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Old 18 July 2010, 02:20   #201
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The latest weather forecast is giving winds of 6 to 12 knots from the west and north, it is not yet close enough to be super-reliable but at least it is saying the right things for now.

There is a low pressure that has been sat under Greenland for a little while, if that stays away then it should be ideal conditions.
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Old 18 July 2010, 08:04   #202
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There are a few ideas on the web page, but my own suggestion is as follows:-
I was going to suggest another run out to the Casquets lighthouse if anyones interested? Saturday afternoon perhaps though I haven't worked out what the stream will be doing yet.

We could pile into a couple of the larger ribs depending on how many takers, maybe even return south-about Alderney for more photo opportunities.

We squeezed 15 people on Martini on the last floptilla though I'm not sure she would've planed with that many
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The latest weather forecast is giving winds of 6 to 12 knots from the west and north, it is not yet close enough to be super-reliable but at least it is saying the right things for now.

There is a low pressure that has been sat under Greenland for a little while, if that stays away then it should be ideal conditions.
Windfinder's now giving a solid West F5-6 all weekend
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Windfinder's now giving a solid West F5-6 all weekend
Yep, that low is shifting
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Yep, that low is shifting
Could go anywhere in 5 days.
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Old 18 July 2010, 09:03   #206
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Saturday menu

The chef from the Little Rock cafe has offered to organise the BBQ at the sailing club on Saturday night, what do you all think?....


Steakburgers made from 100% Kiln Farm Steak Mince
with choice of condiments including grilled onions in olive oil and toppings:-
American, cheddar, blue cheese or bacon.

New Potatoes cooked in Alderney Organic Mint with Kiln Farm Alderney Butter.

Salad includes organic lettuces, fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, vintage cheddar, boiled egg and topped with homemade croutons.

Homemade Salad Dressings: Raspberry Vinaigrette, Buttermilk Ranch (with Kiln Farm Buttermilk), Heinz Salad Cream or Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar.

Additional Toppings: Fresh Organically Grown Onion, Peppers, Chives, Thyme, Parsley & Basil served on the side.

Mexican Black Bean Dip: Brown Rice, Black Beans, Kiln Farm Steak Mince, Salsa, Cheddar Cheese & Kiln Farm Soured Cream served with Corn Crisps.

Kiln Farm Ice Cream served with homemade cakes & toffee sauce.

All Dairy and Meat products as well as vegetables purchased from local sources our very own Kiln Farm and Island Gardeners!
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Another navigational note, here is a pic of the harbour entrance.
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Menu looks good weather looking ok still on the long range models
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Another navigational note, here is a pic of the harbour entrance.
Where's that?! Think I'd have to deflate my tubes to get in there!

BBQ menu sounds awesome, probably worth getting a profeshunel in for that many punters, bit unfair to burden 1 or 2 of us with the cooking.

PS looks like I'll be on my own, Mel can't get friday off.
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Where's that?! Think I'd have to deflate my tubes to get in there!
It is round the back of Florains, the fort nearest the lighthouse.

Nobody in their right mind would contemplate taking a boat through the gap, but I was after a killer photo.

I shall go back and get the same pic at low tide, with a zoom lens!
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