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by trouville
Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:58 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: French gendarms are hopeless for once im angry grrr
Replies: 2
Views: 1434

French gendarms are hopeless for once im angry grrr

What are the Gendarmes there for? This year while in Port Carnon someone stole my 36w solar panel. I hadent fixed it in place as it was a bit big to live in one place,i went along to the Gendarmerie i waited with others for 20 mins watching the Gendarmes rush about like headless chickins,when it cam...
by trouville
Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:52 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Can i “reinstal” my Garmin 12?It seems to be in reduced mode
Replies: 1
Views: 2044

Can i “reinstal” my Garmin 12?It seems to be in reduced mode

Can i “reinstal” my Garmin 12?It seems to be in reduced mode??? Help:My Garmin 12 starts normaly then within seconds the screen reduces in size by about 2mm on all sides & turns a muddy light brown.I have a message press page where see “all data has been lost”searching sky That might be becouse ...
by trouville
Wed Oct 21, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: Basically Boaty
Topic: Is linux a good alternative to XP?Which Linux?
Replies: 3
Views: 8287

Re: Is linux a good alternative to XP?Which Linux?

During my absence hear due to no internet connections outside very large towns/macdonalds ive bought an ASUS which out of box had the wrong keyboard, When the BIOS gave up went back to asus returned with a keyboard that dosnt correspond with hardware! @ is now alt GR & Q £ $ etc i still havnt fo...
by trouville
Fri Jul 24, 2009 2:46 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: A bad few days,but i why??What ive done the last 3 days??
Replies: 2
Views: 1490

Re: A bad few days,but i why??What ive done the last 3 days??

that of course depends on where he is? Lemain wanted to meet me last year he gave me an email address that didnt exist!!That annoyed me standing in a busy street in the hot sun,at what was then,the only wi-fi connection using my pda,& trying to give the impression i was sms by phone not email by...
by trouville
Wed Jul 22, 2009 11:32 am
Forum: Basically Boaty
Topic: Software to write letters "posts" which?where?
Replies: 1
Views: 6985

Software to write letters "posts" which?where?

Open office i dont need & find hard to use MS ditto ive been useing "roughdraft" but it has problems and yesterday lost a post for hear & letter Roughdraft has "autocompleat" every time i type "a" it adds the word "autocopleate" i stop it but it retern...
by trouville
Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: A bad few days,but i why??What ive done the last 3 days??
Replies: 2
Views: 1490

A bad few days,but i why??What ive done the last 3 days??

:roll: :? A bad few days,but i couldnt understand why??What ive done the last 3 days It should have been a wonderful week.Id got off a boat in Beacaire .How Stella & Sandrine find boats that need moveing i wonder?It wasnt like that before.Life had been quiter and there had been far more time at ...
by trouville
Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:30 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: I think i spotted somone from "the other forum" in Marseille
Replies: 1
Views: 1444

Re: I think i spotted somone from "the other forum" in Marseille

i still cant think who it might be?The name that is,there seems to be some one there that used to tel me what good weather they had there when i said it had begun raining?? Anyone know of anyone in Marsaille?? I have to go there again in beginning august but not to stay!!They make you pay there and ...
by trouville
Sat Jul 18, 2009 1:56 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: I think i spotted somone from "the other forum" in Marseille
Replies: 1
Views: 1444

I think i spotted somone from "the other forum" in Marseille

How many people on this forum are in Marseilles?? I have a strong suspicion i might have spotted somone there.They had a 40 footer so i just passed by with "bon jour"needles to say i got no reply?? On the canals this year i passed "naughti girl" i hailed her,but other that someon...
by trouville
Sat Jul 18, 2009 1:47 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Summer 37degrees & red nose
Replies: 0
Views: 1259

Summer 37degrees & red nose

:( After several days of grey sky & "threat" of rain today dawned HOT (37/38+)with the usual mistral to keep us cool. After a few weeks on the canals where i found rain & sometimes heat followed by thunder&rain the meds HOT A problem i forgot to apply my sun stick which is fact...
by trouville
Fri Jul 17, 2009 1:20 pm
Forum: Basically Boaty
Topic: No internet! Im an Baltic advisor??Amazingly
Replies: 3
Views: 2349

Re: No internet! Im an Baltic advisor??Amazingly

good to be back!Im having real problems finding internet.Now ive just helped bring a boat down.Ive biked into Montpelier to use the only connection i know of outside Mac do or Quick. Its taken almost an hour for the anti virus & firewall to update then flock crashed.I opened firefox which update...
by trouville
Wed Jul 15, 2009 1:17 pm
Forum: Basically Boaty
Topic: No internet! Im an Baltic advisor??Amazingly
Replies: 3
Views: 2349

No internet! Im an Baltic advisor??Amazingly

I just found a wi-fi The EU has banned open wi-fi,there terrified after seeing the Iran coverage. 3500€ & one month prison! Lots to post later As went towards Menton i had lots of people asking me for info about cruising the baltic!!From April until now there must be thousands quitting the med. ...
by trouville
Tue May 12, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: woman how to quiten them & slow them down?&continue sailing?
Replies: 1
Views: 1755

woman how to quiten them & slow them down?&continue sailing?

Since returning from Portugal ive had a woman on board.The galleys never been cleaner,the deck/topsides gleam.In the storage order rules.But there's no time left to sail :( The GPS depth & log (all clean) are essential,as Stella has become,but there just isnt time to sail nor spend a morning in ...
by trouville
Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Italy * Elba * Corsica info anyone?
Replies: 8
Views: 2100

Re: Italy * Elba * Corsica info anyone?

I see your useing a motor boat based in Livorno.Where to go?It wont be worth going up to cinq terra even by train Take the train to Pisa the train times will have changes as they cut trains in the past theres a train to pisa around 7.30 next (fast train) is around 11.30 then 14.30 if you use that or...
by trouville
Fri Apr 03, 2009 12:10 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: where to stay while on an extended cruise?The G20 may have p
Replies: 4
Views: 1922

where to stay while on an extended cruise?The G20 may have p

Our "leaders" have decided to spend money they always say they havnt got for education for example.To raise the money to give will certainly mean increasing taxes.as well as finding more people to collect taxes from. In the past cruising folk would either wander very slowly about the med (...
by trouville
Fri Apr 03, 2009 11:06 am
Forum: Basically Boaty
Topic: Free call,unlimited 3G anywhere in the "world"=USA & the UK.
Replies: 0
Views: 1729

Free call,unlimited 3G anywhere in the "world"=USA & the UK.

Looking in hope of finding a 3G provider found "3" a UK based 3G provider price wise looks great for the UK but not Europe A skype competitor truphone http://www.truphone.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; looks great untill you check the prices call from the UK or USA to ...

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