Updates - Hampton Safari Boat Club

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Latest Updates/Changes:


March 2018
Updated Prinny advert - boat SOLD
February 2018
Minor updates to event registrations
Delete several older For Sale/Sold Adverts.
Added "Astra" For Sale Advert.
January 2018
Removed Xmas/New Year Greeting
Updated 2018 Events details and opened 2018 event registration page.
Updated Owner details and welcome new Members Dave and Kim for Mk2 Safari, "Robin"
Corrected various outdated links and minor typo's spotted while making other corrections/updates.....
December 2017
Added 2017 Xmas & New Year greeting...
November 2017
Updated For Sale Ads - new advert for Tickety Boo inserted.
Added window refurbishment article
New Member "Dolphin" added

October 2017

Updated For Sale Ads - New Ad for Prinny inserted

Updated Members Questions/Queries - Canopy Underside repair

New Members Tracey and Adi (Goldfinch) added

New Members John and Rosalind (Badger) and Janice, Peter, Alex (RipplesToo)

Fixing a smelly Loo (project)

New Owners/club members Brett and Sue, Herbidaceous IV

August 2017

Added 2017 meet up reports for WRC and Salhouse.

Added new Safari Inventory and History .pdf from Craig Slawson

Updated For Sale pages - Take 5 sold August 2017

Miscellaneous amdts/corrections to several pages.

June 2017

Updated 2017 Events page - remove WRC registration fields etc. Add/confirm attendees.

Interior images for Lady Rose added

Remove Safari Club Burgee offer as now closed.

Safari Helm seat offered to members

New Owners of Cheshire Cat (John and April) added to members page

Added Aiden and Jean with their Hampton Safari styled Classic 27 added as new members, even though their new pride and joy is not a true Hampton Safari....it's entered/allowed at the "Commodore's" discretion, as the boat is registered with the BA as a "Hampton Safari Classic 27".(!).....Call it an experiment in boating diversity & there's only 1ft in it!

May 2017

New For Sale advertisement " Take 5"

New Members added "Owner: Paul, Mk3 Safari, "Mine", Moored at Oundle

Craig Slawson added as full member in recognition of his services to Hampton Safari tracking/tracing over the years.

New Pre Order list for Hampton Safari Club custom burgees opened due to late demand.

March 2017

New boat "Manheru" for Sale added & updated homepage for sale gallery & links

Feature "For Sale" ads on homepage

Add Sutton Staithe recovery service to suppliers page

Minor format changes to For Sale pages following bug fixes.

Updates to custom burgee pricing and order details.

February 2017

Safari "For Sale" - Fortuna added

Updates to 2017 event registrations

Associate member added...

Switch to Google reCaptcha anti spamming on webmail forms

Merchandise - Hampton Safari Boat Club - custom burgeee flag offer.

Updates to attendees at 2017 events...

Minor updates to registered members page.

January 2017

Removal of old/out of date "For Sale" advertisements

Updates to member details - added owner details for Mallard ( - not sure why these were previously mislaid by me!)

Updates to attendeess at 2017 events.

Xmas greeting removed & replaced by a seasonal image of Horsey Wind Pump...

December 2016

Xmas greeting added

Details of new Breakdown/Recovery Service added

New members - Steve & Lisa, Shardlow's new owners added.

November 2016:

2017 Event Dates listed and sign up page updated.

Ranworth Island meetup report

Potter Heigham to The Canaries article uploaded and published

New members details added and entries updated

Applied significant Website software upgrade & "debugged"the improvements!

September 2016:

Lady Melody - SOLD - advertisement updated.

Lady Dee renamed as Lady Rose and repainted in Burgundy and White. Lady Dee Salvage and rescure page updated

Mew Members - Lyndsay and John, All Good

New Members - Tom and Mim, New Owners of OWL

Home page updates

Barney Advertisement removed.

New members - Stephen and Dawn, Barney's New Owners added

New members - Peter and jean, Blue Belle added
New Member - Angela, Goldfinch

August 2016:

Numbers/Registrations for Ranworth Meet Updated/Amended

Lady Melody - For Sale New Advertisement

Barney - SOLD in record time!

2016 Waveney meet and Oulton CIC - images and report added

Journey through Norwich - cruise info added to OnSafari Tales From The Riverbank" section

Barney - For Sale - new advertisement

New members - John and Linda, Lady Dee added

New members - Maurice, Barbara , Alfreda & Chris, Kookaburra (our furthest distant owners I think - Queensland Australia!)

June 2016:

  • New Member  - Barry, "NIB" added
  • Update events
  • Added offer for customised Hampton Safari Club Shirts.
  • 2016 Salhouse Meet and CIC  - images and report added

May 2016:

  • New member - Paul, Lady Melody, added
  • New members - Andy & Catherine, Tarka added
  • New members - Lesley and ian, Georgie added
  • Updates to Tranquil Time details
  • Updates to 2016 Events on Home page
  • Tarka sold - advertisiement updated....
  • Additional images added to Tarka For Sale advert.
  • Updated Event registrations

April 2016:

  • Bug fix - Too many m's in "hamptonsafari" on contactus form - you can now contact us normally again by email!
  • New "For Sale" Advertisement - Mark III - Tarka
  • Updated member entry for Miss Kendi - new picture following full repaint.
  • Updated Home page & welcome to new members/new owners
  • Added query from Fritz re Cavalier Gas Locker
  • Updated Registered Owners page with new Member details
  • Removal of out of date "For Sale"Adverts.

Jan-March 2016:

  • Updated event registrations page and added list of registered entrants
  • New member registrations and updates.

December 2015:

November 2015

October 2015

September 2015

  • Dates for 2016 Salhouse and Waveney River Centre Meetups announced
  • New Front canopy/screen and rear covers fitted to Passing Wind
  • "Sally Ann II" has been renamed as "Miss Kendi". "Cindy" has also been renamed as "Minnow".
  • An answer to the "Mk3 1 legged table" query has been posted (with an image).

August 2015

  • New members added.
  • New Canopy Roller suppliers added
  • Updates to For Sale adverts - Sunchaser & Maytime Safari confirmed Sold.

July 2015

June 2015

  • Removed several old/unchanged "For Sale" ads - these pages needs to be kept current and up to date to be of any  real use. to both Sellers and prospective Buyers. If you sell, change price, or wish to have the Ad reinstated please let me know with the relevant update details.
  • Updated/refreshed Members List
  • Updated website to latest software release - please let me know if you spot any problems with this latest version.

MAY 2015

  • Salhouse Meet & CIC link up instructions added

  • End of an Era - Retirement from active boating and cruising by our founder members Brian and Jan as a result of sudden and unexpected ill health
  • Updates to current 2015 Salhouse and Waveney River Centre Meet Ups
  • Maytime Safari added to the For Sale pages - an unmissable bargain for anyone seeking a Safari.
  • New owners of Malandi (Diane and Allan) have registered with us. Malandi has relocated to Somerleyton
  • Malandi has now been confirmed sold. Best wishes to Jacqui and Mal for the future, and thanks for your past membership and support...
  • Bug Fix: Rolling Images on the members gallery have been reinstated properly.
  • Latest Updates/Changes page changed to a link to this page to save space on the Homepage...

April 2015

  • Windrush II has now been relocated to the River Deben and is being well cared for by new owners Patricia and David....(members list updated).

  • Can anyone help Derek (new owner of SET FAIR (formerly Farleigh Bell) identify where his one legged table would locate when in use on his Safari Mk3? (It stows on wall opposite the cooker when not in use).

  • We have 14-15 members registered for our 6th June Salhouse meet and around 11-13 registered for Waveney RC on July 11th. Room for more if you are interested in joining us at either venue! See who has already signed up for 2015 Meet Ups or check your event registration...

March 2015

  • Some minor changes to meet up notes below with regard to registering/booking berths.

  • For Sale pages updated with new advertisement for  "Sally Anne II"

  • For Sale pages - Price reductions on Kibo and Malandi as the new season begins....

January 2015

  • Advance Notice of 2015 Meet Up dates and venues. Links to sign up forms.

  • Video footage of Dave's  "Regal Safari" passing through Potter Bridge (provided by Malcolm & Jacqui of "Malandi" who acted as ballast and film crew!) has been added to "A Regal Safari week" submitted by Dave Cowley. You can also view the footage here.
  • Member Query: How much paint required for Topside of a Safari (using Toplac 1 part)?

December 2014

  • Rolling Back The Years - Dungraftin Modernisation

  • Brian Raises The Roof - an illustrated guide to canopy roller replacement

  • Some further updates on refurbishment activities on Poppy II (including some detail re planned canopy roller replacements)

  • The Beccles Flotilla/Cavalcade 2015 - Early news of a charity "run" being organised by Waveney Stardust

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