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Welcome to


the late Douglas Hopwood's' web site (kindly donated by his son Peter)




This is an advert free zone but here is the photobook presented to Margaret in memory of Doug



Drascombe Projects

Drascombe Cruises

Outboard servicing

Boat trailers


Campervan Corner




News ..

Whilst waiting for next sailing season, a new "Campervan corner" section was added in January.


This spring I was very busy working on Appuski Too and now (Jun) that the summer sailing has started I will update the Drascombe Projects section soon with this year's mods.







Living with a



Other pages



Major Photo Galleries



Syria -

A trip as tourists in this amazing country shortly before much of thousands of years of history was turned to rubble.


Drascombe Coaster Logo


Boat Matters

Drascombe Projects

Drascombes - not just Coasters. Now includes Drifter 22 items

Service small outboards

Particularly single cylinder 4 strokes.

Boat Trailers

Government expects disintegrating trailer brakes! Nylon rollers etc.


Cruises - Appuski Too

Viking Cruise Appuski Too joins Drascombes from England, Scotland, Eire and Netherlands on a cruise from Denmark to Norway.


Cruises - Appuskidu

A selection :-

Netherlands - Appuskidu visits a

Drascombe rally on the WaddenZee.

Scotland Drascombe rally

and cruise and on to Fingals cave.

Venice and Croatia

Drascombes to the Adriatic

Brest Amazing photos from Brest festival.

Semaine du Golfe

Photos from the Morbihan.


St Petersburg.

Book cover

A record of this trip is recorded in the book "Appuskidu went too" which members of the Association can loan from the Drascombe Association "Books" page.


Campervan Corner

Living with Bertie the Bilbo's



Picture of Paul Paul Hopwood

Classical & Operatic




Aofe O'Sulivan

Classical & Operatic Soprano



Choir PhotoWeybridge Male Voice Choir

Douglass other interest


Drascombe Coaster Logo

Drascombe Association

Site for all things Drascombe related.


Other Drascombe Sites :-

Irish Drascombes

Dutch Drascombes

Wooden Drascombes

US & Canadian Drascombes.




A tourist trip











Three Drascombes and

a motor boat

travel to


Venice and Croatia
















Stunning Pictures from


Fte maritime internationale



This site is entirely constructed using only

Microsoft Word 2003 for the web pages

and JAlbum 8.12.1 for the photo galleries.