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Old 26 May 2004, 10:50   #11
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What time is the race due to start?

I can't be bothered to drive up with the boat on the trailor but I may launch in Falmouth and come up on the water.
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Start time...

Start time is 1400 BST or 2pm to us landlubbers. I undertand that there is an exclusion zone in place around the start line from 1230 but there should still be plenty to see with that size fleet.
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I would watch the weather if I was you. Forcasting 30-40 knots on the nose for the start which will proberbly be moved forward/back/sideways who knows?
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Will be out on the water also.

Was a marshall for the last one and had a very enjoyable day. The uni had all their boats out and if I recall my mate towing Kingfisher out to the start line. He ended up puting his boat between the wall of King William Yard and Ellen McCather on Kingfisher, to save her boat. She didn't even say thankyou but her team were very grateful!

There were lots of opportunities to pick up photographers if your coded and want some dosh!

Word of warning tho, last year there was a horrid very short sharp chop on. Very uncomfortable and very busy.

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Well, it certainly wasn't very comfy this year - really blowing up...
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were any RIBnet-ers out there?
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