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Old 30 March 2010, 17:19   #21
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... with the noobs to pass on their knowledge and skills as RIBs are proving to be a popular 1st boat for many people.
And yay verily the ar why aye did look upon the peebeetoo and smile.
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Old 30 March 2010, 17:21   #22
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Oh and Malthouse, if you're referring to times when the sea is as flat as a millpond, in fact it's actually quite a common occurrence round here - especially in the Baie de Mont St. Michel!
Thats gloating that is!

For us a millpond is anything less than a F7.

I bet we have better overfalls though.
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Last time I came up to Alderney it literally was like a millpond...still nearly got thrown out the boat coming round the east coast
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Thats gloating that is!

For us a millpond is anything less than a F7.

I bet we have better overfalls though.
I know so haha

A couple of years ago I trailered up to Cherbourg and sailed across in a Zod Pro 4.2m A fairly hectic (but very well planned) trip ensued, with only a couple of things falling off!

With the Vipermax though I imagine it'll be a bit more of a regular occurrence!!
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I was right, dammit, the weather for Tuesday has gone all wobbly.

Still, I did take a screen grab.
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Now it's showing a wave height of 0.0 for Wednesday pm despite the wind speed being 23 knots? Go figure!
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Perhaps their waveheight meter is at the top of a beach somewhere, and when the tide's out it doesn't give a reading

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I was right, dammit, the weather for Tuesday has gone all wobbly.

Still, I did take a screen grab.
Savour that screen shot. You're unlikely to see those colours on windfinder again for a little while.

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Last time I came up to Alderney it literally was like a millpond...still nearly got thrown out the boat coming round the east coast
Yeah, that normally keeps out the riff-raff
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Yeah, that normally keeps out the riff-raff
Trouble is, once in the riffs and the raffs are stuck!
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Trumphunter are now giving F2 and F4 for monday, but my own interpretation of the pressure systems is less optimistic.

I should have been taking the RIB to Jersey today, but I think I shall catch the metal bird instead.
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What are you? Man or mouse Should it be Maltmouse from now on?
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