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Old 06 December 2012, 09:45   #141
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71!!!! How can I remember all the name. I can barely remember mine. May put a name sticker on me forehead
Sounds Naff..But.Name Badges May Well be a Good Idea!!????...Although dont know about on yer Noggin
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Old 06 December 2012, 11:30   #142
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Sounds Naff..But.Name Badges May Well be a Good Idea!!????...Although dont know about on yer Noggin
Shall I go raid the stationary supplies ? When I get to the office
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Old 06 December 2012, 11:34   #143
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Stupid as it sounds it wouldn't be a bad idea
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Old 06 December 2012, 12:41   #144
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Old 06 December 2012, 12:56   #145
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I'll sort some sticky labels for names ....and pens

Good idea from Ian if poeple are not familiar with who is on what boat.

One idea...while we should have the entire pontoon to ourselves if the smaller boats can hold off to allow the bigger boats to get in first (as long as possible) anything bigger on the inside may make the inevitable rafting up less stressful ( on boats and poeple) ?

Make full use of VHF or a generic call to 'Any RIBNET vessel' if unsure of boat names etc - I am sure would be fine to establish comms.

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Old 06 December 2012, 14:36   #146
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Make full use of VHF or a generic call to 'Any RIBNET vessel' if unsure of boat names etc - I am sure would be fine to establish comms.
Have we got a nominated working channel? 72? 77?

How about actually trying to use the RIBnet group MMSI? It's 023 200 057 but I don't know how many people have it programmed into their radios.

Don't forget we also have a RIBnet MMSI list which uses the MMSI information from everyone's profile.
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No problem: if you need a lift, let me know and we'll liaise about a RV. I may well be on my own anyway, since Mrs A won't want to come with her bad back if it's rough and she's also currently suffering from a bad cold/flu which seems to be hanging around.

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Hi David - went down to the yard yesterday and launching and recovery looks to be a bit of a hassle this weekend - so would greatly appreciate a lift
Lets liaise
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Old 06 December 2012, 17:00   #148
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Have we got a nominated working channel? 72? 77?
One of those!...I'll let everyone sort themselves out comms and meeting up wise....herding cats springs to mind:-) .

I have my view on mmsi....which I'll save until Sunday
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My current plan is to try to herd the family out of the house in time to get to Southampton Dry Stack about 9.00, pick up some fuel at Hamble then go for a blast up to the Needles, turning back around 11.00 in time to RV at South Bramble buoy at 11.30.

Anyone else up for a bit of a run out before the mass rendezvous? Paul H? ianhappy?
Yeah I'm sure there will be a few up for a blast to the needles before lunch. Wouldnt be worth towing all that way for a quick hop over to the folly
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Nice one AJ. will be good to catch up again!
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Anyone else up for a bit of a run out before the mass rendezvous? Paul H? ianhappy?
That would have been great, unfortunately we're having some logistical challenges so won't be able to launch that early

Hope you have fun, keep an eye out for Snoopy.

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Yeah I'm sure there will be a few up for a blast to the needles before lunch. Wouldnt be worth towing all that way for a quick hop over to the folly
Roger that A.J We hope to be on the water early enough for a run...and will keep an Ear open.. Ch 77 as usual??
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Old 07 December 2012, 22:23   #153
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Unless there is a plan already think I'll aim to launch for 9.30 which should give us enough time for a blast around and RV at south bramble for 11.30.

I tend to use ch8 in the solent but will go with the masses.

MattH yes good to catch up have you got something new to abuse round the needles?

Maximus tried to get a pass out for staying over and going fishing on Monday with you and whisper but the extra car needed for the others to get home is a PITA.....another time

Whisper you have been unusually quiet on this thread happy with a 9.30 start?
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I have been quiet as I have been weaving a bit of Whisper wonder.....

I need to speak to the Nos as we are travelling together but I believe we will launch from Calshot in time to meet at the RV, unless the Nos-es want a blast ???
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your all too hard for me, i be bloody frozen..
think i wait for week when play with something in koh sammui,
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I have been quiet as I have been weaving a bit of Whisper wonder.....
Oh I do like guessing games:

- a new saying for that quality time with the missus
- new boat project
- You have moved into fabric production

Am I close?
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- a new saying for that quality time with the missus
- new boat project
- You have moved into fabric production

Am I close?
One of the above is correct and her name is 'Moneypenny'.....
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One of the above is correct and her name is 'Moneypenny'.....
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