built in 1970 for Alistair Currey, the son of Fairey Marine’s Charles Currey. This boat ex-Sharon, now called Pandemonium was pretty […]

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Finn – GBR670

June 22nd, 2008 · 7 Comments

So, as the owner of GBR662, a Vanguard Finn, I was looking to upgrade to a Carbon Wing Mast. When speeaking to Rodney Cobb of Suntouched Sailing to enquire about a new mast he told me he had a number of nearly new B4 Finns taken as part exchange for new boats.

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Finn – GBR662

June 22nd, 2008 · 5 Comments

After sailing the Fairey Finn for a season, I was hooked on the class and sold the Australian IC (GBR 304) to pay for a well sorted Vanguard Finn. This boat had come from Germany and had been breathed on with a replacement transom and updated fittings, a round carbon rig and film sail.

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Finn – K129

June 22nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

After a number of years in International canoes I decided to give Finn sailing a go, mainly due to advancing age and being fed up of swimming. In 2006 I noticed a very nice Fairey Finn on eBay and it was down the road at Poole.

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Tags: Current Boats · Finn K129 · Finns · For Sale