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Old 01 June 2016, 12:46   #111
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Just checking my timings... we're planning to depart at 10am? So if i arrive at Largs just before 9am that should give plenty of time for setting up, packing etc.

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That is right. The tide isn't ideal for anyone using the public slipway with a proper trailer. Folk with transom wheels etc should be fine, but those of us with boats that need to float off should either be closer to 9 than 10, or consider paying the marina to use their slip.
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OK great... driving up from Moffat which I thought was close (my en-route stop off with the Northerners)... but another 2 hours drive
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It seems its still too soon to get any sort of confident forecast!

Accuweather suggests F3 gusting 5, coming from the East, dry Sat AM light showers after that.
XCweather says F2 gusting 3 coming from the West! Shower late morning, but dry thereafter!

Either is probably OK - the stronger winds aren't the end of the world unless they are funnelling right up the Firth.

However the good news is, it will be dry and light winds most of this week so the ground should be OK for camping, and there should be little swell.

I think the latest roll call is:

Stigomery,
sunsport,
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Poly,
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Abram D RIB,
bmb779,
Kirkbysib

And the following might bump into us along the way:

Paul_S,
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hi can you add another boat with my friend and son,cheers
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Here's another weather forecast to confuse things...

Meanwhile I'll return to tending to my sunburn in the Lake District... (Damn speed limits!!!)

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Of course.
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With massive regret I'm going to have to back out of this years gathering, my work has changed this week and I'm being sent to Germany tomorrow and won't get home till Saturday morning. I'll be reading Gurnards report with envy and will definitely make next years


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I'm helping run the Round Bute Sailing race on Saturday. They even gave me a fancy title...... Assistant Race Director, which I think means writing stuff down. Will be around Sunday though. Previous offer stands, if you guys need anything while around Bute.....send me a pm, I'm happy to help. Might run into you Sunday. Look out for my boat, it's the only one I have seen in the area.
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They even gave me a fancy title...... Assistant Race Director,
That means you are the dogs body for the guy who gets the glory but swans about all day not actually doing anything...
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That means you are the dogs body for the guy who gets the glory but swans about all day not actually doing anything...
Lol.......exactly.
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