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by Silkie
Sat Oct 29, 2016 11:40 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Most competitive winter storage near Oban
Replies: 3
Views: 8804

Re: Most competitive winter storage near Oban

Second-hand but new to me of course. Actually it was only a partial cradle as purchased but after a little Meccano for big boys it is now better than new.
by Silkie
Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Most competitive winter storage near Oban
Replies: 3
Views: 8804

Most competitive winter storage near Oban

Linnhe Marine of course although you have to be small and bring your own cradle.

Did I mention I'm now the proud owner of a new s/h cradle?
by Silkie
Wed Oct 26, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Wullys amazing powers
Replies: 15
Views: 6754

Re: Wullys amazing powers

I'm so glad I don't have a clue what you're all talking about.
by Silkie
Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:47 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: You can't beat a good user pruning
Replies: 1
Views: 2273

Re: You can't beat a good user pruning

Ah - there you are Peter!

I'm weary from manually deleting but as a mere TAAASC I leave the bulk stuff to you.
by Silkie
Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Up to date mooring information
Replies: 5
Views: 3493

Re: Up to date mooring information

It stays there until read by the recipient when it moves to your sent box.
by Silkie
Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Site News
Topic: Site moved to new server
Replies: 1
Views: 5803

Re: Site moved to new server

So that's why I couldn't log on earlier in the day. I couldn't be sure it wasn't the wifi server in the big blue box since it was also telling me that the Met's inshore waters forecast page was blocked!
by Silkie
Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:38 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Award winning restaurant
Replies: 3
Views: 7286

Re: Award winning restaurant

Do we get a discount? :)
by Silkie
Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:24 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: I can hardly wait
Replies: 3
Views: 2819

Re: I can hardly wait

You should try to get out more.
by Silkie
Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: New Members and Mini Coopers
Replies: 7
Views: 3978

Re: New Members and Mini Coopers

It's a bit of a gap in the software. You can't see their posts (believe me they've nothing to do with cars or boats :) ) but you can see their profiles - at least until I delete them.
by Silkie
Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Cuan Transit Poll
Replies: 40
Views: 13525

Re: Cuan Transit Poll

Just don't cut the corner going back. One of our senior members could probably give you more detailed advice.
:goatd
by Silkie
Sat Jul 30, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: West Highland Ramblings
Topic: Where not to be
Replies: 9
Views: 12331

Re: Where not to be

There's little to match the sheer joy of going to windward at 4 knots in your 22' luxuryless pocket cruiser and seeing 50 boats bearing down on you under spinnaker.
by Silkie
Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: West Highland Ramblings
Topic: Where not to be
Replies: 9
Views: 12331

Re: Where not to be

As one of those "boring, "I don't do racing", party pooping, scatter becushioned, misanthropic, cruising types" starting a fortnight afloat on Monday, I thank you for the warning Alastair.
by Silkie
Thu Jun 16, 2016 12:56 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Anyone coming out to play this weekend?
Replies: 8
Views: 4246

Re: Anyone coming out to play this weekend?

I'm working unfortunately.
by Silkie
Mon Jun 13, 2016 6:39 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Jib Sheets
Replies: 13
Views: 11194

Re: Jib Sheets

I have a one piece sheet secured to the clew cringle with cow hitch variant. Basically a cow hitch with an extra turn around the tails, like this:

by Silkie
Thu Jun 09, 2016 5:56 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Isle of Mull Railway
Replies: 2
Views: 6423

Re: Isle of Mull Railway

Thanks for that Dave.

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