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Old 28 December 2011, 09:09   #31
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I'd like to come and meet everyone in the Rib fraternity, would be coming from Christchurch, and will have wife and kids, we went to Lymington two weeks ago and survived so anything less than about 3 metre swell will seem a doddle. How can we check on the day about times and confirmations ?
For a 12.30 lunch at Yarmouth , maybe you'll be out of the run at 11.25ish ?

Looks Like 2 boats from Poole who could meet up with you ? message Avocet (as the instigator) maybe ?

Alex - maybe 10.00ish at Lymington ? Assuming its calm & nice with a less than 10knt wind for me to get to the Needles and back in one piece in Streaker.
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Old 28 December 2011, 09:51   #32
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Alex - maybe 10.00ish at Lymington ? Assuming its calm & nice with a less than 10knt wind for me to get to the Needles and back in one piece in Streaker.
Ok, 10am it is. What weather websites do you check?
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Old 28 December 2011, 12:03   #33
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Ok, 10am it is. What weather websites do you check?
For going out that way;

Hurst Castle Wind Data

and the really big window in my lounge !

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Old 29 December 2011, 15:35   #34
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For going out that way;

Hurst Castle Wind Data

and the really big window in my lounge !

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Theres no info on the Hurst website Pete, maybe it's because I'm using an imac?

The real time info from your lounge window sounds good though
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It can occaisionally break as its pretty exposed out there. The same site can give you Yarmouth, Portland and Lyminton I think ...
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Alex - maybe 10.00ish at Lymington ? Assuming its calm & nice with a less than 10knt wind for me to get to the Needles and back in one piece in Streaker.
Do you guys mind if I tag along? I fancy a bit more of a run than just over to Yarmouth.
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Do you guys mind if I tag along? I fancy a bit more of a run than just over to Yarmouth.
Do you mind if I tag along as well? don't worry, i can do 34 knots aparently!
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You're both welcome, see you there
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Looks to be shaping up as follows:

From Poole (suggest leaving Parkstone Bay Marina 11.30):

Avocet, Mrs A and Scurvy Crew
Oscarguitar + 2
Longjohn? + ?

From Christchurch (Poole boats will be passing just before midday):

Mudbug? + 3?

From Lymington (via The Needles) (leaving 10.00):

Whisper and Mrs W
PeterM + 1
Ian M + 1/2/3?
Nathan K

From Southampton (leaving 11.15?)

Neil Harvey + 1
TrevorG + ?
Mark241 + 2

Final numbers and any additions or changes, let me know. Propose that we use CH72 and if anyone who hasn't got it wants my mobile number please PM me.

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Old 02 January 2012, 06:37   #40
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Parkstone Bay Marina to Christchurch in 30 minutes! It's lucky there is no speed limit in the harbour this time of year. I have a feeling that may be above my best economical speed!

If the weather is like today it will be perfect.
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