Drinking in the balmy south

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Drinking in the balmy south

Postby Ocklepoint » Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:44 pm

I plan to be at the London Boat Show on Friday 12th Jan..............anyone likely to be there to join me for a beer?

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Re: Drinking in the balmy south

Postby wully » Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:54 pm

Are you going to find deals on garden furniture and shoe cleaning products?

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Re: Drinking in the balmy south

Postby Ocklepoint » Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:08 pm

My previous set of doilies was rather ruined..............replacements required

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Re: Drinking in the balmy south

Postby wully » Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:52 pm

I’m trying to work in the logistics of going to Boot in late January...that is a PROPER boat show.

Well worth the effort as it is massive and has all manner of water toys on display, make the London show look really feeble.

Take at least 2 days if you go.

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Re: Drinking in the balmy south

Postby Ocklepoint » Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:52 am

London, £20 each way on the train (older person), family to stay with in the Smoke, free entrance to show (RYA member)

Easy

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Re: Drinking in the balmy south

Postby marisca » Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:09 pm

Did it last year and that'll last me for more than quite a while. You do know your bus pass doesn't work down there?

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Re: Drinking in the balmy south

Postby wully » Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:18 pm

2 LIBS tickets arrived here last week in a plain white envelope with no explaination as to their origins and I didn’t ask anyone for them..

Now, if they also send return sleeper tickets I might think about it...

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Re: Drinking in the balmy south

Postby JeffNev » Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:40 pm

I much prefer Southampton and Cowes week, not a fan of the London one.

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Re: Drinking in the balmy south

Postby Ocklepoint » Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:46 pm

JeffNev wrote:I much prefer Southampton and Cowes week, not a fan of the London one.


I'm sailing during the summer.
Not much boating to be done in early January
I enjoyed my boaty day out in the smoke

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Re: Drinking in the balmy south

Postby wully » Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:42 pm

Ocklepoint wrote:

I enjoyed my boaty day out in the smoke


Good!

Travelling from here it makes no sense to go to London for a crappy garden furniture show with some boats in one exhibition hall when for around the same cost and travel hassle you can go to a proper ‘Boot’show with 17 halls stuffed with boatie every thing....and better food.

Oh, and better beer.

Ah, almost forgot about the cocktail bar in the surf halle :mrgreen:

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Re: Drinking in the balmy south

Postby claymore » Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:06 pm

Wullyum
Ah'll be drinkin in ra Balmy Galley next wednesday.....
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