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Old 06 August 2012, 15:40   #11
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No he stands his quarter and even laid on the bag taxi on Sunday's
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Old 06 August 2012, 16:17   #12
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No he stands his quarter and even laid on the bag taxi on Sunday's
If asked nicely, Chris will shift kit on a Sunday when tractor doesn't operate, down to Anneka's quay with his Quad and trailer for a donation to the new gig shed.
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Old 06 August 2012, 16:36   #13
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Looking forward to having a jar or two in(on) fraggle rock,
Any one know any good dive sites....the whole island looks pretty superb, but personal recommendations are always the best.

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Old 06 August 2012, 19:02   #14
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Was dancing me cares away down at Fraggle Rock a few weekends back for Penzance Sailing Club | PASAB (Penzance Around Scilly and Back) brought back some great memories.. have a safe passage and enjoy Scilly..
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Old 07 August 2012, 03:20   #15
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Was dancing me cares away down at Fraggle Rock a few weekends back for Penzance Sailing Club | PASAB (Penzance Around Scilly and Back) brought back some great memories.. have a safe passage and enjoy Scilly..
Gone rag and stick these days Shag?

What's the latest with 'Spare Rib'?
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Old 07 August 2012, 04:56   #16
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House still sucks every last penny but hoping last big spend is this year paving the way for a refit of Spare Rib next (assuming the hull hasn't turned to mush).

Been learning to sail (or capsize) Lasers great laugh really enjoying it..

But miss cruising St. Ives Bay the boys would love it..

Hope you guys are well..
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Old 20 August 2012, 13:52   #17
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Do we stay or do we go now?

Our planned 10 day trip to Scilly Isles is this weekend.
Looking at all the forecasts (wind guru, metcheck, magic seaweed etc) it looks like Saturday and Sunday are iffy W5/6's gusting 7s!
We've got a opportunity to dash across on Friday (F4&5s), hoping the weather will improve whilst we're over there.
As it's our first trip to the islands, I'd like some opinions from those who have been before:
Do we stay or go?
I'm thinking we go; I'm happy the boat and crew can handle the conditions, it'll just be a bit uncomfortable on the crossing.
When we get there, will there be plenty of shelter and will we still be able to find the pretty bits I've heard all about?

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Old 21 August 2012, 07:24   #18
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I would say that the weather is looking decidedly dodgy Thur - Sat with a Low Pressure developing Mid Atlantic which is due to generate some sizeable swell (no doubt lots of wind) which is great for me as I can go for a surf, but wouldn't want to be surfing between Scilly and Lands End

I'd keep a keen eye on pressure, wind, swell and shipping forecast.

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Old 21 August 2012, 10:01   #19
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Yep it's changed since I posted! Looks like we'll camping near Falmouth, hoping it blows through allowing us to cross for few days in the later part of the week.
I've got to say it: Bl#%dy weather!

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Scillies is a Great destination,but the weather is always the 'Decider'...But Dont give up Hope!It may well break for you somtime next week...we're hopeing to get over in Sept if the weather window arises...Even for a day trip it's well worth it if your down in Cornwall anyway.We Had a realy good long day trip after the Boatshow a couple years back.Straight from Southampton on a Whim... Stayed the night in Hayle and an early off..Wall to Wall Sun!
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