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The Propeller Will Keep Singing.

When we first went to Stafford to pick up Queenie for the 5 day journey home we soon found out that she had a ‘singing propeller’. This sound sometimes occurs when a combination of propeller diameter, speed (rpm) , trailing edge size, roundness and thickness are just at the right levels to cause a…

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Diary of the Cheshire Ring 2014.

A short diary written by Andy Manley who hired Gloria this summer to complete the Cheshire Ring with his wife and daughter. Photos by Joep & Martine who took Gloria on the same route in 2012.

Started out from Bridgewater marina on Monday 4th at 1530. Cruised to Dunham arriving…

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