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by Telo
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Camping Gaz
Replies: 15
Views: 855

Re: Camping Gaz

That's me telt..... ;)
by Telo
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Change of boat
Replies: 7
Views: 376

Re: Change of boat

Well, if you're heading west again, I suppose that "Fulmair of Such-and-Such" would be as good a name as any. ITU already has a "Fulmair"
by Telo
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Camping Gaz
Replies: 15
Views: 855

Re: Camping Gaz

Booby Trapper wrote:Still £20 for a 907 gaz at my local caravan shop. If they can do it for that price we the boaters are being ripped off again.


I think we paid about that in the garage at Stromness during the summer. There seems to be a huge disparity in costs.
by Telo
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Camping Gaz
Replies: 15
Views: 855

Re: Camping Gaz

Our local cowp has a locker full of empty red propane bottles that have been dumped for recycling. Assuming that they'd be cheaper than entering new contracts with Calor Gas, I offered to buy a couple but was refused as the council couldn't take responsibility for the (very small) safety risk involv...
by Telo
Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Just a thought, but.....
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Re: Just a thought, but.....

Well, TBH, I don't think we've ever come out at the end of September, but fewer daylight hours, generally colder conditions have weighed at least as much, if not more, as to what's happening four thousand miles away. However, it seems to me that the Caribbean hurricane season is progressively having...
by Telo
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Just a thought, but.....
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Just a thought, but.....

Should we start planning our future sailing in Scotland by factoring in the Caribbean hurricane seasons?
by Telo
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The complex questions of life
Replies: 11
Views: 616

Re: The complex questions of life

pagoda wrote:
Aja wrote: Last 2 pairs bought in Tulsa, less than half the cost in Glasgow :D


That's all very well, but Tulsa must be about, what, 24 hours away?
by Telo
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The complex questions of life
Replies: 11
Views: 616

Re: The complex questions of life

The retro 501s are a bloody nuisance....

Personally, I always thought the invention of the zip fastener was a giant step for, errmm, mankind.
by Telo
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: An easier "where is it"
Replies: 7
Views: 522

Re: An easier "where is it"

A virtual pint for Nick; Gruinard Bay with Gruinard House visible.

The clouds were quite spectacular that day.
by Telo
Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: An easier "where is it"
Replies: 7
Views: 522

Re: An easier "where is it"

Nope.

HINT: Scotland, west coast.... ;)
by Telo
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: An easier "where is it"
Replies: 7
Views: 522

Re: An easier "where is it"

Nope, not even warm... ;)
by Telo
Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: An easier "where is it"
Replies: 7
Views: 522

An easier "where is it"

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by Telo
Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where's this anchorage?
Replies: 10
Views: 667

Re: Where's this anchorage?

Telo wrote:NormanS is getting very close on Scuttlebutt - http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.ph ... ost6205736


Norman got it - Loch a Chadh-fi off Loch Laxford.

A superb anchorage.
by Telo
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where's this anchorage?
Replies: 10
Views: 667

Re: Where's this anchorage?

NormanS is getting very close on Scuttlebutt - http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.ph ... ost6205736
by Telo
Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where's this anchorage?
Replies: 10
Views: 667

Re: Where's this anchorage?

More sheltered than Loch a Choire, and much easier to anchor in reasonable depths.

HINT: it's rather more to the north....

Incidentally Tom Marshall of "Shard" has some nice pics of Loch a Choire at http://thomarshall.co.uk/2225sept/handl.php

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