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Old 18 April 2012, 15:54   #1091
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A few years back I was on a kayak course run by Plas Menai, we went through the swellies in our kayaks got through both bridges and then managed to capsize in the calmer water near the island with the church on it. Its not the swellies that bother me, its if theres any big stuff around the corner near Puffin Island.
don't be worrying about Puffin Island and what's round the corner, if it's that bad we'll just send rocknrolla round, the rest of us can head back to the gazelle, the cardinal will be marking the spot
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Old 18 April 2012, 16:31   #1092
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Fook me all the newbies will be put off with all this Swellies talk just grit yea teeth tighten yea cheeks and hit the throttle and remember not to follow any Germans through...!!
Der will be enough water to put a U boat throu never mind us! !!
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Old 18 April 2012, 16:43   #1093
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Der will be enough water to put a U boat throu never mind us! !!
that's a bit harsh, don't listen to him kerny
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Old 18 April 2012, 16:50   #1094
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that's a bit harsh, don't listen to him kerny
Lol lol
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Old 18 April 2012, 16:52   #1095
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you didn't look too worried bout the swirlies at easter
they wont be a problem to me, ive been through them loads of times, just trying to think of ways to keep my mrs off the boat
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Old 18 April 2012, 16:55   #1096
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For those of you who are new to ribbing and are a bit apprehensive about going round the Island please don't feel that you are pressured to do so. If whoever is at the helm feels comfortable but have passengers who are getting knocked about a bit due to being in a small rib, tony t and HUMBER P4VWL will take some on board their larger ribs. I am sure some of the other big ribs will be willing to do so as well. Remember it's all about knowing your limits... if the weather is kind and the sea is like a mill pond there should be no problem getting round for most of us. Please remember to carry enough fuel for the day and to carry it in adequate containers making sure that they are well lashed down to your boats.
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Old 19 April 2012, 07:37   #1097
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Keep hearing about potential tanker strikes and the advice to not stockpile fuel. Now I don't want to stockpile, but I do want to fill 4 20 litre jerry cans for the cruise. This is a dilemma

Do we need to fuel up in groups, with someone riding shotgun, or just chance the abuse
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Old 19 April 2012, 09:12   #1099
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27mph gusts will make it difficult to get right around the island for some, a bit of a way off yet though to trust this site, XC isnt that good for three days ahead forecast but does seem to be spot on for next day caernarfon forecasts
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Keep hearing about potential tanker strikes and the advice to not stockpile fuel. Now I don't want to stockpile, but I do want to fill 4 20 litre jerry cans for the cruise. This is a dilemma

Do we need to fuel up in groups, with someone riding shotgun, or just chance the abuse
Already done
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