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Old 23 November 2009, 15:58   #41
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Hi Neil - thanks for the advice

I'm probably panicking - but it's good to know that we can go with Tim if I do chicken out at the last minute - just being honest but I'm a bit of a big girls blouse when it comes to batism by fire - even with such great company - would very much like to take our own boat
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Old 23 November 2009, 16:36   #42
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general plan will be to launch somewhere, prob southampton water way for at least some (me incl.), and maybe take a blast before going to Cowes and up to the folly. will depend on conditions. if it's rough, not too far over to cowes anyway so no big issue, and we're a nice lot really, you won't be left behind. if wind is like the last couple of weekends, there might not be many peeps that actually go!
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Old 23 November 2009, 16:44   #43
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Thanks Neil - it's good to know the recent weather may put others off as well as a novice - it sounds great, we've done all the work on the electronics and not yet tested to see if any of it works - so it would be good to give it a bash and very reassuring to know that company/help would'nt be far away

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Old 23 November 2009, 17:39   #44
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Doh - I'm sure I've missed the plans elsewhere in the thread but where are we meeting and what are we doing??

Just trying to get my head around possible weather challenges and my complete lack of experience - to be honest anything much more than a fairly light chop and I'll probably have to pass until more experience is gained in better weather - would we be able to met you all there by car (where ever there is!!)

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If you dont fancy taking you Rib then you are both more than welcome to jump on board with me.
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Old 23 November 2009, 17:40   #45
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If you dont fancy taking you Rib then you are both more than welcome to jump on board with me.
Sorry just seen Tims post. His is much bigger than mine so I would go with him
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Unfortunately Saturday the 5th is out for us.

We have the last Rugby Fixtures of this term to do, then I'll have my Saturdays back for a few weeks.

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Old 24 November 2009, 03:18   #47
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So for Saturday 5th of December we have...

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Hi Tim - That would be great thank you - there would be two of us if thats okay and would be more than happy to help with fuel cost etc. Would love to use our own one but worried about biting off more than I can chew on only our 4th voyage out

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definately use your boat, if you feel it's too much we could swap for the passage, i can still remember the fun i had in a boat that size, and don't worry about everybody flying off and leaving you, that won't happen, i would offer some seats but i'm not sure when me and the girl friend will be coming back, i have a house in cowes and i haven't seen it for a couple of months so i'll be checking that over.
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definately use your boat, if you feel it's too much we could swap for the passage, i can still remember the fun i had in a boat that size, and don't worry about everybody flying off and leaving you, that won't happen, i would offer some seats but i'm not sure when me and the girl friend will be coming back, i have a house in cowes and i haven't seen it for a couple of months so i'll be checking that over.
Biff it will be good to see you again as it has been a long time. What time are you planning to run across perhaps we could meet in Southampton waters and run across together.
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morning Andre, i don't know just yet, i'll have a talk with "she who must be obeyed" and let you know, it will be good to catch up, and looking at your new toy it probaly will be catchup
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