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Old 21 December 2005, 09:25   #101
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Maybe up for Christmas eve Roy, or the 26th, after that will have trouble juggling work.

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I will try and rearrange my diary.

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Old 21 December 2005, 11:17   #102
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29th is good for me.
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Old 22 December 2005, 08:07   #104
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AGGGGHHHHHHH !!!!!

Looks like the weather is tuning shity - I knew you can never trust these long range forecasts.

I think we are going to have to do it on Saturday (Christmas eve)

There is no way of telling how that mish mash of stuff out in the Atlantic is going to pan out next week. Metcheck have completely changed there mind on it all and show the Thursday to have force 4 or 5 Northerlies.

The only other choices are to sit and wait and hope we get something nice later on in the week or to just go anyway regardless of the wind.

What does everybody else think.
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I was always in this as a fair weather sailor so if the weathers breaking down and you can go Xmas eve I'd say go for it.
I'll be really sorry to miss out but perhaps I'll take a run closer to home during the week.
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Im easy up to the Skipper.

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Personally, I'd rather take a chance on next week. Xmas eve is just gonna make Xmas Chaos. The kids would be a bit miffed if I clear off the day before the big day!
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I'm making the call, I'm going to go tomorrow (Saturday - Christmas Eve)

For the following reasons.

1. Weather looks unpredictable after Saturday.
2. After checking with my crew they have cleared Christmas Eve with there missus'.
3. My Son wants to come with us so that reduces baby sitting problems with me.
4. Tides are in our favour for the launch window. (means recovery will be at low tide but I wont be in a hurry then).

I would love for you guys to come too - but Ill understand if its not you that wears the trousers and your not allowed to go.

Shaggy - If Mollers really isn't allowed out then your are welcome on Voyager with us.

Please can I have a show of hands as to who is comming and who isnt - Thanks.
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Hi Roy
Thank you for your offer, but it sounds like you got enough crew on your boat already; you donít need a crowded boat on the first trip

Makes sense to take this window; great day today very little wind, sea state from Porthcurno looks good.

http://www.minacktheatre.co.uk/stagecam.jpg

If Mollers cant make it, then safe passage and look forward to the photos and report.

Shaggy listening html and smtp channel Rib.net out.
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I'm taking 5 on my boat (as that's how many inboard seats I have and how many life jackets I own)

I have yet to offer the 5th seat to anyone - so your welcome to it before I start ringing around to find my 5th crew member.

I'm still hoping Mollers will see sense and join in though, as an additional boat would be nice - not essential but nice.

I will wait till Mollers replies before I start calling around.

Kernow - it looks like a fine day - is there no chance you can re-arrange your diary.

Randski - what about you, are you in.

gingercoastie - are you still not tempted.

CrackyChris - The date is now set - can you make it.

Any other Cornish or other wise Ribsters - nows your chance for great trip in what looks like will be fine weather.



TIME TABLE
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0700 TRAIL BOAT TO PENZANCE
0800 LAUNCH AT PENZANCE
0900 ON OUR WAY TO SEVEN STONES
1000 TAKING PICTURES OF SEVEN STONES LIGHTSHIP
1100 QUICK LOOK AROUND THE ISLANDS
1200 LUNCH AND A PINT IN HUGH TOWN ON ST MARYS
1300 DRINK UP AND GET BACK TO THE BOATS
1400 LEAVING THE SCILLIES BOUND FOR WOLF ROCK
1500 PHOTO SHOOT AT WOLF ROCK
1600 BACK AT PENZANCE
1700 BOATS RECOVERED
1800 HOME
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