As many of you know I work at Springload. We are lucky enough to sponsor (by way of providing the website) the International Arts Festival every two years. Consequently we get to go to a few shows. Last Sunday night was one of the best. I have to admit to having never heard of The […]
And on a final note here’s a great photo of me and my son Harper on the boat. The photo was taken by Pete Notman, a Minimax builder and racer himself. Thanks Pete.
Just to prove it floated and got up ‘on the plane’ – here are a few photos of my last race. I won on a disqualification – but that’s OK with me – a win is a win is a win.
Well, I made it. The boat is strapped to the roof of the car. Thanks to everyone who offered to help come round and paint. Your assistance was not required this time. I put the last coat of epoxy on the hull at 6.00am this morning. It was dry by dinnertime and ready to attach […]
The race is on and frankly I have no way of knowing if I will win it. Bloody epoxy takes so long to go off and according to the strange man at Barton Marine I need three layers of epoxy, three layers of varnish with sanding in between. When I’m painting I need to apply […]