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by Telo
Thu May 16, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Boaty contractors in the Oban area
Replies: 7
Views: 1626

Re: Boaty contractors in the Oban area

steveyates wrote:This should be a sticky


+1

Very useful indeed!
by Telo
Mon May 06, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Chents Cruise
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Re: Chents Cruise

claymore wrote:Be good to meet up
August would be good for us - what about yourselves?


It would be good. We''ll probably have the two youngest grandchildren as crew in August.

I'll let you know.
by Telo
Sat May 04, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Chents Cruise
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Re: Chents Cruise

Are you meeting again this year, or is everyone doing their own thing now more are retired.......?
by Telo
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Another new rock
Replies: 5
Views: 276

Re: Another new rock

As you say, odd that they hadn't hit it before coming in and out of Loch Uiskevagh.

Their draught is supposedly 5.1m, so I don't think I need to worry about it too much. ;)
by Telo
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: I never realised
Replies: 37
Views: 2377

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: 925

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: 1489

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: 700

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: 1084

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: 1069

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: 1969

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: 1069

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: 47107

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: 47107

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: 2795

Re: Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs

DaveS wrote: a Seastream 34.


Coincidentally, there's a revived thread about the Seastream 34 on Scuttlebutt.

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