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Old 03 January 2014, 07:35   #361
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Old 03 January 2014, 09:27   #362
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well it's better to be cold and windy this time of year when it's short days, hopefully when the clocks go forward we can look forward to a long season of warm dry weather with seas calm enough for us to get out n enjoy it all, I'm looking forward to sitting in the warm sand at Pilot's Cove and a good blast through The Straits to Puffin Island
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.... a good blast through The Straits to Puffin Island
.....always remembering the pesky 5 knot speed limit around Port Dinorwic!
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.....always remembering the pesky 5 knot speed limit around Port Dinorwic!
I like the speed limit, gives me time to open the wine gums
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well it's better to be cold and windy this time of year when it's short days, hopefully when the clocks go forward we can look forward to a long season of warm dry weather with seas calm enough for us to get out n enjoy it all, I'm looking forward to sitting in the warm sand at Pilot's Cove and a good blast through The Straits to Puffin Island
Ahh, Pilot Cove very nice !!

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.....always remembering the pesky 5 knot speed limit around Port Dinorwic!
That makes me laugh ..I've never met such a nice guy 'telling us off' for doing a little more than 5 - about 30 more

I think he was starting to wonder if he'd catch us in 2013...
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Old 03 January 2014, 16:37   #368
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how did you find your way there, more to the point how did you get back or are you still there

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That makes me laugh ..I've never met such a nice guy 'telling us off' for doing a little more than 5 - about 30 more

I think he was starting to wonder if he'd catch us in 2013...
it's ok for you, but he knows where we launch from so no need to chase us, just waits till we get back
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since when has 35 been too many to count?
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5 Knot Limit

We had to smile last time we went through the 5 knot limit. It was a lovely flat calm day and quite busy. We saw a 14ft speedboat tanking up from Caernarfon and out came the man with his blue lights flashing - it was better than a speed trap on the A55! He even handed him out a note - would it be a fine?
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I think he just goes in to meltdown when 30+ ribs head towards the speed restriction zone at 30knots!
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He might as well just join the cruise
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Old 03 January 2014, 22:24   #373
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He might as well just join the cruise
He probably would if we told him, he is a great fella, Michael De Paolo is his name, he towed me all the way back to caernarfon once when my battery died on me
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He probably would if we told him, he is a great fella, Michael De Paolo is his name, he towed me all the way back to caernarfon once when my battery died on me
Should buy Duracell next time then

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Old 03 January 2014, 22:28   #375
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He probably would if we told him, he is a great fella, Michael De Paolo is his name, he towed me all the way back to caernarfon once when my battery died on me
Thats good to know Mike. To many jobsworths in this life, glad he's not one of them
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Thats good to know Mike. To many jobsworths in this life, glad he's not one of them
he's always been ok with us, just slow down n give him a wave, or a wine gum, as Mike says he's a nice fella maybe we should tell him what's going on, he may want to have a blast down to the bridges with us
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he's always been ok with us, just slow down n give him a wave, or a wine gum, as Mike says he's a nice fella maybe we should tell him what's going on, he may want to have a blast down to the bridges with us
Omg don't give HP anymore ideas that's another one he will be adding to his list

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