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Old 02 March 2012, 03:35   #1
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Since nobody's started an Alderney Floptilla thread for this year I thought I'd open it up to the CI and France generally rather than just one specific trip.

I'm aware of a few people who plan to head south across the channel this summer, perhaps people will announce their intentions here so we can all start singing from the same hymn sheet?
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We're planning to have a couple of weeks in Barfleur beginning of August. If there's anything happening we'd be interested in joing up.
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Barfleur is a fair old hike away from us but if you end up going west to Alderney or Cherbourg then all the better

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It's about 40miles by sea from Barfleur to Alderney (could call in at Chb'g & have a pizza at "La Pizza" by the bridge), nice little poddle Failing that I could launch at Goury which iirc is a very pleasant little harbour just on the Cap de la Hague.
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CI will be as far as we go this year, not going to risk it with tanks full of red motion lotion!
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Failing that I could launch at Goury which iirc is a very pleasant little harbour just on the Cap de la Hague.
Goury to Alderney is a doddle, just make sure there's enough water to launch. Failing that, another option is Dielette. Good harbour, lots of parking and an easy run to either Jersey, Guernsey or Alderney.
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.. perhaps people will announce their intentions here so we can all start singing from the same hymn sheet?
I promised the guys I work with and a few mates a 'lad's' trip to the Scillies last year which didn't happen due to weather, work etc. That will be happening this year, early season. These guys are keen to experinece the 'offshore' thang.

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I promised the guys I work with and a few mates a 'lad's' trip to the Scillies last year which didn't happen due to weather, work etc. That will be happening this year, early season. These guys are keen to experinece the 'offshore' thang.

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I haven't forgotten about that one, lets hope this year's the year

Let me know if you come up with a date
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I haven't forgotten about that one, lets hope this year's the year

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This would be our plan too, + Olympics. Current idea is to bring boat over early June and have it in the UK for most of July. But things may change of course. If we do then Scillies will definitely be on the cards.

CIs wise...who knows! We'll definitely be around at some stage
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