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by CHERRY PIE
Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Sugar scoop forestay conversion
Replies: 4
Views: 2761

We owned our 1984 build Swift 18 purchased in 1991 for 20 years and never had any problems with the as manufactured non sugarscoop forstay attachment and never heard of anyone else having problems. We no longer own a Swift 18 but have very fond memories of this great trailer sailer. All the best wit...
by CHERRY PIE
Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: Who's Swift?
Topic: Swift on Ullswater
Replies: 1
Views: 1822

Nice looking sails!
by CHERRY PIE
Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:54 am
Forum: Outboards
Topic: Which outboard in well with no mods
Replies: 5
Views: 4162

Quick search found this one (Honda) Martin it might be worth investigating.
http://newimages.yachtworld.com/2/1/7/9 ... 6525724000
http://www.honda.co.uk/marine/23-10hp/B ... fications/
by CHERRY PIE
Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Swift 18 moulds for sale on Boats and Outboards
Replies: 12
Views: 4804

Really good news! The design has always been way ahead of its time.
by CHERRY PIE
Sat Feb 04, 2012 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1991 that was a good year for us!
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

Hi Mike/Julia, I googled Hunter 19 it looks a nice little trailer sailer that would give a good performance and like the Swift 18 looks easy to launch. Hi Terry, Yes Cherry Pie was like new back then, just over 6 years old and hardly used. As you know we put her to good use in the following years. W...
by CHERRY PIE
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1991 that was a good year for us!
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

1991 that was a good year for us!

Here is a Video of Ruth and I. We had just purchased our first boat with a lid on and we were very excited and really wet behind the ears. We owned her for 19 years and had some really great times on board. Here is the video when we first got her home in 1991 we hope you find it of interest, we look...
by CHERRY PIE
Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Rudyard Lake Swifts
Replies: 0
Views: 1381

Rudyard Lake Swifts

Went for a walk by Rudyard Lake New Years Day...what a contrast to last years freezing tempretures.
Image

I notice they have made a good start of the Sailability boat house.
www.rutland-sailability.org/
by CHERRY PIE
Sat Dec 31, 2011 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rolo
Replies: 1
Views: 1268

Rolo

Enjoyed watching this video of Rolo on You Tube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U91ni4yb ... detailpage

Happy New Year Folks!
by CHERRY PIE
Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:22 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Can not get Gallerry 2 working
Replies: 2
Views: 1383

Works ok for me.
by CHERRY PIE
Sat Jul 16, 2011 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Swift 18 moulds for sale on Boats and Outboards
Replies: 12
Views: 4804

Congratulations, we wish you every success with your venture in producing this great little boat.
by CHERRY PIE
Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Swift 18 moulds for sale on Boats and Outboards
Replies: 12
Views: 4804

Swift 18 moulds for sale on Boats and Outboards

Just noticed the moulds for sale on Boats and Outboards...Offers invited.
by CHERRY PIE
Fri Jun 10, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Dirty Swift
Replies: 3
Views: 2009

Thanks Rob,
Hope Nick is still having fun with Whacker what a great job. There happened to be a thread on YBW.com and I posted a picture of Whacker pre - restoration someone asked if she had been restored...
http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.ph ... ost2993904
by CHERRY PIE
Thu Jun 09, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Dirty Swift
Replies: 3
Views: 2009

The Dirty Swift

Just been looking at some old photos I saved from the forum and could not find this one any longer in the gallery. Does anyone remember her? Was she fully restored?
by CHERRY PIE
Mon May 16, 2011 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Norfolk Broads
Replies: 6
Views: 3688

I bet that modified tabernacle helps a lot as well Rob...What a good idea!
by CHERRY PIE
Tue Mar 15, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: Trailers
Topic: Wing Mirrors
Replies: 2
Views: 1457

Hi James,
I think it is a legal requirement these days (since 2005)