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Old 28 March 2004, 16:38   #11
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we came across this 72 knots top speed 40,000 HP 12 diesel yanmars all in a row
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Old 28 March 2004, 16:39   #12
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they kept shooting at us
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that's my fave one !!!!

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Old 28 March 2004, 16:42   #14
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and off home for a few beers - total trip 185 miles at avg of 49 knots and burn rate of 3.5 ltrs per hour.


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Old 28 March 2004, 16:44   #15
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What about this one.......lean forwards in your rib and you gain an extra 3 knots. even when going uphill like here in this part of the solent where it is a one in ten gradient....
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Old 28 March 2004, 16:44   #16
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Liar!!!! oops...I meant Paul's speed reporting!!!

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Old 28 March 2004, 16:46   #17
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Me.
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Old 28 March 2004, 16:48   #18
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Are you two confusing me by using 2 computers?
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Old 28 March 2004, 16:49   #19
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Sad innit

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Old 28 March 2004, 16:52   #20
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Nah....is zebedee still in the water at an undisclosed location in the south of england. Surrounded by razor wire, patrolled by ex special forces personnel with vicious attack poodles?
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