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Old 11 June 2007, 18:34   #221
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Think I'm going to have to drop out of this one which I'm pretty gutted about...

Unfortunately I think I'm gonna be working.

Hope you all have a safe and fun time.

rest assured, I'll be thinking about it and generally stropping around and being in a huff all week end!
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Old 12 June 2007, 17:01   #222
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Right folks Metcheck is giving 26 mph wind from the SW on Sat and lots of rain. Thats not going to be pleasant with a course of 210 degrees to Alderney.

http://www.metcheck.com/V40/UK/FREE/...e=Solent&day=4

What are peeps thoughts ?

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Old 12 June 2007, 17:39   #223
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Well the boat is loaded and waiting even had the engine serviced 10 hours early. but as my son is at uni my wife as volunteered but only if the weather is manageable . I will make my decision Thursday/ Friday. wont be much fun for her if its raining and rough.
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Old 12 June 2007, 20:41   #224
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Right folks Metcheck is giving 26 mph wind from the SW on Sat and lots of rain. Thats not going to be pleasant with a course of 210 degrees to Alderney.

http://www.metcheck.com/V40/UK/FREE/...e=Solent&day=4

What are peeps thoughts ?

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Lets all hope there wrong as normal , glad i brought a geko helmet @ RIBEX so dont have to worry about rain just the sea state but ive got big b***s so as long as its not dangerous im still on for it, i want to see if these 4.8 RIBCRAFT are as good as they say they are in a big sea.
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Old 13 June 2007, 01:03   #225
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Right folks Metcheck is giving 26 mph wind from the SW on Sat and lots of rain. Thats not going to be pleasant with a course of 210 degrees to Alderney.

http://www.metcheck.com/V40/UK/FREE/...e=Solent&day=4

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Old 13 June 2007, 03:36   #226
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Right folks Metcheck is giving 26 mph wind from the SW on Sat and lots of rain. Thats not going to be pleasant with a course of 210 degrees to Alderney.

http://www.metcheck.com/V40/UK/FREE/...e=Solent&day=4

What are peeps thoughts ?

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Interestingly, the same met site gives only 13mph at Yarmouth and 18mph atAlderney!

http://www.metcheck.com/V40/UK/FREE/...yarmouth&day=3

Perhaps take it steady on the way there with the smaller boats in the wake of the larger boats; we should have good weather for the return passage predicting 10mph and sunny.

http://www.metcheck.com/V40/UK/FREE/...e=Solent&day=4


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Old 13 June 2007, 04:40   #227
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Interestingly, the same met site gives only 13mph at Yarmouth and 18mph atAlderney! Steve I'm still go for the mo
Yes been having a look at Plymouth and Portland this morning, big differences from using "Solent" as a search location. We are still on for it. Likely to meet the odd shower so we will be taking the motor cycle helmets and go wearing full oilies.

Camp site is grass over sand on a slight slope so should drain well if we have a shower rather than looking something like "Glastonbury"

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Old 13 June 2007, 05:36   #228
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How inconsiderate to schedule A level exams either side of the Ribnet Alderney cruise.
Would love to join you all but I am chained to my desk for another week.

Have a good un!

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Old 13 June 2007, 06:23   #229
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Alderney

I am afraid that my boat is still not ready and so will not be able to join you.

However I attach a wether forecast for you to look at

Hope those that make it have a great time.

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Old 13 June 2007, 11:53   #230
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It's always windier in Alderney than elsewhere. You can almost guarantee it'll be a Force stronger in Alderney than Jersey, and we're only 30 miles apart!
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