Links, Blogs and Logs

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Refitting a Silhouette Mk III YouTube channel documenting a complete refit of a Mk III.

Renovation of the Pearl Neil Drummond's MkII.

Re-building the Dewdrop A comprehensive log on the restoration of a wooden MkII.

Leonora A lovely wooden MkII in Portugal.

Helen B Mel Bullock's GRP MkII on Carsington.

Doubledee Blog about rebuilding a MkIII.

Wavesweeper Rebuilding a wooden MkII.

Hurley Owners Association Information on Hurley designs. Contains a section on the Silhouette.

Other Silhouette information and pictures can be found on the web. For example:

Google search for "hurley silhouette" (opens in new window)

Other boats

Unified Corribee Website Good source of technical information for all small boats.

Achilles Pictures and discussions from owners of Achilles 24 and other yachts from the same builder.

Eventide Owner's Group "The largest 'Maurice Griffiths' website in the world."


Saving Old Seagulls Everything you need to know about British Seagulls.

Weather, wind and tides

Met office Marine weather information.

Wind Guru The link is specifically for Rutland Water but many other locations can be found.

National Oceanography Centre Tidal predictions for UK & Irish locations for the next 28 days and lots more too.


Marine Traffic Near real time, worldwide, AIS. Also available as a smartphone app.


Boat Jumble Association Great places to find old nautical stuff. And other SOIA members.

UK coastguard boat safety scheme Register your boat with the UK coastguard’s safety scheme

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