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F1590

Name: Vol au Vent (RIP)

Builder: Fairey Marine

Build date: September 1955

Additional Build Notes: Kit

Hull Number: 1637

Deck Colour: Previuosly - varnish Mark l

Hull Colour: Previuosly - varnish Mark l

Usage: Previously Varnish

Condition: Written Off

Location: Written Off

Current Owner: Final owner - Michael Brigg and family, Itchenor SC

Known Owners: 1st owner - Mr Grimsdell, collected 21 September

c1965 - D Richards, Rickmansworth SC

Michael Brigg reports "My father aquired F1590 in about1968, swapped for an Uffa International 14 (Perigrine K273?) at Rickmansworth Sailing Club. We moved to Chichester, Itchenor SC, in 1970 where Vol au Vent was sailed with moderate success in the local club junior racing and later occasionally at a championship.

She became progressively leaky and after a few seasons in the garden when we went away to college, developed serious rot along the keel.

She contributed explosively to a Guy Fawlkes party of which I have only faint memories in 1979 or thereabouts. A few of her parts remain as spares. R.I.P."

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