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Old 31 August 2013, 13:32   #11
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I'm sure it was one of the laminators called Dave who took the moulds on.
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Old 31 August 2013, 13:51   #12
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Yes Ed, but he was still running the website for a few years. Then started selling the hulls to this new outfit I believe, as he did not have the funds to develop the brands. That's what I remember from the rib review of the new brand.

However, the website no longer exists.
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Think the latest incarnation went by the name of Arranmore Marine, although I can't find a current website for them.
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Thanks, yes they had the hard boat moulds I believe, which I am told then went to China allegedly. I don't think they got the rob moulds unless it was the last year or two, and like you say, can't find them any more.
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If I remember correctly, Steve was production manager for Shakespeare and was also involved with Nautequipe. Janet emailed me a few times when I was buying the boat.

But still none the wiser as to who has the moulds.

Where is Dave Manning when you need him...
Oh so I'm not going quite as mad as I thought then
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Where is Dave Manning when you need him...
If I'm not misinformed, he's been busy. His spaniel has been playing up again...

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a chap by the username of dowdy from boatmad, think he is oswestry way had the rib moulds last i heard, i have one of the last 620 hulls made by shakespeare, had some some seat and console mouldings off dave myself, ian sharlot has or did have some similar stuff to some of the shakey mouldings
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Mark, thanks, have messages Dowdy
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I was told this week that they are setting up production in china for the ribs
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I'm sure that'll go well
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