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by Clyde_Wanderer
Sat Feb 08, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 44
Views: 10905

Re: Sad news

Very sorry to hear this Nick.
My Thoughts are with you.
Eamonn.
by Clyde_Wanderer
Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: A Begging Letter
Replies: 6
Views: 2589

Re: A Begging Letter

I have signed up to do a Dryathlon - no alcohol for the whole of January - the idea is to raise some support for Cancer Research UK. This is a worthwhile cause as most of us will know of people who have suffered because of cancer so any support would be greatly appreciated. So far I have found it h...
by Clyde_Wanderer
Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:16 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Happy New Year, 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 5049

Re: Happy New Year, 2014

Best wishes to you all for 2014.
C_W
by Clyde_Wanderer
Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:41 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Happy Christmas
Replies: 7
Views: 2559

Re: Happy Christmas

Seasons greetings from maself to you all.
And best wishes for the new year when it arrives.
C_W
by Clyde_Wanderer
Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:18 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Something to shut her up
Replies: 0
Views: 2766

Something to shut her up

Considering buying the Shrew a budget Tablet for xmas seen as she has allowed me to put up with her moaning for the past 26yrs. Like marriage I dont know feck (Feck been the Irish connection) all about them. I have heard bout Samsung S2 Tab and HUDL which I believe Sabastian Co's sister (Tess)is sel...
by Clyde_Wanderer
Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:06 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Being more social with fellow Boaters, Yachtsmen & Forumites
Replies: 9
Views: 2819

Re: Being more social with fellow Boaters, Yachtsmen & Forum

John when are you going to admit its a tub not a sub youve got and encourage your crew to sleep side by side not under and over. :lol: :lol: :lol: Looking for crew myself at mo, but must be prepared to scrape, rub, sand, wash, antifoul, varnish, buff, and wax, before I offer them a bit of reduced co...
by Clyde_Wanderer
Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:38 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: New Switchboard
Replies: 17
Views: 6762

Re: New Switchboard

I making a new switch board this winter. Moving from a very simple 6 fused switches panel to a much bigger one with 15 switches, all backlit, LED indicators to show which Nav lights are on, and volt and amp meters. Making this all myself. Any thoughts on which devices could / should be coupled toge...
by Clyde_Wanderer
Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Heads up - another storm coming this weekend
Replies: 17
Views: 4213

Re: Heads up - another storm coming this weekend

Guess there will be more snotty noases than standing pr**ks this week end then. I was told the other day that during the last storm, the anomometer (spelling?) :oops: at glasgow airport read 120mph before it broke. Anyone care to elaborate on this? Apparently there were 5-7ft high waves within Rothe...
by Clyde_Wanderer
Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:14 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Blow wind, come wrack
Replies: 45
Views: 9709

Re: Blow wind, come wrack

wully wrote:It is on record that an Aberdonian once gave a waiter a tip.

But the horse didn't win.


I always give a tip.
Dont eat yellow snow. :lol: :lol:
by Clyde_Wanderer
Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Blow wind, come wrack
Replies: 45
Views: 9709

Re: Blow wind, come wrack

Last night I says to the wife,
Put your coat on, Im going to the pub.

Why, she asks am I comming with you?
Are you fcuk I answer, Im turning the heating off. :lol: :lol: :lol:
c_w
by Clyde_Wanderer
Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Re-arming the mainsail
Replies: 4
Views: 1800

Re: Re-arming the mainsail

Out with the old - in with the new. Off with the black, on with the blue. http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w139/colymbus/DSCF1519_zpsb416aa72.jpg The black stuff is fablon which did last a few seasons, but eventually broke up and the loose bits stuck elsewhere. http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/...
by Clyde_Wanderer
Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Flat Web Slings: 20 tonne, 20m or Longer - To Borrow or Rent
Replies: 8
Views: 2757

Re: Flat Web Slings: 20 tonne, 20m or Longer - To Borrow or

B O Bs Maybe bit late with this. Give Keith Russel (manager of Offshore Workboats Ltd), Rothesay Dock Clydebank, he might be able to help as they have a 75 ton Wise hoist and I think they might have a few sets of slings. Keith is a Gem of a guy and so helpful, he might just rent u a set for a very l...
by Clyde_Wanderer
Mon Sep 16, 2013 10:41 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Tarbert Festival
Replies: 5
Views: 4220

Re: Tarbert Festival

claymore wrote:Beggars cannot always be choosers - how was it for you?

Follen Swanny and Betty Swollocks! :lol: :lol: :lol:
C_W
by Clyde_Wanderer
Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Tarbert Festival
Replies: 5
Views: 4220

Re: Tarbert Festival

claymore wrote:Are you coming on to me Big Boy :twisted:


I was hoping to get a reply from a female festival goer, but not by the name Claymore! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
C_W :lol:
by Clyde_Wanderer
Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:41 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Tarbert Festival
Replies: 5
Views: 4220

Tarbert Festival

Anyone from this parish who sailes from Largs region heading to above?
Myself intending heading there thur afternoon or fri morn early and am solo.
C_W

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