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Old 10 April 2014, 16:44   #871
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the canvas for the the ; nobody should suffer cancer alone ; came today and o yes it looks great we all are so part of that sign it will be where we launch .
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Old 10 April 2014, 17:02   #872
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What's your plan for the banner after the event?

Just a random idea, but could we all sign it as we launch then raffle it off at the evening meal thing?
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Old 10 April 2014, 17:07   #873
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What's your plan for the banner after the event?

Just a random idea, but could we all sign it as we launch then raffle it off at the evening meal thing?
you got it so right
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Old 10 April 2014, 17:35   #874
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could not understand how you can say you agree with jeff but say we raise awareness by local radio stations that does not cost us a penny . we are trying to make them aware of the local cruise , believe me its not as simple as it sounds when you want it for a donation , all we can shout is Macmillan
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Old 10 April 2014, 18:51   #875
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Round Anglesey for Macmillan Cancer Support - April 19th 2014

I understand where some people are coming from but unless you do it and get involved yourself why criticise.

Certain people have put a lot of effort or money into doing something to both raising awareness and for a charity. I thank them for that.

Those who think that's wrong or wish to pontificate or criticise that we or they could have done it more efficiently, so be it.

However if I wish to spend any amount of time or to raise even 1 or make 1 person aware of a cause, doing something I enjoy, without taking money under false pretences or funding my activities, I will.

I look forward to the cruise and meeting people. If others have enjoyed it, please make a donation to Macmillan directly or through Whispers just giving page.

At the same token:

Aaaaargh. Animosity, upset, offence is the last thing anyone wants. That's the trouble with text rather than F2F, let's all calm and regroup to the same cause! We should all get perspective and hug it out on the day.

It's late and I've had a beverage....
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Sun's out guys and the weather is perfect down in Anglesey. Even our boat's there now...... Just a shame I'm not and the cruise isn't this week end!! Doh

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+1 Been off all afternoon in the garden and it has been beautiful

Just a reminder for everyone who hasn't launched there boat this season to check trailer chains and winches aren't seized / rusted up as during the March cruise somebody's (not saying any names ) had seized up and it slowed up Chris's usual super duper efficient launch process by 25 mins

Looking forward to this cruise and I am going for a shakedown tomorrow on the straits
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are you at the helm? maybe get a bit further on this cruise eh?!
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are you at the helm? maybe get a bit further on this cruise eh?!
LOL, yes I won't be chickening out this time festers!!!
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Pretty blowy today around the island but strait sheltered. Typical Westerly. Bleak weather.
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