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Old 23 February 2007, 17:26   #61
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please see this post

http://rib.net/forum/announcement.php?f=&a=2

AS previosly noted I am not organising a trip.

I am merely using Rib.net as one would a phone to let people know of my plans. Any / all who decide to come along on the day do so entirely at their own risk and must bear responsibility for themselves and their crews themselves.
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Old 17 March 2007, 03:22   #62
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whats happening with this......thread seems to have fallen on its arse
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Old 17 March 2007, 04:00   #63
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I'm sitting here with my face washed ready to go.


Did the gents who were keen to speak to us that night ever catch you





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Old 17 March 2007, 13:38   #64
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Hmmmmmm - Yes, i thot that too.

Need to get some stuff sorted - accomo, distance from pub etc.

Who is staying where? i think Ardfern looks best - Craobh Haven (?) looked a bit windswept last time i was there.

Intending to tow up Saturday am, get some ribbin in and stay overnight with reserve ribbin time on Sundy.

howzabout that then?

Lets get this party started - albeit "it is not an organised outing"
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Old 17 March 2007, 14:23   #65
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Kado nearing completion

Kado is nearing completion and the engine was delivered during the week.

I had heard very good reports regarding hospitality in Craobh nd with that in mind met up with Jim Berry, the marina manager @ dublin boat show.


I am still on for my orignal plan to leave Cushendall @12 midday on the saturday

C u all.##rgds
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Old 20 March 2007, 02:31   #66
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some more details

http://www.ukdiving.co.uk/places/coa...rryvreckan.htm
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Old 20 March 2007, 04:59   #67
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Wow! Think i'll leave the dive equip. at home

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Old 25 March 2007, 07:35   #68
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I have had the Corryvreckan on my list of dives to do for so long, it is possible on the right tide and weather conditions, but these are rare.
I have been through it many a time in my 5.3m RIB, its a bit strange but not dangerous except in certain weather conditions.
If I get the boat built back up again and tested before April I may come down and join in for a laugh, is only 20miles from here!
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Old 27 March 2007, 19:13   #69
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If your heading down that way I would really reccomend going East of Seil Island, if the tide will allow and go under the bridge to the Atlantic, it is a fantastic thing to do but tide must be fairly high.

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Anybody I know that has tried this grounded at least once on the trip through, knowing what it looks like at low water I wouldn't attempt it without some "brave" pills.......
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Old 28 March 2007, 12:52   #70
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Anybody I know that has tried this grounded at least once on the trip through, knowing what it looks like at low water I wouldn't attempt it without some "brave" pills.......
Agreed. There's easier ways to get to the Tigh an Truish. I keep thinking I ought to try the passage from the south but so far chickened out. Perhaps when I've saved up enough for a plotter, though GPS is probably not accurate enough to do the passage at speed anyway.
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