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For Sale & Wanted

The following items are for sale or wanted by club members only.

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All GRP and very pretty in white and blue.

Built in 2000 by Porter Brothers.

Procter spars (including spinnaker pole).

Sails in good condition - main/3 jibs/spinnaker. Helyar jib reefing/furling system.

Mainsail on boom stowage system.

Boat tent NW Sails 2012, lightweight breathable fabric.  New benches (not fitted).

Cover for storage/trailing.  Additional cover

for mooring.  Vandercraft combi trailer 2014 + spare wheels.  Stainless steel outboard bracket (removable).  Price includes outboard motor 2hp Force (Mercury) in good running order.

Located in Acle, Norfolk.


Contact Mark on 07941248100

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W8668 Eighth Wonder Porter Bros Mark 1 Wood.

Built by Porters for present owner in 1988/9 for 1989 World championships.

Hull epoxy bonded and coated prior to painting and varnishing in two pack coatings. White with red waterline. Excellent condition through out.

Top quality fittings.

Highly competitive, regularly placed in top ten in area, national and world championships.

Combi trailer with 10 inch wheels.

Top and under covers. Boat stored in Norfolk.  Contact vendor for detailed specification.

Offered at £3500 without sails.

We can help you source racing, day sailing or cruising sails to suit your planned usage of the boat. Set of used McNamara sails for club racing currently available at £500

Contact Peter Dearnley on 0789 648 5152

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SOLO 3262

This wooden solo has recently been fully restored and updated.  Built in 1980 by Runnymede Dinghies.  Original paperwork and measurement certificate available.  Restoration involved a new transom, new rudder stock and tiller, new double thickness floor.  Stripped down to bare wood - paintwork and varnish renewed.
Paintwork: International primers, undercoat and Toplac in Mediterranean white.  Decks and interior multiple coats of Eposeal and 2 pack varnish.

Modern sleeved C mast and Selden boom.

All rigging renewed.  Wavelenth sail in good condition.  Galvanised extendable launch trolley.

Galvanised road trailer.  Cover in good condition.

All in all a good looking dinghy.
The two pack varnish should last for years.

 Offers around £725

Contact Richard Beach  07963-006091


SOLO 4257

Built by Gosling in Devon.

Boat in very good condition and comes with:

Road trailer & launching trailer.

Sails: 2 sets - one nearly new,

other one used but in good condition.

Full cover in good condition.

Price £2,300 or near offer.

Contact Mario Tinge on

01603-784872 or 07768-957901

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Two sail bags, one at least 4.0m long.