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Old 30 June 2014, 12:19   #1
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Rb14

Looks like a few of us are going to give RB14 a go...

I will be doing the trip in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and to raise awareness of the charity and promote that we are on the way to funding a RIBnet Macmillan Nurse for a year

I'm just waiting for the ok from work for the time off and I need to purchase a PLB and a Handheld.

This trip is 100% funded by ourselves and everyone is working hard to make it happen.

We only have a few weeks to get things sorted but it's looking good

I'm sure Trevor will fill you in on the plan and the challenges regarding fuel
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Old 30 June 2014, 12:35   #2
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not to sound like an idiot but what is rb14?
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Round Britain I think.
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At an educated guess, Round Britain 2014.

Would love to join in - one of the reasons I bought my RIB is to eventually (hopefully) do a Round Britain, but am sadly about to set sail for Southern Brittany next week.
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I would love to do it, however I think I would have to go on a bigger boat as the searider won't quite cut it.

I presume it will only be 6m+ ribs attempting it?
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Yeah sorry it's Round Britain 2014

I don't think there is much more room for more boats but there may be a chance to join in on a leg in your own boat
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What boat you using ninja?
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Yeah sorry it's Round Britain 2014

I don't think there is much more room for more boats but there may be a chance to join in on a leg in your own boat
ah yes that's a good idea

although I was not talking about entering another boat, just joining the crew on a bigger boat already doing it (although theses spaces are probably already filled)

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I would love to do it, however I think I would have to go on a bigger boat as the searider won't quite cut it.

I presume it will only be 6m+ ribs attempting it?
It's been done on 4m ribs before. From what I gather this is the unofficial answer to the PBR event that has been canned due to fuel issues.... Hence the limit on numbers.

Think the smallest on round Ireland last year was 4.7m. Hard to think any worse conditions likely for this
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Envious !! I tried to make this happen (for myself not charity) 2013 and again this year but varying reasons saw it cancelled.

Hope you pull it off. Consider hospitality in Ramsgate sorted - we have petrol too !!

You can borrow my PLB and DSC H/Held no probs.

We will have to chat to Falmouth about the PLB but I don't see a problem if they are notified.
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