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We are sad to report the demise of the Eventide Owners Association. The LOA has been in correspondence regularly with the EOA over the years and we “swap” magazines. The EOA also “looked after” all the YM designs such as the YM Senior, a boat very similar to the Lysander in many ways, certainly in concept.
So we have decided to “open our doors” to boats of a similar ilk to the Lysander that do not now have an owner’s association.
There is a precedent here. For instance Wilf Hodgkinson sailed with us many times in a boat that looked at first glance like a Lysander, but the hull was round bilged and had been made by Island Plastics on the IOW. Similarly Richard and Shirley Boardman, who are long term members of the LOA and regular attendees at meets, have a little 16ft plywood boat called Tenuviel which is in fact, an Estuary class DIY design.

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Laying up Supper 2018

This will take place on the 14 October 2018 at the Grosvenor Hotel, Stockbridge, Hampshire. We have been promised some really favourable rates.
Stockbridge itself is a delightful town, one of the smallest in England and a tourist destination in its own right, lying, as it does, in the beautiful Test Valley.
More details to follow.

Stockbridge-Grosvenor

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2018 Meets

The first Norfolk Broads meet of 2018, at the start of June, was attended by 3 boats and enjoyed fine weather. A full report of this meet has been sent round in the newsletter.

Extremely smart boat spotted at Swallowtail boatyard (Oh OK then – its mine!)

The second Norfolk Broads meet will start on the August Bank Holiday, Friday 24th. It will continue for two weeks, the meet being the same “drop in” format. As in previous years launching will be at Swallowtail Yard, Horsefen Road, Ludham, Norfolk. Members are welcome to join in whenever they can, first week, second week, whole fortnight or any combination. Please notify Nick Hardey, our chairman, of your plans in good time.

The South West Meet will be at Dartmouth from 13th to 20th July.

 

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