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by SeaSpray
Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Otter Dinghy
Topic: Mysterious Otter
Replies: 4
Views: 7622

Re: Mysterious Otter

Ahoy there cweed.. Apologies for the late reply but I had hoped my next post would contain something that borders interesting/useful. Unfortunately it does not! Hunting down the current design rights holder is proving a little tricky. Thanks for the advise though :) Still.....I will continue on my q...
by SeaSpray
Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: Otter Dinghy
Topic: Mysterious Otter
Replies: 4
Views: 7622

Re: Mysterious Otter

Righty then :) Chris Clarance Marine are no longer in business, Chris Clarance is now the elected Conservative Councillor for his area (if its the same chap, the addresses do appear to match though). Presumable this political interest ended his boat interests? As for Giles Reinforced Plastics, the c...
by SeaSpray
Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Otter Dinghy
Topic: Mysterious Otter
Replies: 4
Views: 7622

Mysterious Otter

Hi all!! Me again :) Having recently rekindled my love of Otter dinghies, and learning of their sad demise, I've attempted to find the last Otter made, and by who. I know a chap who runs a GRP shop, and thought if i can find the moulds, maybe I could build a brand new Otter!! Trawling the internet l...
by SeaSpray
Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Otter Dinghy
Topic: Wheres the Otter gone?
Replies: 4
Views: 5937

Re: Wheres the Otter gone?

Hi James, Thanks for the reply. A few days of pondering and a trip up the club has made my mind up. Not only has the club still got a small Otter fleet, but my old Otter is still there 20years later! I intend to leave a note under the cover asking if there is a possibility of purchase :) Fingers cro...
by SeaSpray
Tue Jul 23, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: Otter Dinghy
Topic: Wheres the Otter gone?
Replies: 4
Views: 5937

Wheres the Otter gone?

Hi all! I'll start by introducing myself. I'm Phil and I dwell in Oxford. Now lets get down to business :) I am an ex Otter sailor, if my memory serves me well, my boat was 503 (or there abouts!) I sailed her competitively at the local club and cruised as often as possible. In 1991/2 (not sure!) the...