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Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 24 April 2013, 03:13
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Posted By John Firth
I'm hoping to be there, so obviously it will turn...

I'm hoping to be there, so obviously it will turn into a Force 8 !

( and I'm quite partial to jelly babies)
Forum: RIB gallery 30 August 2011, 02:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,184
Posted By John Firth
Playing on the waves off Puffin Island

A stiff NW breeze and a rising tide gave us the opportunity of some fun yesterday. The big waves at the mouth of the Conwy river deterred many from venturing out earlier in the day, but it was a...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 24 April 2011, 02:57
Replies: 265
Views: 34,483
Posted By John Firth
It was a good day out and great to see so many...

It was a good day out and great to see so many Ribs together. Excellent photos Ian, good to see you again although only briefly. it looks like we avoided sunstroke by not going today. I guess there...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 23 April 2011, 01:46
Replies: 265
Views: 34,483
Posted By John Firth
Better late than never

As usual I have to wait until everything else is sorted before I can come out to enjoy myself. :thumbs:
Hopefully Hawkeye will start up and we can zip over to meet you at Menai. Mark will also be...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 07 June 2010, 10:17
Replies: 205
Views: 29,192
Posted By John Firth
It looks scary in the fog Ged, but not as scary...

It looks scary in the fog Ged, but not as scary as having the fuel sloshing around. I shall have to come along and provide medical supervision next time. Good to know you all made it back safely.
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 06 June 2009, 15:43
Replies: 327
Views: 45,787
Posted By John Firth
Musto brand seems popular but several layers of...

Musto brand seems popular but several layers of warm fleece underneath do not go amiss. Tomorrow I shall be wearing my dry suit under the standard off-shore sailing gear.
Forum: RIB gallery 06 June 2009, 14:37
Replies: 58
Views: 8,048
Posted By John Firth
Up the Conwy River before the storm

We had a cruise up the river Conwy before heading out to sea
Forum: RIB gallery 06 June 2009, 14:34
Replies: 58
Views: 8,048
Posted By John Firth
Conwy Quay

Wet, cold but very exhilarating to say the least. Good to know one had friends nearby. Motoring into a force 7 wind over tide was probably as near a terminal experience as one would wish to have, but...
Forum: RIB gallery 03 June 2009, 04:38
Replies: 30
Views: 5,056
Posted By John Firth
The reason Ged's Boat goes fast

Now I'm really jealous as I couldn't stay to see the new Full Morty launched and now to see that Pat got the chance to drive it too
The reason it goes so quickly is the engine cleverly disguised...
Forum: RIB gallery 04 May 2009, 17:50
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By John Firth
Ashort video of Dave's Ribcraft Maverick ...

Ashort video of Dave's Ribcraft Maverick
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oRxEf1xiYA
Forum: RIB gallery 04 May 2009, 16:49
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By John Firth
Trip to Red Wharf bay

We had a good afternoon out to Anglesey on Sunday 3rd May on Carma 3. Mark, Pat (Rib-ellious) and myself
...
Forum: RIB gallery 02 January 2009, 17:37
Replies: 24
Views: 3,568
Posted By John Firth
Back to Rib Photos over the Christmas and New Year

Here are some more pictures from our days out in North Wales, the weather was kind but very cold with stunning light and views.
See if you can guess the identity of our mystery ribster.
Forum: RIB gallery 02 January 2009, 16:43
Replies: 24
Views: 3,568
Posted By John Firth
Bridges at Conwy

For those really interested in the unique history the bridges by the castle are
Telford's Suspension Bridge which is 19th Century,completed in 1826 and Robert Stephenson's railway bridge was built...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 25 December 2008, 15:24
Replies: 327
Views: 45,787
Posted By John Firth
You can count me in for the I.O.M. next year. ...

You can count me in for the I.O.M. next year.

Best wishes to all for 2009
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 July 2008, 10:05
Replies: 10
Views: 2,160
Posted By John Firth
North Wales RIB/ Boat event

I hadn't planned on the Boat Show yet but the Boat Jumble event at Bodelwyddan Castle

http://http://www.warnerleisurehotels.co.uk/index.cfm/Location/1158

on Sunday 19th July will be a very...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 23 August 2007, 14:51
Replies: 2
Views: 1,344
Posted By John Firth
I haven't made any final decisions yet but I...

I haven't made any final decisions yet but I shall be in Conwy from Sat/ Sun, possibly launching at Pwllheli if Ged is coming out to play.
I had thought of doing a trip around Anglesey on Monday,...
Forum: RIB gallery 29 May 2007, 17:11
Replies: 16
Views: 3,187
Posted By John Firth
One or two more Group Captain Ged arrives at...

One or two more

Group Captain Ged arrives at the Isle of Man
Raftin' up for a cuppa
Wing Commander Dave Manning in Douglas
Forum: RIB gallery 29 May 2007, 17:06
Replies: 16
Views: 3,187
Posted By John Firth
Hi Andy, I'm still trying to put together a video...

Hi Andy, I'm still trying to put together a video from may 5th, here are a few from the isle of Man cruise. Good mutual support and a sensible attitude towards the weather meant we made it safely.
...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 07 May 2007, 14:54
Replies: 79
Views: 12,337
Posted By John Firth
A few more ......

.... pictures

All my photos can be found on this link http://web.mac.com/firthjohn
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 07 May 2007, 14:50
Replies: 79
Views: 12,337
Posted By John Firth
What a Great Day

Hello everyone, thanks to Ian for sorting us all out and to Ged for supporting us all as usual.

Here are a few pictures, I'm working on a video but it may take me some time, the patients have a...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 03 May 2007, 07:09
Replies: 79
Views: 12,337
Posted By John Firth
We are not planning a reenactment of the Dunkirk...

We are not planning a reenactment of the Dunkirk evacuation? ....... are we?;)
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 22 April 2007, 05:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,816
Posted By John Firth
Ged

I am extremely grateful to Ged for his honesty and reliability which has been unwavering since we first met.

I have benefitted from his kind unselfish manner in looking after my family and...
Forum: RIB gallery 09 July 2006, 13:05
Replies: 100
Views: 30,036
Posted By John Firth
I really enjoyed meeting with everyone on the...

I really enjoyed meeting with everyone on the Saturday, pitty Hawkeye's engine wasn't functioning :( , but thanks to Ged we had a great time :thumbs: .
I'm sure I will have some great photos if I...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 23 June 2006, 10:33
Replies: 201
Views: 35,642
Posted By John Firth
Andy and I have finally got our act together and...

Andy and I have finally got our act together and should be with you first thing on Saturday morning, just a slight problem with a few loose screws (didn't everyone already know :) ) but with some...
Forum: RIB gallery 18 May 2006, 13:00
Replies: 41
Views: 7,491
Posted By John Firth
This looks really good Ged, I'm looking forward...

This looks really good Ged, I'm looking forward to seeing it.
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