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Old 29 February 2008, 11:46   #1
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Faxaflói, Iceland - Saturday 1 March 2008

We are planning going out on two boats tomorrow Parker 900 Baltic and Cheesee. Forecast to be up to -11 degrees, virtualy no wind and little if any clouds.

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We are planning going out on two boats tomorrow Parker 900 Baltic and Cheesee. Forecast to be up to -11 degrees, virtualy no wind and little if any clouds.

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You must be crazy, be carefule when you launch the boat, yor car could follow the boat in to the water ...ice and snow can be slippery.

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Good Luck with that Bogib!

Maybe not totally crazy, but a little bit can help make a good day, eh? - like diving Thingvellir in 3C!
We are heading your way in June (4x4s on MV Norrona, not RIBs), might catch a RIB trip when we get there....
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You must be crazy, be carefule when you launch the boat, yor car could follow the boat in to the water ...ice and snow can be slippery.

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Sveinki, yours still here in Reykjavik, why not join in tomorrow morning

If the car/trailer follows the boat.... well one car less to keep in the toy storage and more space for one more boat

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Good Luck with that Bogib!

Maybe not totally crazy, but a little bit can help make a good day, eh? - like diving Thingvellir in 3C!
We are heading your way in June (4x4s on MV Norrona, not RIBs), might catch a RIB trip when we get there....
Wilk, you must join us for a spin, we are even planning interested trip in June to the island Eldey on the longest day of the year more over here called as "Jónsmessunótt"

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Hope you guys are getting better weather up there than here on the west coast of Ireland - it's nasty. Don't forget to post a pic here!

Unfortunately we arrive after the 21st, but thanks! I might PM you closer to the time to check what is happening with RIBbaldar.
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Hope you guys are getting better weather up there than here on the west coast of Ireland - it's nasty. Don't forget to post a pic here!

Unfortunately we arrive after the 21st, but thanks! I might PM you closer to the time to check what is happening with RIBbaldar.
Willk, there is no might... you PM me closer to the time and if there is something you require don´t hesitate to contact me or any RIBbaldar member.

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Cheesee was not taken out this morning well anyway 5 of us went out on Stefnir 7633 10.30 this morning, temperature showed -9 degrees C in my car on the way, almost clear skies and no wind.

The boat was put on water on snow/frozen slipway and once completed and all aboard the heading was for the village Akranes across the bay, then into Hvalfjörður (Whalefjord) to the whaling station. To Snarfari marina in Reykjavik and back to Kopavogur where Stefnir 7633 has its homebase.

Cruising in -9 degrees on 33 knoths holding camera bare handed was a hell and I had problem getting the glove back on again...... not recommended to anyone

Well this thread is useless without pictures, so here they come......

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Here we approached the old (still used) whaling station where they take the whales and cut them up.

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