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Old 27 April 2005, 06:12   #21
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Yep - agree with you........

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In my experience the type of hole you would want to repair at sea would be a big one and in reality it would be exactly the type of hole you couldn’t repair at sea
If you get a small hole in the tube even if you have to stop every 5 minutes to blow it up it is not really an issue.
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Old 27 April 2005, 13:38   #22
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Everyone has forgotten the plan for lunch; I always do this at home before setting out 'cos it's difficult to read the Michelin Guide at speed in a sea
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Old 27 April 2005, 14:51   #23
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Hi Kevin
Where do you intend to launch? If you feel happier with another boat with you feel free to PM and I will join you. It's a comfort to have somebody about if you havn't been to sea before.I remember my first time out in open water.

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Old 27 April 2005, 17:43   #24
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May I suggest as well as taking the PB2, you book yourself a free RNLI Sea Check at

http://www.rnliseasafety.org.uk/leis...eck/bookacheck


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Old 27 April 2005, 18:53   #25
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Good luck on your first time out at sea.

If I remember correctly, the PBO article you're referring to suggested the Entel VHF as a good buy. I haven't heard any recommendations by experience - most people have had good experiences with Icom, Garmin and Standard Horizon kit. If you do buy a h/h VHF then I would suggest keeping it in a waterproof bag such as an Aquapack so there will be no doubt about its waterproof capabilities, and you can hang it round your neck. I would also take a mobile 'phone in a similar bag - mobiles can be extremely effective if you're only a short distance from land.
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Old 27 April 2005, 21:37   #26
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If anyone's mentioned this, I overlooked it -

a CHART!!
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Old 28 April 2005, 07:15   #27
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Kevin; I will definatly be around Morston on Monday. If you want a hand let me know. Look out for the RIBnet burgee!
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