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Old 15 July 2009, 05:57   #31
Country: UK - England
Town: Hamble
Boat name: Worth the wait
Make: Parker
Length: 7m +
Engine: Outboard
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Originally Posted by newribman View Post
just out of intrest but how many users on this forum r based around bristol and maybe intrested in having abit of a bristol channel cruise?
Whilst not based in Bristol, I am from Bristol and quite like the idea of dragging the boat up and having a trip in the local area. So if you do get a trip together, could you start a post to let us all know.


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Old 19 July 2011, 03:58   #32
Country: UK - England
Town: Bristol
Boat name: the Proverbial
Make: Salcombe Flyer
Length: 6m +
Engine: Outboard diesel
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I know this thread is really old but I have exactly the same questions - I live in North Somerset and am looking for someone interested in Bristol Channel cruising. We have a 5m Rib with 90hp engine, so not the biggest, but would like to experiment with a trip off the coast here, with some reassurance of help/advice if needed. Any thoughts?

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Old 22 July 2011, 15:15   #33
Country: UK - England
Town: Portishead
Length: 5m +
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Bristol Channel Cruising

I live in Portishead and have just purchased an Apex 5.3 with a Mercury 75 4 stroke.
I've been out in the channel a few times on a friends RIBS and a RIB i had a while ago.
Although i'm not overly experienced out in the channel, i've been boating for some years.

With the strength of the current around here i feel it's always best to go out with a boat 'Buddy' just incase anything happens and you need a tow in.

If your interested in getting together one weekend and having a cruise up or down the channel, reply and we'll see what we can sort out.

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Old 23 July 2011, 01:43   #34
Country: UK - England
Town: Bristol
Make: Ribcraft
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Hooorah He's Joined!! is it ever going to be ready dude? heading out today for some skiing etc, coming??

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