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Second prototype RAID41 joins Texas 200 mile race.

NOTE – there were significant problems with this design – please read here. From Brian Pearson who is finishing his RAID41 in the UK, he has a rival in the USA!!! Very exciting news!!  Right is the second prototype RAID41 “Platypus” which has just joined the Texas200 fleet. and what a story. Receiving the plans […]
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Goat Island Skiff 3rd in the famous Caledonia Raid

From Joost who just sailed his GIS in Scotland… …Raid Caledonia is a “race” from the salt water in the West to the salt water in the East across Scotland on the Great Glen waterway which consists of 3 lakes (called lochs in Scotland) and some canal stretches between the lochs adding up to a […]
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Goat Island Skiff slideshow – building in Norfolk UK

Richard Harvey’s (the owner of the Norfolk Goat) son Mark has put a slide show up of the GIS being put together. A nice compressed view of the project! Slideshow of the Norfolk GIS being put together on the Yare Valley Sailing Club website. Looks like a nice little club for wooden and historic boats. […]
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Chad Launches Goat Island Skiff – Essex, UK

From Chad, Launched my GIS, Sailormade, tonight after work. Just had enough daylight left as you can see! Boat was very light and responsive. I rowed out away from the jetty but drifted back towards it as I set the sail due to the current. I had not lowered the rudder and by the time […]
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OzRacers and PD Racers Marching Around the World

PDRacers abuilding. Well – winter is coming to an end and also it is some time since the Mk2 OZ PDR plan was launched. So quite a few OZ PDRs are appearing around the world. At least as far as registered boats. The fleet in Australia is now a dozen. Not all OZ PDRs but […]
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WATERCRAFT UK Magazine Article on Goat Island Skiff

Some months ago I was contacted by Pete Greenfield who is editor for Watercraft magazine in the UK. He wanted an article from me about my favourite boat. At the time I had just returned from a stay at Mooloolaba with my friends Peter and Jo Hyndman who have the Goat Island Skiff that was […]
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