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    "Genie"
    by philcaretaker ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    2 months ago
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    "Genie" was classic Marblehead design from Vic Smead , she had a hard chine hull construction.
    Living in New Zealand in the early 70`s I ended up building 4 of these in total - only glad I took some picies.
    Long gone now, but not forgotten !

    RC Sailing - Genie
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    2 months ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    "Vic Smead."
    Gents! I've noticed this mistake a few times now!
    As far as I am aware Vic SmeAd was an aeromodeller and wrote one book on that subject.
    https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5711153.Vic_Smead
    Please correct me if I'm wrong and Mr Smead ever designed a model boat.

    The model boat designer (amongst many other things - see article) was Vic SmeEd.
    Wrote on many modelling subjects but primarily boats.
    https://www.modelboats.co.uk/news/article/vic-smeed%27s-mode...
    Article also includes a list of his plans๐Ÿ‘
    "Genie" is on that list. Plan # MM 1175.
    " Genie MM 1175 Yacht RM Very simple double chine Marblehead with beginners in mind. Displacement 15.5 lbs."
    Genie is even featured in the photo of Vic.
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    BTW: So don't forget gents; suit and tie at the lakeside in future if you please! ๐Ÿ˜
    (Our lady members are requested to send photos of proposed mode of dress to the MB Navy Board for approval! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ)
    https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5711153.Vic_Smead
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    https://www.modelboats.co.uk/news/article/vic-smeed%27s-model-boat-designs/15490
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    2 months ago by jbkiwi ( Captain)
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    My Thornycroft MTB 49 is a Vic Smeed design ( plan No 337 ) and probably one of the most common models of the type, you still see them at model shows round the world. Bought my plan in 1968. Perhaps we could have a Vic Smeed model section and see how many are out there?
    JB

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: "Genie"
    2 months ago by philcaretaker ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    Many tnx fer info - ..
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Re: "Genie"
    2 months ago by philcaretaker ( Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class)
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    After starting sailing with the Robbe Optomist at Lower Hut in Wellington, Kiwi ingenuity started to rub off onto me and my first "Home Brew" Genie was built using scraps of what ever I could get my hands on,- then came my 2nd, my 3rd, then the 4th !. Happy Days !.
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