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Old 08-01-2024, 01:58 PM   #21
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Hi,
I am still in the process of trying to track down KimChris for Chris.
I see your parents Corsair was renamed Black Express and from this discussion I am still not sure if you actually know the boats previous name.
Thank you for this and any other help that may have come to light since your last post.
Yes, it was called and raced as 'Corsair', raced by Farrant Gilham and won the Concours d'Elegance in I think 1967

The boat supposedly became Flora McDora and based in Cowes - although not 100% sure of this
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Old 09-01-2024, 05:30 PM   #22
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Yes, it was called and raced as 'Corsair', raced by Farrant Gilham and won the Concours d'Elegance in I think 1967

The boat supposedly became Flora McDora and based in Cowes - although not 100% sure of this
Thank you for the prompt reply.
The previous name "Corsair" would suggest that my earlier KimChris lead from Facebook can be ruled out. So the hunt continues.
Another observation although not 100%, I have a recent Cowes hard standing picture of Flora McDora which reveals outdrives, and not shafts. I suppose the drive configuration could have been changed given that the original Corsair design was with outdrives.
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I also understand Martin Levi once owned and the BBC drama Harbour Lights used Flora McDora during filming!
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Old 11-01-2024, 01:42 PM   #23
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Yes, it was called and raced as 'Corsair', raced by Farrant Gilham and won the Concours d'Elegance in I think 1967

The boat supposedly became Flora McDora and based in Cowes - although not 100% sure of this

Sorry Adam, but my memory may have let me down. The Corsair above and named Flora McDora in my fourth post may have been Lou Lou. We could be talking about two different boats from the same stable or a name change.
Someone with definate knowledge here may be able to confirm this!
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Old 19-03-2024, 01:23 PM   #24
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Can anyone explain how to add a photo, its a jpeg file
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Old 24-03-2024, 10:46 AM   #27
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Can anyone explain how to add a photo, its a jpeg file
It looks as if you have resolved the above. As for orientation there doesnt appear to be an option in editing pictures. If you still need to change your best option would be in your photo program and then delete the original!
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The flybridge was removed as it got damaged in the lift, shame really.
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