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by captain sparkle
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1255
Views: 328483

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

All is not yet lost, for the speed boat speedsters, apparently -
https://www.nwemail.co.uk/news/17570302 ... this-year/
by captain sparkle
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1156
Views: 305782

Re: What have forum members been up to?

(As an aside to other topics at the moment) We spent last weekend participating in a Motorcycle sprint, up the driveaway of Hoghton Tower. A grand time was had by all, apart from,maybe, the chap that fell off his BMW! (he was uninjured, as far as we are aware) There was a fair array of bikes, old & ...
by captain sparkle
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1255
Views: 328483

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Looking like there will be no Records Week this year -
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by captain sparkle
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 78
Views: 8095

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

Great stuff! Well done everybody!

Yes please! back on water, any water, be nice if if it was Coniston though (it's only half an hour away from me!!)
by captain sparkle
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 665
Views: 84350

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

In my opinion I cannot see how the 10 trustees of the Ruskin could let "the old girl" sit idle for ever. If they did, unfortunately, I feel, no matter what we think, interest will wain over the years. However, given 3 months a year, to "perform" "function" "display", or whatever you would like to ca...
by captain sparkle
Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Classic Boat Awards 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1028

Re: Classic Boat Awards 2019

Job done!
Didn't know she was built by "Shamlesbury Engineering" though! :?
by captain sparkle
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Where can Bluebird be seen
Replies: 58
Views: 13120

Re: Where can Bluebird be seen

Richie wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:54 am

are you a journalist or something ?
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by captain sparkle
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1156
Views: 305782

Re: What have forum members been up to?

Been a while since this thread was active, so I'll have a go! Last weekend we took part in a local "hill climb", up the driveway of Leighton Hall, family home of the Gillow furniture makers. Some spectacular machines took part, I've posted a couple of pics, Yamaha TZ750 anyone? Moto Guzzi with the e...
by captain sparkle
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 665
Views: 84350

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

aaah! Thanks Bill, I stand corrected.



Never did find that Chalkie White, on Morecambe prom, with his Daily Mirror! :?