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Old 08 October 2009, 16:40   #391
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Picked up a couple of night shifts on the Steel works... unfortunately!
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Old 08 October 2009, 16:54   #392
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Who's going for certain and who's staying at the campsite?
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Old 08 October 2009, 17:33   #393
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Old 08 October 2009, 18:22   #394
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I should get to the campsite for around 2000 on Friday (aargh that's tomorrow!), is there a reccommended pub nearby if no-one seems to be around, or is it best to pick a number from the list and ring to find the mad people ??

I'm hoping to have the chance to get some of the daft questions out of the way on Friday night, including advice on which of the launch sites to go for.

1st daft question - how much fuel would seem sensible to take ? I've only got the original 25l tank, and a spare the same size at the moment, am I going to have to try and scrounge another one from somewhere or does that sound reasonable ?
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Ah, should have read the previous posts, someone's mentioned 120 litres but I have quite a few less horses. Time to get the calculator out...
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Old 09 October 2009, 03:40   #396
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Ah, should have read the previous posts, someone's mentioned 120 litres but I have quite a few less horses. Time to get the calculator out...
Guess it depends on where poeple end up , Cowes or Yarmouth & its easy to fill up ( if not the cheapest !)
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Old 09 October 2009, 03:54   #397
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HAve a good one lads and ladies, have a pint for me too
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i am leaving the house now and expect to be at ellersley after lunch
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Unfortunately due to lack of crew and also up-coming redundancy, it's probably best if I don't bring the boat (it's not a Searider anyway ).

I hope you all have a fantastic time, and look forward to hearing all about it next week. Will be driving past over the weekend so will keep an eye out for a mad flock of seariders and assorted honouraries
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And it's such lovely weather for camping ...

Packing now, whilst waiting for boy to get home. Warm clothes, beer, petrol, loo roll, thats about the essentials isn't it.

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