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by Silkie
Wed Nov 04, 2015 10:33 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: and where's this'n too?
Replies: 5
Views: 8275

Re: and where's this'n too?

Dorus Mor.
by Silkie
Sat Oct 31, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Bulk Purchasing and Buying Power
Replies: 127
Views: 41101

Re: Bulk Purchasing and Buying Power

Me too please. Approx. 30m x 1/4" assuming it hasn't turned into a solid lump in the bilge since I haven't had it out this year. Also possibly a 20lb plough if it doesn't have a lead-filled tip. :)
by Silkie
Wed Oct 21, 2015 8:18 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Grand tours of Scottish Islands Mull.
Replies: 1
Views: 2103

Re: Grand tours of Scottish Islands Mull.

Well spotted. I'd seen it before but missed Dark Island.
by Silkie
Sun Oct 04, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: illegal immigrants in Greece
Replies: 3
Views: 3560

Re: illegal immigrants in Greece

Clouds are all over the land, 24deg, SE F3, tacking out of Agia Efimia on Kephalonia towards big Vathi on Ithaca. Bit different from the Chentlemen's Cruise. We should do it here next year.
by Silkie
Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:27 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: illegal immigrants in Greece
Replies: 3
Views: 3560

Re: illegal immigrants in Greece

According to my sources he is drinking your cheap whisky and replacing it with fine malt whisky.
by Silkie
Fri Sep 11, 2015 9:01 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: pics frea oot west
Replies: 10
Views: 6539

Re: pics frea oot west

Welcome aboard.
by Silkie
Mon Aug 24, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Weird underwater noise, Corran Narrows
Replies: 16
Views: 10154

Re: Weird underwater noise, Corran Narrows

Seal scarer?
by Silkie
Sun Aug 23, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Next Week
Replies: 2
Views: 2159

Re: Next Week

I sailed today - 'twas a grave error of judgement brought about by frustration at this year's weather to date. I'll be back in the big blue box next week of course.
by Silkie
Sat Jul 04, 2015 9:09 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Another announcement
Replies: 7
Views: 3050

Re: Another announcement

aquaplane wrote:
Shard wrote:By the way, I'm getting pains in my shoulders these days. Any ideas as to what might be the cause?


Doesn't take a medic to answer that, you are getting old. :D

Well there's little doubt about that but correlation isn't necessarily causation as I'm sure you know.
by Silkie
Sat Jul 04, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Another announcement
Replies: 7
Views: 3050

Re: Another announcement

Yes a genuine doctor regardless of her big sister announcing on facebook that she had been awarded an honorary degree and yes 1+6 years is a long haul. However she still looks about 18 so if you should be so unfortunate as to end up in Ipswich in the ICU try not to panic if you are approached by a p...
by Silkie
Sat Jul 04, 2015 5:30 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Another announcement
Replies: 7
Views: 3050

Another announcement

[proud parent mode] Following on from my previous announcement I thought you might like to know that our youngest daughter, the lovely and talented wee S, has today graduated MBChB Edin to add to her BSc (Hons) StA and is to be unleashed on the ailing public at the end of the month. [/proud parent m...
by Silkie
Sat Jul 04, 2015 9:41 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Sods law of the Sea scuppers Summer sailing plans
Replies: 8
Views: 5297

Re: Sods law of the Sea scuppers Summer sailing plans

So far this year I've had one weekend on Blue Shift and one on Silkie :( although it hasn't solely been due to the weather.
by Silkie
Tue Jun 30, 2015 8:24 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Stranraer Marina?
Replies: 10
Views: 6002

Re: Stranraer Marina?

From the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-33310816 The proposal includes: ◾307 berths between the West Pier marina and the new South Quay marina ◾A causeway linking the East Pier to the South Quay ◾Comprehensive physical and visual links between East Pier, South Quay and West...
by Silkie
Tue Jun 23, 2015 10:40 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Six rescued from yacht aground on Calve Island
Replies: 4
Views: 3710

Re: Six rescued from yacht aground on Calve Island

Shard wrote:Bathroom or kitchen?

:)
by Silkie
Mon Jun 22, 2015 11:38 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drama at North Berwick
Replies: 8
Views: 3119

Re: Drama at North Berwick

or a tourist boat would do in extremis. :)

I wonder if that's his mooring (with the dinghy) in the background?

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