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04 Dec Write for the HBA Journal
04 Dec The New Year 2017 edition is in preparation
04 Dec Contributions to editor Martin Hansen, please
04 Dec In case you missed it, here's the Autumn 2016 issue

Autumn 2016, Issue 78 of the Journal of the HBA

02 Dec A Memory Stick of Lloyd's Registers
02 Dec A valuable resource for yachting historians in digital form 
01 Dec On The Cover Of The Latest Issue Of PBO...
01 Dec ..and inside too : “Harrison Butler Designs” 

PBO January 2017 Cover

27 Nov Z4 For Sale
27 Nov Mary Gray's a 'new listing' with TCYB - £7,500
25 Nov Titanic's Tragic Twin
25 Nov The Brittanic disaster of 1912 (iPlayer)
24 Nov The First Hillyard Built ?
24 Nov From the first London Boat Show in 1922, Twinkler
23 Nov Seamanship And The Small Craft Sailor
23 Nov An interesting essay on boat size
23 Nov ... and the resulting discussion
22 Nov Three For Sale With Classic Yacht Brokerage
22 Nov Newly listed today : Caracole (£15,000)
22 Nov The ocean crossing Watermaiden (£15,950)
22 Nov And the distinctive Jane (£10,000)
16 Nov Maurice Griffiths Classic Books at £3 inc P+P
16 Nov Sixty Years A Yacht Designer at Amazon
16 Nov The Magician of The Swatchways at AbeBooks
16 Nov The Magic of The Swatchways at eBay
15 Nov eBay
15 Nov Another Taylor's Paraffin stove for auction

Taylor's Stove

08 Nov FOR SALE
08 Nov Solent based Little Kingfisher
08 Nov Up-to-date list of all HB designed Boats For Sale
05 Nov Thalamege Design Resolved To Be (Emsworth) Yonne
05 Nov Like Hallowe'en reports Paul Leinthall-Cowman
03 Nov Zingara features in Wooden Boat Magazine
03 Nov 'Lost' boat still exists and is For Sale (PDF)
02 Nov Guide To England's South Coast
02 Nov The BBC's 'Coast' programme (iPlayer - Licence needed)
01 Nov The HBA FaceBook Group
01 Nov Several interesting posts recently and lots of photographs
31 Oct Professional Action Photo...
31 Oct ... of Mischief III in the 2016 Round The Island Race
30 Oct A Few Desirable Books (Lowest Prices inc P+P - Xmas Ideas!)
30 Oct Harrison Butler Cruising Yachts, 5th ed : £15.31
30 Oct Albert Strange Yacht Designer and Artist : £14.41
30 Oct The David Hillyard Story : £77.80
30 Oct Laurent Giles, An evolution of Yacht Design : £53.40
29 Oct An 'Unknown' Boat to HB's Memory Design of 1911
29 Oct Boating New Zealand article provides detail and images
29 Oct UPDATED by Paul Leinthall-Cowman : HBA Authentication Officer
28 Oct HBA AGM 2017 (Advanced Notice)
28 Oct Guildford Golf Club, Saturday 11th February 2017
27 Oct Frustrated Netherlands Yacht Broker...
27 Oct ...hints that Cyclone may be 'Going for a Song' 

Cyclone For Sale

26 Oct Zest : Broken Up But Not Forgotten
26 Oct Charming, previously unpublished, photo of her in her prime
25 Oct For Sale in Australia
25 Oct The 1984 built Isabella for £18,900
10 Oct The Albert Strange Association Summer Meet 2016
10 Oct A gallery of photographs
09 Oct Photographs of Græalan
09 Oct Thanks to Phil MacGregor for sending them in
06 Oct Canadian Boat That Cruised The Galapagos
06 Oct Ocean going Galatea being advertised in 2005
03 Oct Unheard Of Since 1980, Reconnected 2016
***Oct Phil MacGregor with news of Græalan
30 Sep SOLD
30 Sep Congratulations to Peter James, new custodian of Mayfly
28 Sep Beloved Amiri For Sale in Australia
28 Sep Immaculate and highly desirable classic HB for £24,750
25 Sep Amazing Voyages Log : Cautious Clara
25 Sep England to Gambia River written by Keith Murray
20 Sep A FaceBook Post From America
20 Sep Brad Tineus with photos and news of Chencharu
18 Sep A Watercolour of the Englyn Design, Cora
18 Sep By Canadian artist Betty Ann Anderson
17 Sep Materials For Winter Covers
17 Sep Acrylic coated to resist water and mildew : Canvas
17 Sep UV Resistant, heavy duty : Thread
17 Sep Polyester 25 mm - 2 ton load : Webbing
17 Sep As used on many a rucksack, 25mm : Buckle
16 Sep Watermaiden Price Reduction
16 Sep She's now £15,950 with Boatshed, Plymouth
15 Sep Albert Strange Watercolours on eBay
15 Sep Cottage On The Shingle : £14.99
15 Sep On The Tweed : £34.55
15 Sep St John's River, Isle of Man : £14.99
15 Sep Looking East from Pollock Beach : £16.00
14 Sep Z4 For Sale With MJ Lewis Boat Sales Ltd
14 Sep The brokerage listing for Ed Allen's Zircon
12 Sep Harrison Butler's Helaneh Design from 1912
12 Sep Original Competition Entry in German magazine Die Yacht
12 Sep Helaneh design inspired by Claud Worth's Maud

Helaneh Design 

03 Sep An 'Unknown' Z4 - Her Story
03 Sep Doug Clark reminisces about Zemmery
02 Sep Following Publication of THB's Poole Pilot Design
02 Sep A second surviving boat is found : Reprieve
01 Sep Falmouth Classics
01 Sep Good to see Mat Ali taking part
26 Aug FOR SALE : Z4 on Rivers Stour & Orwell
26 Aug Ed Allen is about to put Zircon on the market
17 Aug Z4 FOR SALE in Frankfurt, Germany
17 Aug Jacaranda, well known to the HBA, asking price £2,800
14 Aug Highly Desirable Harrison Butler Designed Mayfly is FOR SALE
14 Aug 'Restoration of the Year' classic boat could be yours for £12,500
13 Aug Free to a Good Home
13 Aug Son & Daughter to give away late father's 2.5 ton Hillyard
10 Aug Almonde's New Custodian Shouts "Ahoy !"
10 Aug She's now in Dartmouth and being spruced up
06 Aug Bembridge Summer Meet, 20th August 2016
06 Aug Mischief III and Vindilis confirmed.
06 Aug If you'd like to join in the fun, please let Richard Farmer know.
05 Aug Albert Strange News - Major Restoration
05 Aug Mist rumoured to be ready to reveal this Autumn
04 Aug Harrison Butler Designed Boats At Southern Yacht Club Classics
04 Aug Vindilis, Sabrina, Mischief III and Destina are amongst the
04 Aug boats attending the event on 24th September 2016
28 Jul The Canoe Yawl by Richard Powell
28 Jul Historically important, published on 5th August 2016

Canoe Yawl from Lodestar Books

27 Jul SOLD - Dick Wynne buys Leona
27 Jul Second oldest Albert Stange designed boat in good hands
26 Jul Albert Strange Association East Coast Meet
26 Jul Harrison Butler boats welcome : 26-28 August 2016
25 Jul Mandamus Launch Day, 1947
25 Jul Two black and white archive photographs
24 Jul Thalamege For Sale At Half Price
24 Jul Asking price reduced to £3,750
23 Jul Watermaiden For Sale on eBay
23 Jul Refurbished and ready to go for £18,000
23 Jul 19 other HB and related boats For Sale in the Summer 2016 Journal
09 Jul New Issue of The HBA Journal Published
09 Jul The Summer 2016 edition is ONLINE NOW !

Summer 2016, Issue 77 of the Journal of the HBA

08 Jul The Harrison Butler With Royal Connections
08 Jul New pictures and information about Almonde
08 Jul Yonne Archive Photograph From 1954
08 Jul Large black & white image from Yachting Monthly
07 Jul Pictures of UK Built Sea Salter From 1931
07 Jul An expensive yacht built to HB's Fastnet design
06 Jul Mischief III In Round The Island Race 2016
06 Jul On corrected time, she kept up with Gypsy Moth IV (FaceBook)
05 Jul 'Lost' since 2005 - Thalamege Is 'Found'
04 Jul Up for auction coming weekend, guide price 8000 Euros

Thalamege

04 Jul Painting Of Zeta Features In Art Exhibition
04 Jul Custodian captures the magic of sailing a Z4

Zeta Painting

03 Jul How Much To Build ? (Fascinating Facts)
03 Jul Greylag, Ardglass, Cora A, Peradventure,
03 Jul Minion, Faraway, Sea Salter and Dorothea
02 Jul SOLD
02 Jul Omega of Broom has a new custodian

Omega of Broom - SOLD
Omega of Broom is Andrew Gair's new boat

01 Jul Diary Date : HBA Laying Up Supper 2016
01 Jul At the Oyster Inn, Pin Mill on the 10th of September
01 Jul Early expressions of interest by email to the UK East Coast Social Secretary
01 Jul This event and many more listed on our Events Page
30 Jun Cimba's Fate Now Known
***Jun She was wrecked on the Ningaloo Reef in 1990
***Jun Obituary for Cimba's Don Marshall who died in 2013
28 Jun eBay Boat Is Sole Build To Paida Design
28 Jun Here's what's been discovered about Mytica
27 Jun Harrison Butler Yacht on eBay, £5,000
27 Jun I've emailed the seller to find out more about this boat
24 Jun Hallowe'en Photo Album 2001-2009
24 Jun A collection of images from the Netherlands

Ewoud Bon and Family sailing Hallowe'en
Custodian Ewoud Bon and family sailing Hallowe'en, June 2009
Photo by Bruno Moerkerken

23 Jun Othona Under Construction
23 Jun Rare images from 1937 found 

Othona Under Construction, 1937
One of six previously unseen photographs of Othona on 'Launch Day', 1937

22 Jun Eight Minor Updates : 'New' Previous Custodian Names
22 Jun Cora, Peradventure, Kandoo, Ballerina,
22 Jun Trade Wind, Faraway, Dorado Of Keyhaven and Marieux
21 Jun Publicity For The HBA...
21 Jun .... on the Maritime Web Award British Winners Page
15 Jun Sold (Subject To Survey)
15 Jun IoW based Mandamus has a new custodian
14 Jun Built in Singapore in 1947 Using HB's Book
14 Jun Yam Seng's last known position is Portsmouth in 1950
11 Jun HBA Website Wins Gold Award
11 Jun The “Maritime Web Award” acknowleges excellence
11 Jun within the non-commercial maritime website community

Maritime Web Award

09 Jun Mat Ali : Old Advert From 1947
09 Jun Asking price of £2,420 converts to £91,360 in 2016
08 Jun An Unexpected Find : 1953 Advert For Seven Seas
***Jun Built in Scotland, 1947, six years later For Sale in Australia
07 Jun At The Breast Maritime Festival (13th-19th July 2016)
07 Jun See the Harrison Butler designed yacht Naiad
06 Jun The Hillyard Owners' Association
06 Jun Have their AGM in Cornwall on 18th June 2016
06 Jun Like to attend on behalf of the HBA ? email me
04 Jun Ara Traced To The Mediterranean
***Jun Taken there as deck cargo on a fishing boat
03 Jun Planning A Summer Voyage ?
03 Jun Where to drop the hook in Scotland : ScottishAnchorages.co.uk
03 Jun Plus, for the whole of the UK and Ireland visitMyHarbour.com
02 Jun 100 Years Ago : The Battle of Jutland
02 Jun The biggest naval battle of Word War I (iPlayer)

Jutland Destroyers In Action

01 Jun Classic Boat's Article on Harrison Butler's Zyklon Design
01 Jun Is free to read on pages 64-65 of May 2016 Issue
25 May Simon Wagner, 52, Died on 5th May 2016
25 May With sadness, I pass on the news that the HBA's
25 May Treasurer between 1995 and 1998, and past owner
25 May of Zest has been killed in a road traffic accident
23 May Old HBA Journals Are Now Online
23 May Free to download as PDFs
20 May Weather Postpones Meet
20 May The coming weekend's Meet in Bembridge is OFF
18 May Seasalter's Big Ocean Crossing
18 May Her progress, updated daily, on the chart
16 May Five Boats Expected In Bembridge For Spring Meet 2016
These are Caracole , Destina, Lindy II, Mischief and Sabrina. Vindilis is still in dock having her deck worked on. The harbourmaster is expecting us. (Each boat should settle their fees at the harbour office. Rate is £3.10 per metre less 5%) We will be cooking and eating on board mainly by Cobb. If there are any questions or new joiners then please let Richard Farmer know.

Bembridge Poster

14 May For Sale In The Netherlands
14 May Classic HB Cyclone design for £11,439
13 May OGA Boat Register Goes Public
13 May Around 1000 records free to view online
09 May Tramontana Online Photo Gallery
09 May Thirty images from her summer 2015 voyage
07 May Solent Charts Updated
07 May A new edition of Imray's Solent Chart pack
07 May For Admiralty Charts Todd Navigation are good value
02 May Sale of June Kicks Off UK's 2016 Sailing Season
02 May Jan Fraser is the proud new custodian
01 May Silicon Bronze Fastenings
01 May Impressively quick supplier of a high quality product
30 Apr New Members
30 Apr Welcome Louise and James Young custodians of Veritia
29 Apr Britain's Treasure Islands (iPlayer)
29 Apr Documentary on the UK's 14 overseas territories
23 Apr Zyklon Featured in Classic Boat Magazine
23 Apr Double page article on THB's 'old-school heavy cruising boat'
21 Apr Google Maps For The Sea
21 Apr The amazing free online charts from Google & Navionics
12 Apr Spring 2016 Issue of The HBA Journal
12 Apr Bumper sized Spring 2016 issue is OUT NOW !

Spring 2016, Issue 76 of the Journal of the HBA

11 Apr Inscribed "JW & A Upham Limited"
11 Apr Their 1966 Lloyds Register for £14 on eBay
09 Apr Frank Hart...
09 Apr ...custodian of Isabella has died after a brief illness.
09 Apr Further detail will be in the Spring 2016 HBA Journal
07 Apr Going For A Song in Brighton
07 Apr The Z4, Kelana, needs a new owner with deep pockets
07 Apr Email or text the News Desk to view or find out more
04 Apr Iseult Update : Sale Pending
04 Apr An interesting boat, related to HB's Poole Pilot design
03 Apr Peter Ward Half Model Sold At Auction
03 Apr Englyn design, Almonde, bought for £371
02 Apr Woman Dies In Clipper Yacht Race
02 Apr Untethered Briton swept overboard (Guardian)
31 Mar Engine Parts Request (for Kelana)
31 Mar Has anyone got a 1GM Head & Valves ?
30 Mar Cautious Clara Confirmed Sunk
***Mar She rests on the seabed at Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands
***Mar Archive search confirms Free Spirit and Chloë broken up
28 Mar Hurricanes and Heatwaves
28 Mar Documentary on the evolution of weather forecasting (iPlayer)
25 Mar 40% Off OS Maps
25 Mar At Dash4it with the promotional code SPRING40
24 Mar Old Lloyd's Registers For Sale on eBay
24 Mar Around £80 each : 1896, 1905, 1911 and 1914
24 Mar Alternatively, they've all (1879-1980) been digitised !
23 Mar Milford Haven, Talls Ships, Classic Boats
23 Mar Seafair Haven, 11-18th June added to Events
20 Mar Folk Singing, Beer & Boats : 5th to 8th May 2016
20 Mar The Havenfeesten at Blankenberge has been added to Events
19 Mar The Truth About Mandamus
19 Mar Alan Staley corrects 'collaboration' misinformation
18 Mar Imray's New Chart Atlas for the Netherlands
18 Mar The first of four is published that will cover the Dutch coast
18 Mar Plus the 2nd Edition of the CCC Firth of Clyde Sailing Directions
17 Mar Albert Strange Designed Boats Invited...
17 Mar ...to HBA Spring Meet, Bembridge, 21st & 22nd May 2016
17 Mar Please email Richard Farmer if you are interested in attending

Bembridge Poster

16 Mar Crossing The Atlantic In A Whale
16 Mar Tom McClean's crazy adventure (Telegraph News Video)
15 Mar Taylors' Cabin Heaters on eBay
15 Mar Four at £395 , £395 , £1550 and £202
14 Mar Write For The HBA Journal
14 Mar Contributions sought for the Spring 2016 Issue
14 Mar Previous issues : Magazine Index

New Year 2016, Issue 75 of the Journal of the HBA

13 Mar The Table In The Floor
13 Mar Design genius realised aboard Lindy II (Plans & Photos)
12 Mar In The March 2016 Issue Of Classic Sailor Magazine
12 Mar The search for someone to save Tally Ho
11 Mar New Taylor's Stove Parts from the 1950s
11 Mar Flame spreaders for £3 each (eBay)
10 Mar Pink Star News
***Mar Ara may be in the Baltic says Neal Hill
09 Mar HBA Membership
09 Mar You can now join for just £12 using PayPal
09 Mar (Problems with this were resolved yesterday)
08 Mar Zoraida Has A New Custodian
08 Mar Ian Bentley takes on a second restoration project
07 Mar eMail
07 Mar All members should have received 'The 2016 AGM Minutes',
07 Mar the resulting 'Amended Constitution', and 'The Chairman's
07 Mar March Letter', all via email from Robert Griffiths
06 Mar eBay
06 Mar New copy of HB's book (5th Edition) £8 inc P & P
06 Mar Rare 1990 Pentland Press "Albert Strange" £98 + £18 P & P
06 Mar Taylor's 2 burner paraffin cooker £200 + £22.50 P & P
05 Mar Four From Albert Strange
05 Mar •  Ariel  •  Charmina  •  Galatea  •  Sheila
04 Mar Working With The Grain Of The Wood
04 Mar There is a right way and a wrong way (YouTube)
04 Mar (With thanks to Robert Griffiths for the link)
03 Mar Resource : MARS
03 Mar Look up your boat on the Maritime Access Retrieval System
03 Mar As an example, here's MARS for Tramontana
02 Mar Kelana Has A New Owner
02 Mar Photo and news of the Z4 in Brighton Marina
01 Mar HMS Hermes to Sail Into the Sunset...
01 Mar ...as a luxury hotel
29 Feb Night Wind's English Channel Crossings
29 Feb Graeme Campbell has fond memories of sailing with Ken Parsons
28 Feb New Website Feature
28 Feb Check out the Home Ports Chart (Uses JavaScript)

New Website Feature

27 Feb ...And £5,000 knocked off the price of Iseult...
27 Feb ...down to £15,000 (See news item 20th Feb 2016)
26 Feb After A Year On The Market For £11,950...
26 Feb Spindle's reduced to £5,000
25 Feb HBA Spring Meet, South Coast (Provisional)
25 Feb Bembridge Harbour on the Isle of Wight, 21st & 22nd May 2016
25 Feb Please email Richard Farmer if you are interested in attending
24 Feb Puzzled By The Word "Corinthian" ?
24 Feb The evolution in meaning and use of the word
24 Feb (Thanks to Michiel Scholtes for the link)
23 Feb Who's Who at The HBA
23 Feb Following the 2016 AGM, an updated list of Officers
22 Feb The Early Adventures of Peter-Tangvald
22 Feb Lots of pictures of Dorothea, his HB designed boat
20 Feb Iseult For Sale : £20,000 (offers considered)
20 Feb The closest you'll get to HB's Poole Pilot design?
19 Feb HB's Poole Pilot Design of 1910
19 Feb Probably the first time you've seen this delight
18 Feb Immaculate HB Classic For Sale
18 Feb For £15,000 she could be yours : Omega of Broom

Omega of Broom 

17 Feb Our First Plastic Invited Friend
17 Feb Long time Associate Member John Castell and Ellen Grace
16 Feb Tramontana Spotted Off the Irish Coast
16 Feb On her way back from Scotland, August 2015
15 Feb HB's Designs to be Published, Low Resolution, Online
15 Feb Starting with The Yonne Design, Available NOW !
15 Feb Professional, high quality 'blueprints' also for sale...

Yonne Drawings

14 Feb HBA to Support Inaugural 'Hamble Classics' Regatta
14 Feb Mischief III, Sabrina & Vindilis sign up to express interest
13 Feb Dutch Steel HB
13 Feb Michiel Scholtes investigates Radboud
12 Feb A Surprising Amalgam
12 Feb Of Harrison Butler & Maurice Griffiths by Bob Anderson
11 Feb Classic WWII Submarine Movie
11 Feb "We Dive at Dawn" on BBC iPlayer
11 Feb Above link now expired - DVD available via Amazon for £3.25
08 Feb New Gallery of Photographs
08 Feb From the Autumn Meet 2015: Twenty-four images
08 Feb (Click on the Thumbnails to enlarge the photographs)

Gallery 2 Promo

04 Feb Guildford Gathering This Sunday
04 Feb Meal plus AGM on 7th Feb 2016 at 12:30 pm
03 Feb Paul & Brenda Bidmead, Past Owners of Myfanwy
03 Feb News of them and their new boat, Matanga
02 Feb Z4 For Sale
02 Feb Harrison Butler Zyklon looking for a new home
02 Feb (The boat's name is Zoraida)
01 Feb The Latest News on Seasalter's Ocean Adventure
01 Feb Electrician bodges job and does a runner (FaceBook)
31 Jan Accurate Charts of Scottish Waters
31 Jan The 2016 DVD of Antares Charts is available now
30 Jan Royal Yachting Association
30 Jan The RYA's new cruising burgee is on sale now
30 Jan Research reveals it's a return to that last used in the late 1990s

RYA Cruising Burgee

29 Jan Warship Scrap
29 Jan ex Navy Aircraft Carrier recycled as motorbikes
28 Jan Epic Voyage : Hong Kong to UK
28 Jan The cyclone design in steel; Ganga Devi
27 Jan National News
27 Jan Captain Calamity sailors rescued for 9th time
25 Jan The Hong Kong boats of 1909, Isis
25 Jan Isis; the final, mysterious, allegedly 'fifth', boat
24 Jan The Hong Kong boats of 1909, Mist
24 Jan Mist traced through Lloyd's Registers up to 1927
23 Jan The Hong Kong boats of 1909, Evadne
23 Jan Evadne's custodian; Architect of the RHKYC clubhouse
22 Jan The Hong Kong boats of 1909, Erin
22 Jan Erin's custodian; A member of the HKCYC
21 Jan The Hong Kong boats of 1909, Brenda
21 Jan Brenda's custodian; A successful businessman
20 Jan Contemplating Restoration in 2016 ?
20 Jan This Classic Boat article from 2012 on Mischief will inspire
19 Jan In the Golfe de Morbihan
19 Jan Davinka spotted in the attendees list for 2015
19 Jan (This sailing week only runs on odd numbered years)
19 Jan To Put Yesterday's News in Perspective...
19 Jan ...a short account of yachting in Argentina running up to 1922
18 Jan Unexpected Argentinian Boats Found in 1923 Lloyd's Register
18 Jan Ipora and Pengüino; two previously 'unknown' HB boats
17 Jan True Source of Waterbug Design ?
17 Jan Trana hints they're derived from the Omega design
15 Jan The HBA Year Book 2016 - OUT NOW !
15 Jan Featuring articles, membership list with contact details, and a full boat list.
15 Jan It's being mailed out to all members today. Comprehensively updated throughout.
15 Jan To become a member visit the Membership Page.
15 Jan Overseas readers, in particular, may now pay using PayPal
13 Jan The HBA's Events Page Updated...
13 Jan ...with dates and links for 26 events in 2016
11 Jan New Year 2016 Issue of The HBA Journal
11 Jan The first issue for 2016 is OUT NOW !

New Year 2016, Issue 75 of the Journal of the HBA

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