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CERVIA "TUG" 54" (4.5 foot long) Print Booklet
Author: Novagsi0   Posts: 1   Photos: 4   Subscribers: 0   Views: 79   Responses: 5   |   Most recent posts shown first   (Show oldest first)

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CERVIA "TUG" 54" (4.5 foot long) - Posted: 29th Sep 2017
Another boat my Dad started.
A large fibre glass hull of the tug 'Cervia'. I would be interested if anyone has any information about the hull producer. I know it was purchased from Pontins model makers festival, Brean Sands from back in the day more than 35 years ago.

It was to be petrol/ electric and he spend 9 years making a
4 cylinder 4 stroke 'Sealion' engine from scratch to power it, along with some windscreen motors from a Land rover.

I've attached some pictures and work could continue if I find the will, after the huntsman is complete.

Attached Photos - Click To View Large

Response by Novagsi0 on the 2nd Oct 2017
Thanks for the info upon finding the plans in a tube, I came across some old colour slides of the finished model at Pontin's model makers festival. This was me aged 5 so some 40 years ago and I guess the hull in the background became ours. Undecided if it will even fit in the car alone being able to get it in the water if I finish it after the huntsman.
Response by jarvo on the 2nd Oct 2017
Hi Mate, if you have found the plans, have a close look the designer usually put there name and or company, that info may help to ID the manufacturer and any possible remaining links through the website
Mark
Response by Dave M on the 2nd Oct 2017
Mark it's a Vic Smeed plan. Beautifully constructed model and designed by one of the greats.
Dave