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Old 30 March 2012, 03:55   #1
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Yarmouth lunch - 31 March 2012

To mark the last day of the winter derestiction of speed limits in the main channels of Poole Harbour, Scuvy Crew (now home from Uni for Easter) and I are planning on having lunch (nachos) in Yarmouth tomorrow.
We'll be leaving Poole (at speed!) around 11.30 with a view to being in The Wheatsheaf by 12.30 if anyone wants to join/meet us.
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Old 30 March 2012, 04:58   #2
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Hi David, sorry but I can't make it, VHF training tomorrow.
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Old 30 March 2012, 09:34   #3
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I would love to join you but will be on a plane heading off across the pond. Have great trip and I hope the weather holds for you.

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Hi David, would love to have come over on this one, but now have a charter from 2-4, but will be out after this for some crew training and general handling, so meet up with you on your return
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To mark the last day of the winter derestiction of speed limits in the main channels of Poole Harbour, Scuvy Crew (now home from Uni for Easter) and I are planning on having lunch (nachos) in Yarmouth tomorrow.
We'll be leaving Poole (at speed!) around 11.30 with a view to being in The Wheatsheaf by 12.30 if anyone wants to join/meet us.
David
We'll be in the area - but heading for Weymouth on the Biboa cruise. Due to meet off Yarmouth at 12,00 then heading to Weymouth for lunch in Portland Marina.
We may decide to Nacho 1st with you then poodle on to Weymouth for late afternoon rather than late lunch in Portland.
I'll see what Rick decides in the morning
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at a wedding so won't be able to make it. Saving up my petrol for a slightly bigger trip as well
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We may decide to Nacho 1st with you then poodle on to Weymouth .....Trev
You "old" dog!

We'll probably arrive there (teenagers permitting: don'tcha love 'em!) around noon. Whoever's there, we'll see you (good to see you Trev and Nick if you can) .... hope to hook up with Steve later, although we may be back home by 4.00pm. Which direction is the charter?

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We'll be in the area - but heading for Weymouth on the Biboa cruise. Due to meet off Yarmouth at 12,00 then heading to Weymouth for lunch in Portland Marina.
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What a great weekend's boating.
But there was good news and bad news...
Good news..
After meeting Avocet we went of to Weymouth and got lots of Go Pro footage including going through Durdle Door itself (yes - through the arch). On Sunday had fun off Portland Bill - again lots of good action.
Bad News...
On the way back going past Anvil Point the GoPro's suction mount decided to detach itself from the consol and the whole lot went overboard! It may be water and shock proof but it doesn't float . So just off Anvil Point there is a great camera on the Sea Floor - probably perfect condition and some interesting footage!
Better News....
Our home contents insurance has agreed (so far) that we can claim for it - so I should only lose £50 excess rather than the whole amount.

Moral of the story - maybe obvious - but either have a lanyard or similar attached to the camera in case it falls in - or buy the "Floaty Back" attachment so you can have a chance of getting it back. This would have been enough to have saved mine as I knew exactly where it fell overboard and had stopped within about 20 yards of it going overboard.

I'm disappointed about losing the camera - but more gutted about losing the footage and photos from the weekend!
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On the way back going past Anvil Point the GoPro's suction mount decided to detach itself from the consol and the whole lot went overboard!
I feel for you Trev man, no wonder you didn't wave back as you rounded Calshot.

How deep is the camera? did you make a note of the location? Gopros will last a while under water.....



Anyone dive on here?
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Sorry for thread drift but was that you TrevorG leaving the Avenue and joining the M3 last night just before 6?

If you dont mind me asking, what do you tow with and how do you find it!?
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Sorry for thread drift but was that you TrevorG leaving the Avenue and joining the M3 last night just before 6?

If you dont mind me asking, what do you tow with and how do you find it!?
Hi Zippy
Yes - that was probably us. We use a Toyota Landcruiser (3.0 Diesel) - seems to tow really well - but our 1st go at trailer/slip launching the 8.6m Shearwater will be this week in Pembroke. Hopefully it will be as easy as the towing is!
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How deep is the camera? did you make a note of the location? Gopros will last a while under water.....

Anyone dive on here?
Now you come to mention it - I've just gone and looked at my GPS track and we lost the camera at 50 degrees 35.379 North, between 1 degree 58.404 and 1 Degree 58.376 West. (I don't know how to put a degree sign in the reply!)

From my charts I think it is about 7m depth there. Maybe a bit less.

Any divers fancy a challenge?

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let me have word with steves skipper (also very experienced diver)......
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I have just fitted one of these but dont want to try it GoPro Floaty Back Door
Guess what will be 1st on my "to buy" list when I get the replacement camera!

Question though.... When the Wi-fi/remote module comes out in a few weeks time, will you be able to fit the wi-fi module, extra power pack and the floaty back door to the camera and if you can, will it still fit on the mounts without having so much mass being vibrated about that it will keep slipping on it's fittings?
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The floaty pad is attached to back door of the additional battery pack. not sure about other add ons
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