Some sites/links/people that I have personally found to be very informative and helpful since I took up this hobby/sport some ten or so years ago.
New Zealand East Coast 12 Owners' Association
New Zealand site for the East Coast
12 Metre - This site is constantly being updated.
I rate my recommendations highly and consider them to be a reflection of my personal integrity. If you have an issue that has not been resolved to your satisfaction, regarding any of the above suppliers, please let me know. I will follow up on any outstanding issue and report accordingly.
All of the above organisations I have had personal contact with and can highly recommend their services and or products. And should you wish to contact me with any questions regarding the above I will be only too happy to answer any queries you may have. The links above have not been solicited. Funnily enough, if I get exceptional service then I like to let others know. I know it's a radical departure from the accepted practice of just complaining when it's bad but never saying anything if it's good. Hey, but what the heck, let's go wild here!
The USA Home
of the Canterbury J
Lester Gilbert's Radio Sailing
Handmade sailboats supplier
TAUBMAN PLANS SERVICE INTíL.
A source of plans for all sorts and types of model boats.
I purchased plans for Australia II from these folks. Instructions and photo's were not included, contrary to information advised in the description, but the large plans are excellent, except that all wording is in French! Another omission from the description. The small plan is only a line drawing.
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