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Old 29 June 2003, 14:52   #1
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Littlehampton` Sunday 29th June

For those who have not been to Littlehampton here is a view of the public slip and the new RNLI facility just above it. And yes that rib is Seahawk .
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And this is what ribs were made for. "Sadly" most of the hard boats turned back once they saw the conditions in the narrow entrance.
This is what we like best
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And another shot. The waves were just coming from every direction.
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And another good shot.
It was great fun just going in and out of Littlehampton

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And back into Littlehampton. The little Avon Searider with a 60 hp outboard was given a hard time but managed
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Now this is something. For a minute I thought he had taken the wrong turning and I would be involved in a May Day rescue.
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And here he is in a full view.
I missed the best shot cos he did not wait to be recovered just drove straight up the slip under his own steam
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And this is what ribs were made for. "Sadly" most of the hard boats turned back once they saw the conditions in the narrow entrance.
This is what we like best
Yawn, Yawn, Yawn...

Get a life Andre, you dreamer!
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To be fair, if you go down to Littlehampton when there is any sort of swell running, the odds are that you will see ski boats full of brave and cocky lads get as far as the river mouth and then swiftly turn round and go back to the pub!

Conditions can be quite "sporting" on a good day. I know what sort of boat I would rather be in (or is that on?)

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little Avon Searider with a 60 hp outboard was given a hard time but managed
I looked at the picture before reading the caption and thought... "crikey, look at that brave canoeist!!" - you can hardly see his little RIB!

Like the Pics, Andre.
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