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Old 12 February 2006, 05:45   #131
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Sounds good

I'm on the three peaks yacht race from the 17/06/06 for 2 - 7 days depending on the wind (not running just sailing).

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Old 17 February 2006, 11:35   #132
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Just found this thread,

have we got any closer to a date? Cruising up from wales sound like an excellent idea.

I'm going to keep 17/18 and 24/25 free anyway.

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Old 17 February 2006, 12:11   #133
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NOTHING will happen if someone does not step forward and start organising. He/she needs to put their peg in the ground and suggest a date and venue. You cannot and will not please everyone all the time. A logical place to start is at Ribex, that said, somewhere in Wales or further afield might suit others. Your starting point is to nominate an ORGANISER, or someone has to step forward and volunteer - forget it otherwise.
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i agree with the comments below, it is not a conference and to call it as such is very confusing and gives the wrong impression of the event.

to me it is an event where folks get together and go on trips and eat and drink and socialise and calling it a conference probably puts folks off taking the lead to organise it.

i dont think one venue will suit everyone so why dont folks in the key areas just set some dates and start organising an event just like the local cruises get organised and then folks can put their names to the venues that suit them.

some folks will be lucky enough to attend all of the events and others will get to attend one or so, personally i would love to visit as many as i can and commitments allow.

it would be easier if folks set expectations in advance of what exactly might be set up for the event, ie some may arrange a beer tent and all sorts of things whereas others may just arrange a series of cruises over a few days and will put people in touch with local lodgings etc and arrange pubs where food can be sought etc

just some ideas to maybe help move this along a bit
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For anyone who is still hung up on the name, I've added a FAQ about the RIBnet conference What is the RIBnet conference?

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Old 18 February 2006, 02:57   #136
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NOTHING will happen if someone does not step forward and start organising.
I'm happy to organise if it is going to be in Pwllheli?
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I'm happy to organise if it is going to be in Pwllheli?
If you organise it, then it will be in Pwllheli!

First one to start arranging things gets to decide where it is and what it should be called.

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I just don't have the time at the moment to get something orgainised "offically", however I do have the contacts to arrange a deal for berthing, fuel, eating places etc and stil have the weekend of the 24/25th June off, if one of the local guys Craig, Gary etc want to take it over.
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Well it looks like 24/25 June is favourite, with either Inverkip or Pwllheli as options . . .

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Ill check dates for other events in Pwllheli just in case Kip is off.

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