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Old 15 February 2013, 11:11   #1
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I have been beavering away for the last few days and weeks at an (amateurish) attempt at creating a website.
Having struggled and sweated I now have the basics of a website:

Home

It is very much in it's infancy, and nowhere near as good as some on here, but it is, at least, an honest attempt at describing some of my "adventures".
So, if you have any comments (abusive, ribald and sarcastic are fine) then please post away.
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Old 15 February 2013, 11:36   #2
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RIB normally stands for Rigid Inflatable Boat, not Rubber Inflatable Boat. Haven't spotted any other mistoks yet

Was it really 10 years ago that Keith did his heroic Pentland Firth jaunt?
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Old 15 February 2013, 11:41   #3
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Some good tips too:

"The sea around someone elses RIB, that is near to you, is always calmer than the water arround your boat."

Ain't that the truth!
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Old 15 February 2013, 11:57   #4
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Brian really enjoyed your labours. The site is what most folk are looking for information based on experience of the localities and the differing sea states that can be 'endured'
I only had a quick glance but can I point out that the 'Corry' is between Jura and Scarba ont Islay, sorry but you would want to be factually corect I'n sure.
keep at it
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Old 15 February 2013, 12:19   #5
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Hi Brian,

I have very fond memories of our 2002 trip to the Scilly Isles. It was quite an adventure for me in my 4.8m Ribcraft and really appreciated your company. We went again a couple of years later, Bern & I on La Bamba with you on Cyanide, Mike on Magellan Alpha, Daniel on Top Banana amongst others, another great trip with matching weather. I watched the DVD only last week!! Your 'new' rib looks great.

All the best.

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Old 15 February 2013, 12:36   #6
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Jambo,
Whoops!
My boo-boo. Will correct ASAP.
Thanks for that.

John,
Will correct.
Thanks.
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Old 15 February 2013, 15:15   #7
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Nice one Brian. I particularly like the Islay passage as it is familiar territory and brings back happy memories - even those of being returned to Ireland by Nichol after totaling an outdrive.

I look forward to doing a couple of the others in the future!

Hope you're keeping well.
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Old 15 February 2013, 15:33   #8
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Excellent idea.
Website looks great. Brought back happy memories of Islay.
Great rig (but then its yellow, so it has to be)
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Old 15 February 2013, 16:42   #9
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Site looks really great,160+ hits so soon
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Great website, loads of good pics and info :-)
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