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by Windfinder
Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:14 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: an easy where, more difficult which ship
Replies: 6
Views: 2484

Statsraad_Lehmkuhl?

She was in Portsmouth on Saturday, I could have touched her.

Made Lord Nelson look a little scruffy, mind.
by Windfinder
Mon Oct 06, 2008 7:56 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves
Replies: 9
Views: 2864

Re: Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves

claymore wrote:Do you think we should now have a selection panel for prospective members


No, I'll be kicked out!
by Windfinder
Mon Oct 06, 2008 6:04 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Moorings updates
Replies: 33
Views: 8860

Re: Eh?

Anyhow, I am not sure as a Sassenach I am particularly welcome in the current climate, it does in fact put me off visiting if I am truly honest. I've never been made anything other than totally welcome in the Celtic fringes, the people are as lovely as the scenery. Mind you last time I heard any an...
by Windfinder
Sun Oct 05, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Jura trip - A belated thanks and a salutory tale
Replies: 3
Views: 2037

Re: Jura trip - A belated thanks and a salutory tale

|If anyone is looking for a charter from the West Coast, we charterd with Portway Yacht Charters. David Lyle and Crystal Yacht Charters are good too. (and if you hire one of his boats you can be sure it hasn't been raped by a lifeboat! :lol: ) Seriously, glad you had a good trip and a story to tell!
by Windfinder
Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:40 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: What have you learnt this season..
Replies: 9
Views: 1921

Re: What have you learnt this season..

..so far? (It's not over until it's over.) I learned on a Greek fueling berth that, in Greece, nodding your head means no. (I learned this while an increasingly impatient ferry captain was telling me to move out of the way of about 800 tons of ferry, I thought I was telling him I was going, in fact...
by Windfinder
Thu Oct 02, 2008 11:28 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Nice shot of my local
Replies: 21
Views: 7359

claymore wrote:Aye - makes ye realise there's nae justice when a guid man like yersel lives doon there an' Argyll is cluttered wi the likes o' yon Webthrift


So true.
by Windfinder
Thu Oct 02, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Nice shot of my local
Replies: 21
Views: 7359

[quote="Clyde_Wanderer"]Might sound a daft question, but, is that Oban in the second pic Ian?
:[/quote]

Yup!
by Windfinder
Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:21 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Nice shot of my local
Replies: 21
Views: 7359

Re: Nice shot of my local

Thanks for putting that on. Superb!

Been there once and loved it. Almost breaks my heart that you get to see it every day while I languish on the South Coast.
by Windfinder
Fri Sep 26, 2008 4:22 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Sailing different places.
Replies: 11
Views: 2640

Olivepage wrote:Its always struck me as an odd distance. Too short to have to run a proper watch system, and further than you' normally do for a day sail. I would have thought a 24 hour passage would be a better test.


You go to a watch system for 24 hours? WIMP!

:lol:
by Windfinder
Fri Sep 26, 2008 4:20 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Sailing different places.
Replies: 11
Views: 2640

Re: Sailing different places.

I weekend sail in the Solent and Holiday on the West Coast and in the Med.

The South Coast is s**t. All of it. Don't waste your time and money sailing down here.
by Windfinder
Mon Sep 22, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Visit Scotland Add
Replies: 0
Views: 1290

Visit Scotland Add

The Decking Pub in the new Scottish Tourist Board TV Advert - is it Badacro?
by Windfinder
Mon Sep 22, 2008 8:06 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Women
Replies: 5
Views: 2241

Re: Mark Twain

Pete Cooper wrote:Huckleberry Hound?


You calling my full time squeeze a minger???

:x



:D
by Windfinder
Sun Sep 21, 2008 7:36 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Women
Replies: 5
Views: 2241

Women

So, I'm reading a bio biography of Lt-Col HG Hasler DSO, OBE,RM.

Mrs Windfinder wanders in, takes a look at the title enthusiastically demands that she gets next read then wanders out quietly singing "Heart Of Glass" to herself. Bless 'em.
by Windfinder
Sat Sep 20, 2008 8:33 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Its me agin the gov ..
Replies: 1
Views: 960

Re: Its me agin the gov ..

Your username made me check out youtube for the series starring Rab C Nesbit. F**king brilliant.
by Windfinder
Sun Sep 07, 2008 9:43 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Scotland Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 1091

Silkie wrote:Hate to see aa post go unanswered so

Dunno. No.

Dunno. No.

Dunno.

HTH


Thanks Silkie. I always appreciate local knowledge!

:D

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