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Old 16 March 2014, 13:45   #661
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Think I've read on here that trip approx 60 miles and anticipated fuel consumption average 1.5ltrs per mile so planning to carry around 100ltrs, is this about right or what would you recommend?
bit more than that, caernarfon to Conwy then round the island will be closer to 100 miles, so you would need 150l plus some spare just in case
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Old 16 March 2014, 13:59   #662
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Fuel required

Glad I asked, will check tank capacity which I believe is approx 175ltrs (tesco will be happy).
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Old 16 March 2014, 15:47   #663
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Glad I asked, will check tank capacity which I believe is approx 175ltrs (tesco will be happy).
you should be fine with 175l, you could always top up at Conwy marina, there's fuel on the pontoon there we only used around 100l last year when it was a touch rough, but we didn't do the Conwy bit last year. morrisons in caernarfon has got a petrol station with room to get ribs in, or the texaco on the way out of caernarfon is just about ok but is a bit tight if you can't get on the outside pumps
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Old 16 March 2014, 18:07   #664
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Celtic Buffet all paid for! Ran the engine this weekend and gave it a mini-service. She started ok after a 6 month lay off, on the old plugs and with 6 month old fuel too. All we need now is to lay on some decent weather.

Oh, and get my trailer coupling put back together!
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You in one of the new Ribquest sports boats?
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Pencil me in for the run if you don't mind. Tohatsu 6.1/mariner 125 hp. I'll be starting and finishing at Trearddur bay, leaving about 9 o clock and running down to caernarfon for the official start if anyone coming from our end give me a shout and run down together.
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Pencil me in for the run if you don't mind. Tohatsu 6.1/mariner 125 hp. I'll be starting and finishing at Trearddur bay, leaving about 9 o clock and running down to caernarfon for the official start if anyone coming from our end give me a shout and run down together.
Welcome aboard, I'm sure HP will add you to the list soon, can you make the night bash?
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38 Tick tock - Just need TT's advance party to clarify none of the rocks have moved from where they last clipped them.

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Welcome aboard, I'm sure HP will add you to the list soon, can you make the night bash?
No sorry can't make the night bash. Would probably fall asleep in my first pint after a full day on the water anyway
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Still in be on my own though me finks. More fun for me
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No sorry can't make the night bash. Would probably fall asleep in my first pint after a full day on the water anyway
The great banter keeps you going!!
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Still in be on my own though me finks. More fun for me
You won't be on your own with 30+ boats out with you! Going to be a great day, can't wait. Just need some sun to go with the pint and chips on the Conwy harbour front.
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Hi all,

Sorry but we need to pull out. Just got too much going on in April meaning this won't fit.

Hope the wind and weather plays ball, and you all have a top time, I'll be keeping an eye on the thread for the photies
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Hi all, Sorry but we need to pull out. Just got too much going on in April meaning this won't fit. Hope the wind and weather plays ball, and you all have a top time, I'll be keeping an eye on the thread for the photies
That's another regular pulled out ..!
Not going

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Looks like you will only have Rocky left out of our Syndicate to hold you hand HP ...!! God help you Lord Farquaad
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That's another regular pulled out ..!
Not going

Me
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Kerny
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Looks like you will only have Rocky left out of our Syndicate to hold you hand HP ...!! God help you Lord Farquaad
If your hand holding involves guidance straight in to reefs, I'll pass anyway.

With Rocky and Mr Smooth and over 30 others, we'll be fine!
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38 Tick tock - Just need TT's advance party to clarify none of the rocks have moved from where they last clipped them.

Chris Caton - Advance Strait Scout (Avon -SR4 50 Honda)
HP (Humber OP - 6.3m 175 Opti)
SteveHall (Ballistic - 6.5m 175 e-tec)
Tim & Linda (Humber - 9m 2x200 e-tec)
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Unfortunatlely Gordon Charleston (clamdiver1) passed away suddenly a couple of weeks ago
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Old 17 March 2014, 18:31   #679
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Pencil me in for the run if you don't mind. Tohatsu 6.1/mariner 125 hp. I'll be starting and finishing at Trearddur bay, leaving about 9 o clock and running down to caernarfon for the official start if anyone coming from our end give me a shout and run down together.
i will be launching at holyhead, i havent decided for sure yet what im doing, though if i decide to do what youre doing then i will def come with you
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