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Old 15 May 2008, 03:54   #1
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Solent to Carteret - Friday 6 to Sunday 8 June 2008

Morning folks,

Its time to start sorting out this trip now as its only a few weeks away. The cruise will run from Yarmouth to Carteret on the 6th June leaving at 10am.

The plan is to stop in Aldeney for lunch before making our final few miles to Carteret.

Click here for information on Carteret http://www.barneville-carteret.fr/uk...on/default.asp

Please let me know if your interested in joining us and I will pencil you in.

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Old 15 May 2008, 12:29   #2
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Julian do you know if there is petrol in Carteret marina
i cant find any info on the internet site
Guernsey dose not look that far away and i know they have fuel and its duty free, but my chart shows some nasty overfalls from Carteret to Guernsey
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Old 15 May 2008, 15:09   #3
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Hi, its a straight run to Carteret from Guernsey. It takes about 45 mins. As for fuel I cant remember sorry..
There is only one visitors pontoon so rafting is essential.
I would like to go on the Island trips with you guys including Carteret.
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Old 15 May 2008, 15:41   #4
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Hello,

I think you can find petrol in Carteret, but because of the price, it should be a better idea to refuel in Alderney or Guernesey, on the way back to England.

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Old 15 May 2008, 15:48   #5
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I'm pretty sure I fuelled up with petrol in Carteret a few years ago.

It's a nice modern marina with good facilities but theres sod all to do in the town except eat!
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When I went there in 2002 there was definitely no fuel.

The 2006 Reeds Almanac states P&D - cans from town.

However, the French website states:
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Carburant au ponton d’accueil.

Perhaps worth a call to the Capitainerie 02 33 04 70 84
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Old 15 May 2008, 17:05   #7
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Julian,

I am interested in joining you if a 6.5M is not too small - but I am waiting for my repaired engine to be fully sorted so may take a few more days before I know for sure.

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Old 15 May 2008, 17:26   #8
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I can call tomorrow, and i will tell you for the petrol.

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All in All would it not be better to refuel in Guernsey either there or on the way back its duty free after all and pick up Tony on the way there ?
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Carteret

Morning guys,

Thanks for the replies

Roy dont worry we will fill up in Guernsey etc as we will be going there for lunch on the Saturday so you can top up on the duty free stuff. I'll fill the tanks up as well.

Tony - Be good is your around and feel free to pop along with us.

Bruce - Of course 6.5mtr is no problem and be good to have you on board etc. Will keep you posted with plans.

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