Author Topic: Magnen of mini fame back in designing again???  (Read 5779 times)

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Offline NicoG

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Magnen of mini fame back in designing again???
« on: February 04, 2009, 22:15:39 PM »
FIrst time I heard of this good designer in almost ten years...

Atomium 9.50 designed by Magnen.

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Re: Magnen of mini fame back in designing again???
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2009, 07:07:05 AM »
Hi Leo,

cool to see that Magnen is back. His minis are legendary :-) But I think he was not 10 years away. He did the Ginto and the TamTam, I think. At least he did not do any Protos.

As I can't really read french I cannot see what is quoted there but the second quote is from Jacques Valente.

Do you know the yard?

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Re: Magnen of mini fame back in designing again???
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2009, 17:30:48 PM »
hi Ubik, no idea about the yard.. You know Valente sailed a Ginto, so the Magnen connection is clear. I heard Valente was busy with a 950 project somehow. So this must be it...


PS, True about the TamTam that was not to long ago, but feels like it....:)

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Re: Magnen of mini fame back in designing again???
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2009, 09:18:55 AM »
Does anyone know where the TamTam is & who owns her?

Maybe she should come home to Canada.

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Re: Magnen of mini fame back in designing again???
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2009, 18:49:19 PM »
THe designer owned it, part of the deal. LAst time I did see it it was in La Rochelle (08).

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Re: Magnen of mini fame back in designing again???
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2009, 19:24:57 PM »
Hi Leo, 
I looked for the TamTam in La Rochelle & was told she was moved the week before I arrived!
No local Ministas knew where she had gone.
She was entered for the Fastnet, DNS, then just disappeared.
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