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Old 05 March 2007, 15:34   #11
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He, he, and who is going to bring the wedding guests
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Old 05 March 2007, 15:38   #12
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I had thought of that. Would you be volanteering to organise it for me.

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Old 05 March 2007, 15:45   #13
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Do you know how they went about it

Give Ian a ring and he'll give you the details. His phone numbers are on his website.



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Old 05 March 2007, 18:30   #14
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Or you could get a ship's captain to marry you (to each other, not to him) but that has to be outside the 12nm territorial limit.
Could a rib owner/driver be considered a captain of his ship?
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Old 05 March 2007, 18:39   #15
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I have a vague recollection from looking at the regulations (which in scotland were slightly different) a while ago (before you could have a civil marraige almost anywhere) - that the "ships captain" thing was really a bit of an "urban myth" as whilst he can marry you in international waters, because it is in international waters the UK (and most other countries) will not recognise the marraige...

You could get married in a marina (on board) but not really the ambience I think you were looking for. As an alternative why not get married on a beach (or in a suitable building close the beach) and either arrive by or leave by rib?
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why not have a word with the RNLI to see if you could use one of their buildings?? im sure they'd be happy to recieve a donation for use of the premises!! you never know as you say the dreaded words they may get an emergency in!! or even better you could both be wearing RNLI gear!! (Not that id really want to get married wearing a drysuit, or even come to think of it get married in the first place!!!) But just a thought!!
Good luck with it all.
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wow what a positive response!!!!!!!!!!

Any serious answers please, specifically, are any of you ribbers, memebers of the cloth?(i dont mean on the rag,as i know the answer to that already). i will be wearing an itsy bitsy teeny weeny, minimalistic bikini!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Quite honestly, in order to make a valid asessment, The Holey Church of the Rubber God must see a picture of you in said garment in order to determine whether or not this is acceptable to our order... it almost always is (no fat chicks in bikinis) so the picture is a mere formality....if so, you have our blessings!
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The wedding we participated in last year involved a civil ceremony at a registry office then all guests got changed into casual clothes and met the boat on a beach. We then ferried groups of 8 to 10 at a time to a small secluded bay which had a very steep and difficult path to it, where the registrar carried out the ceremony again. This was the romantic bit.
The boat was decked out in garlands and ribbon and really looked the part, in fact the groom thanked us for making the boat the highlight of the day, this was out of earshot of his new wife though!

So we have not carried out a wedding on the boat but used it more in the role of a wedding car!
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I had thought of that. Would you be volanteering to organise it for me.

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Well now, that would depend on when, where and how big ...........................(date, location and bikini)
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Quite honestly, in order to make a valid asessment, The Holey Church of the Rubber God must see a picture of you in said garment in order to determine whether or not this is acceptable to our order... it almost always is (no fat chicks in bikinis) so the picture is a mere formality....if so, you have our blessings!




Dunno about the ceremony, but all you need to know about the consummation can be found here:

Sex in a Rib !!
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