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Old 19 July 2005, 06:03   #1
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Charity help needed

I have been asked to transport 9 pilots and aircrew from 30 Squadron, RAF Lyneham from Torquay to Poole as part of a charity trip from Lands end to John O'Groats by as many different means as possible. We intend to transport 4 passengers, and we could do with another boat capable of at least 45 mph and capable of carrying 5 passengers to make this possible.

The plan is to leave Torquay at 10.00 am after the RAF people have been lowered by helicopter, and then during the trip we will meet up with at least 1 RAF Hercules which will overfly the boats - (great photo opportunity!) - and then deliver the guys to Poole.

This is in aid of the national charity First Response, and the event will be publicised on local press radio and within military magazines.

If you think you can help or know someone that can, could you please call me on: 07836 268747 as soon as possible, Thanks very much and if it all goes ahead I hope to see some of you out there!
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Hi Cookee - when is this going to happen?

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I believe it's August 8th, if that helps!
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Hi Cookee - when is this going to happen?

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Good point! 8th of August - leaving Torquay at 10am .............. have I left anything else out?
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Old 19 July 2005, 10:32   #5
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Good point! 8th of August - leaving Torquay at 10am .............. have I left anything else out?
Bu99er a Monday !!

Do you know how difficult it is to get a Monday off at the moment !!
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And bu99er, do you know how difficult it is to do "at least 45mph" ??
However, if someone wants to lend me a suitable boat...........
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And bu99er, do you know how difficult it is to do "at least 45mph" ??
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How about 40 then?
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question of fuel...

.just wondering, who pays the fuel for that trip, and how long is the trip?
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also, i dont suppose my boat would be up to it, maybe next yesr,
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.just wondering, who pays the fuel for that trip, and how long is the trip?
As it's for charity, I'll be paying for the fuel in my boat, this is more of a one off and not an annual event, I'm sure they think of something more daft next year!
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