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  • Hi Jeremy, Do you have any photos of Rosie? John Having changed my Privateer 20, Rosie, to a gaff rig I have the above as surplus to requirements. Is any member interested or knows anyone who would be?
    John Clark Nov 12, 2015
  • Welcome Jonathan to your new role :-) John A warm welcome to Jonathan Knight as a new Moderator for this group. Jonathan joined the Group a year ago, and has responded to my request for another member to serve as a Moderator. I must apologise if there was some gentle arm twisting; in a somewhat different context while answering an entirely different post he offered help with the...
    John Clark May 11, 2012
  • ...The sails are like new and I have refurbished the inside of the cabin. If you would be interested please could you email me at john768@^$1 so I can give you the full details and show you the photographs? My thanks to Oliver for all his help and advice...
    John Clark May 4, 2012
  • ...quite often. John p.s. If you would like to continue this conversation off list, so as not to clutter the list please e-mail me john768@^$1 Hi john, I live in Cantley and sail on the Yare, we have a new slip at Cantley which is ideal for launching, I just sail dinghies...
    John Clark Dec 1, 2011
  • Hi Mark and welcome to the group. I too have a Privateer 20 on the Broads ... Whereabouts are you? John Hi, my name is Mark and I have just acquired a privateer 20 and will be titavating her up for the spring, I Sail on the Norfolk Broads and would like to know what would be a suitable outboard, taking into account the max speed in most places is only 4mph and what length of shaft...
    John Clark Dec 1, 2011
  • Hi Oliver, I realised that it was off topic, but I thought that it was a potential benefit to people, like us that didn't have access to a landline phone when on the boat. I have a narrowboat as well as a Privateer and I often come across signs that say .... "Phone Freephone Canals" .... No such thing from a mobile ..... till now :-) John Thank you. Although somewhat off-topic...
    John Clark Sep 10, 2011
  • This information I have just read in the local paper may be well known to you already, but it is the first time I have seen it. 0800 numbers attract a heavy fee via a mobile, They quote Vodafone as charging 35p per min, down to Orange at 7.4p per min. A new application has just come out from Skycom which can be used on iPhones, Blackberry or Android. It is free to download, and...
    John Clark Sep 10, 2011
  • Many thanks for you prompt response Oliver John --- In privateer20@^$1 , John Clark wrote: > > > Thank you for that useful word of warning. > > That confirms my own intuitive impressions from sailing my one, coupled with the fact that they have only about half the displacement of comparable boats such as the Cornish Shrimper and the Cape Cutter 19; unlike most cruising yachts...
    John Clark Jul 20, 2011
  • Hello and welcome to the group John Privateer Rosie and nb Charlotte Rose Hello everyone, I just found this group in the last few days. I am based out of Schull in Co Cork Southern Ireland. I have had my Privateer since 2002. Mine was called "Jacks and Micks" apparently after the father and father in law of a previous owner. I could not keep that name and she is now Lady Irene! I...
    John Clark Jul 20, 2011
  • --- In privateer20@^$1, "seannorris65" wrote: > > Something to note. There was a brand new Privateer here at some point in the Late 1970's but on a windy day she capsized and sank so mine was not the first to grace the harbour. > Thank you for that useful word of warning. That confirms my own intuitive impressions from sailing my one, coupled with the fact that they have only...
    John Clark Jul 20, 2011