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Old 09 January 2014, 07:43   #1
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Old boat 180 years old doesn't look that much different to a modern rib with its cork sponson or belting .
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Old 09 January 2014, 12:17   #2
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I had the same thought having seen another example...those Old Timers knew a thing or two for sure!
Talking of ex Lifeboats there's a cheap looking Avon 5m with twins on 'Pre loved' ..."open to offers"
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