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Old 13 August 2008, 14:49   #1
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Dartmouth - Bank Holiday weekend

We are off to Dartmouth for the Bank Holiday weekend. Hopefully the weather will be good. We have booked accomodation in a local B & B for 2 nights and plan to cruise around the area.

Any tips from local ribnetters will be most welcomed
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Yes, Andre. When is your Bank Holiday weekend?
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Hi Brian, how are you keeping?

well I had in mind this coming one ie 23-25 August. Don't you have such on the IOM
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Don't you have such on the IOM
Either,
not as far as I am aware,
or,
as I havent worked for 20 years I have completely forgotten when Bank Holidays are.
You can take your pick, but thank you very much for telling me it is 23-25 August.

..........and life here is fine. Especially now it is basking shark time around the island.
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want a guide Andre
No thanks we will manage. Just wanted some tips of what was worth seeing and perhaps what not
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Lots to do in Dartmouth over Bank holiday & start of regatta.

Where are you thinking of launching / recovery - parking is a nightmare in this week?

I would suggest cuising upriver, but if you're 9m this may be tricky!

Brixham, Paignton & Torquay are a short step away as are Teignmouth & Shaldon if the tide is right. There are some good local coves & beaches - pm me for some details I don't want everyone knowing my favourites!

I'll be around all bank holiday & regatta week so if you see a 4m eyeing you up with envy you'll know who it is!

The Dart is a great river you'll enjoy it

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Lots to do in Dartmouth over Bank holiday & start of regatta.

Where are you thinking of launching / recovery - parking is a nightmare in this week?

I would suggest cuising upriver, but if you're 9m this may be tricky!

Brixham, Paignton & Torquay are a short step away as are Teignmouth & Shaldon if the tide is right. There are some good local coves & beaches - pm me for some details I don't want everyone knowing my favourites!

I'll be around all bank holiday & regatta week so if you see a 4m eyeing you up with envy you'll know who it is!

The Dart is a great river you'll enjoy it

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Many thanks. we are coming by rib so no launch/recovery. I have spoken to Darthaven marina and was told no berting available however the harbour master's office said they would find us a space. Will look out for you.
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Many thanks. we are coming by rib so no launch/recovery. I have spoken to Darthaven marina and was told no berting available however the harbour master's office said they would find us a space. Will look out for you.
did you try noss on dart or dart marina?
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did you try noss on dart or dart marina?
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No but will give it a go
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