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Old 01 June 2009, 05:35   #231
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RAC say 380 miles for me........
397 for me!
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Old 01 June 2009, 08:18   #232
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Whilst I am now happy about the fuel arrangements for the IOM trip, for my planning, what is the approx distance around the island on the Sunday and what sort of time do "we" expect to be back at Conway??

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I could do with a plan re this as well. I reckon I can cover about 60 miles ish, (65 litres of fuel connected to my outboard), before needing to re fill my tanks from jerry cans, so stopping half way round the island to allow a re fuel would be good
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Old 01 June 2009, 08:59   #233
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Think it about 60/65 miles all the way round Anglesey ?


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Old 01 June 2009, 09:36   #234
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I think DM told me around 64 Nmiles to go around the island.
Plus about 12 N Miles for the crossing too and from Puffin-Conwy.
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It is less than 300 miles from brighton to Conwy, where are you leaving from?
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Old 02 June 2009, 02:54   #236
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Think it about 60/65 miles all the way round Anglesey ?


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Last time I went round it was nearly 80 nm - that was Holyhead to Holyhead - you will need to add probably 20 nm to that for the extra Conwy to Puffin bit.

I would look at 100 nm total.

BTW - What time is the start for Sunday so that I can guess an ETA for Holyhead - might come out for a look!

Don't forget that petrol is NOT available at Holyhead Marina (or anywhere else on the water apart from Conwy Marina). You will have to Jerry can it from Tesco (2 miles from Marina! )

Good luck to you all and have a great weekend.
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For round Anglesey fuel wise. Just after beaumaris there is a spit of land that has ABC marine boatyard on it. The shore is shail and safe to approach and the garage only 20metres or so from the beach, one place to consider. The other side of the spit iis a small slip, though only about half tidal.
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fuel for anglesey

Also, Porth Daniel by the menai bridge does diesel. There is a garage about 1000m away for petrol which is up a hill too, but there if anyone really needed it.

Also, more practical, caernarfon marina. There is a new supermarket with a garage about 200m away, check out this for a map, you can see the garage by the round about.

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&...-8&sa=N&tab=wl

I'm not aware of any other places round the island other than holyhead which is a big walk, especially the north and north east coast from holyhead round to beaumaris. If we are going clockwise, be sure to have enough or fill up in ABC or caernarfon (Though ABC isnt too far from set off in conwy!!)


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It is less than 300 miles from brighton to Conwy, where are you leaving from?
Got to go via Lymington to pick a boat up!
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Five day forcast for Saturday gives wind speeds of up to 27mph. From those who know these waters, what sea state and conditions might we expect?? Its nothing like the Solent so would like some feedback

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