Search found 17 matches

by thewrightstuff
Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo
Replies: 194
Views: 148268

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel

Interesting soundtrack. I thought You Tube stripped out the use of copyright audio on home made movies
by thewrightstuff
Thu Aug 13, 2009 11:02 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston visit
Replies: 71
Views: 34255

Re: Coniston visit

Renegadenemo wrote:I'm off to Coniston on the 21st with the family. Can anyone suggest a few sights and such that we ought to take in while we're there?
Tea and buns at Pier Cottage
by thewrightstuff
Wed Aug 12, 2009 10:51 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 923790

Re: Pic of the Day

Well I was trying to be polite to the museum but it is a poor and outdated site. Given as you say they are about see a vast change by having a world attraction in residences. They should with some urgency get a new website, ramp up the excitement, produce regular news updates and sell, sell, sell th...
by thewrightstuff
Wed Aug 12, 2009 10:15 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 923790

Re: Pic of the Day

Yes, we have a handle on the ongoing upkeep of the boat but by then we'll be working with the museum and anything could happen there. New curator, changes in the museological landscape, that sort of thing. But we have plans that ought to ensure that K7 not only pays her way but also never becomes a...
by thewrightstuff
Fri Aug 07, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: BBP Diary
Replies: 361
Views: 174959

Re: Diary update?

As we see hull taking shape and the project moves ever closer to a rebuilt craft what is the position re the sponsons . Will you be remanufacturing to original designs?
by thewrightstuff
Sat Jul 04, 2009 7:50 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: K7's Wheeled Cradle
Replies: 30
Views: 15430

Re: K7's Wheeled Cradle

Renegadenemo wrote:The problem is her width, 10ft 6ins or 3.2m.
Unlimited Hydro 14ft plus
by thewrightstuff
Fri Jul 03, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: K7's Wheeled Cradle
Replies: 30
Views: 15430

Re: K7's Wheeled Cradle

K7 is way too big to tow on the highway on a trailer behind a 4x4, she'll need a truck and as for slips there's only really the boating centre or Pier Cottage that would take her neither of which are especially suitable. There are, however, other private sites here and there from which she could be...
by thewrightstuff
Tue Jun 23, 2009 2:57 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell Photos
Replies: 11
Views: 8317

Re: Donald Campbell Photos

These are great period photos and very interesting. My guess is that it may have been related to production of Donald leisure boat "Jetstar", a project he was working on quite intensively right up to his death in 1967. This was a small speedboat with inboard engine and driven by a steered water jet...
by thewrightstuff
Tue Jun 16, 2009 8:25 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Quicksilver
Replies: 688
Views: 302282

Re: Quicksilver

Literally an apparent year's worth of updates in one go? All text with not a single photo? On the same day he goes bankrupt?! Fishy. He was declared Bankrupt in March "Date of Bankruptcy Order—10 March 2009. Whether Debtor's or Creditor's Petition—Debtor’s. Official Receiver—The Frontage, 4th Floor...