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Old 01 March 2003, 05:56   #1
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Baiter Slip, Poole

I would aviod using Baiter slip for the moment. I had my rear car tyres and both trailer tyres slashed yesterday. Apparently there have been loads of trailer thefts and tyre slashings recently.

The day ended up being a complete expensive mess. We got back to slip about 1pm expecting to get the boat out before the forecasted Force 9 arrived but 5 hours later after getting the tyres fixed there were 2/3ft waves in the harbour and we couldn't recover the boat so we had to get the Aux Coastguards to help.

Anyway, ended up with a broken winch, fishfinder transducer, and lost the anchor rope - as well as the expense of 4 new tyres.

Big thanks to Portland Coastguard and the Aux coastguard units that came to help.

Daniel
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Old 01 March 2003, 08:26   #2
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I am sorry to here that, if you are in Southampton you are welcome to use our facilities. FOC. It has a good security system and 24 hour manned barrier
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Old 03 March 2003, 09:13   #3
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Where are you based now?

By "Our facilities" - do you mean the marina where your boat is based - or do you have something to do with the marina?

Always interested in places to launch Solent area!!

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Old 03 March 2003, 16:38   #4
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Hi Jools we have moved to a Unit just down the road and river from our old Marina. We know have a big Portacabin and three bay dry storage at Saxon Wharf.

Saxon Wharf is an MDL property and I think they levy a small charge for the use of the slipway, but anybody from RIBNET is welcome to use our parking area to leave the car and Trailer
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Old 03 March 2003, 17:20   #5
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Baiter Park Poole

Probably better to use the slip at Rockley Park. Better slip than baiter as its a bit steeper and you can launch at all states of the tide. Its got pontoons to tie up to as well. Theres always staff on site and a 24 hr security patrol if your away more than a day.

The cost for launching and parking is slightly more, but then your not going to come back to slashed tyres etc.
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