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by Ocklepoint
Fri Nov 30, 2012 1:01 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: In praise of Peterhead
Replies: 17
Views: 7228

Re: In praise of Peterhead

by Ocklepoint
Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:35 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: In praise of Peterhead
Replies: 17
Views: 7228

Re: In praise of Peterhead

I'm fairly sure I remember the dinghy sailing centre by the marina having a concrete slipway, There are signs of it on GoogleEarth

But I may have imagined it

An alternative would be Stonehaven
by Ocklepoint
Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Special Delivery
Replies: 10
Views: 4671

Re: Special Delivery

Is this the boat that was returned on a low loader from Adrossan?
by Ocklepoint
Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 157
Views: 41897

Re: Drinks

I'll be there - energy levels at 1700 on Wednesday 8th December (and Allah) permitting. I might venture to suggest an advance party kicking off at 1900 - just to get maximum value from the bus fare you understand, for those who still have to pay. Surely some mistake? In the Julian calendar my under...
by Ocklepoint
Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 157
Views: 41897

Re: Drinks

. Jeez, whit a bunch o' central beltists . . . ][/i] Central Beltists...........were you to take the time to read the earlier posts in this thread you'll see that Falkirk and even Stirling were discussed. Just how inclusive is that? Where would you expect us to go? The edge of civilisation, the Bri...
by Ocklepoint
Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 157
Views: 41897

Re: Drinks

"How about the Doric @ 20.00 on Wednesday December 5th?"

Sounds good to me
by Ocklepoint
Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 157
Views: 41897

Re: Drinks

marisca wrote:
Ocklepoint wrote:Oh dear, this contentious issue again....................


Are you referring to industrial action by the overpaid or the negotiation of a date, time and place for drinky-poos?



The latter, as well you know
by Ocklepoint
Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Drinks
Replies: 157
Views: 41897

Re: Drinks

Oh dear, this contentious issue again....................
by Ocklepoint
Sun Sep 09, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: More darkness, where from and where to ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3370

Re: More darkness, where from and where to ?

Ash So that'll be Arran frae the south and Kintyre frae the east as the first and last piccy and around about the solstice for the date. Arran's right but another Mull About ten days after the Solstice[/quote) As regards Ocklepoints pics. I reckon you left the upper Clyde (maybe after the Crinnan c...
by Ocklepoint
Thu Sep 06, 2012 2:14 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: St Kilda last week
Replies: 21
Views: 8358

Re: St Kilda last week

Great trip. Great pictures. Thanks

I've failed to get there three times now so maybe one day.................

Entirely agree with you about the Co-op in Tob.
by Ocklepoint
Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:32 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: More darkness, where from and where to ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3370

Re: More darkness, where from and where to ?

Correct, virtual pint, Ailsa Craig it is. So, Ailsa Craig at midnight - we just need an estimated boat speed and start working back and forward from there. Ash So that'll be Arran frae the south and Kintyre frae the east as the first and last piccy and around about the solstice for the date. Arran'...
by Ocklepoint
Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:35 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: More darkness, where from and where to ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3370

Re: More darkness, where from and where to ?

ash wrote:
Ocklepoint wrote:Image


Wild guess - Ailsa Craig?

Ash

Maybe not - it should have an 18m lighthouse - unless it's looking due east at Ailsa Craig.


Correct, virtual pint, Ailsa Craig it is.
by Ocklepoint
Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: More darkness, where from and where to ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3370

Re: More darkness, where from and where to ?

The lack of success amongst the BM community to identify my "where from where to?" tempts me to put it on TOP
by Ocklepoint
Tue Sep 04, 2012 11:10 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: More darkness, where from and where to ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3370

More darkness, where from and where to ?

Following the other after dark thread here is an overnight where from and where to, course steered even? Date? Sunset http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc161/epaultaylor/Boating%202012/sunset.jpg Almost midnight http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc161/epaultaylor/Boating%202012/verylate.jpg Night....
by Ocklepoint
Mon Sep 03, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where was Loch Mora in "The Maggie"?
Replies: 4
Views: 3127

Re: Where was Loch Mora in "The Maggie"?

I don't even recognise the sea wall let alone the pier or the road

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