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Old 22 July 2013, 09:26   #321
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Having received so many conflicting views on when I will be able to launch after HW there is no way I can get down for 9.30 on Friday due to commitments at home. I was planning on catching the tide in the afternoon but having thought about this I don't want to be travelling alone, against the tide and loosing the light.

So for this reason I regretfully advise I am pulling out. I hope you all have a fantastic trip, I will be looking into doing this trip another time when the tide times are a bit more reasonable and out of the crazy holiday season.

Look forward to seeing the pics/video's/stories.

Alex (AJ)
Hi just for info I am sitting in Penzance Harbour car park now and I have just walked down the Pontoon at 13:30 with plenty of water to launch. Low tide was at 11:30 this morning high tide is at 17:15. So you should be able to launch up to 11am.
I have taken a couple of photos which I will put up later.
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Old 22 July 2013, 09:30   #322
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So how many at this stage are still going in numbers?
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Old 22 July 2013, 09:49   #323
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To clarify ;

I'm not going, I've never actually said I was going, I'm not getting up early , I'm not going on anyone elses boat, I'm not taking my own boat (or beast as Matt calls it and he's still not got to drive it yet / Matt H has a cruel sense of humour) , AJ wont be wearing a Mankini or crocs (or going ?) , Whisper has some nice graphs of stuff that doesn't concern me as I'm not going(and lots of boats), I'm not buying a 585 pro, I will be having a lie in while you all sit in traffic/ go enjoy yourselves , I'm 100% not going as I'm working Sat & doing RNLI stuff Sunday., Avocet just did it in perfect weather on one engine and one gearbox so hats off to him for that and I'm not going.

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Helpful ? Nah - didnt think so .....
And to Clarify....Maybe better to Post...when you DO..DO Something
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Old 22 July 2013, 09:52   #324
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I'm going But if this isn't going to come off, then I need to know by Wed lunch time because I'll take the family away instead as this is my week off

If you can't make the launch at Penzance then the other option is to contact Mollers and find out what time they are leaving.

XCweather current forecast....
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Old 22 July 2013, 09:53   #325
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Out of Fal--
Me n Sticky + 3/4 peeps in 'Hey Joe'
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Dunno 'bout PZ crew.

BBC weather giving sunny spells, 11mph SSW which is fine. Gone in much worse previously. Our windspeed cut off is usually 18mph.
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Apart from Mollers Mob (Three Boats).. Looks like You,Whisper,and Us! Oh and Matt h has gone Very Quiet all of a sudden????....With The weather lookin Gooood!
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just walked down the Pontoon.
There's a pontoon there now?
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Mollers what time you leaving Fal?
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Ok - new hubs, bearings, wheels & tyres fitted (so now I have two spares) so I think I'm good to go.

Whisper, do you want to meet somewhere around Poole/Bournemouth and travel down together if you are coming from Calshott? Or is a mini convoy likely to be more hassle than its worth?
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Ok - new hubs, bearings, wheels & tyres fitted (so now I have two spares) so I think I'm good to go.

Whisper, do you want to meet somewhere around Poole/Bournemouth and travel down together if you are coming from Calshott? Or is a mini convoy likely to be more hassle than its worth?
Yeah, that sounds great I'll be leaving on thursday morning do you fancy camping near PZ on Thursday night?
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