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by Ocklepoint
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 189
Views: 67863

Re: Drinks

Okay, I'll change the line from "the unexpurgated accounts of rescue by the RNLI" to "the unexpurgated account of assistance offered by and accepted from the RNLI" Happy?
by Ocklepoint
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 189
Views: 67863

Re: Drinks

Well, what a most enjoyable evening we had! Great to catch up with old sailing friends: good to hear the unexpurgated accounts of rescue by the RNLI, pleased to get advanced notice of what could turn out to be a major boating event on the Clyde next May, always happy to hear first hand accounts of i...
by Ocklepoint
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 189
Views: 67863

Re: Drinks

Any night that week but Friday works for me
by Ocklepoint
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 189
Views: 67863

Re: Drinks

Thursday 12th December at the Doric works for me. 8.00ish?
by Ocklepoint
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 189
Views: 67863

Re: Drinks

Well?
by Ocklepoint
Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 189
Views: 67863

Re: Drinks

marisca wrote:bigparty; Doric Bar, Market St, Edinburgh
19.00 Monday 10th December


Unless anyone wants to argue?


+1
by Ocklepoint
Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 189
Views: 67863

Re: Drinks

Have we decided on the Wednesday or are we back to a people's vote?

Tuesday, Wednesday...........both good for me
by Ocklepoint
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 189
Views: 67863

Re: Drinks

+1
by Ocklepoint
Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 189
Views: 67863

Re: Drinks

marisca wrote:Mind you, if you lot are going to witter on about bloody Rockall all night I'm not sure I will have the will to live.


Dread nought, fear less...................there's not a lot to say about Rockall. It will be a very short conversation

Week beginning the 10th sounds a plan. Venue?
by Ocklepoint
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 189
Views: 67863

Re: Drinks

I see we have been debating this since October 2011................... Yes, its that time of year again. Suggestions please: date, time, place? We usually do this in the Athens of the North in a pub named after a Greek pillar. Might this also be a Rockall Reunion, a scheme hatched at last year's dri...
by Ocklepoint
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Time to go
Replies: 1
Views: 2298

Re: Time to go

Job done

What a desolate and lonely place Rockall is. I will be very happy to never go there again

Go on then: make a donation to the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust. Click on the link in the post above. It’s really easy
by Ocklepoint
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Time to go
Replies: 1
Views: 2298

Time to go

Well the time has come. Departing Edinburgh to drive to the West Coast of Scotland to set off on the Round Rockall Rival Rally. About 500nms from Castlebay, Isle of Barra to Stornoway, Isle of Lewis leaving Barra Head, Rockall and the Butt of Lewis to starbord. So far this voyage has raised over£500...
by Ocklepoint
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: If you are feeling generous
Replies: 0
Views: 4365

If you are feeling generous

Round Rockall Rival Rally. Some of us plan to sail round Rockall this summer. I'm using it as a platform to raise a bit of money for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust. Please click on the link below, have a little read; there's a link to the EMCT that will give you all the information you may need. A...
by Ocklepoint
Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinking in the balmy south
Replies: 10
Views: 4924

Re: Drinking in the balmy south

JeffNev wrote:I much prefer Southampton and Cowes week, not a fan of the London one.


I'm sailing during the summer.
Not much boating to be done in early January
I enjoyed my boaty day out in the smoke
by Ocklepoint
Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: South and west of Islay?
Replies: 7
Views: 4761

Re: South and west of Islay?

Thanks for the information and advice: it sounds quite a daunting place.

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