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by Windfinder
Tue Nov 25, 2008 10:55 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Flower of Caithness
Replies: 22
Views: 4450

Re: Flower of Caithness

Can't help but think that early/late season a bareboat charter would be a fraction of the cost and a billion times more fun.

Unless for £560 he can ensure that the other crewmembers are them. (Except the one on the right.)
by Windfinder
Fri Nov 14, 2008 10:17 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: A question for Nick
Replies: 5
Views: 1715

Re: A question for Nick

Is this like ask Elvis? Can I join in?



Nick, which US presidents feature on Mount Rushmore?
by Windfinder
Sun Nov 02, 2008 9:25 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: "Sea Change" by Mairi Hedderwick
Replies: 0
Views: 1321

"Sea Change" by Mairi Hedderwick

Not the greatest book ever but well worth a read if you like the West Coast of Scotland.
by Windfinder
Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:32 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Never mind the ferry....
Replies: 33
Views: 7350

Shard wrote:What an odd thing....



Strange statement !
by Windfinder
Thu Oct 30, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Never mind the ferry....
Replies: 33
Views: 7350

Shard wrote:It wouldn't have been if you'd had the


Strange statement !




(and I will never get bored with this game!)
by Windfinder
Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:42 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: More of this summer's parallel universe....but where?
Replies: 15
Views: 5945

Re: No 2

Ghillie wrote:We were in search of Sea Eagles as per the map on the pier at Portree. We saw one (over Raasay)


Bet it was a starling really!
by Windfinder
Fri Oct 17, 2008 5:37 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: In the name of all that is holy...
Replies: 11
Views: 3032

Shard wrote:Another boaty one.


To be fair, that's pretty good.

Reminds me of London Scottish matches.

"Gainst who?"

Anyone name all the tunes?
by Windfinder
Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:51 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: In the name of all that is holy...
Replies: 11
Views: 3032

In the name of all that is holy...

In the name of all that is holy please make it stop!!!!

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=wKSUO7r-mOU


:D
by Windfinder
Wed Oct 15, 2008 8:02 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 6938

Windfinder Thanks for thinking out of the box but that is a none starter. From leverburgh to Rockall is around 450 miles round trip plus time out there. Fuel capacity would be an issue. But the idea of bouncing 180 miles from St Kilda to Rockall, The very thought of it..... 225 miles, for some reas...
by Windfinder
Wed Oct 15, 2008 6:34 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 6938

Thinking out of the box a bit, I wonder what the range of a RiB is? You're only going to go if you're pretty sure of 36hours of very calm sea, 120 miles at 40kts is three hours. Doddle. 4/5 rufty tufty RiB owners might well be prepared to take you all + kit and stand by over night. As for size of bo...
by Windfinder
Mon Oct 13, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 6938

Re: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009

Will have a count up of my Strangeways and report back my pitiful count.



15.

:oops:
by Windfinder
Mon Oct 13, 2008 9:00 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 6938

Re: Island Man Rockall Expedition 2009

My name is Andy Strangeway, I have slept on all 162 Scottish islands that are 40 hectares and above http://www.island-man.co.uk I am currently in the process of planning an expedition to Rockall, I am requiring a yacht or motor boat. For more details please see http://www.islandmanrockallexpedition...
by Windfinder
Sun Oct 12, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: i have started a world cruise and i am filming as i go.
Replies: 3
Views: 1324

Re: i have started a world cruise and i am filming as i go.

these are not your average vids there is strong language and i think you will find them very funny. to view them follow this link to youtube. please rate them and feel free to comment. im sure you wont be dissapointed. http://www.youtube.com/user/huggy98 Excellent! Really enjoyed. Wash yer mouth ou...
by Windfinder
Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:38 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Awfully quiet on TOP re. bank nationalisation plans . . .
Replies: 18
Views: 4742

Re: Awfully quiet on TOP re. bank nationalisation plans . .

Nick wrote:Not so easy to lay this one at the door of Gordon Brown and New Labour I guess.


Maybe not, but UK involvement in Iraq and Afganistan can be laid squarely at their door.
by Windfinder
Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:21 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The Folk Boat Story
Replies: 2
Views: 1944

The Folk Boat Story


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