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Forum: Commercial operators 20 October 2011, 03:42
Replies: 1
Views: 939
Posted By peterb
Lastminute.com Bargains?

I wonder how successful this campaign will be?

Reduced from 39 to 18.50...
Forum: Engines & props 23 August 2010, 04:14
Replies: 12
Views: 2,243
Posted By peterb
Used twice and excellent service.

Used twice and excellent service.
Forum: Commercial operators 08 August 2010, 03:24
Replies: 14
Views: 3,626
Posted By peterb
I've made my share of boating mistakes over the...

I've made my share of boating mistakes over the last 30 years - but I find the below pretty amazing - commercial local boat - presumably a local commercial skipper etc etc.....

You would expect...
Forum: Commercial operators 06 July 2010, 03:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,528
Posted By peterb
Andy - I fear that you may be missing the most...

Andy - I fear that you may be missing the most difficult part of the mission in worrying about getting an Advanced PB2 Certificate of Competence.

I would guess that the biggest headache (and...
Forum: Commercial operators 18 May 2010, 03:37
Replies: 1
Views: 960
Posted By peterb
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Commercial operators 02 August 2009, 05:46
Replies: 2
Views: 1,022
Posted By peterb
Thank you Doug.

Thank you Doug.
Forum: Commercial operators 02 August 2009, 04:49
Replies: 2
Views: 1,022
Posted By peterb
Brighton and Eastbourne Marinas

Does anyone know who does powerboat training in these locations please?
Many thank.

(And Newhaven as well now I come to think about it)
Forum: About RIBnet | Site Help & Announcements 02 June 2009, 09:47
Replies: 3
Views: 1,581
Posted By peterb
I have found that just going to the index of the...

I have found that just going to the index of the forum - and then back to the "new posts" link sorts it without the hassle of cookie clearing - logging off - or changing browser!
Forum: About RIBnet | Site Help & Announcements 28 May 2009, 13:03
Replies: 3
Views: 1,581
Posted By peterb
Forum Search Restrictions/IE7

I have recently changed my laptop and now use IE7.

If I do two searches on the forum in quick succession - I now get the message saying "You can only do 1 search every 10 seconds, try again in X...
Forum: Commercial operators 19 May 2009, 07:31
Replies: 17
Views: 3,116
Posted By peterb
You dont really "do" commercial yachtmaster. ...

You dont really "do" commercial yachtmaster.

Firstly you need to have the pre-requisites in terms of sea-miles and night trips etc, then you take the yachtmaster "certificate of competence" exam...
Forum: Commercial operators 18 September 2008, 09:35
Replies: 8
Views: 7,248
Posted By peterb
Thanks for the clarification JMO.

Thanks for the clarification JMO.
Forum: Commercial operators 17 September 2008, 09:22
Replies: 8
Views: 7,248
Posted By peterb
Do you actually get business from a web site that...

Do you actually get business from a web site that doesnt list an address or a company number - and only a mobile phone?

It wouldnt fill me with confidence if I wanted my pride and joy delivered...
Forum: Other stuff 26 August 2008, 01:09
Replies: 7
Views: 1,412
Posted By peterb
I think all of the major cruise lines do this CP....

I think all of the major cruise lines do this CP.

In RCCL's case, I travelled on Majesty a couple of times before it was stretched - and once afterwards. Couldnt find the join!:thumbs:
Forum: Commercial operators 19 August 2008, 03:22
Replies: 12
Views: 3,810
Posted By peterb
I am not connected to Matthews company in any...

I am not connected to Matthews company in any way, but can I just add that I was impressed by the contact that I received from them - so would encourage anyone thinking about this to get in touch.:)...
Forum: Commercial operators 17 August 2008, 18:26
Replies: 32
Views: 5,368
Posted By peterb
Well said.:thumbs:

Well said.:thumbs:
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 13 August 2008, 02:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,832
Posted By peterb
I think salvage is appropriate when specialist...

I think salvage is appropriate when specialist equipment is involved and sizeable vessels are lost.

I have towed boats back numerous times in 39 years boating - and it never crossed my mind to...
Forum: Commercial operators 12 August 2008, 14:40
Replies: 32
Views: 5,368
Posted By peterb
Because the MCA want to get the best value out of...

Because the MCA want to get the best value out of Osprey - so they use it to check boats at the busiest time of the year. As a tax payer who pays for the MCA - I am all in favour of that. I dont...
Forum: Commercial operators 23 July 2008, 05:32
Replies: 2
Views: 1,451
Posted By peterb
PM/Email Sent.

PM/Email Sent.
Forum: Commercial operators 05 May 2008, 16:35
Replies: 5
Views: 1,448
Posted By peterb
Plenty of discussion here about that sort of...

Plenty of discussion here about that sort of stuff.

Have a look here. (http://www.rib.net/forum/showthread.php?t=20887&highlight=insurance)
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 April 2008, 05:28
Replies: 24
Views: 2,674
Posted By peterb
Response received from RYA, usual pleasantries...

Response received from RYA, usual pleasantries and thanks etc.

"Being drawn to the attention of our Radio Advisor".

So it sounds like it has ended up in the correct part of the RYA:thumbs:
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 April 2008, 02:53
Replies: 24
Views: 2,674
Posted By peterb
Polwart - I have notified the RYA. Will report...

Polwart - I have notified the RYA. Will report back here what they say.

Incidentally, when I am instructing I always suggest that the Vessel Call Sign and MMSI number are kept on laminates...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 31 March 2008, 17:38
Replies: 24
Views: 2,674
Posted By peterb
Yep Jimbo- the RYA did get out a correction as...

Yep Jimbo- the RYA did get out a correction as soon as they could in the "press the distress button to test it" saga.

In fairness to the RYA, what they say in this Wavelength is not incorrect...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 March 2008, 17:52
Replies: 24
Views: 2,674
Posted By peterb
Yes, the systems that the Ops Staff have to work...

Yes, the systems that the Ops Staff have to work with leave much to be desired. (Oddly enough, thats almost exactly what I just typed in an email to someone else on here!) What you suggest is...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 March 2008, 16:40
Replies: 24
Views: 2,674
Posted By peterb
Just out of interest Simon, would you...

Just out of interest Simon, would you deliberately waste the time of the Police, Fire Brigade or Ambulance Service?

Because - "saying nothing" as you put it, means that some poor (literally!)...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 March 2008, 12:26
Replies: 24
Views: 2,674
Posted By peterb
For the Instructors and anyone who reads "Wavelength".

In the most recent Wavelength, there is an article about "Calling the Coastguard using DSC" on Page 8.

The article explains that you should key in the Coastguard Station MMSI number - then make...
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