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Old 02 March 2013, 21:02   #61
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Glad all got home safely ( in the end)

Thanks for a lovely day - boys enjoyed the Armada - but got quite cold , so apologies if we peeled off early to get them home
Looking forward to more of these!
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Old 02 March 2013, 21:34   #62
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Finally home !

Another great day when the jump leads were seen .

Just to clarify ..I dont break the power steering, The MOB was recovered ( who ever it was - not 'us' I'd add) I dont know why 'Never Enough' didn't have enough electricity, and defo dont know why there is a pinhole leak in Madness....

I do however have a an epic 'RIBnobber' moment on camera....

Good work all ....and for a moment or two Whisper was so so happy to be ahead of Hot lemon in a 'race' ...until Hot Lemon got going and was off out in front

Seriously thanks to all - Another £5 in the pot as I got to helm Blue Ray ...a familiar view....( and petrol burn ) ...

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Old 02 March 2013, 21:37   #63
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Andre - glad to hear Sea Start managed to resolve your problem to get you home! Apologies I didn't stay once Sea Start were en route - coming from Poole I thought we really should get underway again!

Richard - agreed - Easter's almost begging for some form of trip now!
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I do however have a an epic 'RIBnobber' moment on camera....
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LOL looking forward to seeing this I was laughing all the way home! I saw two vulnerable rib netters bobbing around and could help myself! Someone had to make up for MattH abscence!
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Yep, super day. Back home now and even my feet have stopped being cold!

Thanks for the ride, Andre.

I'll dust my own boat off later in the season.

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LOL looking forward to seeing this I was laughing all the way home! I saw two vulnerable rib netters bobbing around and could help myself! Someone had to make up for MattH abscence!
I also have the cry of 'what a nob' followed by the chant of 'RIB Nobber, RIB Nobber' as you came back laughing It wil make the final cut dont worry ..I've worked out slow motion now too

And the whole MOB thingy on film ( audio really and footage of Blue Ray console anyhow)...

Interesting...I was already half way turned back before I asked Trevor if he was happy to go back ! And we went from a 30knt cruise to a 40+ knt return... Not sure I'd want to end up the water today if I wasn't expecting it .
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Not sure I'd want to end up the water today if I wasn't expecting it .
Not sure if you heard but as you turned round for MOB practise there was a real MOB on the radio. They didn't give their coordinates at first but I thought you went back to assist and knew where they where. Brrrrr!
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Good to meet you all today and thanks to gtb for the ride. It was gtb's forth trip out on a rib after his PB2 and he did really well. Was quite refreshing to meet someone who has put his family through the sea survival course before buying a boat, top bloke

It was good to get back on the Solent after a 3 year absence and yes it was bloody cold out there
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Not sure if you heard but as you turned round for MOB practise there was a real MOB on the radio. They didn't give their coordinates at first but I thought you went back to assist and knew where they where. Brrrrr!
Nobber...we only turned round as we heard the mob call....ribnobbers...keep up ;-)
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Good to get out with everyone again today, and thanks to Landlord for being First Mate and making it possible to get out on the water.

Downloaded the GPS tracks and see we hit 44kts on the way home

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And the whole MOB thingy on film ( audio really and footage of Blue Ray console anyhow)...

Interesting...I was already half way turned back before I asked Trevor if he was happy to go back ! And we went from a 30knt cruise to a 40+ knt return... Not sure I'd want to end up the water today if I wasn't expecting it .
Did I miss something? We got a DSC alert on leaving the Hamble, but (assuming I'm reading it right) it looked like a distress relay for Highland Daughter off Shoreham harbour
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Where did you get that GPS track from ?
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Nobber...we only turned round as we heard the mob call....ribnobbers...keep up ;-)
Doh miss read your message thought it said something came of Blue Ray console..... gonna take myself off to bed clearly too much excitement from today!
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Erm, my GPS

I carry a simple datalogger in my pocket on trips, then link the tracks to my logbook, because ... well I'm just a bit geeky like that

The track is shown on a customised chart, so I can see where we went with reference to the bouyage, again just for my own information/education.
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And the whole MOB thingy on film ( audio really and footage of Blue Ray console anyhow)...

Interesting...I was already half way turned back before I asked Trevor if he was happy to go back ! And we went from a 30knt cruise to a 40+ knt return... Not sure I'd want to end up the water today if I wasn't expecting it .
As we were so close, it didn't even occur to me that you might consider asking - turning back to see if help was needed was the obvious choice to me as well!

Great day out, and good to see new faces.

- and now I've read the power steering pump info, I'm 95% sure it's just a problem with the main power cable to it rather than a mechanical / fluid problem
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Did I miss something? We got a DSC alert on leaving the Hamble, but (assuming I'm reading it right) it looked like a distress relay for Highland Daughter off Shoreham harbour
There was Pan Pan call from a boat 'capacity' with MOB between Calshott and the mainland..just as we were about a mile away...Solent CG were on it in seconds and listening to the radio seemed to have a DF fix on the boat and within 120 secs of the first call had tasked both lifeboat and CG helicopter to them

MOB was recovered and lifeboat remained tasked to attend and deal etc .
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There was Pan Pan call from a boat 'capacity' with MOB between Calshott and the mainland..just as we were about a mile away...Solent CG were on it in seconds and listening to the radio seemed to have a DF fix on the boat and within 120 secs of the first call had tasked both lifeboat and CG helicopter to them

MOB was recovered and lifeboat remained tasked to attend and deal etc .
I saw folks stop and turn back momentarily, but completely missed the pan pan call, which is a bit rubbish (of me)

Falling into the water, especially at this time of year, would be a mayday in my book. But sounds like there was a good outcome thankfully.
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