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by Telo
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: I never realised
Replies: 37
Views: 1082

Re: I never realised

claymore wrote:Released from Blackpool Hospital with a single heart-bypass that seems to have gone well.


Sorry, hadn't realised, but pleased it's gone OK. Stay well!
by Telo
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Sad coincidence?
Replies: 13
Views: 449

Re: Sad coincidence?

Further down the page the death is announced of Anne "Cookie" Flavell who ran Seafare in Tobermory. I wouldn't have thought she was very old, in my terms anyway; the announcement in the paper doesn't say how old she was. Bumped into Jim Traynor in the yard the other day who said that Cook...
by Telo
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Cleit cardinal and Claymore's Rock
Replies: 16
Views: 756

Re: Cleit cardinal and Claymore's Rock

Nick wrote:.Apparently NLB may put a Cardinal on Claymore's Rock next year.


That would be an ecclesiastical matter.
by Telo
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Help understanding my Annual Tax Summary (OT)
Replies: 9
Views: 396

Re: Help understanding my Annual Tax Summary (OT)

Understanding tax codes used to be a fairly simple process, but in recent years I admit that I also have been having difficulty making head or tail of their statements. Similarly with state pension statements (bits contracted in, bits contracted out, payments for graduated pensions in the 60s and 70...
by Telo
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Norway - pointers
Replies: 9
Views: 836

Re: Norway - pointers

We're also thinking of crossing to Norway this year, possibly from Out Skerries in Shetland to Fedje, then further north up the coast. We normally use Admiralty paper charts for all planning and primary navigation, but the complexity of Norway's coastline makes the cost of comprehensive chart covera...
by Telo
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Wishing Claymore Every Success
Replies: 2
Views: 879

Re: Wishing Claymore Every Success

:)
by Telo
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: A tricky whereizit
Replies: 7
Views: 1734

Re: A tricky whereizit

Ach weel, that narrows it down a bit.....
by Telo
Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Wishing Claymore Every Success
Replies: 2
Views: 879

Wishing Claymore Every Success

... with his new business venture;

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by Telo
Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 157
Views: 45555

Re: Drinks

By the way, Shuggy, wuzzit Finsbay by any chance....?
by Telo
Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 157
Views: 45555

Re: Drinks

Doric Bar, Market St, Edinburgh
19.00 Monday 10th December

- I hope to be there....
by Telo
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs
Replies: 14
Views: 2556

Re: Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs

DaveS wrote: a Seastream 34.


Coincidentally, there's a revived thread about the Seastream 34 on Scuttlebutt.
by Telo
Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs
Replies: 14
Views: 2556

Re: Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs

DaveS wrote:Well, provided neither Thursday's survey or Friday's sea trial throws up any horrors, a Seastream 34.


Sounds good.
by Telo
Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Greece
Replies: 8
Views: 2018

Re: Greece

We caught the cruising bug in the Ionian with a two week flotilla holiday. First week with another couple and an instructor, second week on our own with flotilla. That led to bareboat charters in later years in the Ionian, the Aegean and Croatia, before buying Shard and, later, Telo. Great place to ...
by Telo
Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: A tricky whereizit
Replies: 7
Views: 1734

Re: A tricky whereizit

Finsbay?
by Telo
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Any news from the west?
Replies: 17
Views: 4412

Re: Any news from the west?

Scalpay north harbour pontoons: toilet/shower provision, water and electricity on the pontoons. Diesel available by arrangement. Community managed cafe/restaurant is very busy in the evenings and needs to be booked in advance. No shop but there are buses to/from Tarbert. There is a small submerged r...

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