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Old 31 July 2013, 13:46   #431
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After seeing some of these boats I have come to the conclusion my boat is an inflatable toy in comparison
Without wanting to come across critical of the guys with 600Horses attached to their backs. I'm far more admiring if those doing this in boats not 1,000,000 miles away from your 'toy' - 4.7m Searider with a 60, 2 x 4.95m Aluminium Ribs with 75's, 4.8m Gemini, 4.8m Ribcraft.

Talk about "challenge"
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Old 31 July 2013, 14:16   #432
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SS I would have to agree. but from a boat point of view there were some very impressive boats at Rossmoney last night. Of course it is much easier to complete this event in larger more powerful boats than smaller ones. I had my "toy" a lot of the way prepaired for this event however it was not to be

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Old 31 July 2013, 14:19   #433
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Without wanting to come across critical of the guys with 600Horses attached to their backs. I'm far more admiring if those doing this in boats not 1,000,000 miles away from your 'toy' - 4.7m Searider with a 60, 2 x 4.95m Aluminium Ribs with 75's, 4.8m Gemini, 4.8m Ribcraft.

Talk about "challenge"
Spot on Shiny. Those smaller rib guys are, indeed, worthy of praise. Was out there yesterday, it was quite demanding. It takes a great amount of concentration to plug away for hour after hour in those conditions. In fact, not really sure why they do it.
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Old 31 July 2013, 14:33   #434
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they were running away from Willk!!!
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Old 31 July 2013, 15:20   #435
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Any updates on the boats ?

Can't find any of the 3 on AIS or the 1 on Yellowbrick.
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Old 31 July 2013, 15:30   #436
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They are doing extremely well in their 4.7 !
Nice boat & nice guys !
Had a text from Trev last night....

"Baby blue is hanging together well. Only 120 miles tomorrow". (Today)

Good luck to them I say! A great father and son team and in a 1991 SR4.7, the one that me and my dad towed a rather large Ribcraft with
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Old 31 July 2013, 16:03   #437
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Any updates on the boats ?

Can't find any of the 3 on AIS or the 1 on Yellowbrick.
Last i could get was Merlin south of Inisbofin @ 12.16

Big lack of information on ALL sides
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Old 31 July 2013, 16:22   #438
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RIB seawolf now on AIS not far from Fenit !
Fook me that's one hell of a long day on the sea
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Old 31 July 2013, 16:41   #439
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RIB seawolf now on AIS not far from Fenit !
Fook me that's one hell of a long day on the sea
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and another to follow tomorrow! Looks like Force 4 to 6 blowing from Valentia and wet
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Old 31 July 2013, 17:52   #440
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Top Hat and Merlin near headland to west of Flint now on AIS but only at at 8 / 7 knots.

A real long day.
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