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A169 Kerry Piper - out of the shed!

Last week (of August), after several postponements due to inclement weather, KP's scaffold shed was dismantled. The scaffolding has been reconfigured to provide a higher lift on the winched slings ready for the undersides epoxy / cloth sheathing. One of the benefits of the Rye boatyard is that a houseboat resident here is an expert in the process of the epoxy cloth laying-up. The mast rebuild is still pending - in the photo sequence  the mast is under cover along…


Added by Chris Green on September 7, 2017 at 11:00 — 4 Comments

A166 Hullabaloo for sale on eBay

Here is the URL NB: Auction started at .99p!

She looks pretty tidy - lying Portland.

Added by Chris Green on October 13, 2016 at 17:01 — 2 Comments

Southampton Boat Show - AOA Member's offer






 TELEPHONE BOOKING: 0844 776 7766

Terms and conditions below:

Tickets are valid ANY DAY including Preview Day on Friday 16th September.

Tickets can be booked up to MIDDAY on the FINAL DAY of the show – Sunday 25th September.…


Added by Chris Green on June 19, 2016 at 22:00 — No Comments

Autumn Newsletter - request to members

The AOA Autumn Newsletter will be issued in September - any members wishing to contribute news - changes of boat ownership; boats for sale; news items etc; please contact me by Monday 7th Sept to arrange insertion.

Added by Chris Green on August 28, 2015 at 10:02 — No Comments

Kerry Piper - work in progress continued

Trying to complete as much of the epoxy /veneer repair work before the colder weather arrives. Added below some pic's of the  the aft cabin repairs to the extensive dry rot. The rotten frame abaft the new aft bulkhead - shown in the previous blog - is replaced with a sawn mahogany section either side of the keelson flush shaped to the bilge and butt joined to the sound original frame section (above the w/l). The rot at the turn of the bilge (starboard) has new…


Added by Chris Green on September 14, 2014 at 23:00 — No Comments

Kerry Piper - work in progress

A few photo's of restoration work (so far) for A169 Kerry Piper. Apologies for the pick and mix  collages, I will be posting a more complete record of the ongoing restoration of KP later in the year. Happy to discuss issues with anyone involved in similar, just post a comment on this blog post.

Due to rot in the plywood both…


Added by Chris Green on August 12, 2014 at 12:30 — 2 Comments

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