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by William Young
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 111041

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

There is a full account of what happened on the diary but not on the entry that actually dealt with us losing the canopy - it's on the one before about our preparations for Bute so maybe go have a read of that one. Basically, in trying to engineer out a potential failure we managed to engineer in a...
by William Young
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 111041

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

I read on another forum that the canopy was not made of strong enough perspex and this is why it blew off. Was that true or did you ever discover what happened to cause the accident?
by William Young
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 111041

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

Thank you for the sort version. However some points remain unclear to me. If the working group met with you to discuss the pre trial what was the rationale used to select Scotland over Coniston water? I also posted a question about how much damage the Bluebird sustained during her operations on Bute...
by William Young
Fri Mar 13, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 111041

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

Thank you for shedding some light on that for me. Can I ask why you chose scotland for your pre trial and not Coniston water. Was it not always the case that the trial would be held there?
by William Young
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 111041

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

Hello I hope I have this on the right thread. I have been interested since you operated the Bluebird on Bute and I have a question. Do you know why the plans to operate on Coniston water in 2019 were cancelled and if there are any current plans to try again?