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by Booby Trapper
Wed Jul 04, 2007 11:14 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Round the Mull of Kintyre, advice?
Replies: 5
Views: 4417

Round the Mull of Kintyre, advice?

Planning on a trip to meet friends at Loch Sween early next week. So will be going East to west from the Clyde. I read several posts on PBO forum with conflicting advice. some say stay as close to shore as you dare others say stay 2 miles offshore. Does this depend on tide direction or wind? Any adv...
by Booby Trapper
Thu Jun 28, 2007 11:42 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Malts Cruise - We promise to behave...
Replies: 23
Views: 10037

I'll apologise now for the weather and the midges.
by Booby Trapper
Thu Jun 21, 2007 10:28 am
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: That Patrick O'Brian has a lot to answer for
Replies: 11
Views: 6344

Read on the ceefax last night about a gas explosion on a boat on Loch Lomond. Two in hospital. looks nasty.Think I'll stick with my Origo.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/6223140.stm
by Booby Trapper
Thu Jun 21, 2007 10:15 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Its Good
Replies: 3
Views: 2329

Soon be time for him to head back for his winter lay up.
by Booby Trapper
Tue May 22, 2007 11:23 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Claymore Heading North
Replies: 13
Views: 6299

Got anymore details for Monday's rendezvous. I'm leaving for Arran on Fri as the family have booked themselves into a lodge at the Auchrannie Needless to say they are travelling on a vessel slightly bigger than the good ship Booby Trapper, something owned by some geezer called Calmac. A trip to Sand...
by Booby Trapper
Tue May 15, 2007 8:55 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Not looking too good for next weekend
Replies: 23
Views: 10953

Should make the Scottish Island Peaks race interesting. I was hoping to get over to Arran to see them doing the Goatfell run. Guess it's early days yet.
by Booby Trapper
Mon Apr 30, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Further Setback for OCC Shock Horror
Replies: 17
Views: 7231

Glad it was not as bad as it could have been.
At least you got out Yesterday. I went down to Ardrossan and heard the harbour control tower discussing with the Arran ferry that it was gusting to 30 knots.
Decided to do some maintenance instead of sailing!.
by Booby Trapper
Sun Mar 25, 2007 12:15 am
Forum: Crew Available and Wanted
Topic: Scottish Islands peaks race 2007
Replies: 1
Views: 8194

Please ignore above post as I have now secured myself a berth on a boys only week long sailing trip in Majorca at the beginning of June.
SWMBO would not be well pleased if I was doing both.
by Booby Trapper
Fri Mar 23, 2007 9:36 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The Other Chentleman's Cruise
Replies: 44
Views: 18121

Re: Launch Day Fixed

I'm going in on the late tide on Tuesday 11th April. With all the work done this close-season I'm a bit apprehensive about all of this.... New stern gland assembly New 'Stripper' bearings New Gori porp New engine & gearbox New rigging New (to us) Mainsail New (to us) sail cover New cooker. OK. ...
by Booby Trapper
Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:27 pm
Forum: Crew Available and Wanted
Topic: Scottish Islands peaks race 2007
Replies: 1
Views: 8194

Scottish Islands peaks race 2007

Anyone looking for a sailing crew member ( I don't do running!) for this year's race? I've done the race twice before so know the ropes. I can cook a bit if required.
by Booby Trapper
Tue May 02, 2006 4:48 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: marcon claymore
Replies: 23
Views: 13158

Thanks Shard
Its all now as clear as the water in Ardrossan Marina.
by Booby Trapper
Mon May 01, 2006 10:27 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: marcon claymore
Replies: 23
Views: 13158

Nice pic - taken where?

Ardrossan (clyde Marina)
by Booby Trapper
Mon Apr 24, 2006 10:36 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 100Mtrs Marlow 16 plait matt White 12mm
Replies: 2
Views: 3615

Now sold.
by Booby Trapper
Wed Apr 19, 2006 11:03 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 100Mtrs Marlow 16 plait matt White 12mm
Replies: 2
Views: 3615

100Mtrs Marlow 16 plait matt White 12mm

Brand new on the reel.
£130 to pick up or add postage
I didn't just join the forum to sell (honest)

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