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Old 23 May 2013, 15:41   #531
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Just reading through the threads, would it be worth a few boats having some buckets and long sticks on board?
Anyone out on the water enjoying themselves, that get to view this event, should have to put there hand in there pockets for this great cause.
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Old 23 May 2013, 15:48   #532
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Ralphy if you still need a ride and can meet at Yarmouth I can pick you up and drop you off there just stick a donation in the kitty to mcMillians
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Old 23 May 2013, 16:00   #533
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I'm gonna invite this guy

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Old 23 May 2013, 16:14   #534
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Old 23 May 2013, 16:43   #535
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One of my colleagues at work in a moment of "levity"wanted to know if "Aquahound" will catch any aquafoxes.

I've told him he'll need to put his hand in his pocket for every one captured.

I've already secured 2 soft toy foxes to hang off the A-frame for a suitable pic. Any more foxes to make him pay more would be appreciated (only need a photo not permanent possession!).
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Old 23 May 2013, 16:46   #536
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Great news, we have just had a very generous 150 donation and 37.50 GiftAid from Adam Mellor with a message to say:

'For my beautiful mum Barbara & the beautiful people from Macmillan: thank you for the difference you make. Good luck "Solent Spence"!'

Wow, thank you so much Adam, things are really hotting up now and I feel that we really will make a difference with these donations. Here's a dancing banana for your fantastic support

Total raised
2,545.00
Gift Aid
440.12

Grand Total = 2,895.12
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Old 23 May 2013, 16:57   #538
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Great news, we have just had a very generous 150 donation and 37.50 GiftAid from Adam Mellor with a message to say:

'For my beautiful mum Barbara & the beautiful people from Macmillan: thank you for the difference you make. Good luck "Solent Spence"!'

Wow, thank you so much Adam, things are really hotting up now and I feel that we really will make a difference with these donations. Here's a dancing banana for your fantastic support

Total raised
2,545.00
Gift Aid
440.12

Grand Total = 2,895.12
Thanks very much Adam!! sorry you can't make it over from Belfast to join onboard with us this time, but donating your airfare is super generous, thank you!!
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Well, what may I have forgotten - got family wedding (overnighter) to attend tomorrow, so Sat is get home pick up boat, get to Hamble to launch before low tide:

Boat on trailer strapped down & checked
Outer clothing & LJs packed in builder bucket 1
HH VHF charged & packed
Gloves, hats , sun glasses packed
Water & rations sorted
Tank fuelled + spare can
Tool box / flare jar etc checked & in builder bucket 2
paddles & boat hook at the ready
Passage plan & fallback in my head if not on paper yet
Chart marked up
note made of useful radio channels & call signs
Boat mobile phone charged
Cash to buy Mollers' inflated price pasties
Accomodation Sat night checked
camera charged
List of boats printed
What else?????


Haven't a clue what's happennig about the wedding though!
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Well, what may I have forgotten - got family wedding (overnighter) to attend tomorrow, so Sat is get home pick up boat, get to Hamble to launch before low tide:

Boat on trailer strapped down & checked
Outer clothing & LJs packed in builder bucket 1
HH VHF charged & packed
Gloves, hats , sun glasses packed
Water & rations sorted
Tank fuelled + spare can
Tool box / flare jar etc checked & in builder bucket 2
paddles & boat hook at the ready
Passage plan & fallback in my head if not on paper yet
Chart marked up
note made of useful radio channels & call signs
Boat mobile phone charged
Cash to buy Mollers' inflated price pasties
Accomodation Sat night checked
camera charged
List of boats printed
What else?????


Haven't a clue what's happennig about the wedding though!
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