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Old 21 May 2010, 03:47   #1
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Alderney Sunday 23 May

With the weather looking good for the week-end (bar the possibility of fog patches), does anybody fancy a trip to Alderney for lunch on Sunday? Departing Poole/Yarmouth around 9.00am.

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Old 21 May 2010, 03:55   #2
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i am on dog sitting duties for some friends this weekend otherwise i would be with you all the way!!!

if you do go, have a great time!!!!

we are hoping to be out next weekend and down in Poole for the powerboat racing on 6th June.
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We were thinking of running up from Jersey on Sat but are having second thoughts with a forecast of F5 and slight to moderate seas. Sunday is only looking slightly better in this neck of the woods. Sunshine should be out though
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Why not bring the dog with you!
if it were just our dog i would but its a friends dog as well that has never been boating and given its "high maintenance" think its not gonna work! : (
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We were thinking of running up from Jersey on Sat but are having second thoughts with a forecast of F5 and slight to moderate seas. Sunday is only looking slightly better in this neck of the woods. Sunshine should be out though
Smooth occasionally slight from our side: it's only when we get over to you that it becomes slight to moderate.... and hopefully the F5 will reduce the risk of fog. It's only F3/4 on our side so early fog is a possibility.

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if it were just our dog i would but its a friends dog as well that has never been boating and given its "high maintenance" think its not gonna work! : (
I also think that you might have problems landing a dog on Alderney: la rage etc
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I would have been well up for Alderney this weekend, unfortunately one of my alternators has decided to give up Just in time for the 25degrees thats forecast here

Fingers crossed I wont be missed out on the bank holiday weekend due to the outstandingly awesome, unbelievably way beyond the call of duty service from

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What's the problem? You've got two engines haven't you? Jettison the dodgy one, and you'd probably save on fuel as well

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Smooth occasionally slight from our side: it's only when we get over to you that it becomes slight to moderate.... and hopefully the F5 will reduce the risk of fog. It's only F3/4 on our side so early fog is a possibility.
Forecast morning mist here now, but still touching a F5. Not sure I fancy NE wind against tide, especially in the Race.

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I also think that you might have problems landing a dog on Alderney: la rage etc
Think it would be ok with a pet passport as long as you aren't going via France!
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Now that is definately food for thought ......
All i have to do is convince the crew.
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Food for thought?

(Food at Braye Beach Hotel: for everything else......)

Be good to have you along: I'm aiming on going anyway (see Ribs and Ribbing post) and my crew will happily assist if more hands needed on your deck.

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