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by ben
Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: Otter Dinghy
Topic: Seasons Greetings
Replies: 0
Views: 5773

Seasons Greetings

I'm still enjoying my Otter on Coniston Water where she doubles as a sailing safety boat while my son is out on his Topper - stable boats Otters! She's out for the winter now though. Do any other Otter owners get to the Lake District at all? The picture is of me and my son on a chocolate brownie bre...
by ben
Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: Otter Dinghy
Topic: masthead bouyancy
Replies: 3
Views: 5542

Re: masthead bouyancy

A friend of mine at Coniston Sailing Club came up with a neat solution to this which worked a treat on his son's Topper. Two kids swimming armbands slipped over the top of the mast and inflated. His sone could walk on the mast without it turning turtle.
by ben
Fri Aug 07, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Otter Dinghy
Topic: Otter Origins
Replies: 1
Views: 2993

Re: Otter Origins

Mine is otter number 1128 now called Top Banana (very yellow boat!)
Maker is Chris Clarance Marine
Construction is fibreglass, aluminium masted bermudan rig with aft main rigging.
Lovely boat, well pleased with her.
by ben
Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:02 am
Forum: Otter Dinghy
Topic: Otter main
Replies: 6
Views: 9042

Re: Otter main

I spotted your post about Otter sails . Could you possibly let me know if you still have the sails or if you have sold them already?
by ben
Sun May 24, 2009 7:53 pm
Forum: Otter Dinghy
Topic: Transom replacement
Replies: 2
Views: 4232

Re: Transom replacement

Picked up an Otter today, sail number 1128 and am looking forward to sailing it this week sometime for the first time. The previous owner took me through rigging it before I set off this afternoon and I'm pretty sure that yours has been modified to a centre main, rather than aft main as original. It...