Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 17 August 2011, 14:18   #21
Member
 
Paul Cannell's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Kings Lynn
Boat name: Blow 'N' Away
Make: Coastline
Length: 7m +
Engine: Suzuki 175
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 503
[QUOTE=martini;415889]Maybe stick my nose into Studland and harrass a few nudists [QUOTE]
__________________

__________________
Paul Cannell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17 August 2011, 14:21   #22
RIBnet supporter
 
gotchiguy's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dinard, Brittany
Boat name: Into the Red
Make: Osprey Vipermax
Length: 7m +
Engine: Evinrude E-tec 250HO
MMSI: 235 076 114
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,954
RIBase
Nosed into La Collette today, no sign of Martini II?
__________________
gotchiguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17 August 2011, 15:10   #23
Member
 
Erin's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: A large rock
Boat name: La Frette
Make: Osprey Vipermax
Length: 6m +
Engine: 200 Suzzy
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 2,869
Ah, but look, he's obviously been and fuelled up ready for his south coast adventure. You must have been looking in the wrong place.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	m2fuel.jpg
Views:	86
Size:	48.7 KB
ID:	61746  
Erin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17 August 2011, 15:12   #24
Member
 
Channel Ribs's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: Alderney
Length: no boat
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 3,047
Breezy here this evening, I hope it eases a bit or three.
__________________
Channel Ribs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17 August 2011, 15:55   #25
Member
 
Avocet's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Poole
Boat name: Grimalkin
Make: Ribcraft 750 Sport
Length: 7m +
Engine: Suzi 250
MMSI: 235050647
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 909
The sea state is currently: "Slight occasionally moderate in the South". Wind 3 or 4.

So shouldn't be too uncomfortable but the weather is almost certainly rainy and will, therefore, be damp!

Wet weather gear on and I will be out to meet and greet (even in the rain, it's good to get out of the office!)
__________________
Avocet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17 August 2011, 15:59   #26
RIBnet supporter
 
gotchiguy's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dinard, Brittany
Boat name: Into the Red
Make: Osprey Vipermax
Length: 7m +
Engine: Evinrude E-tec 250HO
MMSI: 235 076 114
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,954
RIBase
Quote:
Originally Posted by Channel Ribs View Post
Breezy here this evening, I hope it eases a bit or three.
Yeah it was breezy on the way back. Wet rather than bumpy though.

All the Frenchies were complaining about it when we came in, too rough for them apparently
__________________
gotchiguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17 August 2011, 16:02   #27
RIBnet supporter
 
gotchiguy's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dinard, Brittany
Boat name: Into the Red
Make: Osprey Vipermax
Length: 7m +
Engine: Evinrude E-tec 250HO
MMSI: 235 076 114
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,954
RIBase
Quote:
Originally Posted by Erin View Post
Ah, but look, he's obviously been and fuelled up ready for his south coast adventure. You must have been looking in the wrong place.
Obviously so. I was around at that time so it's strange I didn't see him.

It's quite funny how I can just leave the EU and turn up in France again, neither end caring a jot. I proffered my passport and to fill in customs at the harbour office but they weren't interested. Cycled halfway along to St. Aubins actually, lovely day
__________________
gotchiguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17 August 2011, 16:45   #28
Member
 
martini's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: jersey
Boat name: Martini II
Make: Arctic 28/FC470
Length: 8m +
Engine: twin 225Opti/50hp 2t
MMSI: 235067688
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 3,028
Quote:
Originally Posted by gotchiguy View Post
Nosed into La Collette today, no sign of Martini II?
I wasn't hiding
Saw into the red on the fisherman's pontoon, lucky you didn't get cast off and sent down the road...

My little weather window for crossing the channel has slowly been shrinking, we'll see how things are in the morning
__________________
martini is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17 August 2011, 17:06   #29
RIBnet supporter
 
gotchiguy's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dinard, Brittany
Boat name: Into the Red
Make: Osprey Vipermax
Length: 7m +
Engine: Evinrude E-tec 250HO
MMSI: 235 076 114
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,954
RIBase
Quote:
Originally Posted by martini View Post
Saw into the red on the fisherman's pontoon, lucky you didn't get cast off and sent down the road...
Only there for a couple of mins picking up mi exdee from geetee. Safe to say the cardboard has disintegrated all over the deck
__________________
gotchiguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 August 2011, 00:42   #30
Member
 
Channel Ribs's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: Alderney
Length: no boat
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 3,047
Currently 15kn in Jersey, 3 in Southampton. Heading north never looked so tempting
__________________
Channel Ribs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 August 2011, 02:03   #31
Member
 
martini's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: jersey
Boat name: Martini II
Make: Arctic 28/FC470
Length: 8m +
Engine: twin 225Opti/50hp 2t
MMSI: 235067688
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 3,028
15 kts last night but nothing like that now I'd say. What's it like in AY at the mo?
__________________
martini is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 August 2011, 02:12   #32
Member
 
martini's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: jersey
Boat name: Martini II
Make: Arctic 28/FC470
Length: 8m +
Engine: twin 225Opti/50hp 2t
MMSI: 235067688
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 3,028
Mid Channel forecast has changed quite a bit overnight, 15-20 kts for most of today.

Tomorrow looks an awful lot better, wonder if I leave it for a day

Edit: Hmm, Channel light vessel peaked at 30 knots about an hour ago
__________________
martini is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 August 2011, 03:26   #33
Member
 
Channel Ribs's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: Alderney
Length: no boat
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 3,047
Quote:
Originally Posted by martini View Post
15 kts last night but nothing like that now I'd say. What's it like in AY at the mo?
Still a 5, you will barely feel it in your aircraft carrier

http://www.alderneymarine.com/info/windhistory.html
__________________
Channel Ribs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 August 2011, 03:43   #34
Member
 
martini's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: jersey
Boat name: Martini II
Make: Arctic 28/FC470
Length: 8m +
Engine: twin 225Opti/50hp 2t
MMSI: 235067688
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 3,028
New plan: Alderney tonight then hop the Channel first thing tomorrow
__________________
martini is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 August 2011, 06:15   #35
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dorset & Hants
Boat name: Streaker/Orange
Make: Avon/Ribcraft
Length: 4m +
Engine: 50Yam/25 Mariner
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 5,551
Quote:
Originally Posted by martini View Post
New plan: Alderney tonight then hop the Channel first thing tomorrow
Good call . not too much wind here now - but lots of rain... localised flooding , thunder, lightning .. all standard for an English Summers day ...

I now plan a trip out Sat afternoon & Sunday - Poole, Studland, Bournemouth way ...

Hope to catchup .

Pete
__________________
PeterM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 August 2011, 06:32   #36
Member
 
martini's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: jersey
Boat name: Martini II
Make: Arctic 28/FC470
Length: 8m +
Engine: twin 225Opti/50hp 2t
MMSI: 235067688
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 3,028
Blimey, it's really nice this side of the channel!

By all accounts it's looking like a fantastic next 2 days at least from N Brittany all the way up to the UK south coast. Possibly a bit of a breeze on sunday
__________________
martini is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 August 2011, 08:47   #37
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dorset & Hants
Boat name: Streaker/Orange
Make: Avon/Ribcraft
Length: 4m +
Engine: 50Yam/25 Mariner
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 5,551
judgeing by the local flooding here i reckon martini II could have got you right into the town centre.....tempted to get the 380 down there later....
__________________
PeterM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 August 2011, 09:04   #38
Member
 
Avocet's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Poole
Boat name: Grimalkin
Make: Ribcraft 750 Sport
Length: 7m +
Engine: Suzi 250
MMSI: 235050647
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 909
The weather is now starting to clear here from the West as forecast after flash floods have washed away cars (well, a Reliant Robin!) and closed roads throughout Bournemouth and Poole. Friday and Saturday are forecast fine but a weather warning for the area of heavy thundery rain has now been posted for Sunday - when I'm meant to be manning a BBQ at an ouside concert being given by Scurvey Crew's band.
__________________
Avocet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19 August 2011, 02:42   #39
Member
 
Channel Ribs's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: Alderney
Length: no boat
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 3,047
M2 just being powered up, so they should be slipping lines in an hour or two
__________________
Channel Ribs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19 August 2011, 03:06   #40
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dorset & Hants
Boat name: Streaker/Orange
Make: Avon/Ribcraft
Length: 4m +
Engine: 50Yam/25 Mariner
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 5,551
Its lovely this side today...clear sky, hardly a breath of wind..

Should be a nice crossing!
__________________

__________________
PeterM is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:36.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.