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Old 05 November 2009, 15:57   #71
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Andy - the campsite has a hair pin bend so if taken poorly you will catch the bottom of your trailer - however our caravan is much lower and has never grounded out if we are careful and take a wider approach

We intend to keep ours on the site and I've often seen dive RIBs bigger than ours up there.

There are moorings - unless anyones knows - I will give Dale Yacht Club or /and Dale Sailing a ring and see what the availability/cost is like - have never had to ask before

There are much flatter campsites slightly further out of Dale plus a Caravan Club site at Dale (Windmill Hill Farm) - still on a hill but no hairpin - more expensive and no pets

We are hoping to pop down at Christmas and/or Easter so will take a photo of the bend and campsite so people can see what I'm waffling about

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OK that's cool Jean.

BTW when you say hairpin, do you mean a hump in the road as you mention grounding out the trailer?
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Old 05 November 2009, 16:22   #72
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so paul will we see you this year for the isle of man trip its on your doorstep mate ...!! think JSP should show his face to ..
Oh yes, time is booked off work already!!
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Old 05 November 2009, 16:45   #73
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Doubt he will be at IOM meet, I think he would be out at every meeting.......but he is probably a) making more rugrats b)typing on here c) trying to find more gaffa tape for his SR.

I'd wager a pint in Conwy that he doesn't make it!!

(Come on JSP, prove me wrong and get that SR out)

This should probably be on the other thread. Sorry KY (such a good name )
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OK that's cool Jean.

BTW when you say hairpin, do you mean a hump in the road as you mention grounding out the trailer?
Hi Andy - no there is a steep left hand bend half way up the hill - if you take it too sharply you will ground the trailer board - if you take it wide you will be fine

If that makes sense

Paul - Knot Yet - was such a stupid idea as a user name

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.......................On account of the fact that the boat is still being wired up!!
What is it again? AIS, GPS, DSC, BBC? ITV?
More wires on it than the national grid!

Who is going to tow it the 5 hours to Pembrokeshire then eh???????
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.......................On account of the fact that the boat is still being wired up!!
What is it again? AIS, GPS, DSC, BBC? ITV?
More wires on it than the national grid!

Who is going to tow it the 5 hours to Pembrokeshire then eh???????
Blimey who invited you on here and how come you've mastered the art of keyboard communication - now get back to wiring that RIB
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Blimey who invited you on here and how come you've mastered the art of keyboard communication - now get back to wiring that RIB
Hasn't he made a bench seat for your fuel tank yet.... shocking!
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Not sure if this will help with fueling or launching or not.....these times are in BST....
HW on the 1st of May 2010 is at 0846 and is a 6.72m tide
LW at 1502, 1.04m
HW at 2104, 6.74m

The following day the high tide is at 0924, 2142, then monday 1004, and 2222 being a 6.05m tide. These tides will be enough for a Haverfordwest and / or Cresswell trip if people want to venture up river for some alcohol related bunkering in the evening. Please be aware though that there are speed/wash restrictions up river from Lawrenny, and also at some places further down river - download the leisure guide from here http://www.mhpa.co.uk/content.asp?ar...ory_id=21&d=74 for further information on that.

If you're stuck for fuel, or need a top up during the day, I'd suggest someone leaves a car at the Mackeral Stage in Milford since tesco is at the top end of the dock and has a fuelling station there. It's a bit long to walk carrying 25litre cans.....

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