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Old 01 August 2015, 12:40   #1
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Sugar boat

Nice run out to the sugar boat today 😊
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Old 01 August 2015, 12:59   #2
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I'm utterly amazed you got out there today in your boat.

I can see that boat from my window, it has been pretty much constant 25mph winds all day and quite rough.

Be careful round the sugar boat, lot of cables off it if you get too close.

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Old 01 August 2015, 13:04   #3
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I'm utterly amazed you got out there today in your boat.

I can see that boat from my window, it has been pretty much constant 25mph winds all day and quite rough.

Be careful round the sugar boat, lot of cables off it if you get too close.

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It also absolutely stinks when you're downwind of it!
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Nice pics and well done for getting out
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Old 01 August 2015, 13:13   #5
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It also absolutely stinks when you're downwind of it!
years of seagull crap certainly does stink.

weather was somewhat better last time i took a wee trip to it few months ago-
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Exactly where is it located?
I just SIB around Scotland so apologies for not knowing
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river clyde, 2 miles or so south helensburgh, literally can't miss it.

it is known locally as the "sugar boat" due to what was on it when it went over.

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/...1b5a5f!6m1!1e1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Captayannis

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Have to put that on my visit list too we've been past that area several times in our cruiser & never knew it was there
Will have to go up with the rib for a look.
we always stick to the deep channels when we're in the big boat but we're not so depth sensitive in the rib
I guess it's in the big area marked as shallows on the charts?
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Hi dubrus sib made it out no problem never felt we we're out our depth on the plus side the gare loch was pure flat
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you are quite safe round about it, the sandbanks are not a danger until you are further east. even at low tide there is a couple of meters about it.

if you look at some pictures of it at low tide you can still see masts/cables running through it. i tend to stay 100m from it to be safe, although i do know people who have been on it. they described it as smelly and as slippery as a slippy thing



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