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by Nick
Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs
Replies: 14
Views: 1918

Re: Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs

aquaplane wrote:Just had a look round Darrens WWW site, the listing for Chimera in the "for sale" bit, has a pic of an Ecume De Mer as the banner pic. The rest look like pics of Chimera.


Mea culpa - fixed it now
by Nick
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: A tricky whereizit
Replies: 7
Views: 1240

Re: A tricky whereizit

Grosebay ?
by Nick
Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Buck up Admins!
Replies: 3
Views: 858

Re: Buck up Admins!

THINK SHE'S GOT A JOB LOT OF THE THINGS.

ITS OK THOUGH SHES COMING TO THE CHRISTMAS DRINK.
by Nick
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Greece
Replies: 8
Views: 1608

Re: Greece

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by Nick
Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Greece
Replies: 8
Views: 1608

Re: Greece

Pretty quiet at the end of October, and the weather is still mostly lovely.
by Nick
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Greece
Replies: 8
Views: 1608

Re: Greece

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A sample
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by Nick
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs
Replies: 14
Views: 1918

Re: Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs

He's also the new owner of Avilion. I know, I was on board her three weeks ago. All the whisky had been removed! What's the new boat going to be, Dave? Yes, I carefully tidied away all my stuff (including the whisky). It took 6 car trips, and I'm still cleaning smoke damage off things. Down to only...
by Nick
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs
Replies: 14
Views: 1918

Re: Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs

DaveS wrote:He's also the new owner of Avilion.


I know, I was on board her three weeks ago.

All the whisky had been removed!

What's the new boat going to be, Dave?
by Nick
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs
Replies: 14
Views: 1918

Darren Taylor Yacht Repairs

Many of you probably already know Darren. He's a wiz with fibreglass or wood, so if you need any work done give him a buzz. He's got a website at https://mainsail-marine.co.uk with pix of some of the work he has done, and there are also some interesting boats for sale on it. http://mainsail-marine.c...
by Nick
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Greece
Replies: 8
Views: 1608

Greece

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Furious at not having discovered the Ionian and the Peleponese earlier before I got so old.

Just had a week as a guest on a 46ft Bav followed by a week skippering a Sun Od 33

Not just the best holiday I have ever had, but the best by a considerable margin. Will post some photos later.
by Nick
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Is TOP broken?
Replies: 8
Views: 1359

Re: Is TOP broken?

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This place isn't broken.

Just sayin'
by Nick
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Broadford Bay Skye developments?
Replies: 4
Views: 1201

Re: Broadford Bay Skye developments?

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Never thought Caolas Scalpay was a breathing problem until this August, when we had to hang onto the 3rd reef to point high enough to scrape through, dropping the main completely and proceeding to Portree under a scrap of genoa thereafter.
by Nick
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Broadford Bay Skye developments?
Replies: 4
Views: 1201

Re: Broadford Bay Skye developments?

Does anyone ever sail there? It's not exactly on the way to anywhere and has never seemed like a potetially rewarding detour.
by Nick
Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Anyone looking for a good sailing domain name?
Replies: 1
Views: 1206

Anyone looking for a good sailing domain name?

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I've no current use for sailscotland.net but have just inadvertently registered it for another year.

£50 to transfer it to anyone who can use it.
by Nick
Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Well my Buckos
Replies: 17
Views: 2904

Re: Well my Buckos

Depression can take many forms don't you think? Well, after a pleasant if Autumnal weekend jaunt to Craighouse for the Jura Music Festival on the good ship Fairwinds we are off to Greece in a fortnight for a week's cruise with Ocklepoint. https://sailingreece.co.uk/oddessy-2/ . . . then it is back ...

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