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stagedamager last won the day on May 3 2013

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About stagedamager

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    Company Director @ Langley Mill Boatyard
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    Oak, Ash & BCN 1645
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  1. As we have posted elsewhere, we are so chuffed you have this business and wish you all the luck for it's success. The initial feedback I've heard is very positive. Kind regards Dan
  2. List of Woolwich built GUCC Boats

    It would also be interesting to know if they have permission to use photos and information ripped off other websites
  3. Wanted box mast looby

    speak to Simon Wain at Brinklow, they had some looby pegs for sale a couple of years ago. Dan
  4. Boating pitfalls - no 134

    Darley....... Coat
  5. Selling my body

    I disagree. Being "in" with the historical group is not about engine position. Being "in" with the historical group is about preserving historical craft, and their history, both distant and recent. Too much sterilisation of historic craft means their middle history is being lost to "authentic" cabins and the like and the need to put craft into "original trim". There is of course the issue of accommodation, but that can be overcome! If members of the "historical group" have an issue with the position of the engine, they are probably not worth being "in" with. Kind Regards Dan
  6. Modern "old" engines

    You should see the other sheds.....full they are.....
  7. Modern "old" engines

    This is what in looking at doing with our Beta 75! Dan
  8. Historic Boats for sale online

    Jim we seemed to have missed each other this year at the various gatherings but if Owl is anything to go by the restoration of Hampton will be first class and I look forward to seeing her, and you both very soon. Kind regards Dan
  9. Pair of ex-working boats

  10. Pair of ex-working boats

    Did we ever find out which pair this was?
  11. Historic Boats for sale online

    Having seen a stagnated butty market for a couple of years now, I would question her selling at that price as butties less than half that didn't sell. I wish them luck. Dan
  12. River Nene Mooring

    Hi Colin No we left last March as we now run a Boatyard in the Midlands so relocated. Be careful with the wording residential..... We took our mooring as it was advertised as residential. What they mean is 12 month liveaboard. There is no residential address. Everyone uses the manor over the road. They tried to not accept it as an address at which point I mentioned the fact they had mis-sold a residential mooring and explained the subtle yet important differences. The moorers there are fantastic. There's a great community which we felt part of. I can't comment on management as that has changed but ultimately you are living on a holiday park with a pub balcony and entertainment complex overlooking the marina which some like and some don't. Our mooring backed into the pub balcony which got loud at times. Hope this helps! Dan
  13. Is it time for a new National Waterways Festival

    We visited Ilkeston this year. As we run the Boatyard closest to the site it was a good opportunity to get out and talk to people. The stalls were good and the boats looked great. But. With the exception of Primrose Engineering who have a good stall, and the stove supplier, there was no other stands for boaters supplies. Not everyone who visited was obviously a boater but they were a large demographic who were. I feel for a waterways festival there should have been more stalls for "bits and bobs" and basic chandlery. Dan
  14. Pair of ex-working boats

    Having seen Mabel and Forget me Not advertised in several groups on Facebook I have put an open offer on the table of heavily discounted dry docking should anyone be able to take them on and get them to Langley Mill. I feel a tad more than a Sunday afternoon job though. Dan
  15. Classic Range smokebox

    Speak to Norton Canes Boatbuilders at Glascote Basin, Sarah has some Epping ones which I think fit. Kind regards Dan