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Old 05 August 2004, 15:39   #191
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Anybody with a sub 4.5 metre boat and sub 60 HP motor fancy a trip around the IOW during July or August ?

Just a thought but if we get the right weather than it must be a go !!!!!!!

Just a thought.....how many so far and who?
Mebbe time for a list?


Me...Tifino single crewed launching from Haslar
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Old 05 August 2004, 15:41   #192
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I shall be passing the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour about 0930 hrs on my way to HMS D.

Callsign Sea Spray.

You got a callsign Robin


Regards Nick Reis Biggles
Yes Nick...my callsign is 'Tifino'
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Old 05 August 2004, 16:06   #193
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All welcome

Hi all,

This will just about be my last thread on this forum, Down on the south coast for 2 weeks tomorrow with no internet access.

With regards size Absolutely anybody with a RIB is welcome. Size is no object, 'as the actress said to the Bishop'

I shall be taking a disposable BBQ and a few bits of food, and even more drink, but I'm happy to stop at a pub on the way if we can get easy access, and I would also like to stop near the Needles and lunch on the beach there (Would make great photos). So much to do.

Lets just see who turns up and see how the time goes and more importantly how the weather treats us.

Below is a list compiled by Andy, but as you can see from reading these threads it just gets bigger and better.

Anybody unsure of where we are should be able to get us on Channel 72 or phone me on the day on 07729824838 or on the saturday on 07832271726 (but that phone is a bit dodgy at the moment)

Isle of Wight Round The Island – Boat List

Andy Beach Boat Name: Avon RIB
Make: Avon
Length: 5.5
Engine: Mercury 75

Nick Reis (Biggles) Boat name: Sea Spray
Make: Avon
Length: 3m +
Engine: Outboard 40 HP

Phil Davies Make: Avon Searider
Length: 4
Engine: Honda 30hp

Daniel TD5 Boat name: Frances May
Make: vailant vanguard
Length: 4.5
Engine: marainer 40 hp

Nemo Boat name: Champagne Eyes!!!!
Make: Avon
Length: 4M
Engine: Yamaha 50hp

Andy Stevens Boat name: GRANZ
Make: Ribtech
Length: 5.35
Engine: Suzuki 75

Andy (Hightower) Boat name: Kohaku
Make: BWM Deepsea
Length: 5m +
Engine: Yamaha 80AETO

Paul & Kathleen (The Jackeens) Boat name: Zebedee
Make: Gemini
Length: 5m +
Engine: Mariner 75 4 stroke

Peter (Ribald) Boat name: Pendragon
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 2.93 (half a 5.85 - the noisy, expensive end)
Engine: Suzuki DF115

Bilge Rat Boat name: Tango
Make: Avon
Length: 4.7 Metre
Engine: 50 HP

Gary and Pete Boat name: selva
Make: selva
Length: 4m +
Engine: outboard evinrude 50

Jamie Flatacraft
30 HP

Pete7 Boat name: Old Spice
Make: Pacific 22 + Tohatsu
Length: 6m +
Engine: Mermaid 200 hp + 150

Duncan (Searider) Boat name: Searider
Make: Avon
Length: 5.4
Engine: 90hp Mariner

Tim (Slimtim) Make: Flatacraft
Length: 3m +
Engine: 25hp Yamaha
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Old 05 August 2004, 17:21   #194
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Goodnight and goodluck

Thats it No more internet.

Looking at the forecast saturday may be better than sunday.

If the groundswell is that you want to change it then let me know on my mobile.

If not see you all sunday.

Best of luck

Nick Reis Biggles.

Looking at the list I think I have the smallest boat so should get battered about the most. At least the burgers should be cooked and waiting for me.

Honestly any major problems then please phone me.
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Old 05 August 2004, 18:20   #195
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hhhmmm, quite a bit of activity in the last couple of hours.

Pete, apologies, I have been unable to get out and take pics this eve as I got into a lengthy conversation with my dad about future career prospects. Then when I got ready to go, it was too dark! I will endeavor to get up there tomorrow afternoon after work.

If there is interest then I could let yarmouth habour know that 14 ribs would be coming in for lunch (i guess around midday) and book some tables in my fave local pub for lunch? You guys could then munch away and then head down to alum/scratchells for an afternoon swim/relax for an hour or so? Just a suggestion of course. Let me know what you think, but i would obviously need a wee bit of notice and a final decision on the pub thing from someone.

I will check this forum regually over the next couple of days.

The weather looks like it may blow up a bit for sunday, but hopefully not too much.

Cheers

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Old 05 August 2004, 21:10   #196
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So many names and callsigns to remember!

I'm launching at Haslar Robin at about 09:00 (anyone else welcome to join) then cruising down to Lee Slip for 10:00 meet.

Sorry I've seem to have let everyone down with BBQ arrangments but it just seemed a bit impractical to take all that equipement on the boat, with so many people comming from different locations a post IOW celebrationary eat and drink on the mainland somewhere seemed difficult to arrange.

I can still supply BBQ Equipement at short notice after the event and will have it and food and beer on standby if arrangements are made on the day.

Looking forward to seeing new and old faces, should be a blast.

Andy
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Old 06 August 2004, 04:06   #197
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OMG this is looking like an Amarda

Its Cowes Week on the Island too so its going to be rather busy out there. Should be a hoot.

Tim, no problem


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Old 06 August 2004, 04:25   #198
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Yes, Cowes week, how could that slip my mind?! I wouldn't even bother trying to get fuel at cowes, will be an absolute nightmare! I'm off for my first night at the marina tonight...headaches tomorrow morning me thinks !

Any more thoughts on the pub thing? I will go into Yarmouth this afternoon and sort some stuff if people think its a good idea???

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Old 06 August 2004, 05:17   #199
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Yes, Cowes week, how could that slip my mind?! I wouldn't even bother trying to get fuel at cowes, will be an absolute nightmare! I'm off for my first night at the marina tonight...headaches tomorrow morning me thinks !

Any more thoughts on the pub thing? I will go into Yarmouth this afternoon and sort some stuff if people think its a good idea???

Tim
If we have a 1000ish start at Lee / Calshot we are going to be at Yarmouth before 1100 - too early for lunch.
The weather looks like it may deteriorate in the afternoon - a front coming in possibly late PM Sunday. My opinion would be to crack on and get round as far as possible before a late lunch / afternoon beer in Cowes.

Given calm ish weather even at 15 knots we should be able to crack it in about 4 hours - 1400 in Cowes?

Just my 2p

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Old 06 August 2004, 05:24   #200
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I'd agree with Duncan - let's get on with it! My interest in this event is primarily the boating and meeting Ribnetters - I have little interest in sitting in pubs all day.
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