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Old 23 January 2014, 15:51   #1
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Lymington dredging

You lymington based people might already know but I am heading down next Thursday and emailed the marina to get mooring costs . She gave me prices but also said they may have to shut due to a dredging program. She will be finding out soon .

Thought it was worth a heads up
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You lymington based people might already know but I am heading down next Thursday and emailed the marina to get mooring costs . She gave me prices but also said they may have to shut due to a dredging program. She will be finding out soon .

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Hi Steve. How long are you staying down for??
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Old 23 January 2014, 16:00   #3
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Hi Steve. How long are you staying down for??
Depending on weather heading back sat pm
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Depending on weather heading back sat pm
What are you planning to get up to?
I definitely have to work that Thursday but might be able to come down Fri and or sat
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Old 23 January 2014, 16:12   #5
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What are you planning to get up to? I definitely have to work that Thursday but might be able to come down Fri and or sat
Having radio fitted on Thursday so depending on when it gets done want to get out and test it out . I tried to put a passage into the garmin on my virgin launch but it didn't work so we would like to practice that . Other than that fun with the odd beer ant company welcome
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Long way to come for a radio! Fair play.
Are you staying in lymington?
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Long way to come for a radio! Fair play. Are you staying in lymington?
Yes it was five quid cheaper down south well worth a tank of fuel !!!!

We grabbed a groupon offer for two nights 15 minutes north of Christchurch. Tried to get radio and antenna fitted at home but struggled to find someone and am running out of time . So thought we would get it fitted whilst down there , less time on boat but at least it will be done by someone that knows what there doing
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Yes it was five quid cheaper down south well worth a tank of fuel !!!!

We grabbed a groupon offer for two nights 15 minutes north of Christchurch. Tried to get radio and antenna fitted at home but struggled to find someone and am running out of time . So thought we would get it fitted whilst down there , less time on boat but at least it will be done by someone that knows what there doing
Great. Is the radio being fitted in lymington?
I often go to Christchurch, if lymington is being dredged. I could maybe show you around Christchurch
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Great. Is the radio being fitted in lymington? I often go to Christchurch, if lymington is being dredged. I could maybe show you around Christchurch
Having radio fitted in swanwick then heading over to Christchurch . Can I launch and moor from Christchurch? Some have said it's not ideal for beginners . Crusherr said he might meet up for a pint on the Thursday .
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Having radio fitted in swanwick then heading over to Christchurch . Can I launch and moor from Christchurch? Some have said it's not ideal for beginners . Crusherr said he might meet up for a pint on the Thursday .
Oh right. Don't think I know him.

Christchurch is fine it's just not very deep in places.
You soon get used to it!!
The only issue right now is that the channel boys from the entrance are missing as they are put in by the fishermen after the winter storms. But a quick look at low tide will show you where to go! :-)

I normally launch from mudeford quay. There you can leave the boat at anchor for 2 weeks free.
Failing that rossiters boatyard has a good slip and moorings up the river in Christchurch itself.

Poole isn't that far the other way (if lymington is out of action)

Im happy to rock up anywhere for a day out in the boat with you.
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I'm still up for a beer Thur eve if if it fits your plans!
Would like to play boats but having my seats reupholstered, not sure if they'll be back in time.....
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And all welcome for a beer Thur too, venue to be confirmed,
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And all welcome for a beer Thur too, venue to be confirmed,
Thanks but I won't be about till Friday or Saturday.
Do you live Christchurch way crusher?
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Do you lot never go to bed !! Thursday pint sounds good . I will go with the flow on location . Do you get real ale down south ?
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Do you lot never go to bed !! Thursday pint sounds good . I will go with the flow on location . Do you get real ale down south ?
We stay up just to talk to you!!

Yeah we do have real ale, but it doesn't have hairs in the top like up north! :-)
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I'm Hythe, (Southampton side of Lymington)
But I'm sure we can pick a venue somewhere in the middle........
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I'm Hythe, (Southampton side of Lymington)
But I'm sure we can pick a venue somewhere in the middle........
Hythe is on my list of places to try launching from.

My boat trailer came from near Hythe too :-)
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I have also asked Alana and preterM what they are up to because they are the other way between lymington and mudeford
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