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by Gardenshed
Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: To our Clyde-based patrons
Replies: 28
Views: 9990

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...
by Gardenshed
Mon Aug 20, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Sail Argyll
Replies: 103
Views: 26905

Re: Sail Argyll

Cue Chick Murray Joke @ the olympics

"hoy, are you a pole-vaulter"

"no, I am German...
but how did you know my name is Walter?"
by Gardenshed
Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:48 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Sail Argyll
Replies: 103
Views: 26905

Re: Sail Argyll

Shard wrote:
marisca wrote:Why's the pole upside-doon?


And shouldn't the pole be on the windward side?


It is on the windward side....

A bridle would be good so that he doesn't make two wee poles out of one big one
by Gardenshed
Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Sail Argyll
Replies: 103
Views: 26905

Re: Sail Argyll

"So that's why I think Nick should care what websites look like when adblockers are used. I think it's in his interests, his clients' interests and his clients' clients' interests to do so." I disagree You choose to install adblockers and presumably, part of that choice is understanding th...
by Gardenshed
Sun Aug 05, 2012 3:59 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Golden Ben & Silver Stars
Replies: 2
Views: 2481

Golden Ben & Silver Stars

Brilliant. Well done Ben Ainslie

Really sorry to see Simpson and Percy fall back to Silver
by Gardenshed
Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Your monthly calendar wallpaper
Replies: 18
Views: 6976

Re: Your monthly calendar wallpaper

Keep yer hands on yer hapennies, the Sadler is back!! How you doing shorty!? I'm tasting the delights of a Dunstaffnage mooring (courtesy of Gardenshed of this parish). Actually not been up apart from a weekend in June. A seagull had nested in the open cockpit locker - well no, the space where you ...
by Gardenshed
Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Tip of the Week
Topic: Mast gate spring
Replies: 2
Views: 10612

Re: Mast gate spring

Just what you'd expect from AB & the team. MRS, one of the gems of the sailing industry in Scotland
by Gardenshed
Wed Jul 04, 2012 4:28 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Cost v effort
Replies: 20
Views: 6639

Re: Cost v effort

claymore wrote:No
They only sail southbound routes.


so they'll help get rid of you but not to bring you back...
by Gardenshed
Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Cost v effort
Replies: 20
Views: 6639

Re: Cost v effort

Maybe more than the six days...
if the weather is looking good you can extend your season and if a mild spring, launch early.
If everything is in good shape at the end of the season then Kilmelford/Adrfern sounds like a good choice.
by Gardenshed
Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:46 am
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Oban transit marina approved
Replies: 18
Views: 7484

Re: Oban transit marina approved

Good news. Great to see that it has finally got the go ahead. Hope they get it right and the floating breakwater is more effective than the Rhu Marina one. This is one case where a marina is increasing the options of where to stop/overnight without impacting any existing anchorages or moorings. Wond...
by Gardenshed
Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:01 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: More Tugs
Replies: 31
Views: 9545

Re: More Tugs

This is a really interesting thread and some of the most cogent responses we have ever had. quickly followed by a deep dive into the rural employee rant Of course we need folks to live in the outerfastness, after all one needs a few ghillies and gamekeepers to look after one's estate. If we didn't ...
by Gardenshed
Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:50 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Calendar
Replies: 14
Views: 4054

Re: Calendar

I thought anchor balls were only for use in Englandshire or as a sign that you are taking your yachtmaster exam.

Nice pic
by Gardenshed
Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:29 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Claymore's Rock
Replies: 9
Views: 3064

Claymore's Rock

Nice blue marker on it, temporarily.....
http://forargyll.com/2012/06/oban-lifeb ... uan-sound/
by Gardenshed
Wed May 30, 2012 12:27 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Fridge not working
Replies: 3
Views: 2151

Re: Fridge not working

contact Forteith Food services in Oban. They have refrigeration engineers and although not a "marine" company, as the proprietors sail, they may help you. If they can't help, they may know someone who can

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