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by Silkie
Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: CC2015
Topic: Forecast seems to have improved
Replies: 18
Views: 15236

Re: Forecast seems to have improved

You still looking for a berth? You would be very welcome on Fairwinds. I'd already had a couple of offers by PM before anyone responded on forum and I've accepted a berth on the fat lady. Might do a bit of boat-hopping though since I've never sailed on the lovely Fairwinds - or a big Nic for that m...
by Silkie
Sat Apr 25, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Happy Birthday Dave
Replies: 4
Views: 2368

Happy Birthday Dave

bigparty;
by Silkie
Sat Apr 25, 2015 10:13 pm
Forum: CC2015
Topic: Forecast seems to have improved
Replies: 18
Views: 15236

Forecast seems to have improved

So what's the plan now then?
by Silkie
Sat Apr 18, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: CC2015
Topic: Starting to look like
Replies: 17
Views: 14955

Tee hee

Just clocked my current signature. :)
by Silkie
Sat Apr 18, 2015 9:19 pm
Forum: CC2015
Topic: Starting to look like
Replies: 17
Views: 14955

Starting to look like

I might be seeking a berth this year.

Could anyone cope with me as a passenger I wonder?
by Silkie
Sun Mar 22, 2015 12:50 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Dylan Winters talking in Edinburgh
Replies: 4
Views: 2322

Re: Dylan Winters talking in Edinburgh

So how was it?
by Silkie
Mon Mar 02, 2015 6:57 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Claymore - An Apology!
Replies: 6
Views: 2162

Re: Claymore - An Apology!

Welcome back Eamonn. Have you forgotten the password for your original user name? I can reset it if you want.
by Silkie
Sat Feb 21, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Surveyor Recommendation
Replies: 19
Views: 6016

Re: Surveyor Recommendation

ParaHandy wrote:I'm left with the thought that I might just have changed the rigging for something that is faulty or not as reliable.

It is said that the most common time for rigging to fail is shortly after renewal!
by Silkie
Mon Feb 09, 2015 2:02 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: At the risk of being exposed as a total ignoramus.......
Replies: 7
Views: 4314

Re: At the risk of being exposed as a total ignoramus.......

I had a little of this last year and likewise think it was a first for me too. I don't know what it is either but seem to remember being told it was some kind of marine worm.
by Silkie
Sun Feb 08, 2015 6:53 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: NB: Fine tribute to Tom Weir
Replies: 4
Views: 2220

Re: NB: Fine tribute to Tom Weir

I'd read about it but hadn't realised it would be such a beautiful object. I presume it's bronze - let's hope it doesn't get nicked by some wee gadgie and melted down for scrap.
by Silkie
Sun Feb 08, 2015 6:44 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Westerly...a proper British built boat
Replies: 12
Views: 9519

Re: Westerly...a proper British built boat

Ah - that would be a stack pack in English then. :)
by Silkie
Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:02 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Westerly...a proper British built boat
Replies: 12
Views: 9519

Re: Westerly...a proper British built boat

Wow nearly 8 years! Not sure if this our record revival or not but it must be in the top five.

Welcome aboard Merlyn.
by Silkie
Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:01 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: New edition: “Kintyre to Ardnamurchan” Sailing Directions
Replies: 6
Views: 7628

Re: New edition: “Kintyre to Ardnamurchan” Sailing Directio

AFAIK "greengrocers' apostrophes" are common usage these days when the object being pluralised is represented by a capitalised abbreviation.
by Silkie
Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: YOTBLOG - NOW READ THIS
Replies: 7
Views: 3392

Re: YOTBLOG - NOW READ THIS

Beautiful Nick - thank you. I did try to follow your instructions in the OP yesterday but couldn't find an export option in my settings. I'm beginning to think I'll have to re-start the blog this year but it's not so easy to find things to write about as it was in the early days when it was all new ...

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