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Old 22-06-2006, 02:50 PM   #1
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More offshore history

Check out Flying Fish's fantastic Offshore library over in the multi-media section!!!!!!!!!!! Some wonderful shots from the (very) early days (sorry Graham!) Love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for sharing!! (Not stealing anyone elses thunder here - I got the go-ahead from Graham to announce on his behalf!).
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Old 22-06-2006, 03:10 PM   #2
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Here's a link:

http://media.boatmad.com/gallery/v/graham/

Absolutely superb!
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Old 22-06-2006, 03:34 PM   #3
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Cool, there is a boat i recognise in those pics.
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Old 22-06-2006, 04:38 PM   #4
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What a fabulous collection. Thanks Graham!
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Old 22-06-2006, 07:04 PM   #5
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What a stange beast!!! Looks like a heavenly twins cat without the mast - an unlikely raceboat at the best of times.

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Old 22-06-2006, 07:11 PM   #6
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What a stange beast!!! Looks like a heavenly twins cat without the mast - an unlikely raceboat at the best of times.

Ere, you seem to be a bit knowledgable, your not a closet "wafi" are you?
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Old 23-06-2006, 09:29 AM   #8
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What a fantastic collection - straight back to my 'early days' - First National boat in 1980!
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Graham, what a terrific collection, seen about 10 of my old boats !
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Old 23-06-2006, 01:45 PM   #10
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Graham,

Great pics its nice to see such a varied collection of years and classes.

Would you hppen to have any pics of a white 16 Phantom which was originally B30 Le gopher (1989 season) then be came Fugazi B106(1991) then B53 (1992), if you have any pics of it would be great to see them.

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Top speed with a couple of Sterling V8´s??
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Found a pic of my first race boat in 1978/79/80 !
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Probably about 25 knots.

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