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Old 06 January 2015, 10:13   #11
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Great trip and fab photos - your baby definitely looks at home
I do Derbyshire to Ancona and ferry to Igoumenitsa / Paxos Greece each summer ( the last 8 years anyway) 2512 miles return and enjoy every minute. Using the SANEF tolling TAG saves a lot of time and potentail grief on the French tolls - you dont have to stop or risk wiping out the tubes trying to get close enough to pay at the booths
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Old 06 January 2015, 10:44   #12
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I make the journey down to the Med each year going through France and their Autoroutes, always interesting, never had the issue with width or length, i pull my 5.2m boat with an 8m motorhome, get some wonderful looks from other drivers lol
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Old 06 January 2015, 10:46   #13
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Great trip and fab photos - your baby definitely looks at home
I do Derbyshire to Ancona and ferry to Igoumenitsa / Paxos Greece each summer ( the last 8 years anyway) 2512 miles return and enjoy every minute. Using the SANEF tolling TAG saves a lot of time and potentail grief on the French tolls - you dont have to stop or risk wiping out the tubes trying to get close enough to pay at the booths
Jeff, how much does the SANEF tag cost you and where do you apply for it ?

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Old 06 January 2015, 10:53   #14
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I fancied a trip like this but then I heard a lot of horror stories about the boats getting stolen from truck stops, or people gently tapping into you on the motorway so you stop then driving away with your car and boat.
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Old 06 January 2015, 10:57   #15
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Blimey, I thought Id done a long trip. You guys are way further than me.
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I fancied a trip like this but then I heard a lot of horror stories about the boats getting stolen from truck stops, or people gently tapping into you on the motorway so you stop then driving away with your car and boat.
Steve, i have been doing that journey for over 25 years, yes you can have problems, but there are several precaursions that can be taken to minimise the risk, if you want to discuss, send me a pm, and i will send you my phone details, and we can have a chat, or next time we up in Carnarfon, we could get together
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I slept in the van and it was chained to the trailer which had a wheel lock on it. So pretty hard to nick.

Its also got two trackers on it. I was not concerned with those stories.

There is always some risk in life, usually the real risk is quite different to the perceived risk.
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I slept in the van and it was chained to the trailer which had a wheel lock on it. So pretty hard to nick.

Its also got two trackers on it. I was not concerned with those stories.

There is always some risk in life, usually the real risk is quite different to the perceived risk.
Agreed
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Old 06 January 2015, 11:21   #19
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we have just towed the boat down to southern spain and then a week later later towed the caravan down ,both sat in storage now , heading down end of jan for 3 months cannot wait counting the days
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But you missed the Nacho run..so it cant be that good down there

Seriously that's a suberb location & ideal boat for what you want to do with it - just don't post too many pics of the sun and warmth in the next month or tow or we'll all be down to visit you ( and use the boat ) .

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