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by ruairidh
Mon Jan 25, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Isle of Man TT Race
Replies: 6
Views: 3446

Re: Isle of Man TT Race

many thanks for the info
do they put up the marina prices like everything else for TT week

cheers R
by ruairidh
Sun Jan 24, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Isle of Man TT Race
Replies: 6
Views: 3446

Isle of Man TT Race

Dreaming of sailing to Isle of Man for the TT race.

anyone deviant enough to have done so?

wasn't :nod: planing bringing a bike. wife says no :shake:
by ruairidh
Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: u switch
Replies: 0
Views: 9971

u switch

top tip gurus

when upgrading your phone if ye do the contract thing
regards of service providor
quote some low u switch prices from tinterweb
they have matched my old price and got new phone heha
saved at least 70 squid -- :santa:
by ruairidh
Thu Nov 05, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: another cryptic whereizzit
Replies: 6
Views: 8432

Re: another cryptic whereizzit

i believe this is where you are

never sailed past it (yet)

but have been on top many times

http://ruairidhmackenzie.blogspot.co.uk/2009/10/new-childrens-play-area-old-man-of.html
by ruairidh
Mon Sep 28, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Night time sailing
Replies: 13
Views: 7005

Re: Night time sailing

hats off to yas gents that was a little scary We set off 9pm with a F6 forecast for the minch was alright in gairloch bay - but wind right on the nose so we motored for a while got out to the end of the bay and out a wee bit to get the angle on the wind and my brave missus said im not sure im happy ...
by ruairidh
Thu Sep 24, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Night time sailing
Replies: 13
Views: 7005

Re: Night time sailing

motored over to gairloch in the dark last weekend -- we had intended going to the bar and then headin out for few hours
however way too many stiff ones and not far of frosty meant we went to bed
man it was squaly gusty on sun

defo havin a go this fri nicht

will keep yas informed
by ruairidh
Thu Sep 24, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: pics frea oot west
Replies: 10
Views: 6524

Re: pics frea oot west

that will be a mr eagalson id reckon a fine musician indeed.
play a bit of guitar myself 40yrs gees a feel old now
by ruairidh
Wed Sep 16, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Night time sailing
Replies: 13
Views: 7005

Re: Night time sailing

Where? out from Badachro near gairloch In what? a 20 ft bilge keeler no radar no ais good plotter + charts vhf and lights yes even fitted red in main cabin. As we are only wee we feel probably round to diabeg would be plenty for a first effort 12miles mouth of loch torridon can get well spicey but w...
by ruairidh
Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Night time sailing
Replies: 13
Views: 7005

Night time sailing

My missus and i are currently daft enough to be considering a wee play out at night.
im concerned about lobster pots and the like

any advice from more experienced hands?
by ruairidh
Mon Sep 14, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: pics frea oot west
Replies: 10
Views: 6524

Re: pics frea oot west

wully
whos bhud?
R
by ruairidh
Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: pics frea oot west
Replies: 10
Views: 6524

Re: pics frea oot west

Many thanks for the warm welcome chaps aye LordM the wee boat is based in Badachro but i live in the far east Evanton near Dingwall il be trailering it home next month id reckon it been a great summer for learning to sail much wind most trips all summer We are on the boat every weekend regardless of...
by ruairidh
Wed Sep 09, 2015 3:19 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: pics frea oot west
Replies: 10
Views: 6524

pics frea oot west

Hi troops

My hardy missus and i are newbie sailors this year.
We come from a climbing background and are fair enjoying the new to us sailing.
Unashamed plug of our blog.

http://ruairidhmackenzie.blogspot.co.uk/

Sail out of Badachro on a tiny 20ft leisure 20 Wanderer

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