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Presuming Ed

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  1. Ah, Diana Rigg. A nice eulogy from her daughter, Rachael Stirling. https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2021/oct/24/diana-rigg-rachael-stirling-interview-edgar-wright
  2. In the spirit of xkcd 386, I’m not sure about that? By the chafe plate, and in line with the second yellow hull support for the bowsprit shrouds. Who knows? We shall find out at some point.
  3. For one thing, no obvious jib tracks or evidence of chainplates?
  4. I was thinking Dynarig. Far more easily controllable & reefable than gaff/bermuda.
  5. They have a YouTube channel. Nothing more up at the moment from the hurricane. https://www.youtube.com/saildrone
  6. He was leader of the opposition, then PM at a time when insider trading wasn’t a crime. IIRC, I’ve also seen suggestions here that he was more blatant, getting people to pay directly for the boats and costs.
  7. Opposition, ex the second Morning Cloud, S&S built by Lallows in Cowes for Ted Heath, subsequently restored by them too.
  8. Judging from the RYSR members regatta earlier this year, all RYS full members are members of RYSR.
  9. 2018 Hempel World Championships, Aarhus, Denmark.
  10. VSR. Designed for the job. Narrow: looks after your back. Doesn’t need a big engine.
  11. Just posting this here for interest's sake. The restoration of the 1880 smack Fairy by a boatbuilder called Tom Curtis. Just starting. The boat's Instagram. His Instagram & Youtube Fans of Swallows and Amazons might recognize the pub. No connection, never met him. Just something I saw on IG.
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