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Old 02 May 2012, 10:41   #381
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Cheers guys

I'll get the info over on a PM and look forward to it !
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Old 02 May 2012, 19:11   #382
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Great looks like the Ospreys and E-tec's are taking over i could do with a remote control for you lot if your anything like rocknrolla
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Old 02 May 2012, 19:24   #383
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Great looks like the Ospreys and E-tec's are taking over i could do with a remote control for you lot if your anything like rocknrolla
I thought mick was centre half and i was sweeper
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Old 02 May 2012, 19:27   #384
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Centre half sounds ok as long as I am not left back










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I have you in mind for one sweeper boat with me
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Old 02 May 2012, 22:22   #386
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I spent most of my time trying to race / keep up with rocknrolla on saturday so I can't promise much
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I've just spoke to my insurance about this trip across to ireland it won't cost me anymore money but for them to cover me I need to fit aux engine on the back I'm happy with that I just hope I don't need to use it
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I've just spoke to my insurance about this trip across to ireland it won't cost me anymore money but for them to cover me I need to fit aux engine on the back I'm happy with that I just hope I don't need to use it
I was thinking about taking mine off to save weight on the way across, on the basis that it will be about as useful as a chocolate fire-guard 30 miles out!
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I've just spoke to my insurance about this trip across to ireland it won't cost me anymore money but for them to cover me I need to fit aux engine on the back I'm happy with that I just hope I don't need to use it
Andy, phone your insurance back and explain to them that there are other boats accompanying you on the trip and that you have got other means of back up to engine failure e.g. towing equipment stored on board... like a rope and see what they say. Last thing you want is aux engine banging all over the place in the chop.
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Andy, phone your insurance back and explain to them that there are other boats accompanying you on the trip and that you have got other means of back up to engine failure e.g. towing equipment stored on board... like a rope and see what they say. Last thing you want is aux engine banging all over the place in the chop.
. They won't have it mate I've got to put the Aux on I told them about the other boats they just said I had to put an Aux engine on & we will be covered
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. They won't have it mate I've got to put the Aux on I told them about the other boats they just said I had to put an Aux engine on & we will be covered
Blimey!! do they know that your aux is 4hp ?
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. They won't have it mate I've got to put the Aux on I told them about the other boats they just said I had to put an Aux engine on & we will be covered
Don't fix it to the transom, strap it down in the bottom of the boat.
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Don't fix it to the transom, strap it down in the bottom of the boat.
Agreed. They flap like a t**t in the rough.

If they don't state the power. Get a seagull or bath toy wind up one. It's an aux!
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Could you class this as a RIB with axillary power source?
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That would work well, cos B.S. is full of Hot Air.
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Thought id better ring my insurance to see what theyd got to say to me. They didnt say yes or no to if i was covered, they didnt seem to like the fact that i hadnt got another adult on board with me as my son is a minor. Also if i lost the group!! i would have to navigate and drive myself as my son is not old enough to navigate!! If they do decide to cover me there will be a charge i have got to email them with all the details and they will give me a decision as wether i am insured or not.
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Thought id better ring my insurance to see what theyd got to say to me. They didnt say yes or no to if i was covered, they didnt seem to like the fact that i hadnt got another adult on board with me as my son is a minor. Also if i lost the group!! i would have to navigate and drive myself as my son is not old enough to navigate!! If they do decide to cover me there will be a charge i have got to email them with all the details and they will give me a decision as wether i am insured or not.
ring em bac n tell em i said your son is the adult n u is the minor
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You will just have to buy that 1 on eBay you will have your tender and a spare engine.

Spoke to my insurance about it no worries you have 2 engines.
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Thought id better ring my insurance to see what theyd got to say to me. They didnt say yes or no to if i was covered, they didnt seem to like the fact that i hadnt got another adult on board with me as my son is a minor. Also if i lost the group!! i would have to navigate and drive myself as my son is not old enough to navigate!! If they do decide to cover me there will be a charge i have got to email them with all the details and they will give me a decision as wether i am insured or not.

Too young to navigate

Dame Ellen MacArthur sailed solo (so she had to sale and navigate on her own) around Britain when she was 17 - so how old do you have to be before you are old enough to navigate, as old as Uncle Albert?
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Dame Ellen MacArthur sailed solo (so she had to sale and navigate on her own) around Britain when she was 17 - so how old do you have to be before you are old enough to navigate, as old as Uncle Albert?
have you met ribeyemick, uncle albert was he nephew
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