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by kgarla
Wed Mar 15, 2023 11:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: RYA Competition
Replies: 0
Views: 655

RYA Competition

Good Morning All, For those of you who are members of the RYA ,have you seen the photo competition in the Spring 2023 magazine under the Your Letters section about 10 pages in from the back? Is it me, or does the location bear a remarkable resemblance to our Welsh Rally (Not Cardiff but the other pl...
by kgarla
Mon Aug 01, 2022 8:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Towing boat abroad - vaccination
Replies: 1
Views: 955

Re: Towing boat abroad - vaccination

Sorry this is so late, we were away in Scotland.... The NHS were supplying a Vaccine Passport a few months ago as some countries required proof of vaccination. Straightforward application on NHS website at that time. Not sure if still required. Have a safe and wonderful time. Cheers Kgarla :wot:
by kgarla
Sun Apr 17, 2022 10:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Boat Cover Breathable
Replies: 2
Views: 1278

Re: Boat Cover Breathable

Good Morning, we had our last cover for the Poncelet % metre made by Penrose Sails of Penryn and Falmouth here in Cornwall. Canvas type waterproof and breathable with soft material inner pads at points vulnerable of contact with the boat. Was done in 2015 and cost somewhere 500-600 by memory. We too...
by kgarla
Mon Apr 11, 2022 9:46 pm
Forum: Official CMBA Events
Topic: Chertsey 2022 Cancelled
Replies: 0
Views: 1189

Chertsey 2022 Cancelled

It is with a lot of regret we annoiunce that the Chertsey Event is cancelled for this year. Basically during the Covid years the location we used has been rented out to a new tennant and we cannot gain access. This info was not passed to the club until the last minute, no idea why but cannot be help...
by kgarla
Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:43 am
Forum: Personal Sales/Wants
Topic: Poncelet NOW SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 1077

Poncelet NOW SOLD

NOW SOLD August 2022 Happy New Year All, Hope this is the real start of recovery for us all. Revamped advert for our Poncelet 5 metre 1970 with 1979 Mercury Straight 6-cylinder 90hp ‘Tower of Power’. Belgian Classic Wooden speed boat. Cold moulded construction, under floor stainless steel fuel tank....
by kgarla
Wed Feb 16, 2022 6:34 pm
Forum: Official CMBA Events
Topic: 2022 Calendar Plain Text V3.
Replies: 0
Views: 1170

2022 Calendar Plain Text V3.

Dear All, Version 3 of the Plain Text Calendar showing this year’s Events as planned so far. Details follow the basic tabular lay-out of the Magazine version of the Calendar, ie: Event Category and Date; Event; Type of Event; Organiser, Entry fee per boat; Contact. More details on the Events pages o...
by kgarla
Sat Jan 29, 2022 1:39 pm
Forum: Official CMBA Events
Topic: 2022 Calendar Plain Text first draft
Replies: 0
Views: 1131

2022 Calendar Plain Text first draft

Dear All, Please find below a first version of the Calendar for 2022 along the lines of what is normally in the magazine but is here to give you all an early sight of how things are progressing as regards events for this year. I have tried and failed miserably to get the magazine format to fit on th...
by kgarla
Thu Sep 16, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Personal Sales/Wants
Topic: Poncelet Now Sold
Replies: 1
Views: 2165

Re: Poncelet 5m with Tower of Power

Since original advert she has had the engine gone over, new bottom seals, replaced boat fuel lines and filter, been running at Cardiff in August. Price slight reduction on adverts to £19750 or near offer. Kgarla
by kgarla
Thu Sep 16, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Personal Sales/Wants
Topic: Poncelet 5 Now Sold
Replies: 0
Views: 1437

Poncelet 5 Now Sold

Sold August 2022 Hi All, Just an update since the April offer for sale. She has been 'Gone Over' by our friendly Mercury specialist. New Engine Bottom Seals and impeller as not used since 2018. Taken to Cardiff in August ran like a dream, so confirmed she floats and goes !!!, (video on Youtube Ponce...
by kgarla
Sun Aug 08, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My new woody runabout
Replies: 11
Views: 6851

Re: My new woody runabout

Hi Graham, What an achievement, you should be proud. I am not sure many boats have been fully right first time . We recently put a new engine on the transom of our 'plastic' 5m fisher for summer frollicks and spent months playing around before finally hanging it a further 4 1/2 inches off the stern ...