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Old 07 June 2005, 16:50   #1
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Falmouth Bay Sunday

Any of the growing number of Southwest Ribsters coming out for a play on Sunday.
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Old 07 June 2005, 17:27   #2
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Would love to meet up Alex, I've got a busy weekend ahead but if all goes well Friday/Saturday may be able to come out to play Sunday!
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Old 07 June 2005, 17:29   #3
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Top stuff,

As you come from "Up East" do you want to meet up somehwere around the Dodman?
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Old 07 June 2005, 17:49   #4
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Ideal! I'd actually be launching from Par docks, although as I said I can only say 'maybe' at this stage.
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Old 07 June 2005, 18:37   #5
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Hi Ginger

Got the new trailer last Saturday from Bristol, then spent 7 hours trying to get it to fit me RiB

Should have got Tyrone to make me one then I wouldnt have done me back in and broke the Bath room scales!

Think I might have it sorted now after another 4 hours yesterday, just need to check the nose weight if thats out then its back to the drawing board as Ill need to shit the twin axles (please god noooo), once the trailers sorted I get the outboard serviced, its booked in a week on Thursday.

The summer will be over at this rate before Im in the water

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Old 08 June 2005, 02:56   #6
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Hmm.I think we all sympathise with you Shaggy!
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Old 08 June 2005, 03:18   #7
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I might be out to play on sunday but youl have to play gentle - my boat is half the length of yours and i carry 2 young children with me (6 and 7 years) theres a limit as to what i can put them through...

i have just purchased it (she's my first boat)

only trip out so far was 2 weekends ago - launched from mylor then spent the whole day exloring from truro to helford - loved it

Thank god they sell fuel at mylor - otherwise i would have had to go home early...

i was thinking of doing a run to fowey and back this weekend depending on sea state.

i have my SRC course on 17th so i can fit my vhf (for safety) as my ultimate goal is to do the scilly isles run although some people have said im mad doing that in a 4.2m boat - im fairly adventurous but i dont think im mad...

do you have any idea how much fuel a 55hp 2-stroke will burn on a 30nmile trip? thats why im thinking of going from mylor to fowey (i think its about the same distance as the scillies from sennen) so its kind of a trial run (i carry 70 litres)

what is the slip like down at sennen?
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Old 08 June 2005, 03:24   #8
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Not sure on either the fuel question or the slip at Sennen Cove.

But look forward to seeing you on Sunday, and don't get to worried about the children, mine are 8 and 10 now and have been coming out with me for 2 years. If you let me know what time you plan to launch I can meet you at Mylor
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Not sure on the bookings at work yet, but either way i'll be on the water.
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Old 08 June 2005, 06:19   #10
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Opps

Let me rephrase that "as Ill need to shift the twin axles"

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