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Old 08 May 2012, 08:16   #71
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yes - we the canal dude will be leaving between 11 & 2 pm - heading for Stirling for 4pm beating if retreat / reception on 430 , we then leaving on Sunday on to return.

So need to know who I'd going?
who I'd planning to stay over night at Stirling? Rowing club has offered hall to "camp" in...

Clydeoutboards has offered to provide "safety" cover

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I will definitely be coming on the rib with 5 others but I am concerned at the tide times for the flotilla. High tide is at 12.31 for port edgar so no issues launching but late afternoon will be hairy for large boats going to stirling. I also didn't realise we were overnighting so what security has been arranged for the ribbers. I love my boat but not enough to sleep on her.
I would be happy to return back to PE on saturday. How many others are planning a launch from PE?
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Old 08 May 2012, 10:00   #72
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Colin,

12:31 - have you converted to summertime? I read it as 13:30 on the Elie club's online tide tables which appear to be already converted? Either way, give or take an hour I think we are thinking along the same lines.....

I may not have typed that too clearly. At the mo I can make it on Sat, and unless I can get Sunday too, I will also be planning a return trip on Sat evening.
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12:31 - have you converted to summertime? I read it as 13:30 on the Elie club's online tide tables which appear to be already converted? Either way, give or take an hour I think we are thinking along the same lines.....

I may not have typed that too clearly. At the mo I can make it on Sat, and unless I can get Sunday too, I will also be planning a return trip on Sat evening.
You're right I forgot about adding an hour...doh!
We can chum back down together. Are you setting off from ellie or PE? I am happy to assist if anyone needs help with launching as I will bring the 100m rope required!
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Plan was PE -I just know Elie post the Fort tide tables in much the same way as Puffin do the Oban ones!

100m? Will that be enough?
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I would also launch at port edgar but low water is 07.02 bst and high water is 13.27 bst then low water 19.37 bst so if taking out at P E I think would need to be earlier than say 18.30 I think I would launch say 10.00 or 11.00 and head up for high tide in stirling a say 14.00 then if heading back down on the sat head 16.00 at the lastest,


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Hi Guys,we have followed this post from the start and would like a timetable of the weekend as we are unable to overnight in rib and would not be leaving it at stirling overnight,so we may do Saturday only with a launch and recover at port edgar (1xrib+2adults)many thanks,Alan
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OK, I have now confirmed I can't do Sunday

If the tide is going to be PITA low, dare I suggest (fuel & "need to get home" permitting) is there an argunent for a diversion to somewhere with a decent chip / curry / whatever food we are in the mood for shop, thus letting the tide come in a bit further?

I have just looked at the charts, and as the tide will be out most harbours will likely become inaccessable, so I guess we could use the pier under the rail bridge & hit the pub / Beefeater / whatever it is there, and as we'll all be "appropriately dressed" could sit outside & keep an eye on the boats! I have a vague memory of a chip shop in North Queensferry, but no idea of the quality...

Alternatively we all bring sandwiches & eat them in company on a random mudbank 'till the water comes back! Shot in the dark. I donlt suppose anyone has one of these in their locker?
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Sonar logging?

It occurred to me as I was chewing my cornflakes this morning that some sounders will let you record the sonar log.

(Admin - feel free to separate this into another thread as it may "turn techy" and deviate from the cruise itself)

I am throwing this out to the ribnet massive as I have my plotter set to simply show me the depth overlaid as a big number on the chart, so I will need to investigate further unless someone knows this feature inside out & can give chapter & verse?

I had a quick look at the manual for mine, and it appears to allow you to record the sonar trace on the SD card for later playback. Assuming I can persuade it to do this and relate it to position, it strikes me that as loads of boats will be doing the trip, if we have a lot of position - time- depth data then a reasonable guess at the current shape of the river bed could be achieved....

It isn't a huge leap of insanity to assume that if I can record pretty pictures of fish, someone with a side scan might be able to record the whole river bed.......


So, does anyone know the limitations of the Lowrance depth logging feature? (it's a 1 paragraph "by the way, did you know...." in the manual) and on the heady assumption that we manage to record all this data, where is the best place to send it?
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hi all,

There will be people sleeping in the canal boats, where the ribs will be moored to in the middle of the river.

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I go through this thread later and compile list.

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OK, I have now confirmed I can't do Sunday

If the tide is going to be PITA low, dare I suggest (fuel & "need to get home" permitting) is there an argunent for a diversion to somewhere with a decent chip / curry / whatever food we are in the mood for shop, thus letting the tide come in a bit further?

I have just looked at the charts, and as the tide will be out most harbours will likely become inaccessable, so I guess we could use the pier under the rail bridge & hit the pub / Beefeater / whatever it is there, and as we'll all be "appropriately dressed" could sit outside & keep an eye on the boats! I have a vague memory of a chip shop in North Queensferry, but no idea of the quality...

Alternatively we all bring sandwiches & eat them in company on a random mudbank 'till the water comes back! Shot in the dark. I donlt suppose anyone has one of these in their locker?
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I'm up for a stop but the worry for me is the recovery at PE in the evening. I once recovered right on the edge of the slipway at low tide and the trailer was pointing skyward as I couldnt go any further out. Scary !
I would like 2m above datum so back for 19.00 ish. 10.00 start is looking good.
We can all launch together an help each other. It's not that bad!
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