Don't worry Bilge' I'll be running the gauntlet alright. I have no intention of giving anything to anyone. Is it not enough that we pay the highest........oppps I was going to get all political then but this is not the place.
To be frank, getting the Med II from France is a bit of a pipe dream. I'm just itching to get my hands on one as soon as possible but really I know the best thing to do is wait for one to appear here in the U.K. In the meantime, I continue to enjoy the Med I which, still has a little way to go before she's full equipped to the standard I'd like. Once there, that's when I'll really step up a gear in my search for a Med II.
I was just saying to someone the other day, half the enjoyment for me is ticking off the boxes on the lengthy list of things she needs and taking ones time in getting there. When I had my previous rib (Zodiac Yachtline 420 DL) I went out and bought everything within the space of a month. She then sat on the drive complete, leaving me wondering what to to with her next. I ended up selling her just to be able to do it all over again, however, this time I've been taking my time. I think we're all a bit like that, aren't we ?
Another point raised in the same conversation was, "when the wife gives me the go ahead". I laughed because, that's not a unique statement, I bet if asked most of the chaps (chapesses) on the forum would admit to the fact that half the battle is convincing the wife that "it's the right thing to do" !
Come on admit it