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Old 07 March 2013, 21:03   #41
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So, no-one else then? parm? Anyone?

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Old 07 March 2013, 21:05   #42
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Not sure about 13.7 I'll check at weekend..
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Don't be shy! She's a big girl

If you're cruising with us, I think we'll nominate you as the Hospital Ship and Deepwater Recovery Vessel. 'Spect!
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Usually ends up something like that
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Usually ends up something like that
A bottle of Pink Gin and you'd be the Laydee's Preferred Craft too. On the Ardbeg runs, all the Talent is on Corryvreckan...

Quit whingin'
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If I had Corryvreckan a Bottle of Bulmers would do me..

Room for the Ladyboyz at the rear !!
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I will very happily serve in that man's navy
As long as you bring him copious amounts of Coca Cola you will be fine and Dandy But you will also be know as a bloody big crawler
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Old 07 March 2013, 23:03   #49
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Ah, wise move based on previous years - booking your tow home early!
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Shuuush! If I said 7.4m, tonymac might be intimidated She IS 7.4m, isn't she? The other Coastguard Boat is an odd size. 8.0m IIRC? You are right though - I need to go back to HQ for a full refresher course, maybe a Practical

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Ah, wise move based on previous years - booking your tow home early!
Exsqueez me? We returned safely and independently last time!

Now, we may have left a few stray photons on your side - but I'm sure they've got back safely by now...
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Was DD driving?
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Jesus mate you're sailing close to the wind with that comment. Make no mistake you will pay it may take a while but he'll get you in the end!!

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Ah no, I had sobered up by lunchtime and he deemed me fit to drive. Evidence at minute 5:00 below - me taking it handy, cruising at 30kts...

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Ah no, I had sobered up by lunchtime and he deemed me fit to drive. Evidence at minute 5:00 below - me taking it handy, cruising at 30kts...

Hence my comment - on a previous year when you let Dan drive I seem to recall you requiring some assistance to get home! You're going to let him drive again...
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Hence my comment - on a previous year when you let Dan drive I seem to recall you requiring some assistance to get home! You're going to let him drive again...
Good point. He DID do a bit of damage to the Beast too, nothing critical.

He's gonna be Skipper this year, so fingers crossed
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OK Team, heads up!

We are now four weeks out and counting. Obviously, our fate is in the hands of the Weather Gods, but other than that, are we getting our sh1t together?

I've had informal talks with (I think) most of the parties concerned and I'm still leaning to departing Cushendall on Friday to arrive Islay on Friday night. Overnighting in either Port Ellen or Port Askaig. I'll check the accommodation situation over the next few days and report back. Both are excellent havens and have fuel, food and drink Next morning we would RV with Tony Hill's mob in Loch Tarbert and address whatever lunchables we have, before continuing to Easdale for the hooley on Saturday night. If the tides permit, a leisurely departure on Sunday morning heading South to take in whatever was happening in the Sound and RTB Cushendall that night. The chances of good digs and an excellent dinner in that fine village are very high...
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Sounds good to me.. New boat probably won't be ready? (Yours)
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[straightface]Probably not[/straightface]

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