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I've put this in the "For Kids, young and old" section because it's totally lightweight, but perhaps something to give us a "fix" in this cold weather.

How about an "A to Z" of Forum members' owned and hired boats and well known boat icons of the Broads?

I'll start with "A" and perhaps forum members will chip in with boat names they've owned or hired or been guests on or iconic boating sights.

To start us off, I'll begin with a boat I've merely admired often, an icon...

ALBION

Now would anyone like to add a "B"?  I wonder if we can get to "Z" and how long it will take.  Just one addition per post please, you knowledgeable ones!

Lisa Smile

first "Zero Club" on the quiz 12/09/10

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'B'

It has to be 'Broad Ambition' of course  Smile


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'Broad Ambition' - 'Dreams do come true' - Afloat at last 06-10-07

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Concerto, hired many many years ago...

Gary
1hr 30mins 60mls away
forum girly swot 19/3/2010

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D for 'Doris' another icon of the Broads, recently changed hands and now being restored.  Photo taken in the mid 1990's.

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I guess E should really be for 'enterprise' on here complete with a bloke in a bright yellow jacket  Playful

Bill...(The Ancient Mardler)

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Are you sure Bill?  I thought he was a 'W' ....  Wink

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'F'

Fair Princess which we have hired before now


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G - Great Yarmouth, the lovely yacht station of renown.

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G is Gazel wh hired her from Ludham Marine, last boat we hired before we bought.
Robin

Cruising is fine but I would rather be sailing, long live sailies

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H for "Hi Smuggler" the first boat I hired, now it is the picnic boat at DRL marine

all the best
           Jim
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