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Old 22 April 2015, 04:41   #11
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Slip at Knott-end at low water viewed from Fleetwood
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Yep I thought it was that one. Saw it when I cycled there earlier this year.
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knott end slip during my early days of boating. as you can see there is plenty of space for getting kit ready etc
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Thinking of going there next Thursday, are there any charges to launch/park? Anything I should be aware of in the water?
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ask m.thornton or wavelength, but i think its 8 still to launch. there is a ferry that runs between knott end and fleetwood, and its the ferry operator that takes the money (if hes about!)
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Old 24 April 2015, 04:37   #16
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As Fester says the charge for launching at K E is 8,pay the ferry-man(if he's about) lots of free parking at top of slip behind the coast guard station. High tide on Thursday is 0930 ish it's a mid tide so shouldn't run that fast.Just be careful with the bollards on the edge of the slip towards the end,they are great for dinging props on! You should be able to launch 4 hrs either side of HW.At the end of slip is a drop off and 5 mts out is a big sand bank ,when you launch turn up river and go round the red can leaving it to seaward.If you see two Scorpions passing you it will be us on the way to Easdale,we launch further upriver,should pass K E 0945 ish
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Cheers guys.
The outboard's being serviced at around 11 ish in Garstang so unlikely to be out before lunch, unless I'm lucky and everything goes to plan, in which case I'll be out as soon as I can!
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