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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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Fleming 55

Play d’eauBraye Harbour, Channel Islands, 2006 click to enlarge

In 2003, our new Play d’eau was delivered after she had been displayed at the Dusseldorf 2003 Boat Show.

Hull No 129, built by Tony Fleming of Fleming Motor Yachts and certified ‘A Ocean’, was a significant change from our previous planing hull boats. …

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Descaling the heat exchanger

The Gulper pump connected to the tub of Rydlyme and the engine's cooling system

To descale the engines, we devised an alternative method from just sending the heat exchangers away for cleaning. This would save time and do the whole engine. …

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