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>> Home > Forum > General Resources > Model Wherry hulls
Model Wherry hulls
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Westquay
(Captain)





Forum Posts: 180
28th Apr 2017 14:24  
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Hi, 2 questions.
does anyone know of a GRP hull moulding of a Norfolk Wherry, preferably in a decent scale like 1/16th or 1/24th? Yes, I have Black Sailed Traders, Wherries and Waterways and the cardback on Albion, but I am too old to bother with making stuff like hulls. I'd rather buy a decent hull and make the rest on top.

Also, I live in the Cambridgeshire/Norfolk Fens. Is there anyone in the Wisbech/March/ Downham Market area who wants to meet up with like souls and sail for absolutely FREE on any of the huge number of accessible waters we have round here, the Well Creek being one of them.

Ah, three questions....third? Does anyone know if the Scale Sailing Association still exists? I have googled all manner of things and got nowhere. I am not interested in what I call Isle of Man yachts or other modern things with film glued on the decks and sails made of anything other than cotton. I do have a Marblehead, but it's a beautiful vintage one, once owned by Sir Thomas Lipton.

Cheers,
Martin

Westquay
(Captain)





Forum Posts: 180
29th Apr 2017 23:44  
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I think the expression is...BUMP!!

Martin

rolfman2000
(Admiral)





Forum Posts: 105
30th Apr 2017 05:17  
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Hi Martin. A quick search on the interweb gave me this. Although not finished at time of writing the page (Autumn 2015) he may well be closer now.
http://www.nigancraft.com/model-boats/norfolk-wherry
Hope you have luck with your endeavour.
Kindest regards, Dave W

Westquay
(Captain)





Forum Posts: 180
30th Apr 2017 10:58  
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Hi Dave,
yes I came across that one, too. But like so many model boat sites I have found it is so out of date as to make me think they have just disappeared.
I recall once that the model barge people allowed Wherries to race, but there's no mention in their latest stuff. I guess I'll just have to make one in the end.
Thanks for your trouble.
Regards,
Martin