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I believe that Hunters still use 'ways' for slipping their boats. My daughter's boat 'Spray' still has her snore holes in her keel. I sometimes feel tempted to reinstate ways on my slip way.

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12 hours ago, Vaughan said:

 

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Other things to notice are the rather fine hire dinghy, by Wrights of Ipswich, who were famous builders in those days. 

 

 

 

 

 

My old Sea Scout group had a pair of Wright built sailing dinghies 16', clinker built as sturdy as a brick backhouse. They were often taken from Waldringfield out around the Cork lightship and back and were certainly still going strong in the early 70s. B*ggers to row though!

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