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by Gardenshed
Thu Apr 16, 2015 1:21 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Summer mooring rental \ Oban ish area
Replies: 3
Views: 3469

Re: Summer mooring rental \ Oban ish area

PM me and I'll send you the details of the moorings convener of Dunstaffnage. If you are lucky, there may be one available to rent. you could also put yourself on the waiting list for a mooring there.
by Gardenshed
Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:27 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Insurance for swinging mooring.
Replies: 6
Views: 3852

Re: Insurance for swinging mooring.

Pantaenius: Give them a call and explain to them exactly what you want. Anytime i've had a question, they want the full facts and circumstances ask reasonable questions. You should also explain to them the how the mooring is maintained which (if you are in DBMOA) will be done by North West Marine, g...
by Gardenshed
Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:07 am
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Bummer!
Replies: 10
Views: 8116

Re: Bummer!

sweet talk Duke for a wee shot of his new remote controlled hoist. tell him he needs some practice


(then retire to a safe distance)
by Gardenshed
Mon Feb 23, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: A Book of Death and Fish
Replies: 5
Views: 11692

Re: A Book of Death and Fish

Read all the Lewis Trilogy and a few more from Peter May. All were good,
by Gardenshed
Sun Feb 22, 2015 11:50 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: A Book of Death and Fish
Replies: 5
Views: 11692

Re: A Book of Death and Fish

Excellent read, thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks for the recommendation Nick.

Any more good suggestions?
by Gardenshed
Tue Feb 03, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Britain's Oldest Yacht
Replies: 3
Views: 4324

Re: Britain's Oldest Yacht

The story should be renamed: Prototype Claymore Discovered
by Gardenshed
Sat Jan 10, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Marine Tourism Strategy Consultation 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 12254

Re: Marine Tourism Strategy Consultation 2014

I also completed the survey and made the following points: Need to include the local councils/local government and those who spend public funds on coastal infrastructure in the process: planning support to actively encourage/mandateaccess to the water: jetties, launch ramps and ensure provision is m...
by Gardenshed
Fri Jan 02, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Bah Humbug
Replies: 21
Views: 9467

Re: Bah Humbug

Ahh, Dr Finlay's casbook, another classic:

"Dr Finlay, I think I've got a touch of heartburn"
"Oh for Christ sake Janet, get your tit oot ma porridge"
by Gardenshed
Fri Jan 02, 2015 3:49 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Long Way Home
Replies: 5
Views: 12877

Re: Long Way Home

Thanks for the tip, enjoyed the read. Perhaps do the same one day...
by Gardenshed
Fri Dec 19, 2014 7:00 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: I feel . . .
Replies: 12
Views: 4268

Re: I feel . . .

Jammy so and so.... Now tell us if you were BOTH trapezing -or just your crew up front??? On reflection maybe I don't want to know :D what were you sailing? Nacra F18 Infusion Both trapezing up wind and 2 sail reaches. Helm sits in when for the downwind so that the crew can get right back (behind t...
by Gardenshed
Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:53 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: I feel . . .
Replies: 12
Views: 4268

Re: I feel . . .

Sailed in 15-18kts last weekend in rash vest shorts, harness and buoyancy aid. 12'55.061N 100'51.423E "cool" 28C and less humidity than normal. 2 on the trapezes, aysmmetric kite up and hitting more speed through the water than the wind speed. growing old but not growing up! Missing the no...
by Gardenshed
Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 44
Views: 17872

Re: Sad news

My condolences, very sad
by Gardenshed
Wed Jan 08, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The Bridge II
Replies: 5
Views: 3121

Re: The Bridge II

Switched the telly to black and white and watched the 1st episode this evening. looks dreich and cold but great viewing.
When they mentioned that the ship owner lived in Ystad, I thought we'd see a guest appearance from Wallander
like Saga's old 911
by Gardenshed
Wed Jan 01, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Happy New Year, 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 8828

Re: Happy New Year, 2014

Great finish to 2013, a blast on a nacra carbon fibre f20 catamaran with curved foils. 20+ knots of boat speed on a close reach then a great start to 2014: on the water at 10:30 in the f18, opti race at lunchtime (first time ever in one, they capsize if you stand on the transom..) breeze built up in...
by Gardenshed
Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Ally no mates!
Replies: 10
Views: 3687

Re: Ally no mates!

aquaplane wrote:"This boat isn't run by committee", not that he was a "just do it" type, he was just letting us know who was responsible.


Does that mean that he is now "Ally even less than No Mates"

What was the result?

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