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by ted.walsh
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: A '60s hydrofoil on eBay!
Replies: 16
Views: 6122

Re: A '60s hydrofoil on eBay!

Would be nice to get her running and strap Lewis in to give her some display runs at Elvington. Perfectly achievable but you know how things are... It does seem a shame that the current mueseo mentality is about keeping a deteriorating piece of scrap (nee 'artefact') 'safe' rather than celebrating ...
by ted.walsh
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: A '60s hydrofoil on eBay!
Replies: 16
Views: 6122

Re: A '60s hydrofoil on eBay!

It is a thing of beauty! I wish I had the time to sort it out :D
by ted.walsh
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tales from The Cockpit
Replies: 32
Views: 11694

Re: Tales from The Cockpit

I think the best part of the prep was listening to the radio recording of DC's penultimate run while also reading the transcript. it gave me a good insight into the boat handling at the interim speeds I thought were feasible on Fad. in the end we were pretty much spot on we just didnt have a bundle ...
by ted.walsh
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tales from The Cockpit
Replies: 32
Views: 11694

Re: Tales from The Cockpit

Well, seeing how I've been prompted in such a lovely way by the Chief its now obvious I'm allow to talk about such things so where do we start? there is such a lot to go at , have a go at with much armchair conjecture speak and generally to report on while holding up the very best in Bluebird and DC...
by ted.walsh
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tales from The Cockpit
Replies: 32
Views: 11694

Re: Tales from The Cockpit

Questions Questions... Like Bill says once I got into the narrows I drove over a wrinkle in the water that had the capability of tripping the front of the boat in and it all going wrong. Experience tells me that ' be brave and keep your foot in' is the best course of action but this left me with lot...
by ted.walsh
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: joke of the day
Replies: 605
Views: 194179

Re: joke of the day

:? ?
by ted.walsh
Sun Sep 02, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: joke of the day
Replies: 605
Views: 194179

Re: joke of the day

:lol:
by ted.walsh
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: joke of the day
Replies: 605
Views: 194179

Re: joke of the day

thank god someone has revived this thread. more please...
by ted.walsh
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 275
Views: 91028

Re: Isle of Bute

Yes the sky program is on Youtube now. best of all? no adverts i the middle!
by ted.walsh
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels
Replies: 494
Views: 188518

Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

i agree! i am an avid follower of his work. his skills with timber make my wonky shelf outcomes look even poorer. sampson boat co gets my timber vote definitely