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Old 05 August 2007, 06:14   #11
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Was hassled there summer before last, was going back to the boat after a beer in Castaways and he really lost it!!! Prob the same guy, laugh at him and he gets even more angry, I get great joy from provoking people like that!
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Old 05 August 2007, 06:18   #12
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Think I will go 4x4 when I get the new boat so I can launch at Loe Beach and leave the car/trailer at my folks place up the road!
The best one I have found is the beach at Helford passage, there is no real slip, trailers cannot be left in the carpark and the access is totally crap,
£15 to launch and.....£15 to recover! Its obviously a case that they do not want regular launching but my friend lives less than 5 minutes from there and it annoys him no end!!
I live on the road to Mawnan in the North Helford area . Helford (back) Passage is another example of crazy charging.
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Old 05 August 2007, 06:19   #13
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Think I will go 4x4 when I get the new boat so I can launch at Loe Beach and leave the car/trailer at my folks place up the road!
The best one I have found is the beach at Helford passage, there is no real slip, trailers cannot be left in the carpark and the access is totally crap,
£15 to launch and.....£15 to recover! Its obviously a case that they do not want regular launching but my friend lives less than 5 minutes from there and it annoys him no end!!
A grey bearded grizzly looking little twonk?
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Old 05 August 2007, 06:20   #14
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I shall endeavour to find 'Pontoon Pete' and see how well he has earned this reputation. Look out for some YouTube footage if I can film the encounter. Sounds like a total loon.

Thanks for your advice. A quick response.

Please let me know if anyone wants to join up. i will check this post and any PMs nearer the time.
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Old 05 August 2007, 06:22   #15
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Mylor is cheap, £3 to store trailer and a bit more to park the car. As for the pontoon, A dick known as 'Pontoon Pete' runs a boat hire business off of half of it, if you should happen to use any part of it that he deems his, he'll blow his stack! He is unfortunately a poor ambassador for Cornish tourism. If this should happen feel free to insult him and his ancestory.


I can't believe I've not run into him before! Probably because we tend to put one person in the boat and they drive it straight off the trailer and away so we don't use the pontoon.... I'll make a point of it now though cos I feel like I've missed out!
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Old 05 August 2007, 06:30   #16
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Mollers, do you keep your boat afloat in PP or on the trailer, what sort of cost are you looking at there? Planning on having a look at the flats there in the near future, would be rather convienient to keep a boat there too.
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Old 05 August 2007, 06:33   #17
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A grey bearded grizzly looking little twonk?
That would be the one!! Aren't they all?!
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My mate (who lives in Penryn) could not believe this character had such a reputation. He has gone beserk loads of times when any of my mate's fellow gig rowers have so much as touched the boundary between the pontoon and his patch. A real legend. I can't wait.
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Old 05 August 2007, 11:50   #19
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Have you got some one really big and menacing looking you can take with you. Have him hidden somewhere, wind the guy up then bring out the big bloke. Should be good for a laugh.
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Old 05 August 2007, 12:24   #20
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My mate (who lives in Penryn) could not believe this character had such a reputation. He has gone beserk loads of times when any of my mate's fellow gig rowers have so much as touched the boundary between the pontoon and his patch. A real legend. I can't wait.
That's the guy.He's an utter tit. The prob is that there isn't actually any pontoon for the slip users. The 'public' portion is full of punts that the fishermen use to get out to their moored boats and the rest is taken up by 'Pontoon'. There's also sailing school operating out of that spot aswell. Incidentally, that's the slip where the wreck of a speedboat on a trailer 'let go' of the car it was attached to and ran down the slip and killed the 6yo kid.
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