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Cavalier Futura VXE-30-6003-2 - Italy to down under?

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DavidLeonie
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Cavalier Futura VXE-30-6003-2 - Italy to down under?

Post by DavidLeonie » Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:02 am

Hi All

I just picked up Caprice a month ago. It is getting some minor works (some transport damage unfortunately) and then I hope to have in Sydney Harbour soon. Its my first boat and hope it will go well.

The history of the boat is not entirely clear. I've been told it was made in Italy and have tried to research the hull number without success. Can anyone advise or should I go straight to the Mariners Museum?

thanks!
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Re: Cavalier Futura VXE-30-6003-2 - Italy to down under?

Post by Captain Nemo » Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:18 am

Welcome to the Boat Buzz,
The Mariner’s Museum is the place to go for information on your boat. Unfortunately the materials have been put in storage during a renovation and has been for quite some time now. They keep teasing us that the materials will be available soon :roll: . I would try to contact them anyway.
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Re: Cavalier Futura VXE-30-6003-2 - Italy to down under?

Post by drrot » Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:57 am

Welcome! And thanks for posting a photo. I thumbed through "The Essential Guide" which was written on the material at the Mariners Museum and it does not show your hull number either. Let us know what the Museum says when they open.
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Re: Cavalier Futura VXE-30-6003-2 - Italy to down under?

Post by DavidLeonie » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:10 am

Thanks all

They seem to be open now and I have put in a request.

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Re: Cavalier Futura VXE-30-6003-2 - Italy to down under?

Post by DavidLeonie » Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:06 am

Hi all

I heard back but they could not find the number and advised the records for Italian boats are lost...

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