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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-28-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By sheadford
Just got a reply... and no, not his. I should...

Just got a reply... and no, not his. I should have known (and temporarily forgot) as both the ads state that the designer is Guy Thompson. :o
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-27-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By sheadford
I think I will do just that, or hoist the hanked...

I think I will do just that, or hoist the hanked staysail on the inner forestay, depending on the wind strength.

Then there's the small matter of the yet-to-be-located main sheet and tackle. Don't...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-27-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By sheadford
Yup, in the past with a conventional layout I've...

Yup, in the past with a conventional layout I've put her though the tack then stood lee-side of the tiller bracing it against the weather helm as I sheeted in. With this set up I guess I'd have to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-27-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By sheadford
You're absolutely right on most counts of course....

You're absolutely right on most counts of course.

It is clean, dry and pretty sound with the exception of both the aft-most frames which need replacing having suffered from standing water...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-27-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By sheadford
and re Uffa Fox, looking at the 'his' website it...

and re Uffa Fox, looking at the 'his' website it dosn't look like there's a connection. But I've sent them an email just in case :)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-27-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By sheadford
Here's one I missed (which got me thinking about...

Here's one I missed (which got me thinking about them)
UK: For Sale: Wooden Cruising Yacht - Fox 31, Boats for sale, used boats, new boat sales, free photo ads - Apollo Duck...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-27-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By sheadford
Fox 31 - UKcentric?

Hi

Possible (er, probable) purchase of a Fox 31. West system cold moulded mahogany fin keeler, 70's built by CH Fox & Sons, Ipswich, UK. Very few produced as far as I can tell so there's very...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-27-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By sheadford
Here I go again

Hello all, from chilly and damp Oxford, UK (early spring)

In and out of sailing since my late 20s (gosh that seems like a long time ago!) and looking to start another stint. A brief history, which...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-27-2011
Replies: 3,410
Views: 887,678
Posted By sheadford
South west Wales (Pembrokeshire) UK - seals,...

South west Wales (Pembrokeshire) UK - seals, puffins and shearwaters!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,906
Posted By sheadford
Hi, if you still have it I may be interested....

Hi, if you still have it I may be interested. Please let me know.
Thanks
Simon H
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