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Old 06 March 2018, 14:30   #1
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Has anyone ever seen her running? Or seen her lately? Id love to cop a glance but nothing is ever posted about her anymore.
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Has anyone ever seen her running? Or seen her lately? Id love to cop a glance but nothing is ever posted about her anymore.


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Old 06 March 2018, 15:06   #4
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Saw it out of the water in Weymouth a few years back, very odd looking but good at what it does.

Didnt one of the powerboat racers join them on their record trips?

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saw it a few years back in falmouth forget when nice boat
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So much press at first. Then nothing
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I've not been down this year to see if she's still about but she spends a lot of time at Portland
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So much press at first. Then nothing
if i was being cynical it would sound something like "Dean and Reddyhoff were looking for publicity for the marina business and this interesting craft just happened to be build for the owner of said company which has now been refinanced and therefore doesn't crave the same attention"

Would actually love to see it running and the hull design has a lot of merit on a boat that size.

If i recall, RYA commissioned some small ribs for sailing support taking some of the concepts demonstrated in Mary Slim.

Their are striking similarities with Mary Slim and Ady Gill which was also Earthrace before that. i suspect a certain well know rib record holder could add a bit more to this as well.


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The military used a few of these vessels but they seem to have fallen out of favour. I think they were 'invented' by Adrian Thompson who was also responsible for Team Philips.

IIRC they were originally designed for a chap from the Isle of Man for his commute across the Irish Sea
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If you want to see it it's often parked down at Portland Marina. As stated above, was built for and owned by one of the owners of Dean and Reddyhoffe. His wife is called Mary, hence many of the vessels owned by the company follow that theme: Mary Slim, Mary Mouse etc
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