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Old 02 March 2007, 15:53   #61
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Is there room for 1 more more? Me mate got a rib and just put up graded from 150 to 200. will be first time in the water with new engine.
We would be leaving from either Solent Breeze Caravan site of Wasash depending on tide.
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Old 02 March 2007, 16:40   #62
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Seeing as this thing is happening on Paddy's Day, wonder is there any space for a genuine Paddy? I'm in the final stages of purchasing a rib at the moment and plan to collect it on the morning of the 17th (already seatrialled). I did plan on going for a burn that morning anyway, so t'would be great if the first trip on me new rib was with you lot, before I head off on the long road back to the ferry in Wales!!

Rib is a Cobra HD 6.65m with a 150hp Yamaha HPDi donkey on the back. Plenty of spare seats, as it's just meself, so if anyone wants to come along and is prepared to put up with a paddy singing dodgy folk songs all the way across, then let me know)

(ps - plan to launch from Lymington, so if any of the other guys leaving from there could let me know what time they're planning to launch I'd appreciate it)

(pps - I have a box of Guinness t-shirts that I can bring across to mark the day - free, so first come, first served)
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Old 03 March 2007, 07:42   #63
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Just got my leave pass cleared and will be able to attend on the 17th. I hope to bring two 'Badly Dressed Pirates' along as well.
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Old 03 March 2007, 09:01   #64
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Seeing as this thing is happening on Paddy's Day, wonder is there any space for a genuine Paddy? I'm in the final stages of purchasing a rib at the moment and plan to collect it on the morning of the 17th (already seatrialled). I did plan on going for a burn that morning anyway, so t'would be great if the first trip on me new rib was with you lot, before I head off on the long road back to the ferry in Wales!!

Rib is a Cobra HD 6.65m with a 150hp Yamaha HPDi donkey on the back. Plenty of spare seats, as it's just meself, so if anyone wants to come along and is prepared to put up with a paddy singing dodgy folk songs all the way across, then let me know)

(ps - plan to launch from Lymington, so if any of the other guys leaving from there could let me know what time they're planning to launch I'd appreciate it)

(pps - I have a box of Guinness t-shirts that I can bring across to mark the day - free, so first come, first served)
Fair Play to ye Blimp!!!

That's just fantastic news. BTW there will be a few other fairly genuine paddies around !!! And since Paddy's Day means a bit of a blast and an excuse to have a bit of extra nourishment then everyone's a Celt on the day! Look forward to the folksongs (and maybe a free t-shirt, XXL )

Will update the list in a while.

note: add in new names
Also Antoinette and Martin

Kathleen (Paul has absconded with a RIBload of Icelandic SAR big lads)
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Old 03 March 2007, 14:37   #65
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March Matters

March 17th Solent 'Cruising of the Feckless' update as follows:

Andy & Ricky (thorper) Sting Portsmouth
Antoinette & Martin (meeting at Folly)
Biggles Zerstorer Warsash
blimp Ask me in 3 weeks!!! Cork!!!! via Lymington (two XXL t-shirts booked )
Bogib tbc Portsmouth
Gray & BenC Jaws Southampton
Mark Halliday Family Renegade Chichester
Hightower Merlin Portsmouth
Ian M XS (forgotten name sorry Ian) Lymington
JABS & crew Mistoffeles Hamble
Jerry & Crew (boat name Jerry?) Portsmouth
Jimbo & Nos4r2 & laser (Sidewinder) Portsmouth (cool new website!)
Milo 72 x2 boats (Challenger) & (DevOcean) Lymington
Nasher family (Nasher's Revenge) Chichester
Nauti Buoy (Nautibuoy) Portsmouth
Neil Harvey (Vixen) Portsmouth
Nik?
Ollyit & Amy tbc Portsmouth
Pete 7 & family (FlyBy 11 or another of the Pete Fleet)Portsmouth
Peter J (Eighth Child) Southampton
rickuk 3 (Hyde Away) Portsmouth
RJH (Corsair) Southampton
Robin (kilted) & guest (Nautibuoy) Portsmouth
Slimtim (RIB Build Champ) & merry crew (Hotshot) Yarmouth
tcwozere (Nautibuoy) Portsmouth
the bandit (The Bandit) Solent Breezes/ Warsash
the jackeens (Merlin) Portsmouth
Tim M & Ju (Evolution) Portsmouth

Please check & post omissions/updates!

Anyone else interested? Please post!

Cool Pompey Dudes will meet Southampton Hot stuff (and beyond) at Calshot 11.51 or Cowes at 12.03.

Pete J we usually use Chn 77 ! Will try to post MMSI at some stage.
RN 'handles' are in bold for ease of pm contact.

Cheryl Greenwood of The Folly is expecting us! And there may be Irish Stew on the menu

If 'tis your first mad RIBnet blast have a read of JK's RIBnet cruising advice.

More details summarised soon. Please add any weather updates!

Kathleen & Paul
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Old 03 March 2007, 16:38   #66
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Ian M XS (forgotten name sorry Ian) Lymington

Kathleen & Paul
That'll be because I don't advertise it much! It seemed like a really good idea at the time, but now it is just embarrassing and a phonetic nightmare
Just call me up as Ian M
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Old 04 March 2007, 13:16   #67
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To The Folly and Beyond!!!!!!

Begs the question...

Ian M it is then sir!

Note: add Holly in also

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Old 04 March 2007, 14:20   #68
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I guess we are not going to say bye bye to Selsy Bill yet

Pls put us down as well

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Perhaps Lynx , Sidney 1 and Galaxsea III may also want to have a last blast around Selsy Bill


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Old 05 March 2007, 03:04   #69
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This is excellent news!

Will add ye in on next edit.

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if the weather is good or we are without kiddies then we will be along also...cheers
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