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Old 02 January 2007, 14:47   #1
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Guiness Book of Records

Don't know if this exists still, but how about doing something thoroughly stupid in say June - stupider than getting stuck on Ryde Sands!

Don't know - but how about the largest number of ribs ever gathered in one small place - say Yarmouth Harbour!!!

Or some such.

Face it, I am never going to get in the record books for being fastest under 30 foot around the uk - nor are most of us. But as one of 100 ribs decending on the hapless harbourmaster?????

Madness, pure fun, and let us get sponsored for some charity?

Mad or pure genius????

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Old 02 January 2007, 15:14   #2
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Mmmm...... can we get enough RIBs together to form a floating bridge across the narrowest part of the Solent?

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Sounds fun and a little crazy, so naturally, I'm in!

And if we can tie in with a charity to raise some dosh for them, all the better.
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Perhaps the greatest number of boats in a flotilla to go round the island?
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Yea, we could even go on the piss after it!

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If this is done , it'd be cool to see if a helicopter could be arranged to take pictures like they did on the b*atmad poker run!
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If this is done , it'd be cool to see if a helicopter could be arranged to take pictures like they did on the b*atmad poker run!
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If this is done , it'd be cool to see if a helicopter could be arranged to take pictures like they did on the b*atmad poker run!
As long as they don't charge us for the privilege of having photos of our own boats. Because if they do I'll be charging the next person who does that for the privilege of taking photos of me..........................................
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Charity

Talking of charity I am a volunteer fundraiser for the 'Lively Lady Project' Which is sailing disadvantaged youngsters around the world in Sir Alec Roses boat lively lady

more details can be found at www.livelylady.net

But we are holding a charity race night at fernham hall in fareham.

Each table holds 10 people and if each person pays £15 you not only get a great night out, fed ( basket meal) but also one of the races named after the group. The RIBNET race
8th March 2007

We could make a difference to these youngsters, have a great time, but also a chance to discuss this recordbreaking idea too


Who's up for it ???

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As long as they don't charge us for the privilege of having photos of our own boats.


Have I misunderstood what you mean? If people want cool aerial photos of their boats, why shouldn't they expect to pay for them? Are you suggesting that a professional photographer charters a helicopter, spends a day taking th photos, then gives them away?

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