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>> Home > Forum > Any Other Questions! > Does anybody recognise this old boat
Does anybody recognise this old boat
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jimdogge
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Forum Posts: 22
18th Dec 2018 19:07  
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Hi all does anybody recognise this old model l have been given she,s in good nick but needs a serious update. the chap who gave it to me said the model belonged to his grand father and is at least 40 years old ( l can believe it the speed controller looked like a clock face with lots of wires comming from it.) She,s 24 ins long and 10 ins wide. been kept in a dry loft so some of the joints have come apart.


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ChrisG
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19th Dec 2018 14:38  
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She looks to me like a scratch built project on the lines of Fairey Huntsman/Swordfish although from some angles has the look of an early Broads cruiser. Whatever with some TLC I am sure she will both look and sail well. The Fairey designs were very popular craft in fact still are and the designs were copied a lot 'back in the day'
Good luck and please post some pictures when you have completed her. Regards Chris G