Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 28 February 2014, 11:16   #11
Member
 
boristhebold's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Length: 7m +
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 1,293
Quote:
Originally Posted by willk View Post
So now you know the value of a tow rope Boris!
Ive twoed a few people back and never did what I get for petrol actually cover the cost of the fuel or my inconvienance. Perhaps we shoudl all start charging a standard rate and that way it may become a standard rate for a tow. what about 200 a time ?
__________________

__________________
boristhebold is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 February 2014, 11:40   #12
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Boat name: Carpe Diem
Make: Ribeye 650S
Length: 5m +
Engine: Yamaha F150
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 547
Wanna watch it!!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ovey View Post
It's been on Quest before but it's being re-shown on Discovery: Shipwreck Men : Discovery Channel

I'm not sure if it's online, but think it's on Sky Catch-up.
Hi, I don't have sky and there aren't any clips on youtube does anybody know how I can watch it (apart from subscribing to sky)
__________________

__________________
whackywoody is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 February 2014, 12:19   #13
Member
 
Crusher's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Southampton
Boat name: Bubbas Bouy
Length: 7m +
Engine: Mercruiser
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 626
RIBase
Quote:
Originally Posted by whackywoody View Post
Hi, I don't have sky and there aren't any clips on youtube does anybody know how I can watch it (apart from subscribing to sky)
Go round a mates house who has got sky
__________________
Crusher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 February 2014, 13:57   #14
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Length: 3m +
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,251
Quote:
Originally Posted by boristhebold View Post
Ive twoed a few people back and never did what I get for petrol actually cover the cost of the fuel or my inconvienance. Perhaps we shoudl all start charging a standard rate and that way it may become a standard rate for a tow. what about 200 a time ?
While the RNLI are free you have no market!

SeaStart membership is less than your charge too! With as many call out in a year as you want...
__________________
ShinyShoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 February 2014, 15:02   #15
RIBnet admin team
 
Poly's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Boat name: imposter
Make: FunYak
Length: 3m +
Engine: 2 stroke YAM 20 HP
MMSI: 235089819
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 10,114
Quote:
Originally Posted by boristhebold View Post
Perhaps we shoudl all start charging a standard rate and that way it may become a standard rate for a tow. what about 200 a time ?
If you want to charge me I (or my insurers) will expect you to be liable for any damage you cause to my boat; you'll probably need to be coded etc.

I suspect your own insurers might have a view too, especially in light of this:

Quote:
Originally Posted by boristhebold View Post
last time when I towed a hard powerboat I scuffed my tubes and took some paint off my outboard leg when the bridle block got caught.
One day it will be you that needs a tow and you will be grateful for the general cooperation amongst marine folk that help you out of bother.
__________________
Poly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 February 2014, 17:30   #16
Member
 
HUMBER P4VWL's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Wales
Town: N Wales Chester
Boat name: Mr Smith
Make: Humber
Length: 6m +
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 5,013
Quote:
Originally Posted by Poly View Post
If you want to charge me I (or my insurers) will expect you to be liable for any damage you cause to my boat; you'll probably need to be coded etc. I suspect your own insurers might have a view too, especially in light of this: One day it will be you that needs a tow and you will be grateful for the general cooperation amongst marine folk that help you out of bother.
Not sure he needed a proper answer....

Am I still in the sin bin?......
__________________
HUMBER P4VWL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 February 2014, 17:34   #17
Member
 
tony t's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Wales
Town: west mids /tywyn
Boat name: HAWK
Make: RIBCRAFT/ Suzuki 250
Length: 7m +
Engine: Tohatsu 3.8/15hpsuzi
MMSI: 235086594
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 4,284
Quote:
Originally Posted by HUMBER P4VWL View Post
Not sure he needed a proper answer.... Am I still in the sin bin?......
Your lucky it wasn't red
__________________
When you get to the end of your rope..tie a knot and hang on..!!
Aberdovey Ribs
B.I.O.C.Member
B.S. LEADER
tony t is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 February 2014, 18:06   #18
Member
 
kerny's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Ashton-under-Lyne Lancs
Boat name: IMOGEN
Make: Air-Craft 5.4
Length: 5m +
Engine: Etec 60
MMSI: 235087492
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 7,040
RIBase
Send a message via Skype™ to kerny
Quote:
Originally Posted by tony t View Post

Your lucky it wasn't red
What are you doing up are you still on the pisk
__________________
Member of S.A.B.S. (Lancashire Division)
kerny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01 March 2014, 01:37   #19
Member
 
HUMBER P4VWL's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Wales
Town: N Wales Chester
Boat name: Mr Smith
Make: Humber
Length: 6m +
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 5,013
Ooh, moderator changed card status/avatar!!!

I'm on thin ice.... And not just the ice on the M6 I'm currently on.

Good work Poly or willk, made me chuckle.
__________________

__________________
HUMBER P4VWL is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:05.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.