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Old 21 May 2002, 09:08   #61
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Just had another chque in the post so:

Grand total today is 4,285.05
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Old 21 May 2002, 13:21   #62
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Old 21 May 2002, 16:26   #63
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True to form and in keeping with his word - and style and grace, Brian has given another 100.00 - to match the 10 donations between the time of the offer - midday - midday last week!

Grand total tonight:
4,385.05

(you keeping up Keith - with your lighthouse?)

Cheers all.
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Old 23 May 2002, 08:17   #64
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Another 50.00 just in

Grand total today: 4,435.00


Can we make 5,000 before the end of the month?
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Old 24 May 2002, 08:39   #65
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Any more for any more?

They are almost on the halfway mark - refuelling stops and mileage - and it looks like we are almost on the halfway mark on the money-ometer as well.
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Old 24 May 2002, 14:24   #66
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Hi Nadia

It's about time I made a contribution. Am sending 100-00 tonight for the coffers.

Anybody else like me who's been meaning to chip in but not got around to it yet, c'mon, we should be up to 5k by now.

All the Best,

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Old 25 May 2002, 01:18   #67
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Good man, Brian!

Feeling I might be pushing too hard, I've stayed off this thread for a while. But, if I may, I'll put in a brief reappearance just to keep it near the top of the list.

Clive's latest report of Spirit's passage through the Kuril Islands really is very evocative. The number of Westerners who have sailed those waters is very, very small indeed. Simply, for most of us, they are one HELL of a long way from home.

By any yardstick, this is a most remarkable voyage. It would be a very real tragedy if Alan failed to finish because he just ran out of money.

Don't put off the moment any longer, folks. A hundred quid might hurt a bit. But it will make the difference between success and failure for this bold venture.

Dig deep, please...
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Old 26 May 2002, 08:25   #68
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Had another 100.00 in via the phone last night.

Total todate: 4,535.00


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Thanks Whiteshoes - are you sending a cheque?

Can we get halfway before the boat gets halfway - they have another 320 miles to go before they reach this point.

They will be refuelling tonight BST time - about 10:30 and then off they go again.PK is 12 hrs ahead.

Can the Ribnet forum members take this challenge? and win?
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Toby,

Thanks for the e-mail nudge. Sent my 100 last night.

Speak to you soon.

Russ.
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Old 27 May 2002, 10:38   #70
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Another 100.00 in the post
Cheque.

Total now is 4635.00

But..but...no address to send certificate out to..cheque from a
B G Taylor

Is that you Whiteshoes?

Send me a line direct or call me on 07802795583
Thanks

I made a little mistake yesterday with the miles to go before the halfway mark

They had done 12300, and had 12,620 to go.
So..only another 130 miles before the halfway mark - which they should have reached by now.
Crossing the Int date line today as well:
AP says they are all a year younger now..I mean a day...someone suggested here they should cross it a few times!
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