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Old 06 May 2016, 17:25   #1
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RNLI D Class show and tell.

We have all seen the Y class show and tell so here is one for the D's. I know a few people have them. Let's see what you have!

Here is my 1995 ex RNLI D class with a old 40hp Mariner 2 stroke. Lots of repairs and freshly varnished.

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Old 06 May 2016, 18:01   #2
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Good idea - awesome boats,
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RNLI D Class show and tell.

Found this on Alderney...

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Old 07 May 2016, 02:43   #4
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Such a sad view!! Who does it belong to?
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We have all seen the Y class show and tell so here is one for the D's. I know a few people have them. Let's see what you have!

Here is my 1995 ex RNLI D class with a old 40hp Mariner 2 stroke. Lots of repairs and freshly varnished.

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That is a very beautiful boat! Well done!
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I spent many happy hours in them, and it was for work, and they paid me as well. A nice looking boat have now. If you could get the marina 40hp 2/cyl one carb with all its extra bits and pieces, that would be slap bang up to date before they brought in the 50hp on the (y?) boats.
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I brought my D class last year, so far i have stripped and re varnished all the wood which was remarkable in good order, fitted a new mattress flooring, found new oars and compass and fuel bags. I have also fitted an ex rnli 40 hp mariner. As the transom had been cut for a short shaft i have had to raise the height (temporarily wedged in place with a metal plate for now until i carry out a proper repair later in the year).

I have also made a new lid for the battery box which i have used for a sonar and gps mount and mounted a radio above which i think looks smart but obviously not very original.

The orange tube patches had been painted but all the paint was flaking so i have also repainted them which really brightener her up.

funnily i have lots of photos of each stage but no photos of her now, i will have to take some this weekend and post.

i am somewhat proud of how she now looks and she goes as well too.
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Old 26 May 2016, 16:30   #9
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Wow sounds like you have a made a great boat even better. I did see this one on eBay earlier in the year. Look forward to seeing the photos of what she looks like today.

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