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Old 11 April 2007, 19:06   #1
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Sponsored RIB Cruise for Charity

Hi Folks,

I'm afraid that this is a post begging for your cash!

In order to support the good work of Cancer Research UK, myself and mdt (who posts on here) have decided to organise a sponsored trip which will take us from the Moray Firth to Oban via the Caledonian Canal.

We would both be very grateful if you could spare a bob or two and sponsor us at http://www.justgiving.com/invernesstooban

Thanks in advance for your support.

If anyone will be around Inverness / Oban / Loch Ness then let us know!

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Old 12 April 2007, 04:52   #2
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Good luck - sounds like a fun trip.

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sounds like a fun trip.
Thanks mate but, me thinks the weather could have a big say in how much fun it is.... oh and how much beer you can fit in two wee ribs

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There are a few stopping off points for beer along the route - don't carry too much in the boat you'll need the speed to do it in three days (and storage space for fuel is probably more important - as I suspect it will be harder to get hold of).
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There are a few stopping off points for beer along the route - don't carry too much in the boat you'll need the speed to do it in three days (and storage space for fuel is probably more important - as I suspect it will be harder to get hold of).
Ah but think about it… if one runs out of fuel you can get the paddles out. If you run out of beer Dehydration is a killer remember.
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Thanks for the donation Polwart. If anyone wants to see our progress, if all goes to plan we should be able to upload photos directly from the boats to http://fjarvis.blogspot.com (if we get a GPRS signal)

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Thanks for the donation Polwart. If anyone wants to see our progress, if all goes to plan we should be able to upload photos directly from the boats to http://fjarvis.blogspot.com (if we get a GPRS signal)

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GPRS! - you'll be lucky to get any signal! I can see an expensive phone going for a swim... ...either that or it will turn out to be a photographic record of the pubs you visit en route!
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Looks like you got cracking weather for it...
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Looks like you got cracking weather for it...
yep the only thing we missed was the sun block
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What a beautiful pic, where's that?
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