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Old 24-05-2020, 04:07 PM   #1
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Old Red Flying Flipper 30' 1987

Has anyone any idea where this boat is sitting right now?

30ft Flying Flipper in RED, once owned by John Baker (Flippin ‘Eck) and then Alan Webb (Shithawk) and raced offshore during 1987 to 1992.
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Old 24-05-2020, 07:55 PM   #2
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Flying Flipper

Think the flying flipperspill was sold to Norway.
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Old 24-05-2020, 08:08 PM   #3
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Yes, I know of that one, that was the 2nd Flippin 'Eck that JB purchased from Flipper in Finland and we rigged it as a Class 11 boat with twin Johnsons V8 300hp outboards. Was never able to use their full power! It eventually took part in the RB2008 race and then was sold to Finland. It's the first Cruiser racer version I am interested in.
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Is it the 1 hutchy rigged
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No, thats the one that went to Norway.
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Hi. I have 1987 Flying Flipper in my carage in Finland. It was originally red and nowdays it is painted in yellow. First owner of that boat was Siqurd Isacsson. Boat came from Sweden to Finland about 10years ago
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Do you know if it came from England, was there a name on the side when you purchased it?
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When the boat came to me, it was already yellow, without any text. Maybe I can call again to Flipper previous CEO/Owner, maybe he knows the story of my boat. He already told me, that this boat was made to Sigurd, who was the designer of Flying Flipper
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