2 old gals

Hello Members, Just a quick introduction.

I am now in my mid 50's and other than a Hobie 16 and an 18' Formula deep vee I have no boat experience, however in the last year I have become the proud owner of 2 large veteran wooden boats.

Maralia (MissM) was built by Taylor Bates, and launched early 1927, she is 45', 1" Teak on closely spaced bent oak frames, love at first sight.

The other is Glala, (Doris) built 1915 by AR Luke, also teak planked(2") she is a little longer at 78' and a Dunkirk little ship.

Needless to say it has been a steep learning curve so far but a very enjoyable experience, but reality being what it is I have also learned that I will have to let one go.

More on my boats later but if anyone is interested in a truly classic well built 45' Gentlemens yacht please get in touch.

As soon as I figure out the picture upload procedure I will add pictures of both boats.

Cheers for now and I look forward to…

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Gender

Male


Location

Colchester


Boat Name

1; Maralia, (Miss M). 2; Glala, (Doris)


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Hello Mike,
Both myself and my partner have tried to upload more pictures but we have been unable to do so, i must be missing something. Any pointers would be appreciated.
Andrew
Andrew Robson commented on Andrew Robson's blog post 2 old gals
"Hello Dan, Well she would fit the bill of "Nice old project boat" in every sense. I purchased her 15 months ago with a view to making her my home. Then an opportunity to own another boat came up which was too good to pass up.
I have spent a lot of…"
Jan 26
Andrew Robson commented on Andrew Robson's blog post 2 old gals
"Hello Mike and thank you for the forum, yes the picture is of Maralia. As for more pictures I have not spent too much time on it yet but I am struggling to upload pictures on 'my page'. It may be because I am on my iPad at the moment so will try the…"
Jan 9
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Hello Members, Just a quick introduction.
I am now in my mid 50's and other than a Hobie 16 and an 18' Formula deep vee I have no boat experience, however in the last year I have become the proud owner of 2 large veteran wooden boats.
Maralia (MissM…
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