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by claymore
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Stavanger to Oban - any advice
Replies: 10
Views: 598

Re: Stavanger to Oban - any advice

Reading through this thread, I think you are all heroes with a much longer concentration span than I ever possessed. So - whilst I have sailed numerous times from the UK to Esbjerg and Rotterdam etc - I am not really able to offer much in the way of advice on the Stavanger route - particularly to Ob...
by claymore
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Contrary to Popular Opinion
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Contrary to Popular Opinion

lady_stormrider wrote: :cannibal: Well, seeing as I retired in May I had better come along and keep Aquaplane fed with coffee and cake.


You do realise there are certain traditions and rituals involved....?
by claymore
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Contrary to Popular Opinion
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Contrary to Popular Opinion

wully wrote:Cannae...

Boatie is poorly sick :violin:


Wullyum - it must be still under guarantee - get it swapped back in
by claymore
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Contrary to Popular Opinion
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Contrary to Popular Opinion

DaveS wrote:Afraid not, I'm still trying to get my new boat sorted to insurance requirements.


Well - it just would't be the same without the unsinkable Avilion there - isn't Seastream a bit above your pension grade? :D
by claymore
Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Contrary to Popular Opinion
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Contrary to Popular Opinion

It wont rain.
The combined age of the three of us is 211 - we wont be requiring condoms...
Yes Bob. Think the tide will be going from left to right at Craignish pt mid morning on Tuesday.
End of cruise dinner is taking place on Friday - not sure where yet.
by claymore
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Contrary to Popular Opinion
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Contrary to Popular Opinion

Ra Chent's cruise lives.
Depart Ardfern on Tuesday
Participants so far:
Parahandy
Muzzy
Self.

Any takers?

Calling it the recovery cruise on account of the Open Heart jobbie I had done in April.
by claymore
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Now You See Them, Now You Don't - Sailing In A Plastic Tent Is A Bad Idea
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: Now You See Them, Now You Don't - Sailing In A Plastic Tent Is A Bad Idea

Nick wrote:
claymore wrote:I don't sail when it is raining.


You need to get out more

Certainly I do - however, not when its raining if you don't mind. :shake:
by claymore
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Now You See Them, Now You Don't - Sailing In A Plastic Tent Is A Bad Idea
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: Now You See Them, Now You Don't - Sailing In A Plastic Tent Is A Bad Idea

Its not the impact on vision I find the problem, but the inability to feel the wind. Sailing with a cockpit enclosure is like having sex wearing a condom. I don't sail when it is raining. We have a reliable wind indicator which tells me what is blowing and where from If the boat is heeling, that al...
by claymore
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Success in Tobermory
Replies: 15
Views: 819

Re: Success in Tobermory

Snickers stick tae yer knickers
by claymore
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Success in Tobermory
Replies: 15
Views: 819

Re: Success in Tobermory

An a dollop o' petroleum jelly.

Did I mention the mars bar?
by claymore
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Success in Tobermory
Replies: 15
Views: 819

Re: Success in Tobermory

This forum needs better discipline. I nominate Claymore for whip-wielder-in-chief. Any seconder? Just as long as he disnae post any foaties of his good self in his ‘discipline ‘ outfit.. The lassies in AYC are still receiving therapy efter he went looking for some Elastoplast after his last visit.....
by claymore
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Success in Tobermory
Replies: 15
Views: 819

Re: Success in Tobermory

cpedw wrote:
claymore wrote:Order, Order
Why have we moved tae Kames - this is about Tobers

This forum needs better discipline.

I nominate Claymore for whip-wielder-in-chief. Any seconder?

Would this mean I get silkie's salary and pension?
by claymore
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Success in Tobermory
Replies: 15
Views: 819

Re: Success in Tobermory

Order, Order
Why have we moved tae Kames - this is about Tobers
by claymore
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Avy-J
Replies: 19
Views: 1567

Re: Avy-J

:D
by claymore
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Avy-J
Replies: 19
Views: 1567

Re: Avy-J

I have a file with every job done and (almost) every penny spent on Claymore. I dare not open it... And you must not! Do folks remember that time when Britain was measured and found to be unhappy? There then started a phase of trying to determine what happiness is and how it can be measured. Indeed...

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