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First 3.7 plans in the UK

by Daryl Wilkinson 2 Feb 2012 06:16 GMT 2 February 2012
Dave Barker receives his set of 3.7 building plans © Dave Barker

Dave Barker yesterday became the proud owner of the first set of 3.7 building plans in the UK. So excited was Dave he made sure he didn't open the parcel until the end of the day. As he knew he had a very busy day at work and just knew he would be far to distracted! And wouldn't get a stitch of work done.

Another two sets of plans are winging their way over the Southern Oceans as we speak. With the desirable 400 sail number going to Piers Hugh Smith who sailed the 3.7 at the Bloody Mary. He will be building his boat at college.

So the race is on to see which of these two will hit the water first. Good luck guys!

Both Dave and Piers will be available to chat about the 3.7 at the up and coming RYA Volvo Dinghy Show. So if you are interested in the 3.7 or just want to ogle some really nice plans please make your way over to the Spinlock Stand (B52) and have a chat.

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