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Hilary Lister

Aug 14, 2008 3 Comments by

She has done it! Disabled sailor achieves record Disabled yachtswoman has become the first female quadriplegic to sail solo around Britain. Hilary Lister, 37, was applauded as she sailed into Dover harbour, in her home county of Kent. On arrival, she declared: “I’m so relieved to be home but looking forward to the next challenge.” […]

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Forever Young 1

Jul 31, 2008 22 Comments by

Mid 80’s, Its about 4 o’clock, Wednesday, I’m just finishing a few jobs before heading down to Westhaven, phone goes, Its Ray. “Not going today, too busy, sorry for the late notice.” Bugger, not going for a yacht. Well I am! I remember this day like it was yesterday. Funny how you remember things that […]

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NZ Sailing Dinghies draft

Jul 31, 2008 5 Comments by

This thread is not complete yet. We are filling in the gaps and adding developments as they happen. lots of links here October 2008 R Class If you have any information you would like to publish here, please send me a message or post it here in the comment box below. or here Happy Sailing. […]

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Forever Young 2

Jul 24, 2008 2 Comments by

Part 2 Jim also designed launches: Cats Cruising Yachts …and Trailer Yachts Aaron Young Aaron, is the oldest of two brothers, the younger Stephen works at Southern Spars as a design engineer. Although I was on boats from age 1 my first real memory was when Jim was racing boats of his own through the […]

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Piedy

Jul 24, 2008 4 Comments by

2010 Nationals and website here 2008 Piedy worlds crew.org click on the story to enlarge Welcome back to another icon of Kiwi Yachting. Des Townson designed Pied Piper launched 1964 22ft Party Yacht. A pictorial snap shot of this fantastic yacht. Before they look this good, a transformation of epic proportions takes place under trees, […]

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Yachting Photography

Jul 22, 2008 1 Comment by

In association with   Happy Sailing

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Optimist to Turkey

Jul 20, 2008 1 Comment by

In association with   New Zealand Yachting Trust Optimist Worlds Team 2008       Noami     Erica      Logan     Sam      Andrew     Worlds Report from Cesme – Final Day There was a lot of relief in the kiwi camp to find that there was some expected Cesme […]

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