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by IslandMan
Sun Oct 19, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 7299

I would like to thank all those on this forum who have taken the time to read about my expedition to Rockall especially those who have given me constructive advice. If you would still like to be a part of the expedition be it to offer a yacht, to skipper, crew or offer advice I would be grateful if ...
by IslandMan
Wed Oct 15, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 7299

Windfinder
Thanks for thinking out of the box but that is a none starter.
From leverburgh to Rockall is around 450 miles round trip plus time out there. Fuel capacity would be an issue. But the idea of bouncing 180 miles from St Kilda to Rockall, The very thought of it.....
Andy
by IslandMan
Wed Oct 15, 2008 6:41 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 7299

Motor Boats - there would need to be a large vacancy in their schedule and those who I have talked to already do not have such vacancies or would not be willing to undertake such a distance.Although there is one operator who this will be discussed with.
All options are still being considered.
Andy
by IslandMan
Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 7299

For the "transportation" there are two options I have so far considered. Both of these have major obstacles. 1, For a yacht to take 12 people to be donated to the expedition. This size of yacht is not that readily available. 2, To charter a yacht/motor boat and then raise the necessary fun...
by IslandMan
Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:09 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 7299

I will be posting later this morning with a new approach.

Thank you Caroline for getting back to me.

Andy
by IslandMan
Tue Oct 14, 2008 6:13 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 7299

Silkie That is an issue, as including the crew I would need 12 although that could be cut to 8 with the right people if the TV option was discounted. I appreciate all points raised as we never know which seeds when they are sown become stepping stones. What is tcm? I enjoyed looking at your website,...
by IslandMan
Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:15 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 7299

Windfinder, To land on an island is one thing to spend the night is another, this is what makes achieving the Strangeways so difficult. I do not have to tell Yachties about how quickly the weather can change around the Scottish islands. On all the 162 islands and the 4 smaller ones I have slept on I...
by IslandMan
Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:08 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 7299

Dave,
A small world! The photos will arrive!
Andy
by IslandMan
Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:23 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 7299

Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009

My name is Andy Strangeway, I have slept on all 162 Scottish islands that are 40 hectares and above http://www.island-man.co.uk I am currently in the process of planning an expedition to Rockall, I am requiring a yacht or motor boat. For more details please see http://www.islandmanrockallexpedition2...

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