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A photo a day - from the archives...

Back in the 1990s there was a strong Mirror fleet at Bartley with their own series on Friday evenings. John Millward was fleet captain with a regular turnout of over 10 boats or more. The fleet has dwindled as plastic boats have become more popular and 'build a boat' from kit form in your garage is, perhaps, too time consuming for many. The photo shows my father in the Mirror I learnt to sail in rounding mark 8. It is interesting to see the blocks of flats in the background that were demolished and replaced with 'low rise' new housing that benefitted the club with a more scenic outlook and less of a wind shadow at buoy 7.

And they are off... 2 races in and it is all to pl...
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