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by Gardenshed
Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: non-skid stuff on the seats/step-downs.
Replies: 21
Views: 7588

Re: non-skid stuff on the seats/step-downs.

sahona wrote:Juan Sheet will do the job.

Is he Pablo Sheet's brother?
by Gardenshed
Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The Scenario
Replies: 21
Views: 7453

Re: The Scenario

Plan A: open your copy of "How to become a RYA yachtmaster in 3 easy payments/lessons" and find the correct chapter Plan B: radio the coastguard (in Gaelic if after December 2012) and ask for a) a radio check b) a forecast and then casully mention that you have a wee problem at the pointy...
by Gardenshed
Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: HELP NEEDED FOR MSc Studies
Replies: 13
Views: 6980

Re: HELP NEEDED FOR MSc Studies

there was a time when even old technology was new and had to be explained...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muopQvWoGbc
by Gardenshed
Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:53 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Linkedin
Replies: 11
Views: 4461

Re: Linkedin

. It's Facebook for arses. Outstanding. I will use that. Arsebook for short :tiphat: Arsebook for short what?...short people? On line corporate dating site, not to be taken too seriously I've found linkedin to be quite good for finding colleagues who have moved on or getting background on who's who...
by Gardenshed
Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Jings
Replies: 13
Views: 4997

Re: Jings

Tam o' Shanter... Brought 3 haggis & 2 neeps out to Bangkok weekend before last. The've niver seen a neep oot here 'afore I was en route from Rio to BKK via London, aiming to have a w/end in Scotland but got snookered at Heathrow (3 hours waiting for the stand to be cleared of snow, 4 hours wait...
by Gardenshed
Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:29 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: A Begging Letter.....
Replies: 2
Views: 2525

Re: A Begging Letter.....

For generations our dedicated, passionate brew masters have ensured that Pilsner Urquell with its distinctive darker shade of gold and snow white head has maintained its uncompromised purity of flavour. Since 1842 we have used only the purest, most natural ingredients to create a beer of golden opu...
by Gardenshed
Tue Dec 25, 2012 5:37 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: What would you do next....
Replies: 4
Views: 2593

Re: What would you do next....

Life jackets stowed in drawers under each bed, so no one had one on the upper deck. The 25 man liferaft was sitting there and it as in-date, so some comfort. The fire started around 23:00 and was out by approx 23:30. Pitch dark, crescent moon and some cloud so not much light. I suggested to the tour...
by Gardenshed
Tue Dec 25, 2012 4:51 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 6
Views: 3382

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas, & Nick, thanks for your continued efforts hosting this forum
:tiphat:
by Gardenshed
Mon Dec 24, 2012 4:31 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: What would you do next....
Replies: 4
Views: 2593

What would you do next....

Just back from a few days live aboard diving, Koh Phi Phi and the surrounding area, a trip that came close to disaster. 65ft wooden boat, dive deck, entry to the lower saloon, galley, cabins forward and cabins down at a lower level. Above the dive deck, open (but shaded) area with seating, bridge fo...
by Gardenshed
Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:38 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The Seil Skiff
Replies: 18
Views: 7203

Re: The Seil Skiff

More details and name suggestions here

http://www.seilskiff.org.uk/

I got the link from here

http://www.scottishboating.blogspot.com/

A site that I am sure many of you have already discovered
by Gardenshed
Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:52 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Clyde CG closure and VHF coverage
Replies: 25
Views: 7844

Re: Clyde CG closure and VHF coverage

No masts have or will be moved: key paragraph from the BBC article: "However, the work to complete the aerial transfers to MRCC Belfast and MRCC Stornoway is on schedule to complete on Friday of this week and the intention is to hand control of the aerials to Belfast and Stornoway on Friday eve...
by Gardenshed
Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: A remarkable voyage...
Replies: 0
Views: 3798

A remarkable voyage...

A website worth bookmarking to see the progress of a remarkable man and his latest challenge

http://www.gerrysmhughes.com/
by Gardenshed
Tue Sep 11, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: To Claymore, a Grandson
Replies: 17
Views: 6706

Re: To Claymore, a Grandson

Belated congratulations mr Claymore
by Gardenshed
Tue Sep 11, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Well done the big man!
Replies: 2
Views: 2452

Re: Well done the big man!

Great result, first of many!
by Gardenshed
Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: To our Clyde-based patrons
Replies: 28
Views: 9613

Re: To our Clyde-based patrons

I suggest that all those planning to attend take a look at the Clydesailing Form posts on this issue: http://disc.yourwebapps.com/discussion.cgi?disc=161170;article=6110;title=Clydesailing%20forum If you are going to play with flares, make sure you have heavy duty cotton/leather gardering gloves (no...

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