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Old 15 January 2005, 13:49   #11
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Count us in last year was great fun and a two day event is even better. Off to put the date on the calendar. It will also be our second wedding anniversary (ahhhh) and Anto's birthday that weekend So get us a good room

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Count us in last year was great fun and a two day event is even better. Off to put the date on the calendar. It will also be our second wedding anniversary (ahhhh) and Anto's birthday that weekend So get us a good room

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Littlehampton Cruise 7/8 May

Hi Everybody!

The dates of our cruise are confirmed for 7/8th May and these have now been entered into the event calender .

Phil & i have been looking up the local B & Bs so will post information on this subject tomorrow as still need to speak to one place on the phone.
As the B & Bs insist on a credit/debit card guarantee for the reservation we believe it will be best for all around that each party make their own bookings.

I trust you agree
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Good idea looking forward to the better weather already.

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Accomodation in Littlehampton

OK Guys, having spent Sunday afternoon going round the most convenient
B & Bs this is my recommendation

Arun View Inn
Wharf Road
Tel: 01903 72235

there are 2 twin rooms left and the price is with breakfast 47.50/per room for two persons sharing
The Arun View have only got 4 rooms so you can guess who got in first.
Yes you are correct the organizers

Just opposite the Harbour Masters office is :

Quayside Bed & Breakfast
36, Pier Road
tel: 01903 721958
ask for Jane and mention the rib cruise
the Quayside has 7 rooms all with en suite
Price: 35.00/person

The Nelson Hotel
61, Pier Road
tel: 01903 713358
www.nelsonhotel.com
they hv 5 rooms
2 x twin
2 x double
1 x family
in total they can cater for 12 persons
Double or twin 50.00 with breakfast
family room 65.00 with breakfast


Just round the corner from the Nelson Hotel

Regency Bed & Breakfast
South Terrace
Seafront
tel: 01903 717707

Arun Sands B & B
84, South Terrace
Seafront
tel: 01903 732489
email: info@arun-sands.co.uk
www.arun-sands.co.uk
B&B from 25.00/pppn

As each B & B want credit card deposit or guarantee it is best if all interested parties made their own reservations. Please do not leave it too late as the above B & Bs are within walking distances from the river and mooring . Also nearer the time some B & B may not want to accept a reservation for 1 night.

Once you make a reservation please confirm this to me. I will upon receipt of confirmations make a list of participants and post on the forum

MOORING

Very important aspect of the cruise and this can be arranged at the Arun View or at the pontoons by the Harbour Masters office. In order to make these arrangements will need to know how many ribs. Hopefully by the end of February or early March these numbers will be known.
Since last year's cruise the Arun View have had some proper steps made down to the pontoon. No more climbing up the ladders.

We have all signs of a good cruise in the making so to those undecided - don't hesitate and make the necessary arrangements

JK we hope you will be participating as well

PS:
By the RNLI is a very good Youth Hostel and if any of you are members then this would be a good place to stay
Tel: 0870 7706114
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Good idea looking forward to the better weather already.

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Martin sorry but got it wrong - no bridal suite at the Arun View
suggest you try the Nelson Hotel

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Hi Guys

So far the following have confirmed their participation:

The Jackeens - "Zebedee"
Roy Smith - possibly
Louise & Richard - "Blue Ice"
Martin & Anto - "Remedy"
DJL - "Bumblebee"
Richard - "Nautibouy"

Welcoming party
Martin & "Bob" the Yellow Rib
Phil Chitty -"Galaxsea 2"
Andre & Wiesia - "Seahawk 2"

Waiting for more confirmations
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This sounds like a really good weekend and If I can get the time off we will be there.
I am not familiar with the area so can anyone tell us where the best launching site, with overnight parking, would be?
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This sounds like a really good weekend and If I can get the time off we will be there.
I am not familiar with the area so can anyone tell us where the best launching site, with overnight parking, would be?
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There are two possibilities

First you can have your rib launched at the Littlehampton marina (West bank)and as it is a weekend the charge for this is 30.00 (you must have a valid insurance policy) . This charge will also cover the parking of the trailer & car. The Marina do the launching using their own tractor. Overnight mooring at the marina is an option but in May there could be a problem with space. We will arrange mooring at the Arun View and at the visitors pontoons which is by the Harbour Master's office and in walking distance from the listed B & Bs

The other option (East bank) is to use the public slip and launch on your own . There is a charge about 6.00. This slip is next to the RNLI station. Meter parking for car and trailer is just behind the RNLI

Hope this is clear to all concerned
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Hi Guys

So far the following have confirmed their participation:

The Jackeens - "Zebedee"
Roy Smith - possibly
Louise & Richard - "Blue Ice"
Martin & Anto - "Remedy"
DJL - "Bumblebee"
Richard - "Nautibouy"
Simmons0 (David & Harry)- Tombouy

Welcoming party
Martin & "Bob" the Yellow Rib
Phil Chitty -"Galaxsea 2"
Andre & Wiesia - "Seahawk 2"

Waiting for more confirmations
another rib has been added
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