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Old 31 May 2003, 05:28   #1
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Only 28 days to go so are we having a list of declared runners and kick off time etc posted. I'll be arriving Conwy about 8am Saturday.

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Old 31 May 2003, 12:44   #2
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Dave (Wavelength) What your thought do we go to Conway or meet the other RIBS part way over.

I am easy dont mind tides are 10.15 ish so would not be able to lock out till 8.45 unless you know somewhere I could moor afloat and I come out Friday night. I guess its about we should leave about 3 hours to get to Conway depending on conditions.

Dave you say yourgetting their at 8.00 is that afloat or on your trailer. What time do you plan to depart Conway?.

Also whats your range like its about 60 miles to Conway and about the same to Douglas, 120 ish in total. Would you need to refuel at Conway.

Let us know

Either way we are still on, still dont know how many but we will be their weather permiting.

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Old 31 May 2003, 17:40   #3
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there is a jetty outside of conwy marina you can tie off overnight if need be....
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Sorry for the delay, just got back from a week in Abersoch. No PC in the caravan or on the RIB!
I'll post a list tomorrow of who, and number of RIB's. It will be Conway for launch and recovery. Times will also be posted tomorrow.
Parking sorted with Ged last Saturday when I visited him en route to Abersoch. Conway gives great alternatives if weather lets us down.
Had a GREAT WEEK in Cardigan Bay, sorry to leave (as usual).

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Ian Greenwood +RIB + Helen (daughter age 16)
Ged RIB +?
Windchill +RIB +2
Dave Manning +RIB + Keith Hart
Gary Greenwood +RIB +0-3 (known nearer date)
Dave Mallet +RIB +1
Clarky +RIB +(will advise nearer date)

This is correct info. that I have as of now. Any difference, please advise. Departure Conway June 28 09:00. Bring your boat insurance with you!
Trailer and car parking arranged close to slipway with Ged's garden acting as multi-storey!
If the weather lets us down Ged has enough ideas to keep us busy in the Conwy area. Not sure on B&B yet if this is the case.
More details will be sent shortly to those listed above.

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Sorry I have not replied. Just got back from last minute holiday to Greece.
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Campsites available within easy reach of harbour, hotel info. already posted. Has everyone got some form of sleeping arrangements made?
Parking of cars and trailers has been kindly offered by Ged, his garden is more than big enough to cope with all. He has also offered parking for the week before for RIBs if this is useful to anyone. Many thanks Ged I'll bring mine from Abersoch on the Sunday before en route home.
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Aha, this is where it went!! Glad to see we're all still going.

What are the logistics of launching in Conwy, then getting trailers to Ged's? I was considering launching in Holyhead and joining you somewhere north of the Island?
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If it's better for you to launch at Holyhead we will meet you en route. We can arrange a waypoint nearer the time. Departure from Conwy planned for 0900 BST on Saturday June 28.
If weather bad, we will probably be out and about at the South end of the island.
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Probably more sociable to set off with everyone else!!

Rooms now booked at Douglas Hilton for myself, my 11 year old daughter, and one friend.

Lets hope the weather improves significantly!
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