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Old 06 November 2014, 13:27   #211
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Great post, thanks for putting it on the site. I may have missed it somewhere but what was your total mileage and max distance between petrol availability ?

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Old 06 November 2014, 14:15   #212
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Great post, thanks for putting it on the site. I may have missed it somewhere but what was your total mileage and max distance between petrol availability ?

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Total milage for Round Britain is 1,800 nm

Total milage for Round Britain via the Caledonian Canal is 1,600 nm

Fuel is harder to find on the east coast so you have to fill up where you can get it, forget the cost as 1,600 nm miles of petrol in a 7m with a 250hp on the back is loads, thats why we cruised at around 30 knots.

Some places were over 2 a Litre!
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Old 06 November 2014, 14:29   #213
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Facebook Post by Huw, who is folloing us by Duma's AIS and still in Inverness!!!

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Old 06 November 2014, 14:31   #214
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Old 06 November 2014, 14:37   #215
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I'm off up the pontoon and into the hotel like a flash!

When we arrive back in Southampton Jurgen has to drive 1,000 km home! so he needs to be well rested!

I find rooms for about 23 a night in the Yacht Club Many of you haven't seen me moonwalk but this was one of those times...

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Old 06 November 2014, 15:04   #216
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Most of us are in the Yacht Club tonight so we all relax with a beer, all a bit beaten by the wind and chop..

Our land support leaves us today (Code Name: Transit) and they have been great. They used their holiday to tour Scotland and England along our route and have been there for us travelling 1,000's miles. They even drove about 200 miles to pick up Trev's power steering pump...

Mrs G and Miss G also arrive to meet us for dinner

Rick G's not well though, he's been traveling by road today as he's caught a bug. Now for those who know Rick will know that he can sleep on a bench seat at 40 knots and sleep through most weather so if he's not in the boat, then he's really not great and sadly he decides to go home

This is our very own Rick G who has been helming his dad's 8.6m rib for years and is a credit to his parents.

He also circumnavigated Ireland in 2013 with his dad Trevor G in a 4.7 Searider named Baby Blue...

And also most of Round Britain

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Old 06 November 2014, 16:19   #217
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While having a beer I decided to tell the group about the Red Sands Forts (that were on my RB list) but I didn't know where they were and when we looked them up they were a bit out of our way so we decided not to go. We needed to pick up fuel on our way to Ramsgate so it really didn't work well at all.

They are still on my list though

Here's a quick bbc video of the forts from 2005

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Facebook Post By Huw (Sea Salt who is still in Inverness and still looking out for us):

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End of Day 11 (Here was the planned route)

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