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Wherry hull in GRP by BOATSHED Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 days ago
Hi mastman, I saw your comment that you wrote, I have copied and pasted it below. ******************************************** Your right about the madhouse cant see how people can run things down on here without seeing the actual goods any way thats another matter. ********************************************* I did write about the shape of the wherry hull was wrong. I am not into sailing boats, am more into MTB's and I power boat hulls. I know I hadn't seen the actual hull in the flesh so to speak. All I saw was the picture that had been posted for the Wherry hull that was for sale. I had just come home from Norfolk and just seen a Wherry moored in Potter Heigham. I commented that the shape was wrong because of the way the bow of the hull swept up so high. I have posted the picture I saw from which I commented on. I am sorry if I did offend you but it was just that I din't see the shape as being correct. Once again I am sorry to have offended you. I also said about other parts being made on a 3D printer. Onc e again I did think that resin ones I have seen on ebay were of a better finish quality than the 3D printed ones. It seems that I have put a cat amongst the pigeons with my remarks. I am sorry to have offended you. Regards BOATSHED.

Wherry hull in GRP by CB90 Commander   Posted: 19 days ago
My Father made a Wherry see attached pictures. There is a lot of research required for an accurate model, note the sail winch has to swing out of the way for the mast to fold down, the real mast is counter balanced so it can be raised and lowered. Also note a Wherry is never painted green! The keel and weight distribution can help the forward mast position and a tendency for the bow to be low in the water on models. My Dad also made a large scale version which was displayed outside of the Norfolk Wherry Museum

Wherry hull in GRP by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 25 days ago
Just learned of another book about Wherries...The Norfolk Wherry : Its construction, evolution and history Hardcover – 1953. By G Colman Green. BUT, ebay has one at 60 quid! And none on abebooks or amazon. Damn. Where are all these internet scanned books when you need 'em? Deep in the mysterious cloud, I suppose. Hmph, back to me chisels. Martin

Wherry hull in GRP by kmbcsecretary Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 27 days ago
I didn't have any look finding one Martin was going to build one myself at 1/12 . I managed to find some interesting reading on these boats and I'm waiting for a book to arrive from the Norfolk wherry museum. I purchased copy's of model boats mags January 1985 which has the build article of the wherry and October 1985 which has a article on upgrades and advice on the original build. I found the book "wherries and waterways" by Robert malster a interesting read. Ron

Sails for Vanity by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
ChrisG, I can't claim originality for the idea of Egyptian cotton sheets. I wish I could, but it came from "another place". mind you, I was bomblin' round a boot fair yesterday and there were several nice sheets which would have made good sails if they hadn't been a pale pink! a quid for a double sheet, all laundered and looking just so seems like something to seek out in an off white as Vanity was a leisure craft. A model of a Norfolk Wherry is next and that will need a sail as black as yer 'at. But my wife assures me you can get black cotton sheets now, so I'm sorted for that. Saves me getting the soot and fish oil out Cheers, Martin

Norfolk wherry plans wanted by kmbcsecretary Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
I have since found out that there was an article in a back issue of model boats magazine does anyone know what issue it was please Thanks in advance

Norfolk wherry plans wanted by kmbcsecretary Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Does anyone have the plans from model boats magazine that they no longer need cash waiting Checking before I order the plans online

Thames Barge & Norfolk Wherry Open Regatta. by Gascoigne Captain   Posted: 3 months ago
Hope your Dad can bring his wherry along for the event. We had a good chat together at the broads museum. Will be very interested to see him at the event with the new wherry.

Thames Barge & Norfolk Wherry Open Regatta. by CB90 Commander   Posted: 3 months ago
Hi, I have just phoned my Dad about this event as he lives in Norwich. and has completed his model Norfolk Wherry about a year ago. His Large Wherry Model is on the outside wall of the 'The Museum of The Broads' boat shed.

Thames Barge & Norfolk Wherry Open Regatta. by Baggie Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Will be on holiday - I am sorry to miss this. I would encourage anyone to go to this event though - it is a great boating pond and very friendly people.

Thames Barge & Norfolk Wherry Open Regatta. by Gascoigne Captain   Posted: 3 months ago
From 9am - 4pm. Free parking alongside the boating pond. Access through manned gate. Join us with your barge or wherry.

Albion (Wherry) by Baggie Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 months ago
Proud owner of this beautiful model of the Norfolk Wherry - The Albion - friend made it from scratch. Sails beautifully too. So pleased. 👍 Does anyone else have a Wherry... any pictures or comments welcome. Thank you👍

Where do yachties go? by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 year ago
Cor Bly, as my Nan would say. That's some selection and a Norfolk Wherry to boot. Is that a GRP hull, Dave? I'm just thinking it would be good to save myself some time and clinker is not something I enjoy much, especially with very thick planks that a wherry has and doing a model of Albion, the only carvel built wherry is somehow cheating! Could you ask that chap for me, please? And then I see Boadicea, CK 145. Am I remembering my book correctly? The oldest sailing boat in existence if so. I see you're Crewe. Again way too far away but I knew there was something nice about Crewe, apart from the London and North Western Railway! Cheers, Martin

Where do yachties go? by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 year ago
Hi Martin We sail a variety of yachts at my club. As well as the class yachts we have Pond Yachts, Thames Barges, Norfolk Wherry, Pilot cutters, Fishing boats, RN Gunboats, Tall ships and have our own mould for a plank on frame 5' schooner. Most are scratch built and have been built from scaled up plans. We use Posterazor - to magnify to scale. You then print to several pages at your chosen size. I have attached a few pics of some of the models. If you send me a pm I will add you to my U-tube page where there is video of models sailing on the club waters. We also make our own fibreglass moulds and hulls as do many other club's members. Must admit we have not seen any footies but all models apart from IC and fast electric racing boats are welcome. You have no location shown on your profile so it's difficult to suggest where you might find like minded Yachties. Most clubs will have yacht members if the water is suitable so if you look in our Model Boat Club section you may find one near to your location. Dave

Model Wherry hulls by Westquay Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 year ago
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