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Piers and Lin du Pré are the owners of the Fleming 55 Play d'eau, based in Beaucette Marina, Guernsey in the Channel Islands at N49° 30’.197 W002° 30’.350.

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Exterminating bugs

Robin of RES replaces the GPS1 aerial of the Furuno satellite compass

Bugs – the bane of Play d’eau’s new Pilot House new electronics. Can we really exterminate them? I remember seeing mother-in-law size cockroaches in Delhi years ago in my flying days. There’d been a flying ant swarm and cockroaches …

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Play d’eau is featured in MBY

Motor Boat & Yachting April 2013 edition

After 10 years of glorious cruising, we decided it was time to upgrade Play d’eau’s electronics. We spent considerable time researching which equipment, suppliers and installers would be used, and work finally began in the winter of 2012 and finished before the season started in 2013. …

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