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Old 28 November 2013, 16:33   #31
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That would be great.

I see from another forum that a number of RIBs might be meeting us in Honfleur. If weather works out and accommodation can be found this should be an excellent cruise.
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Old 30 November 2013, 07:51   #32
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Available accommodation is looking quite scarce.

Myself and Ian M have booked this hotel in Honfleur

Bed and Breakfast Chambres d'Hôtes A L'ecole Buissonniere , Honfleur, France - 269 Guest reviews . Book your hotel now! - Booking.com

There are a few rooms left and a choice of some other hotels in town and cheaper 1.5km away.

However this where it now gets difficult. I can't find any available accommodation in Ouistreham or Caen or anything in between but there are a number of camp sites.

Carentan is also proving quite difficult to find anywhere and The hotel in Cherbourg we all stayed at in October is full with two large groups having booked all the rooms !

I will check marinas next week to see if we can actually find a berth as it would appear this sort of trip should have been planned 12 months in advance !

If your looking for a retirement business you might want to consider a B & B on the Normandy coast
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Available accommodation is looking quite scarce.

Myself and Ian M have booked this hotel in Honfleur

Bed and Breakfast Chambres d'Hôtes A L'ecole Buissonniere , Honfleur, France - 269 Guest reviews . Book your hotel now! - Booking.com

There are a few rooms left and a choice of some other hotels in town and cheaper 1.5km away.

However this where it now gets difficult. I can't find any available accommodation in Ouistreham or Caen or anything in between but there are a number of camp sites.

Carentan is also proving quite difficult to find anywhere and The hotel in Cherbourg we all stayed at in October is full with two large groups having booked all the rooms !

I will check marinas next week to see if we can actually find a berth as it would appear this sort of trip should have been planned 12 months in advance !

If your looking for a retirement business you might want to consider a B & B on the Normandy coast
There's a campsite adjacent to the harbour at Grandcamp-Maisy. There's also a decent marina at Grandcamp. I've never stayed at the campsite but it's handy for the port & town & is in the heart of "D-Day" country.
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Powerboat Race to Monaco vs the 70th Aniversary of the D Day landing?

I wonder who is going to get the publisity?
Yes always a problem working out what to do, I would have liked doing the D Day cruise, the way it's going with the race boat it might still happen, I gave my word to the race so I'll stand by that.
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I would still love to do this little jaunt, it would air my old girl out and you guys could see the worth of a cabin rib, she was made exactly for what you lot are doing
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. There's also a decent marina at Grandcamp. .
Looking more and more likely we will have to look for camp sites or crash on Biff's cabin RIB - how many berths you got Biff

Starting to look at later dates to see if that is an option

Biff when is your race ?
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7 to 21.6.14 then a couple of days for the dust to settle, one big berth on stormchaser, very cosy big boy
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Starting to look at later dates to see if that is an option
We'll be in Barfleur for most of August, it would be good to meet up
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