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by tomvaughan
Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help to identify boat 1239
Replies: 2
Views: 1754

Re: Help to identify boat 1239

1239 was built in 1989,by Ovington,a Benedict 4 first owner M.Jones.no name recorded
regards
Tom Vaughan
by tomvaughan
Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: A very special birthday
Replies: 4
Views: 2242

Re: A very special birthday

Its a tricky date to fix as there were many boats before Hope, such as Imp who was built in 1908 but carries the number 202. And with Australia they go back even further so the best UK date wold seem to me 1923 when the first National 14 rule was published or 1927 when the International Rule was agr...
by tomvaughan
Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Worlds 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1521

Worlds 2013

Where can I find results please
regards
Tom Vaughan
by tomvaughan
Fri Jun 07, 2013 10:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: GBR1524 TLC and control line changes
Replies: 177
Views: 49842

Re: GBR1524 TLC and control line changes

The yellow boat on place mat looks like a Fairy MK 1
regards
Tom Vaughan
by tomvaughan
Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Am I Nuts?
Replies: 10
Views: 2983

Re: Am I Nuts?

1346 is a Howlett1b note blunt bow ,registered in 1993, Called Cicciocicciuto for Mike Lennon.
regards
Tom Vaughan
by tomvaughan
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Am I Nuts?
Replies: 10
Views: 2983

Re: Am I Nuts?

It could be a very well traveled old lady, with a face lift from Cowes UK ,there was a 1109 registered in 1978,called Opera Buffa first owned by J.L Vernon and built by the late Bill McCutcheon,she is a rare design by R.Rouse winner of the 1976 POW. Converted at some time to a Penny. regards Tom Vau...
by tomvaughan
Wed Sep 19, 2012 10:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Insight to my 14?
Replies: 39
Views: 12978

Re: Insight to my 14?

1241 is a Benedict 4 built by Dave Ovington Registered in the UK 1989
regards
Tom Vaughan
ex 14 Historian
by tomvaughan
Mon May 07, 2012 11:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: K1255 Information anyone???
Replies: 1
Views: 1043

Re: K1255 Information anyone???

She was called Donald,registered in the names of Charles Stanley/Charles Hogart in 1989, Charles World Chairman of the class. Design Hutchinson1,builder Whiz Dias. seems to have been adapted with two different bowspits
regards
Tom Vaughan
past UKclass Historian
by tomvaughan
Mon Mar 19, 2012 11:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: More Info wanted?
Replies: 2
Views: 1244

Re: More Info wanted?

She was registered in 1976 a Kirby v Built by B Linton, First owner R.Storrar, then I McPhedran. Called Animal Farm then Ricochet was 3rd in the 1976 POW at Cowes.
regards
Tom Vaughan
by tomvaughan
Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WW II USNA I-14 Fleet
Replies: 2
Views: 1627

Re: WW II USNA I-14 Fleet

tprice@nadn.navy.mil. old email address might be able to help.He was based there for many years
regards
Tom Vaughan
by tomvaughan
Fri Aug 19, 2011 3:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Insight to my 14?
Replies: 39
Views: 12978

Re: Insight to my 14?

K1241 according to my records was first registered By C and G Page in 1989 was a Chris Benedict 4 built by the well known UK boatbuilders Ovington
regards Happy Sailing
Tom Vaughan ex UK Historian
by tomvaughan
Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:28 am
Forum: GBR
Topic: Information Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 3210

Re: Information Wanted

1282 was a Benedict 4 built by D Ovington registered 1990 by D Griffith last known owner D .Spencer called Heaven can Wait. have fun with her
Tom Vaughan
ex UK Historian
by tomvaughan
Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Proctor 1? KC-173, 1955
Replies: 5
Views: 2645

Re: Proctor 1? KC-173, 1955

From the History "Late in 1954 lan Proctor entered the class, designing Vitesse (650) and Soo-Perb (656). Soo-Perb, built by Chippendale for Mike Pruett, was designed to take advantage of the introduction of self bailers. She had a hollow flare amidships to the maximum beam allowed by the rules, but...
by tomvaughan
Thu Aug 12, 2010 12:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Complete rookie needs help
Replies: 1
Views: 1203

Re: Complete rookie needs help

Looks like a uk built, has a Proctor Mast, maybe a Kirby 7l look for a 3/4 number on the thwart or on the transome should be easy to see Probably exteam Race boat or maybe built for Kirby himself?
Tom Vaughan
ex Historian
by tomvaughan
Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Retractable Poles VS fixed Poles
Replies: 13
Views: 3524

Re: Retractable Poles VS fixed Poles

It all can be found in Australian Fourteen history, presumably the same for the sixteens, they evolved using bowsprits but modern fixed versions proved rather boat park and beach space crowding. so the retracting version with the advent of carbon stiffness proved more adaptable. So more popular. Not...