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Old 06 June 2009, 03:36   #271
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Get that engine fired up. We're not goimg IOM but will be coming down the straits sometime mid day ish. Gkppers meering at 930
Goodo if you can let me know what time you expect to be by menai we,ll be wet and waiting
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Old 06 June 2009, 04:19   #272
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Sorry to hear it didn't happen lads and ladies, hope you still have a good one today.
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Old 06 June 2009, 04:40   #273
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I see todays TT racing has been postponed because of the weather
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Old 06 June 2009, 13:11   #274
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Folks,

I have agreed to pen a few words for the next issue of Sports Boat & RIB about our "adventures" to the IoM...

...so I am looking for any interesting information, funny stories, near death experiences or anything else that might turn our trip into an interesting article etc. I'll be on John Kennett's boat over the next few days so feel free to share them now - or via the forum, PM or email on your return.

I am also looking for photos that can be included...

thanks,
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Old 06 June 2009, 13:55   #275
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Glad to see that a number of you had some fun and weren't too upset by not getting to IOM ,this time.
Douglas outer harbour was not a place to be at lunchtime to-day,
the seas were washing straight in and the pontoons were bouncing. In addition, the TT races were cancelled for to-day, so much for the 6 Ps (Prior Planning Prevents P--s Poor Performance), we need a new weather god.
Have a good 'rest of the week-end'.
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Old 06 June 2009, 14:58   #276
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Well neil and and I are happy in the gazelle drinking away praying for a good Sunday for round the island!! Cmon surely it will be better!
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Old 06 June 2009, 15:45   #277
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Great pics what seems to be the most popular and best clothing.
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Musto brand seems popular but several layers of warm fleece underneath do not go amiss. Tomorrow I shall be wearing my dry suit under the standard off-shore sailing gear.
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Old 06 June 2009, 16:55   #279
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So how many RIBnet members have gone?

Some RIB's I recognise but some I don't. Would there be any chance of posting some pics with some form of identification of said members and their RIB?
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So how many RIBnet members have gone?

Some RIB's I recognise but some I don't. Would there be any chance of posting some pics with some form of identification of said members and their RIB?
Andy i can't match boat name, user name and real names... but

There were 14 boats left Conwy this morning. 3 Turned back before Beaumaris. At Beaumaris the "fleet" split with roughly half battling it back to Conwy and half heading for shelter at Portdinorwic.

In the meantime I think 3 boats had started at Beaumaris and headed to Conwy before making the return trip.

A mixture of Aircraft, Ribcraft, Humbers, Ospreys, Scorpions and a Redbay.
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