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Old 18 July 2012, 10:35   #161
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We'll be getting fuel at Braye (Alderney) for the Searider, and then Guernsey or Jersey for Blue Ray.

I'm 95% sure all the 585's will be filling at Braye as well as I think they have 90 Litre tanks.

We've never had any problems with fuel from Braye - unless that is you forget to refuel at high tide and there's no water left in the harbour when you do remember!
Ok. If I fill full here and then go all the way up in one go I'm not sure that I will have enough fuel to get round the island and then to Guernsey but if I stopped at Jersey or even Dielette en route then I would do. Depends on the weather on Friday really. I suppose I could just put 50 or 60 in at Braye and then fill up properly in Guernsey... This is made even more complicated by the 1.25 exchange rate making the CIs not quite as differentially attractive as usual...

Went out for a run today, conditions were choppier than expected, wind definitely force 4. But then I don't suppose they have any bearing on Alderney conditions because I'm even further away than the rest of you!
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Old 18 July 2012, 12:25   #162
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It would be really helpful if we could have an idea of how much petrol everyone would like and when would suit for refuelling. Low water on Friday is at about 15.15 so Saturday morning may be best. We are looking forward to seeing you all!
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Old 18 July 2012, 13:34   #163
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This is made even more complicated by the 1.25 exchange rate making the CIs not quite as differentially attractive as usual.
No one comes here for the exchange rate

Have you caught up with Erintini to see what they are doing? Perhaps meeting up with them in Gorey would fit in nicely.
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No one comes here for the exchange rate

Have you caught up with Erintini to see what they are doing? Perhaps meeting up with them in Gorey would fit in nicely.
Yes...and no....
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Looks like we'll be leaving Jersey sometime Friday afternoon. I haven't decided yet whether to move the boat to an all tide mooring so we can leave mid afternoon or wait 'til it floats and leave about 1800hrs. Whichever way, I hope it's a bit better than it looks outside my window right now
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I'm aiming for saturday
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Ch08 confirmed then.
FYI We won't be listening on VHF this year, nor will the phone be on until after 2000hrs.
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I was beginning to think I was going colour blind and could only see green but at long last my rods and cones are seeing the full sprectrum.
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