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Old 06 August 2011, 14:12   #21
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Old 06 August 2011, 14:19   #22
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Cookee...thanks for the tour of Stirling. Much appreciated :-) We didn't quite make your 60mph on the way back to Falmouth, it was a tad lumpy in places

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Cookee...thanks for the tour of Stirling. Much appreciated :-) We didn't quite make your 60mph on the way back to Falmouth, it was a tad lumpy in places

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Falmouth?? What you doin' 'ere?
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Old 06 August 2011, 23:40   #24
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'Stirling' does circa 60mph and Cookee probably sampled that on the way (all the way?) from Salcombe to Charlestown. We couldn't match that with our lowly 90hp...
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The best we've seen is 65mph although with bigger props we're hoping for over 65mph - managed 40mph yesterday afternoon - we only saw a 22' yacht with a broken rudder and did a bit of VHF relay for them, a warship messing around with a RIB off Plymouth (designation H and some numbers?), and a large Thames Barge type thing from France coming into Salcombe and not much else - must have been rough then!

At one point Kevin saw a wave breaking above my head to starboard so we reckon the waves were over 15' and breaking and we never felt in any danger at all, in fact it was a great afternoon and makes us confident in the boat for Round Britain and Cowes Monte Carlo in 2013

Mollers did we miss you or were you doing other things?

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Had Helford River Regatta on Sat. Had every intention of flying up on Sun. Unfortuntely, a dodgy oyster got me. Eyes and lips looked like Homer Simpson's uglier cousin.
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Had Helford River Regatta on Sat. Had every intention of flying up on Sun. Unfortuntely, a dodgy oyster got me. Eyes and lips looked like Homer Simpson's uglier cousin.
Bet that will be the last one you have - I can't eat them any more............
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Bet that will be the last one you have - I can't eat them any more............
Nah, had a shellfish allergy for years, but still love it. Sometimes it get's me usually not. Itchy lips are the signal to hit the antihistamines.

Helford River native oysters are 'ansome.
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The sun even came out!
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That really does look like a shark on the prowl. Nice pic!
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