Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 28 June 2010, 17:24   #11
Member
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Inverness
Boat name: none
Make: none
Length: 5m +
Engine: none
MMSI: none
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,908
Are you talking about coming over to Campbeltown to start?
As I said I am busy diving up and hillwalking for the deep trip at the end of July but August looks good, any dates for preference so I can book a holiday with the missus?
What about B&Bs in Rathlin, anybody have good ones or just start calling?
__________________

__________________
BruceB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 June 2010, 17:25   #12
Member
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Inverness
Boat name: none
Make: none
Length: 5m +
Engine: none
MMSI: none
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,908
Oh, and who's coming?
__________________

__________________
BruceB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 June 2010, 17:43   #13
RIBnet admin team
 
willk's Avatar
 
Country: Ireland
Make: Redbay Boats
Length: 9m +
Engine: 370hp
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 12,925
RIBase
I'll shimmy over to Campbeltoon to meet you. There is one weekend in August when Redbay plan to raid, sry, I mean visit the Outer Hebrides, I'll have to confirm/exclude that date (think it's late August). Tom might have forgotten, but in a rash moment, he promised me a seat on a Heavy for that one...

...and I intend to go

I'll suss out Rathlin in the meantime. There's B&B and I've spotted a bit of Wild Camping previously. The harbour has a feckin' class pontoon, very sheltered, jus' a wee stagger from the pub...
__________________
willk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 June 2010, 18:02   #14
Member
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Inverness
Boat name: none
Make: none
Length: 5m +
Engine: none
MMSI: none
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,908
I hope its the weekend of 28-29th they are going as I am out of that weekend, diving trip booked for those days.
__________________
BruceB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29 June 2010, 16:26   #15
Member
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Inverness
Boat name: none
Make: none
Length: 5m +
Engine: none
MMSI: none
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,908
I may be in trouble for Aug, just found my transom is starting to delaminate. Have contacted Humber to see what they suggest as the boat is only two years old.
Hopefully they will sort it out, they did it fast enough on the last RIB when I had a manufacturing defect.
__________________
BruceB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30 June 2010, 04:33   #16
RIBnet admin team
 
willk's Avatar
 
Country: Ireland
Make: Redbay Boats
Length: 9m +
Engine: 370hp
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 12,925
RIBase
Quote:
Originally Posted by BruceB View Post
I may be in trouble for Aug, just found my transom is starting to delaminate.


Your trouble all started when you told that poor wee Humber that she had to go to Redbay to pick her successor. It's Displacement Delamination wot she's got. e.g. If you told yer missus that she was getting traded in, SHE'D take strips off you (i think ) but the rib has to be content with shedding strips off itself...

Hope you get sorted
__________________
willk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30 June 2010, 06:50   #17
Member
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Inverness
Boat name: none
Make: none
Length: 5m +
Engine: none
MMSI: none
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,908
I have tried wife swapping but they keep giving her back after one night.....
The Humber may eventually be swopped for a Redbay but I reckon I have one more Humber between that and the present one, unless I get a very large payrise very soon.
The plan was to get a 6-6.5m Ocean Pro in two years time, then the Redbay.
The crack is a bit of a surprise, the boats only done 110 hours and isn't exactly overpowered. I am waiting to see what come back from Humber regarding fixing it but it means for at least a time I ain't got a boat!
__________________
BruceB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02 July 2010, 10:44   #18
RIBnet supporter
 
tonymac's Avatar
 
Country: Ireland
Town: Belfast
Boat name: Cait
Make: Humber
Length: 5m +
Engine: 90hp Opti
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 909
RIBase
Quote:
Originally Posted by BruceB View Post
I have tried wife swapping but they keep giving her back after one night.....
The Humber may eventually be swopped for a Redbay but I reckon I have one more Humber between that and the present one, unless I get a very large payrise very soon.
The plan was to get a 6-6.5m Ocean Pro in two years time, then the Redbay.
The crack is a bit of a surprise, the boats only done 110 hours and isn't exactly overpowered. I am waiting to see what come back from Humber regarding fixing it but it means for at least a time I ain't got a boat!
That's a bummer BruceB.

Will they take that long to fix it?

Willk - your plan sounds good to me. Boat and crew willing.
First two weeks of August I'm game for it.
The others could be done at a push.
Never been to Campbell town yet. (You got a passage plan for that Willk?)
__________________
-**-**-**-**-**-**-**-**-**-**-**-**
Any meaning read into my message is the product of your own mind...
tonymac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02 July 2010, 12:38   #19
Member
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Inverness
Boat name: none
Make: none
Length: 5m +
Engine: none
MMSI: none
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,908
Its not been a good week, boat broke and I have just been told the Malin dive trip at the end of the month is off.
The good news is that Humber will fix the transom as soon as I can get it down there, hopefully next week.
__________________
BruceB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02 July 2010, 13:10   #20
RIBnet supporter
 
tonymac's Avatar
 
Country: Ireland
Town: Belfast
Boat name: Cait
Make: Humber
Length: 5m +
Engine: 90hp Opti
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 909
RIBase
Quote:
Originally Posted by BruceB View Post
Its not been a good week, boat broke and I have just been told the Malin dive trip at the end of the month is off.
The good news is that Humber will fix the transom as soon as I can get it down there, hopefully next week.
Boat back to the water soon
__________________
-**-**-**-**-**-**-**-**-**-**-**-**
Any meaning read into my message is the product of your own mind...
tonymac is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:36.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.