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Old 24 July 2008, 05:49   #1
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Petrol at Lallows, Cowes is 137 /ltr.

Let's get organized and negotiate a discount!

Comrades, what say you????!
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Old 24 July 2008, 11:09   #2
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1st rate idea - was in Cowes on Sunday & fille dup, and am always stunned by the cost of petrol nowadays. Usually its due to 'having to get it to the island etc etc' in Cowes / Yarmouth. But 130 + is more than I pay for diesel for the car ! Surely we must have enough members in the busy ports or solent for this to work . When I fill up I Yarmouth I laugh at the discount for 600 litres, I think its a bit more I would ewant to pay for in one hit ! ( And I'd be knee deep in the stuff ! ) . Even if there is an initial cost from each member surely it woudl be worth it and pay for itself pretty quickly & give any suppliers who woudl sign up to it some kind of certainty we woudl all use them on a regular basis ?
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Old 24 July 2008, 12:43   #3
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Old 24 July 2008, 14:26   #4
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Petrol at Lallows, Cowes is 137 /ltr.

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1.32p at the Harbourmasters fuel pontoon
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Old 24 July 2008, 18:10   #5
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I'm going to take a load of jerry cans over there in the car this Cowes week as everyone seemed to dry up last year. Not running that risk again.
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Old 25 July 2008, 03:35   #6
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Nah, never work. Suppose you get them to give you 10% off, you have saved yourself 14ppl, however I suspect a large number of Solent ribnet members keep there boats on trailers and therefore are more likely to fill up at supermarket prices on route to the sea. Those who can afford marina berths in the Solent probably don't have to worry about petrol costs

Of those members who live around the Solent how many would buy fuel in Cowes rather than there own harbour on a normal day out. MDL give a discount to berth holders for diesel wonder if the same applies for petrol? which encourage owners to use there own marinas.

You would be better fitting bigger tanks and visiting Alderney once a month. Launching at Ventnor, it can't be more than 55 miles.

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Nah, never work. Suppose you get them to give you 10% off, you have saved yourself 14ppl, however I suspect a large number of Solent ribnet members keep there boats on trailers and therefore are more likely to fill up at supermarket prices on route to the sea. Those who can afford marina berths in the Solent probably don't have to worry about petrol costs

Of those members who live around the Solent how many would buy fuel in Cowes rather than there own harbour on a normal day out. MDL give a discount to berth holders for diesel wonder if the same applies for petrol? which encourage owners to use there own marinas.

You would be better fitting bigger tanks and visiting Alderney once a month. Launching at Ventnor, it can't be more than 55 miles.

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How much is fuel in Alderney?
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Old 25 July 2008, 11:18   #8
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Nah, never work. Suppose you get them to give you 10% off, you have saved yourself 14ppl,
For me, 90lts x 0.14 = 12.60

Pretty bloody good if you ask me.
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