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Old 03 June 2010, 17:06   #1
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Camping on the CLYDE

Planning a camping trip on the clyde but were unsure of tent / rib friendly places.

Only time ive camped was the shinty pitch at tighnabruich!!!

anybody know of any good spots where we can pitch a couple of tents and anchor the rib safely for the night?

cheers
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Old 11 June 2010, 11:23   #2
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sleep on board

Hi Craig

Sleeping on board ! saves carrying all the extra gear.

We will be bringing Storm Breaker up to Northern Ireland in August via the West Coast of Ireland. Then leaving boat for 2 weeks. Then end Aug popping back for some clyde cruising and return to Soton.

touch bases again then?
cheers Paul
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Paul,
Be sure to call in on the way around. Full support team on standby. As discussed ;-)
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Aye .. I want to know if his bangers are up to the job Paul
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Aye .. I want to know if his bangers are up to the job Paul
Ye wha?
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are ye not giving the man breakfast .. what did you think I meant ?
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are ye not giving the man breakfast .. what did you think I meant ?
That's my problem understanding you Biggers, you say exactly what you mean...

I do a nice "tall stack". And an excellent coffee with quite remarkable Restorative Properties.
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And an excellent coffee with quite remarkable Restorative Properties.
You'd bliddy need it after a night on that BNJ Muck ........
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You'd bliddy need it after a night on that BNJ Muck ........
Right, seeing as we've ruined poor Craig's thread AND as we're on "plain speak"...

BNJ, probably the best blended Scotch, has a substantial drop of Ardbeg in it, making it passable pish . I get a bottle gratis from a supplier every Christmas - shame to put it in the landrover wash bottle with the Polski vodka

Your working knowledge of Whiskey with an "E" will have to be expanded too. I view this as a personal responsibility which I intend to discharge at a future date when our wakes cross. Meanwhile I would draw your attention to Connemara (Peated Single Malt), the range of Bushmills Malts, Tyrconnell Malt and Inishowen. In the blended category - Black Bush, and finally Redbreast Pot Still.

There's work to be done!
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I have always found that camping on the clyde usually ends with the tent sinking...........
and its a pain to get the pegs in...........
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