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Old 02 March 2012, 09:20   #1
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Solent (mini)-SIBfest 7th April 2012

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Wots happening on the sibfest front its all gone a bit slow over the last few days?
Sorry had to spend some time at work actually working .....

Outline plan at present is Lymington Launch @ about 10.30 on Sat 7th (of the long easter weekend) .

The aim would not be to get round the Island , but simply get out , have some fun and get to Yarmouth for lunch and a beer and then seastate permitting head to the Needles to have taste of the conditions and allow some record of petrol use over the run. It will allow for sheltered ( calm/ flat) water in the lee of Hurst spit, maybe depending on tide rougher water through Hurst ( Matt H airborne time ...) and varying out to Needles and Alum bay etc.

Those that want to camp can I hope fairly easily in the forest , or simply drive down for a day or longer to suit .

I have a list of people who have expressed an interest and will PM probably tomorrow.

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Jessk9 Honwave 4m 25
matth Bombard 420 25
Bongy Bombard 380 25
PeterM Bombard 380 25
Lockieboie Prowave 3.8 10
Astra Zodiac 340 15
Guernseylee Quicksilver 3.4 10
Benc Honwave 3.2 8


Of course there wil be RIBS about and all are welcome

Anyone got any major problems or suggestions let me know and all start praying for ace weather.

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PS- maybe the admin gods can sticky this as the start of a new thread 'Solent SIBfest 7 April 2012' , and unsticky the others to save 59 page threads ? At your discretion ........
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Old 02 March 2012, 12:49   #2
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+ Bieny with 40hp and 4m tidalwave ...
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Old 02 March 2012, 13:46   #3
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If you don't mind a little rib......

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Old 02 March 2012, 14:07   #4
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sounds great!

another little rib to join in the fun. xs 4m rib with yamaha 30hp.Not sure whether to camp or not, although it would be nice to meet up and share a beer or two. It would be good to know how many are camping and which night (Fri, Sat or both)

any one know a good camp site , Hollands wood want a min of 3 nghts to stay there!


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sibfest 2012

Hi ,intrested in easter cruise, got a honda t 40 +25 mariner, just wondering how many miles /hours we would be out on water ? to try and work out fuel reqd, also were in lymington will we launch.

many thanks Trevor
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Hi ,intrested in easter cruise, got a honda t 40 +25 mariner, just wondering how many miles /hours we would be out on water ? to try and work out fuel reqd, also were in lymington will we launch.

many thanks Trevor
I'm guessing the slipway in the harbour. Not launched there myself yet so hopefully someone will help out with that.
With regard to fuel I suppose it depends on the conditions and how far everyone wants to go exploring. Be safe and bring plenty!
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Are we planning on camping on the iow as my honwave is not big enough to bord my vw camper
I'll be heading down on Thursday morning and comming home on Monday if the weather is good,
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I'm not very experienced with sibbing in cold water/weather as we have only used the boat on the med and uk rivers. What do you all wear? Do you try and keep dry or go with wet suits?
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PMs sent. If everyone can keep in touch with plans etc and post the things I will have missed....

http://www.visitmyharbour.com/harbours/solent/

link can be used to get some idea if you dont know the area.

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Hope this is the right place

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Thanks Peter for the pm,
I'll be going down on the Wednesday night and weather permitting coming home on Monday so once I find a nice place to camp I'll post where it is and if anyone wants to join us they can, BBQ will be lit 24hrs a day
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Thanks Peter for the pm,
I'll be going down on the Wednesday night and weather permitting coming home on Monday so once I find a nice place to camp I'll post where it is and if anyone wants to join us they can, BBQ will be lit 24hrs a day


Ace - if people want to PM me thier real names and phone numbers if they are happy for me to have - that way if a wheel falls off a trailer etc let me know and we can work around /help etc
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mini sib fest 2012

Hi all, have looked at yarmouth harbour there seems to be lots of options for mooring, what would be best for us assuming we are going ashore for lunch? never been, so hopefuly some who has can advise.

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A quick chat with the harbour master when we get there & he will point us where he wants . To be fair all of us together will only take up the same as an 10m Rib !

May get away with the tender area too!
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will be staying down new forest area on the 6th. weather at this time unsure so will be taking full wet weather gear and/or drysuit Just in case..
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will be staying down new forest area on the 6th. weather at this time unsure so will be taking full wet weather gear and/or drysuit Just in case..
Like I said I'll be going down on the afternoon of the 4th but don't know any good campsites so if you or anyone can suggest a good campsite so the people that want to meet can,
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Like I said I'll be going down on the afternoon of the 4th but don't know any good campsites so if you or anyone can suggest a good campsite so the people that want to meet can,
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where u planning on camping big site little site ?

im hoping to do thursday night till monday pm

may do some exploring friday and sunday



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Hi, I really like Hollands Wood and I am thinking about booking for that weekend but I'm not 100% sure at the moment.

A few things though, they have been taken over this year, you have to book for thee days and its about £78 without a boat/trailer

But a great site though and handy for Lymington too
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Sorry I forgot the kids - make that £111.40 for the three nights and it doesn't say anything about trailers and boats....
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Hi, I really like Hollands Wood and I am thinking about booking for that weekend but I'm not 100% sure at the moment.

A few things though, they have been taken over this year, you have to book for thee days and its about £78 without a boat/trailer

But a great site though and handy for Lymington too
Not that I'm a tite ass but I'm going for 5 days so think that's going to be a bit expensive, is that price for a tent or camper van?
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