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Old 23 May 2013, 18:50   #561
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Help needed. I've been unsuccessfully trying to find crew the last couple of days from friends, family and workmates. I did have a boat load but I had one crew member that dropped out of Sunday's trip and the rest have followed suit.

So I'm looking for up to 3 crew who are willing to make a contribution to macmillan.

Leaving Haslar in Gosport at 9am for meet either at Wootton or the Forts.

I really wanted to take my Osprey Sunday, but if I can't fill it by Saturday evening I'm going to ask forum members if I can have a place on their RIB so that I can make bigger donation myself.
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Old 23 May 2013, 18:53   #562
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Help needed. I've been unsuccessfully trying to find crew the last couple of days from friends, family and workmates. I did have a boat load but I had one crew member that dropped out of Sunday's trip and the rest have followed suit.

So I'm looking for up to 3 crew who are willing to make a contribution to macmillan.

Leaving Haslar in Gosport at 9am for meet either at Wootton or the Forts.

I really wanted to take my Osprey Sunday, but if I can't fill it by Saturday evening I'm going to ask forum members if I can have a place on their RIB so that I can make bigger donation myself.
Dude, you can ride with me if you like
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Old 23 May 2013, 19:16   #563
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Hightower

I'm leaving from Portsmouth Camber, if you need picking up from Haslar, I can take you to Whisper (Never Met But Guess You Have) it will save him diverting to Haslar?
Let me know.

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Old 23 May 2013, 19:26   #564
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Thanks for the offers guys, I'd like to take you up on your kind offers but will make the decision Saturday, once I've exhausted searching for crew.

I'm still hopeful in taking the Vipermax as it'll be a chance of getting as many Ospreys together in one cruise and of course in a mark of respect to Roy.

So come on, who wants a seat or 3?
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Old 23 May 2013, 19:30   #565
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I'm leaving from Portsmouth Camber, if you need picking up from Haslar, I can take you to Whisper (Never Met But Guess You Have) it will save him diverting to Haslar?
Let me know.

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Thanks for your kind offer Jedi. If I do meet up with Whisper I will drive over to Warsash to meet him.

Would still be able to rendezvous in Portsmouth if I managed to gain a crew by then.
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Old 23 May 2013, 19:31   #566
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Thanks for the offers guys, I'd like to take you up on your kind offers but will make the decision Saturday, once I've exhausted searching for crew.

I'm still hopeful in taking the Vipermax as it'll be a chance of getting as many Ospreys together in one cruise and of course in a mark of respect to Roy.

So come on, who wants a seat or 3?
I know Andy (Hightower) well and he's a top guy and ribber so this is a great opportunity for a seat
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Old 24 May 2013, 03:54   #567
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As many of you will know to raise money for Macmillan I am helming the complete circumnavigation of the Isle of Wight in a variety of Ribnet owned boats.

The original plan was to do the 55nm split between 11 boats so roughly 5nm in each rib. Unfortunately it looks like 4 of the 11 will not be able to make it on the day due to unforeseen circumstances.

It's still doable in the remaining 7 ribs but means I have to helm around 8nm in each rib which is taking up more of the helming time in each owners boat.

If anyone else is prepared to let me helm their boat for a part of the trip (with the owner onboard next to me) it would help spread the load on the others.

I hold a commercially endorsed Adv. PB licence and regularly drive a variety of ribs and hard boats so will take care of your pride and joy and will not abuse it (and you will be right there next to me).

So far I am up to around 260 pledged and still growing for Macmillan and will be giving Whisper a cheque on Sunday

Let me know if you can help by letting me helm you rib for a few nautical miles of the trip as I really need to get all the way round to put this money in the Macmillan fund.

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Old 24 May 2013, 04:16   #568
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Chris your are very welcome to helm Barracuda for a leg of your circumnavigation. We are leaving Port Solent Marina to RV at the forts/Bembridge. We will be finishing at Cowes for refreshments,before returning to Port Solent Sunday night. I will pm you my mobile to make arrangements.
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Old 24 May 2013, 04:25   #569
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I may have a problem with Sunday - but am definitely clear Saturday. Anyone want to come out (as crew or as companion boat) on Saturday 24/5. Route / duration to be negotiated. Funds to the cause!

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Old 24 May 2013, 04:28   #570
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We are joining fleet at St. Helens fort so will listen out for you on ch8

Let me know roughly where you want to hop on and from which rib so we can keep an eye out for you

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