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by rich1608
Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 193
Views: 84111

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

Is there any possibility of seeing K7 on the water this year? Covid permitting of course.
by rich1608
Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 193
Views: 84111

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

And a question for the Trustees: How will you explain to the public why there is a pile of wreckage where there should be a complete and fully operational Bluebird K7?
by rich1608
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Crusader Build
Replies: 6
Views: 14793

Re: Crusader Build

How far are you going with the build? What I mean by that is will it have full panelling complete with air intakes on top, steering etc.. and a half-size Ghost mock-up in the back end?
by rich1608
Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 650502

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

Rumour elsewhere has it that the Ruskin has served a legal claim on the boat as their property. Perhaps BBP can give either a confirmation of this or a clear denial? If this is true then it's not good news and would explain the latest BBP tweet. I appreciate the BBP may not be able to say anything ...
by rich1608
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 194322

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

"...the most popular winner in Classic Boat Awards history." Wow!! https://www.classicboat.co.uk/news/the- ... at-awards/
by rich1608
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 194322

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

We ought to be prepping to run instead of watching the dust get thicker. But we'll get there. Sorry for asking what might be an awkward question but why is the delay preventing you from continuing the physical work on K7 ? Surely you can carry on rebuilding her ready for the next outing (and workin...
by rich1608
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 194322

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

Renegadenemo wrote: Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:27 pm we can shine up the Derwent
Off topic I know but will the Derwent be run up or is it for static display only? It would be awesome to see and hear it roar into life! :)
by rich1608
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 194322

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

Scots Pine wrote: Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:48 am ...but having the clout to stop Bluebird running anywhere? That sounds like a fairly major power shift...
I hope you're wrong but if this is what's happened then it will probably be war with the Ruskin in court. Bill can you clarify anything at this stage?
by rich1608
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 194322

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

Does this mean there will be no K7 outing this year, or just that it won't be a joint venture with the Ruskin?