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by steveyates
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Published
Replies: 6
Views: 396

Re: Published

Meant to add, very good effort, well done. If you can change the kindle version there's a few spelling mistakes early on, but actual real words, so spell check doesn't see them. Yes, I can update the Kindle manuscript. If you or anyone could point out any errors I will update the manuscript when I ...
by steveyates
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Published
Replies: 6
Views: 396

Re: Published

Meant to add, very good effort, well done. If you can change the kindle version there's a few spelling mistakes early on, but actual real words, so spell check doesn't see them.
by steveyates
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Published
Replies: 6
Views: 396

Re: Published

I'm reading it right now, will post one for you when done on amazon and ybw. I'm enjoying it, just up to the decision to stay in the canaries.
by steveyates
Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Apologies to several new posters
Replies: 6
Views: 745

Re: Apologies to several new posters

So there is, and it's not turned off :)
by steveyates
Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Apologies to several new posters
Replies: 6
Views: 745

Re: Apologies to several new posters

Theres a sweary filter? flip!
by steveyates
Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Tunnocks Flotilla May 2nd 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 473

Re: Tunnocks Flotilla May 2nd 2020

Mental note to self, don't be anywhere near the fecking clyde on the 2nd may!
by steveyates
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Oh good grief if I put one more thing in a safe place. . .
Replies: 8
Views: 1996

Re: Oh good grief if I put one more thing in a safe place. . .

Silkie wrote:A few years ago I lost a bottle of Tobermory's finest malt for several months on my luxuryless 22footer. It hasn't happened since but it's unlikely to mean that my memory is improving.


Sure it wasn't your memory you lost, and the empty bottle had gone overboard? :)
by steveyates
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: E-sails
Replies: 1
Views: 1126

Re: E-sails

Thats a nice, simple to use and effective site. I've always wondered how much a cruising chute would be, now I know :) Add one to the list.
by steveyates
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: You are likely to enjoy this
Replies: 2
Views: 1557

Re: You are likely to enjoy this

yes, its very good.
by steveyates
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Diesel runaway
Replies: 11
Views: 2462

Re: Diesel runaway

we had this issue in my mates twister last month, which meant having to come back under sail from the treshnish isles to glencoe, (cept we ended up in oban after 2 days when the wind died completely, but thats another story) It is indeed the engine running on oil, and the fuel stop makes no differen...
by steveyates
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: oop north
Replies: 4
Views: 1622

Re: oop north

That looks fantastic!
by steveyates
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Bluewater/liveaboard forum?
Replies: 13
Views: 2851

Re: Bluewater/liveaboard forum?

Doesnt the cruising association have most of the lowdown on the admin and bureaucracy of different cruising areas?
by steveyates
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Boaty contractors in the Oban area
Replies: 13
Views: 3712

Re: Boaty contractors in the Oban area

This should be a sticky
by steveyates
Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: don't suppose anyone knew...
Replies: 0
Views: 1773

don't suppose anyone knew...

Leonard & catherine mcneill, live near lochgilphead and sailed in a westerly ketch pot & kettle?

Just wondering if anyone knows anything about the boat?
by steveyates
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Will there be a wake?
Replies: 22
Views: 4129

Re: Will there be a wake?

Along with the rest of you I received Nick's threat of closure today. Not that his dates make any sense - how pissed was he? - but the gist is probably one month to demonstrate how much we need these fora (and, by association, him). The idea that 4 of us would have no way of arranging a drink at yu...

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