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Old 10 January 2011, 06:49   #91
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Would it be a good idea to start a definitive thread that only admin / specific people could post to
I think the problem there is that most of the 100's of posts have actually been made by those of us that will be involved in the organising and would need posting rights on the 'locked' thread. It would just end up the same loquacious waffle.

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If the BBQ is near sheltered water, dinghy racing (without an engine is always entertaining and anyone can take part. A simple course round some buoys and round Island for Gotchiladdie ??
Sheltered water.... Alderney?
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Although I know that I do cross the line a bit sometimes - sorry SB&R lot - I can be serious, and have given a little bit of thought to what Karl suggests. I think the best way to do it will be a PDF. We can add dates, planned event, possible events and all relevant contact details. Ie. for Martin and all the hotels around. If we do have 70 people, hotels will be booked up pretty quick I'd guess.

The beauty of the PDF document idea is that it can be printed out easily for people to pass onto friends etc. If you think it's a good idea then I'll set one up tonight, Martin and Keith could then pass on relevant contact details for themselves and also for hotels and pubs etc. Waddaya reckon?
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Would it be a good idea to start a definitive thread that only admin / specific people could post to so any confirmed details can be easily found ie dates, activities, essential info etc etc rather than having to go through 100's of posts ??
I usually put key info on a dedicated Floptilla page on our web site, happy to do that again as things come together.

The page currently has a slide show of photos from the 2010 event.

Could do the same for the Paris run too, btw.
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I think the best way to do it will be a PDF. We can add dates, planned event, possible events and all relevant contact details.
Tim usually prepares a contact sheet for all involved, as above I am more than happy to add that to the web site and keep it updated.
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If the BBQ is near sheltered water, dinghy racing (without an engine is always entertaining and anyone can take part.
Longis Bay springs to mind.
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All good ideas

Some kind of head page or link to a page managed by small group or Martin via his website etc or as Gotchi suggested a pdf that can be hosted online.

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BBQ time / location / guide as to what you need
Yacht Club Rendezvous / Fish & Chips
Planned cruises with a very basic indication of nav (ie distances round trip Dielette)
Tide times for Alderney for the proposed dates ( very small tides 23/24 July)

Is it possible to get discount on fuel if Rib.net attendees agree with them the Ribs will all be between say 8 - 9 am for Petrol and will raft at the fuel 2 / 3 deep until all boats rafted are full before moving on (much quicker as very little time wasted with the pump not running)
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BBQ time / location / guide as to what you need
Yacht Club Rendezvous / Fish & Chips
Planned cruises with a very basic indication of nav
Tide times for Alderney for the proposed dates
Yep, just like the last two years.

Also included was a basic guide to the harbour, with both map and mariners eye views.
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Yep, just like the last two years.

Also included was a basic guide to the harbour, with both map and mariners eye views.

Sorry, forgot you had been there & got the T shirt but not yet finished the BBQ
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The date seems to be pretty much agreed, once Malthouse has his Floptilla page up and running hopefully we can get a mod to add the date to the thread title and a link to the page in the 1st post.
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Is it possible to get discount on fuel if Rib.net attendees agree with them the Ribs will all be between say 8 - 9 am for Petrol and will raft at the fuel 2 / 3 deep until all boats rafted are full before moving on (much quicker as very little time wasted with the pump not running)
No petrol on pump, only diesel sadly.

I agree that Martin's Floptilla page would be a good place for the latest info, if he doesn't mind keeping on top of it. The dates are agreed, and the activities can be added in due course.

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Longis Bay springs to mind.
Hmmm, convenient for you I suppose . Not sure about everyone else dragging their dinghy round there. Even worse if the tide's out.
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