Monthly Archives March 2015

National 18 Newsletter no.48 March 2015

Please see attached the latest National 18 newsletter, together with most importantly, new ways for members to pay their subs…..! N18Newsletterno48March2015v2 Over the past couple of months we have been collating all the names we can find from the various clubs, local contacts etc, to try and unify them into one master database that the class can use for all future correspondence. Please therefore be kind enough to complete the survey here  or via the attached newsletter. Links to the survey will also be available from the membership section on the website. For the technically inclined, we are gradually building the ongoing
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SOLD   ‘ ODYSSEY ‘  is FOR  SALE £ 8,000 Sail nr 400, the prototype Morrison Designed ‘Odyssey’ is for sale.        Having done sterling service over the last 2 seasons, as the test bed for our newly adopted National 18,  Odyssey is now for sale for the bargain price of just £ 8,000. For sale “as is” with a launching trolley, road trailer, cover, old rudder and sails. Please contact Dom Long via:  for further details.  
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RYA Susuki Dinghy Show Alexandra Palace, 28 Feb/1 March 2015

  The Class and its members have many heirlooms; one is a brochure that depicts a bikini clad beauty relaxing on the foredeck of a Proctor 18 at a dinghy show. We think it was in the early 1970s. Now times have changed….. So after 40 years or so absence the N18 is back again this year – and with a big and colourful splash. During the weekend over 9500 people visited Ally Pally to see a vast array of dinghies – and a few sports boats. However there was only one genuine three person dinghy – and that was
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