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Old 15 February 2011, 14:56   #291
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It sure isn't a definite but he did mention the possibility of it. We would of course be attending but apparently there is something called GCSEs only a couple of weeks after it. It is only 4 hours to Paris from Dinard so we could potentially meet anywhere/do anything. We'd only really have to meet once wouldn't we. If the three of us came we GD and myself could hitch a lift while GM did went on ahead and spent the afternoon in Paris as we approached? Then we could organise fuel as necessary. Just an idea though, of course
Well, as I said that's a very kind provisional offer that could end up saving the day. The availability of fuel is critical on this trip and any help getting it would be appreciated by all of us. Tell GD that I'll pilot him to MStM by way of a thank you.
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Well, as I said that's a very kind provisional offer that could end up saving the day. The availability of fuel is critical on this trip and any help getting it would be appreciated by all of us. Tell GD that I'll pilot him to MStM by way of a thank you.
GD thanks you for the offer but is apprehensive
We'll see what happens, but we would love to try and help out in any way we can, if it wasn't 'cos of GCSEs I'm sure we'll be joining you. Assuming Into the Red goes into the water at Easter we will definitely be around we could join you for a pre or post dinner/lunch on Jersey or Le Havre I guess. I will do my best to encourage him anyway
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And how does Mr Tini find Mr Teaser's unbeatable price?

BTW I have even-money that this is going to be the biggest thread RIB.net has ever seen, by the time the pics have been posted.
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Old 15 February 2011, 15:36   #294
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BTW I have even-money that this is going to be the biggest thread RIB.net has ever seen, by the time the pics have been posted.
I was thinking the same thing but we need 10,000+ hits before it overtakes the one on p.3 or 4. Here's a photo of my lastest fold to maintain interest and encourage more thread visits:
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BTW I have even-money that this is going to be the biggest thread RIB.net has ever seen, by the time the pics have been posted.
Not being pessimistic but GD has a fiver on it not happening at all and although I took it I must say I fear he may be right
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It's only the weather that will stop us.
That's my problem: even if I get the necessary pass out from Mrs A, what are the chances of there being good weather windows on the Friday for the Channel crossing to Alderney, the Saturday for the crossing to Honfleur and similar windows a week or eight days later for the return? In April!

Bad weather on the outward trip could be got around by a direct trip Poole -Le Havre on the Saturday and the same on the return - but solo in a single boat?
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I was thinking the same thing but we need 10,000+ hits before it overtakes the one on p.3 or 4. Here's a photo of my lastest fold to maintain interest and encourage more thread visits
Why a Loggerhead Turtle? Surely the Eiffel Tower would be more appropriate ..... with Monet's garden, Sacre Coeur and Rouen Cathedral to follow as encores
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Because they get confused, exhausted, cold, caught up in contrary currents and wash up on the South coast of Ireland...
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Because they get confused, exhausted, cold, caught up in contrary currents and wash up on the South coast of Ireland...
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