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Old 20 March 2007, 04:00   #21
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why not join www.pontoontalk.co.uk and pop the question
It's already been answered on Boatsad

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Old 20 March 2007, 06:41   #22
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Had a peep and it makes sense but it still would be nice to go round. John remember 1999 the weather then was OK . The only bad bit was the North sea
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True, we were very lucky with the weather that week. Even so some crews found it very hard going.

Cape Wrath was manageable, but quite challenging. I really wouldn't have wanted to be racing (or running a race) in those conditions.

I agree that it's a shame not to go right round, but I can see that it's probably a wise decision.

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I agree that it's a shame not to go right round, but I can see that it's probably a wise decision. John
Perhaps they should do team relays, ribs going round the top through the ruff stuff whilst the polishing brigade take the canal.

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As far as I know some of the ribs are planning to go 'over the top' wheather permitting rather than through the canal , wheather permitting.
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Round Britain First Sponsor!

Nice to see that the 2008 Round Britain Race today announced its first sponsor.

From the web site - " At last a manufacturer of marine products has put their head above the parapet and decided to support the Round Britain Powerboat Race, not with money but with product. Stuart Nicholls of Marine Track in Shoreham has agreed to provide their very latest satellite linked tracking systems free of charge to ALL race boats taking part in this race. This is in effect a large sponsorship deal with Marine Track and is a significant saving for each of the teams taking part. The Round Britain Race Committee thank Marine Track for their generosity."
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Hello again - my apols if you're reading this again.

I'm looking to go round Britain in August during Cows Week and would very much like a couple of boats to join us. We're not talking a big budget attempt, but big fun.

If you're interested in using August as a recce for the 2008 'big boys' race then please get in touch.

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Can i ask the question why the greatest off shore powerboat race is never discussed on this forum.
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Good point. I check the website at least once a week. So to get the ball rolling: Who would you put your money on in each class?
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Can i ask the question why the greatest off shore powerboat race is never discussed on this forum.
do you mean:
Round Britain Entrant
Round Britain 2008 at RIBEX (which you started!)
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