Posted by Mike Field on April 10, 2008 at 22:39:46 from 22.214.171.124 user mikefield.
In Reply to: Re: Mavis/Amazon on display in Coniston posted by Owen Roberts on April 10, 2008 at 21:23:35:
My point was that Amazon (as Amazon, not as Mavis) was finished bright. AR told us so. A painted Mavis is one boat, a varnished Amazon is a totally different vessel, and the best thing you can say about them is that Mavis' design was used as a model for Amazon. For me Mavis is not Amazon with a coat of paint -- she's just not Amazon at all.
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