Monthly Archives December 2014

Odyssey at Datchet Flyer Sunday pursuit race

15/12/14 Yesterday Odyssey took part in her first SailJuice Series event this year, the Datchet Flyer at Datchet Water. In the boat were Tamesis Club members Rob Wilder on helm (his first sail in Odyssey), Matt Jones in middle (having sailed Odyssey once before at Tamesis Club), and me on wire. When we arrived at Datchet the wind was light and indeed the day before it had been quite calm. So when we launched down the steep sides of Datchet we all thought this was going to be a gentle day out. However as the day progressed the wind continued to rise
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Most recent press release, and a bit of a news update:

8/12/14 Most recent press release, and a bit of a news update: Morrison Designed National 18 Overwhelmingly Approved By Class Press Release (For Immediate Release) 4 December 2014 Lymington, UK, 4 December 2014 – The National 18 Class has adopted the exciting new Phil Morrison designed hull and production has started with twelve hulls already on order for 2015. A prototype N18 named ‘Odyssey’ was launched in October 2013 and she has been trialled by upwards of 150 people as she has moved around England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.  There have been rave reviews.  She is sleek, responsive and a
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Morrison Designed National 18 Overwhelmingly Approved by the Class

At the National 18 ft Class Association AGM in Abersoch in July the class voted overwhelmingly to accept the 2013 Morrison design as the new National 18. Since that time much has happened. The class is delighted to announce the selection of White Formula, Brightlingsea, UK as our exclusive build partner with contracts recently signed and twelve boats on order for the 2015 season. Construction of the tooling for our class moulds has begun with completion expected by the end of 2014. As part of this deal the class has worked hard with White Formula to agree a pricing structure
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