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3rd Dec 2017
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Sollis

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Member No. 4659
Registered 3rd Dec 2017
Last Online 13th Jul 2018
City Bolingbroke Rd
Country United Kingdom
Boats in Harbour 0
Sailing Locations 0
Forum Posts 0
Photos Posted 3
Likes Received 9
Likes Given 0
5 Total Posts
Sailing Locations
No Sailing Locations
Harbour
Empty Harbour
Petty Officer
Ranks Points
Fleet Admiral 1000
Admiral 800
Captain 600
Commander 400
Lieutenant 200
Sub-Lieutenant 100
Chief Petty Officer 50
Petty Officer 25
Seaman 10
Apprentice 2
Recruit 0
10 points away from Chief Petty Officer!
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Boats in Harbour 8 0
Forum Thread 5 0
Forum Post 2 0
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 10
Photos Response 3 12
Video Post 15 0
Video Response 3 0
Build Blog 20 0
Blog Post 5 0
Blog Response 3 0
Sailor 8 0
Guestbook Post 8 0
Liked Posts 1 0
Received Likes 2 18
40 Total Points
United Kingdom
Recent Posts
Theo 2 by Sollis Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
I remember sailing her as a kid with the Braine gear which I didn't fully understand She certainly had a turn of speed She had been raced in 1952 by her original owner and carries the Sheffield Model Yacht Club registration on her sails 1061

Theo 2 by Sollis Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
I am ashamed to say I have had her nearly 50 years.I was given her by a friend of my dad Tony Garrett who built her in 1952 in Sheffield As a kid I didn't really appreciate what I had and she ended up first in a cellar then latterly in a barn. I always had the intention of fixing her up but never got round to it In the meantime I built loads of different types of models but this year I dug her out and there was the mast keel and 3 suits of sails just as she had been left I feel better now that she has been saved and will sail again

Theo 2 by Sollis Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
Deck off Repairs to interior Radio installed

Theo 2 by Sollis Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
This is what she looked like in August I have ordered a new suit of cotton sails but I am also making a pair myself which are nearly finished and then it's time for a sail.I think the original suit in the picture are really too delicate to use The braine gear has been set aside and she now has radio control with seperate winches for the job and main The deck has been removed and she is glass lined as some of the planks were a little fragile She is obviously now a bit heavier than she was but a bit more user friendly I will post some pictures of her on the water

Theo 2 by Sollis Petty Officer   Posted: 8 months ago
10 r 45 years in a barn 1952 Littlejohn design Nearly restored and ready for her first sail in a very long time