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Old 28 December 2015, 15:39   #1
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Plymouth to Looe Pasty Run - 2016

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With the weather so grim I've been looking at tides and trying to predict when the sun will be out for what is fast becoming the best South West Event in the diary - the Plymouth To Looe Pasty Run.

The date that seems to fit both tide and weather is Saturday the 14th May.

High tide seems to be showing as 1215 Devonport, (2016 Tide Table for Plymouth (Devonport), England for fishing <(((><) so thinking that a 1130 jump off from the breakwater fort, Plymouth Sound for the 14nm (approx) trip over to Looe will be in order.

A 1130 start time will get us to Looe 1215 ish which is bang on high water, which leaves loads of time to eat a pasty, grab a tea from Black dog (if he's open) and toddle back for a dropping tide recovery - perfect.

As you all know my tide planning hasn't always been the best but after checking with others I'm pretty sure the times are right for this year

If my times are off (again) please do shout.
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Hi Andy,
We should be there-will stick it in the diary
I trust the sea will be somewhat flatter this year.
Looking forward to seeing your new boat on the water.
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Hi
I'm defo up for this years run having missed the last 2.
Hopefully the sea won't be too rough for my zodiac 480.
I'll follow this thread for any updates but count me in please.
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I will put note in diary
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We have the Eddistone trip too - Cream Teas at the Eddystone (Plymouth) 1st May 2016
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That would be good, new to the area so be good to see where is good to go
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"Aquahound" won't be joining the trip this year after all - she's sold at last ( -worth waiting for the right buyer!

Don't think we'll have her sucessor in time for May.

Kind of apt as it was last year's challenging conditions on this run that made us decide we wanted something that bit more comfortable 4-up in a sea.

I's still like to play this year, so would love to crew for someone - fuel contribution obviously.

Now all I need is a RC585 to my spec

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Good news - and great timing

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Don't think we'll have her sucessor in time for May.
Oh no - keep hunting.

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Kind of apt as it was last year's challenging conditions on this run that made us decide we wanted something that bit more comfortable 4-up in a sea.
We aim to please

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I's still like to play this year, so would love to crew for someone - fuel contribution obviously.
I'm three up but worst case could lend you the front seat I'm sure there will be space eon one of the boats going.

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She'll be out there some where - good luck.
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Hi Bob,

You are more than welcome to join me. I have a slightly larger boat for this years trip and will be on my own. You could probably teach me a thing or two!

Anyway, the offer is there.

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You are more than welcome to join me. I have a slightly larger boat for this years trip and will be on my own. You could probably teach me a thing or two!

Anyway, the offer is there.

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Hi Paul,

I didn't take you long to trade up!

Many thanks for the offer - very kind & sounds great- I'll drop you a pm.

Not sure I'll teach you much that's positive

Now Aquahound's finally departed today to her new home with the ASA it feels strange to be facing a season without a boat Time to dust of my wishlist for a 585 and buy a few lottery tickets

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I didn't take you long to trade up!

Many thanks for the offer - very kind & sounds great- I'll drop you a pm.

Not sure I'll teach you much that's positive

Now Aquahound's finally departed today to her new home with the ASA it feels strange to be facing a season without a boat Time to dust of my wishlist for a 585 and buy a few lottery tickets

Bob
3rd time lucky for a pasty then

What's the ASA doing with her? Swimming safety craft?

Ribcraft 585 for sale - boats for sale - NewsNow Classifieds

Change the seats and this one would do for the event
Ribcraft - 5.85 RIBs and Inflatable Boats for sale in Somerset, South West | Boats and Outboards
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Hi Andy,

Yes I must get that pasty this year

She's going to be used for powerboat training - which is why they wanted a side by side configuration, and safety boat work.

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Wrong ASA I think - in my world it's the Army Sailing Association - were you thinking of the swimming bods?
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Wrong ASA I think - in my world it's the Army Sailing Association - were you thinking of the swimming bods?
Oh yes, background of competitive swimming and coaching
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With a week to go the pasty run is looking like it'll need ice creams on the way home too.
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Priorities young Treerat.....have you liaised with the local pasty miners to ensure they will be adequate supply when we reach Looe?...I'm less worried by the the availability of good quality Devon ice-cream on return to Plymouth
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Oh yes, pasty shop is ready and the harbour master content we arrive, tie up on the new pontoon, grab a pasty and a brew then depart.

At this rate you may, just may, get one this year.........
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What time and where is everyone meeting?
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No pressure on Mr Sparkes to get me there then☺
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Meeting at the breakwater fort,looking to leave there 11:30

It's all in the opening post
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