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swordfish fairey

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Junk in Weymouth
« on: August 08, 2010, 09:57:17 PM »

This was in Thursdays local newspaper. A chap from Sherborne in Dorset has a Chinese Junk that he keeps down at Weymouth. He is looking for 3-4 people to crew for him. When I get the chance I will try and get some photos of it. :-) :-)....Smudge
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triumphjon

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Re: Junk in Weymouth
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2010, 10:11:03 PM »

do hope its better than the replica that a chap biult in bristol , as on its first outing it almost sank ! brought a whole new meaning to junk !
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Re: Junk in Weymouth
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2010, 05:52:18 PM »

Blondie Haslar (try  on Google)
Had  a Junk Rigged Folkboat (I think it was a Folkboat)
He used it in the transatlantic races in the early days
Simples!  About two control lines int the cockpit
or inside easy!


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