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by claymore
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Well my Buckos
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Re: Well my Buckos

Stopping on the mooring in TV this year, the insurance seems to agree with me that a swinging mooring in Tayvallich is better than a pontoon in Tarbert. Still got to get the antifouling thing sorted at a reasonable time. Early season when I want to do it yards are full of boats and the management i...
by claymore
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Well my Buckos
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Well my Buckos

When are we coming out of the water for the winter?
by claymore
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Port Bannatyne update
Replies: 8
Views: 177

Re: Port Bannatyne update

Glad you got away with it. We call the hoolie that often blows through Rothesay and Port Bannatyne Bay "The Rothesay Hurricane". The rest of around Bute can be quite OK, but that patch off Rothesay towards Ardyne can be horrible! We have spent a fair amount of time in Port Bannatyne over ...
by claymore
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Port Bannatyne update
Replies: 8
Views: 177

Re: Port Bannatyne update

Silkie wrote:
claymore wrote:How do we avoid this becoming an anchoring thread?

Don't mention the scope. I mentioned it once but I think I got away with it alright.


What do you mean by Scope, Silkiepoos? - it it something to do with length or breadth or just how far you can take things?
by claymore
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Port Bannatyne update
Replies: 8
Views: 177

Re: Port Bannatyne update

How do we avoid this becoming an anchoring thread?
by claymore
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Oban Bay Notice to Mariners
Replies: 6
Views: 196

Re: Oban Bay Notice to Mariners

I did write in and got a positive response, saying they would investigate as well as an apology
by claymore
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Claymore's Bits and Pieces
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Re: Claymore's Bits and Pieces

Perhaps you could commission a new boat ? You have a vital component already :)
by claymore
Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Claymore's Bits and Pieces
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Re: Claymore's Bits and Pieces

Surely the old Volvo was installed after the boat was built? If so - what went in must come out and what comes out can be replaced with something going in....
Or am I missing something?
by claymore
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Claymore's Bits and Pieces
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Re: Claymore's Bits and Pieces

The front windows are clear - I've even got rid of the Kemp Spinning Clearview thingie - it was right in my line of sight.
The view through the side window behind the laptop is a bit restricted so I just try not to go sideways and that seems to work.....
by claymore
Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Did we ever manage to identify this location
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: Did we ever manage to identify this location

Nope
Not so far as that
by claymore
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Izzat a month with no posts?
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: Izzat a month with no posts?

Thank you my boy - I managed it as you can see if you look around your wonderful website,Webster.....
by claymore
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Claymore's Bits and Pieces
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Claymore's Bits and Pieces

All this talk by He Who Walks On Water and Shuggingtons of New to new and New to Old and Old from New and New from Old has inspired (not a word I use lightly) to post a few images of the changes that have been inflicted upon ma find shup over the past winter. Starting with the most expensive item of...
by claymore
Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Izzat a month with no posts?
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: Izzat a month with no posts?

Funny you should say that - I was just thinking its a bit quiet - I'd better post something to keep it all fresh and ticketty-boo.
I don't use photobucket - remind me how I stick a pick on here my Dear?
by claymore
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Nearest Measured Mile To Craobh Marina
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: Nearest Measured Mile To Craobh Marina

Naw - bit o' a disruptured year.

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