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Old 17 September 2005, 05:37   #1
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Places to take rib

Would members like to suggest places to take rib, rivers , lakes, dams coastal.Cruising ,water sports , restaurant/pub crawl(sober) It would be interesting to hear of enjoyable trips that people have had from the difficult to the very relaxed .look forward to your responses.
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Old 17 September 2005, 06:40   #2
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I'd start with somewhere with enough water...
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Old 17 September 2005, 07:26   #3
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Ribnut, its just my very humble opinion but for a great summer cruise with lots of pubs and some decent eateries you can't beat the Firth of Clyde. If you get the good conditions there are loads of places to explore and plenty of places to tie up and have a wander around.
Fantastic scenery too: great if you want some dramatic photos

Forget the Lake District: the 10mph speed limit has killed it stone dead
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Old 17 September 2005, 11:22   #4
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I think that the Cornish boys will back me up here (not too closely, I hope). The Fal Estuary has it all. Beautiful scenery, beaches, pubs and retaurants. Good marinas and launching. That's all without leaving the harbour, seriously! 72m of waterway within the Fal estuary. Leave the Carrick roads for the Helford (Frenchman's Creek), The Lizard or up to Fowey which is 18 each way of easy cruising. For the more ambitous there are the Scillies, 70m round trip of semi-offshore work. Blimey, the Fal tourist board ought to pay me for this.
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Old 17 September 2005, 11:49   #5
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I think that the Cornish boys will back me up here (not too closely, I hope). The Fal Estuary has it all. Beautiful scenery, beaches, pubs and retaurants. Good marinas and launching. That's all without leaving the harbour, seriously! 72m of waterway within the Fal estuary. Leave the Carrick roads for the Helford (Frenchman's Creek), The Lizard or up to Fowey which is 18 each way of easy cruising. For the more ambitous there are the Scillies, 70m round trip of semi-offshore work. Blimey, the Fal tourist board ought to pay me for this.
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The Fal Estuary has it all
dat mite bee de caise molnunlal butt yew av too dryve threw wot luks lyke de fkin gowbi dezirt too gett ther. den yoov gott de lowculs hoo arr orlwaiys jibberin bowt fkin piskis an patsis an sumfink corld clotid creem orr sumfink
an orl de plaice naims luk lyke yoov copid dem fromm de welch nobburs an jumbuld de fkin leters upp

fuk mee giv mee de sowlint eny daiy

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Hey Garf, You're assumin' that we want you English tossers down 'ere! . Agreed it is a drag for you lot. A303 has been dug up again! As for the Solent, tried that when I trialed my boat. Sod that!! That is the M25 of boating, at rush hour, with nothing but blonde birds behind the wheel!!
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Hey Garf, You're assumin' that we want you English tossers down 'ere! . Agreed it is a drag for you lot. A303 has been dug up again! As for the Solent, tried that when I trialed my boat. Sod that!! That is the M25 of boating, at rush hour, with nothing but blonde birds behind the wheel!!

But there again, technically, that makes you a tosser too old bean.....
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technically, that makes you a tosser too old bean.....
gud poynt hard wan. dats ekseedinly wel spottid forr sumwan fikk enuf too by a cobbrer

i av herd dat de cawnish nobburs wont ther indeependense. dis iz treezun an i fink wee shud ang de bastuds fromm a jibbit i saiy ang de bastuds fromm a jibbit an wip dem wiv stingin nettuls

az forr blonnd berds beehynd de weel de ownly bint i noe like dat iz misiz jakeen an sheez reely a broonet

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gud poynt hard wan. dats ekseedinly wel spottid forr sumwan fikk enuf too by a cobbrer

i av herd dat de cawnish nobburs wont ther indeependense. dis iz treezun an i fink wee shud ang de bastuds fromm a jibbit i saiy ang de bastuds fromm a jibbit an wip dem wiv stingin nettuls

az forr blonnd berds beehynd de weel de ownly bint i noe like dat iz misiz jakeen an sheez reely a broonet

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