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Boat show 2

Postby Nick » Wed Jan 17, 2007 2:35 pm

Could those of you what went tell us what didn't a bit more?

Any half decent smaller cheaper sailing cruisers there? (some hope)

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Postby cpedw » Wed Jan 17, 2007 3:28 pm

I wasn't allowed out that far from home myself but I believe there was a very fine Westerly Pageant on show. Not for sale though.

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Postby Silkie » Thu Jan 18, 2007 12:23 am

I borrowed a camera which I'd never used before (it was digital apart from anything else!) and so there were some technical difficulties. However this was the Princess (or Sunseeker or some such) mountain of a stand.

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New mobos are much more visually diverse than new saily boats (and appear to have much bigger show budgets) and I find I've taken a lot more pictures of them than I have of real boats. In fact the only boat I really felt drawn to was the afore mentioned Pageant in the concourse.

I saw the 10kg Rocna and it looks like a fine anchor as well as being a helluva big lump to find space for on Silkie's foredeck.

A good day out though for my first proper boat show and as for the party...
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Apologies for the crap picture

Postby Silkie » Fri Jan 19, 2007 9:56 pm

Just one of many amazing bargains at the show, this jacket is made from Suhaili's "original" sails and is only £1500.

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Suhaili's sails

Postby Nick » Sat Jan 20, 2007 6:54 pm

They cleaned up nicely didn't they?
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Postby Silkie » Sat Jan 20, 2007 7:22 pm

Akshully they do come complete with genuwine original stains but they don't show up too well in the terrible pic.
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