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Old 06 January 2006, 11:44   #1
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Littlehampton Cruise 2006 May 27th-28th

Well everybody as the days get longer now is the time to start preparing for the on coming season.

Phil & I have tried to select the best time for the LAmpton cruise and to do so have also had to take under consideration the time of the HW at LA

Having looked at a few dates we have selected the weekend Saturday 27th Sunday 28th May. We know this is the bank Holiday weekend and perhaps some of you will have made plans to go away ect or perhaps others have thought of coming down to the South Coast for a bit of ribbing.

It is 2 weeks after RIBEX and possibly 4 weeks ahead of the RibNet conference if organized for the end of June.

Hopefully this year the weather will be much kinder and the Solent group in full will make it across by sea

I will shortly post the names and tel of the local B & B and an agenda for the weekend

Those who wish to participate pls post their names , name of rib, how many persons and which group ie Solent group or Littlehampton group

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Old 06 January 2006, 12:10   #2
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B & Bs this is my recommendation

Arun View Inn
Wharf Road
Tel: 01903 72235

there are 2 twin rooms left and the price is with breakfast 50.00/per room for two persons sharing

Just opposite the Harbour Masters office is :

Quayside Bed & Breakfast
36, Pier Road
tel: 01903 721958
the Quayside has 6 rooms for multi occupancy all with en suite, 1 single with private bathroom
Price: 35.00/person

Towards the beach is :
The Nelson Hotel
61, Pier Road
tel: 01903 713358
www.nelsonhotel.com
they hv 5 rooms
2 x twin
2 x double
1 x family
in total they can cater for 12 persons


Just round the corner from the Nelson Hotel

Regency Bed & Breakfast
South Terrace
Seafront
tel: 01903 717707

Arun Sands B & B
84, South Terrace
Seafront
tel: 01903 732489
email: info@arun-sands.co.uk
www.arun-sands.co.uk


As each B & B want credit card deposit or guarantee it is best if all interested parties made their own reservations. Please do not leave it too late as the above B & Bs are within walking distances from the river and mooring . Also nearer the time some B & B may not want to accept a reservation for 1 night.
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Old 08 January 2006, 17:38   #3
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Very short notice Andre.

Yep, an excellent weekend in our experience.

We will be there!!!

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Sorry Andre and Phil we were anticipating you organising it a little earlier and are away on holiday that weekend.
I can thoroughly recommend this to anyone who wants a great weekend. Last year it had a bit of everything. From a sedate(ish) river trip up(and down) the Arun to "The Black Rabbit" to a return trip from Brighton which will stay in my memory for ever.
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Old 08 January 2006, 20:32   #5
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Very short notice Andre.

Yep, an excellent weekend in our experience.

We will be there!!!

Us
Thanks for your support . We thought the earlier the better so very few will have a good excuse not to participate

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Old 08 January 2006, 20:36   #6
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Sorry Andre and Phil we were anticipating you organising it a little earlier and are away on holiday that weekend.
I can thoroughly recommend this to anyone who wants a great weekend. Last year it had a bit of everything. From a sedate(ish) river trip up(and down) the Arun to "The Black Rabbit" to a return trip from Brighton which will stay in my memory for ever.
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Martyn, sorry to hear this but we knew once we set the date that it would not suite all. Sadly not a good date for you and Ann. As for your return rib ride from Brighton then I must again say that I just don't know how you survived

Hope you will come down one weekend to LAmpton

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I have put this in our diary and could be good for our team practising and having some fun at same time.

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Sorry Andre and Phil we were anticipating you organising it a little earlier and are away on holiday that weekend.
I can thoroughly recommend this to anyone who wants a great weekend. Last year it had a bit of everything. From a sedate(ish) river trip up(and down) the Arun to "The Black Rabbit" to a return trip from Brighton which will stay in my memory for ever.
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Hi Martyn

I'm sorry you won't be able to make it. Who will I be able to use as ballast this year?

You know we'll just have to meet up a bit later in the year when we come to you.

Looking forward to this cruise more than ever.
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accomodation < Ship & Anchor>

I forgot about the camping at the Ship & Anchor
Can somebody post their telephone number

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Old 09 January 2006, 17:40   #10
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I guess we will have a similar arrangement like last year ie

two groups

1) The welcoming party

Phil & Tracy Chitty - Galaxsea II < LAmpton home
Andre & Wiesia - Seahawk 3 < Arun View


2) The Solent Group coming by sea
Jackeens > Kathleen & Paul > Merlin <

When confirming your participation please post user name, how many in party, and name of B&B/Hotel/or S & A if camping

We are again proposing to have the Saturday evening meal at the Arun View and in due course will post menu (kids menu as well) and cost
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Old 09 January 2006, 17:41   #11
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I have put this in our diary and could be good for our team practising and having some fun at same time.

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good news , will you come with the boat as well
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good news , will you come with the boat as well
YYYes, that is our intention

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Hi Andre
We'll be there (Assuming access to Lmptn is still possible !!!!! )
I'll be bring the boys this year as Becky is still getting over the trip back from brighton
We have booked at the Arun View
Great event last year
Martin - sorry to hear you can't go. What will I do for ballast?!

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Hi Andre
We'll be there (Assuming access to Lmptn is still possible !!!!! )
I'll be bring the boys this year as Becky is still getting over the trip back from brighton
We have booked at the Arun View
Great event last year
Martin - sorry to hear you can't go. What will I do for ballast?!

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Well done Andrew. I heard somebody had made a booking but did not know it was you
Wiesia will be disappointed if Becky does not come down. Perhaps she will change her mind.
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1) The welcoming party

Phil & Tracy Chitty - Galaxsea II < LAmpton home
Andre & Wiesia - Seahawk 3 < Arun View
The Edges (3 or 4) - Fujimo < Arun View


2) The Solent Group coming by sea
Jackeens > Kathleen & Paul > Merlin


Bogi which group
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Group 2 as the boat will most likely be kept in Drivers Wharf

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Participants

1) The welcoming party departing from LAmpton

Phil & Tracy Chitty - Galaxsea II < LAmpton home
Andre & Wiesia - Seahawk 3 < Arun View
The Edges (3 or 4) - Fujimo < Arun View


2) The Solent Group coming by sea

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Bogib + crew - Arctic Challenger <
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We'll be there Andre....by boat this time.

Will sort some accomodation and let you know.

Thanks for organising this again this year it has been a superb event in previous years .......no pressure then

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1) The welcoming party departing from LAmpton

Phil & Tracy Chitty - Galaxsea II < LAmpton home
Andre & Wiesia - Seahawk 3 < Arun View
The Edges (3 or 4) - Fujimo < Arun View


2) The Solent Group coming by sea

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Bogib + crew - Arctic Challenger <
M & A - Remedy <
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im off that weekend,so will come by sea,if thats ok
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