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Old 21 July 2010, 12:18   #231
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Rutland to CIs is a long way by sea,
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Old 21 July 2010, 12:21   #232
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You need one of them airship attachments
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Old 21 July 2010, 13:05   #233
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HI, all. I am still planning to try and make this journey. Roy are you still planning a late leave friday afternoon, if all is good? I have some baby sitting issues and have to get away from work in time. But boat is all ready, im ready, just the complications.

One question, is any boating documentation, required/ advisable? eg ICC? insurance etc.
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Old 21 July 2010, 13:20   #234
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One question, is any boating documentation, required/ advisable? eg ICC? insurance etc.
Tim will be able to advise better, but I do know that you do not need an ICC. Things here are relaxed to the point of obsession.
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Old 21 July 2010, 15:35   #235
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Customs forms part 1 completed before ye go and part 2 when you get back. If you are going to be buying any duty free Q flag to be flown 3 miles offshore .
You can take your insurance docs in case you need them but other than customs forms nothing is required as it's part of the British Isles not even your passport.

Weather still looking good 15 knots is the max wind at the mo according to various weather sites.
High tide Dover 1015 DST, so we will be going with the ebb and should have a favourable wind with tide so fairly smooth with a bit of swell.

We will return on Sunday with a Southerly wind if it stay's as predicted on the flood tide so smooth seas again in theory anyway.
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Old 21 July 2010, 16:11   #236
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Tim,
will have to pull out. Can't get back to blighty until saturday lunchtime.
Might get out Sunday though, so could end up bumping into the floptilla on the return leg, we'll see. Have a fab trip folks
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Old 22 July 2010, 02:59   #237
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Hang on, 90 miles East, that's DEVON!!!!!
Passport and visa then
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Old 22 July 2010, 04:30   #238
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Innoculations?
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Old 22 July 2010, 15:21   #239
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Just arrived from jersey. Gentle swell out there and F3 to 4 but luckily wind with tide so fairly good crossing. Have tasted beer and can confirm that it is palatable.
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Planning

Fuel check
Money Check
Beer Check
Passage Plan check
Weather forecast check
Wife Check
Slip lines at East Cowes Marina 0945 arrive Safewater Mark 1020 .
Depart Safewater Mark 1030 @ 22knots arrive Alderney 1313 moor up 1315.
Beer 1316 think that covers it.

See you in the morning or at Alderney .
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