News & Notes

News & Notes

Items of interest as they come to hand

(not necessarily current). News items are always wanted

April 10, 2011


The 'Hartley 39', 'Haumoana'. Home built by Russell and Ernie Maddox in Auckland back in the early 70's. Russel returned...
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July 19, 2010

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I'm sure many will find great interest in this picture of the successfull concrete 8 man submarine 'U3' designed and...
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December 12, 2009

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Greece. Chios 8-11-2003. I am new owner of a 42 feet ferrocement cutter and as pensioned merchant marine captain i...
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May 26, 2009

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'One Man' ferro-cement submarine. Hi ! I've been making progress with my sub. I have modified my design from my original...
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February 12, 2009

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'Hartley Ferro-cement Boat Owners Ass'n'. It is with sadness that I recently learnt of the 'Passing on to the great cruising...
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