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by Nick
Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: A riddle
Replies: 18
Views: 606

Re: A riddle

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FFS . . .

OK, your boat is floating ina landlocked pool. You throw a brick overboard. Does the water level go up or down?
by Nick
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: A riddle
Replies: 18
Views: 606

A riddle

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You are floating on your boat in a small, landlocked pool tethered by lines ashore (maybe Soay Harbour at low water?)

You drop the anchor.

Does the water level in the pool go up or down.
by Nick
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where is it
Replies: 10
Views: 418

Re: Where is it

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Correct.

Taken from the Oban-Colonsay flight (not by me)
by Nick
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where is it
Replies: 10
Views: 418

Where is it

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by Nick
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Yacht 'Sundance' in the time of Corona
Replies: 0
Views: 229

Yacht 'Sundance' in the time of Corona

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by Nick
Fri Apr 10, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Strange Days
Replies: 7
Views: 411

Re: Strange Days

BlowingOldBoots wrote:So sad Nick, too young.

A very nice headstone, lovely words and the compass is very apt. Is that local slate?



Yes, local slate.

Can't believe she's been gone six years now.
by Nick
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Strange Days
Replies: 7
Views: 411

Re: Strange Days

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It would have been Kathy's 66th birthday today

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by Nick
Fri Apr 10, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Strange Days
Replies: 7
Views: 411

Re: Strange Days

Of greater concern is that he is clearly in b(r)each of lockdown rules. Even if he'd driven to the Troosers, the walk from there to the site of the photo being taken is way beyond the statutory definition of an hour's exercise a day. Those little legeens of his wid need at least 5 hours to get that...
by Nick
Fri Apr 10, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Strange Days
Replies: 7
Views: 411

Strange Days

. Good Friday, perfect sailing weather, Puilladobhrain deserted https://scontent.flhr2-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/92799742_10157469797717753_4255633869539115008_o.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_sid=110474&_nc_oc=AQmggMevBMzT5R3qimikqdb7cYIB3asDKorHa1uDxGSUXXsZelPTaT0Q2lSHZufJgYGG330ER8wFSUeShQMJYEcV&...
by Nick
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: How to get launched?
Replies: 29
Views: 1706

Re: How to get launched?

. I think those slow to shut down now will come in for severe criticism when this first spike gets out of hand. Which it is going to. We have Avy-J on a mooring, but not sure if we will get to sail her this year. Logic says that trips out to anchor overnight in the Black Isles are n not putting any...
by Nick
Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Boaty contractors in the Oban area
Replies: 18
Views: 6980

Re: Boaty contractors in the Oban area

Gardenshed wrote:replaced standing rigging


Mast up or down?
by Nick
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Boaty contractors in the Oban area
Replies: 18
Views: 6980

Re: Boaty contractors in the Oban area

Gardenshed wrote:Alex Spence (07342920301) is doing some work for me at Craobh and is doing a great job. Highly recommended


What sort of work?
by Nick
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Boat share in the Canaries
Replies: 3
Views: 1646

Re: Boat share in the Canaries

. In other good news, i got hold of the guy who sold the boat to the sea cadets today and he confirmed that he had installed new standing rigging. So it is a wee bit under ten years old and has done less than 200 miles. So that's one worry less. We are off on 1st August, but in the meantime there a...
by Nick
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Monday next
Replies: 9
Views: 2078

Re: Monday next

claymore wrote:Stand down - Trip Postponed.
Prevailing and forecast climatic conditions not conducive to gently relaxing trip


Why, were ye going to sail up?
by Nick
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Nick's next project?
Replies: 1
Views: 1160

Re: Nick's next project?

I;m all projected out. Next boat I buy will be ready to sail with every conceivable extra.

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