SIPR question

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MrMcP
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SIPR question

Postby MrMcP » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:24 pm

I know I'm an infrequent poster round these parts, but got a quick question.

I was hoping to participate in this years SIPR, but for various reasons the boat we were going to use fell through. Normally I wouldn't mind, but the race was going to be part of a series of events I'm doing this year for charity, and finding a replacement 160+ mile event isn't too easy. Distance is important, as the whole year is based round racing 1000 miles on water, foot, cycle, etc.

Does anyone on here know of a participating boat that might be looking for crew? I can turn a winch, pull a rope, not fall overboard and am quite happy taking a turn on the helm when the weather's garbage waiting for the tide to turn round the Mull. Also happy on an oar if/when the wind dies. And if a runner is injured then I can plod round the hills - done all 3 routes before although never in anything resembling record times.

Appreciate it's a long shot, but thought I'd ask.

Cheers,

Andy

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marisca
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Re: SIPR question

Postby marisca » Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:58 pm

Sorry Andy, at the moment Marisca, and I believe Mara of Lorne, are fully crewed but as the day approaches, it has been known to change. Good luck.
There is the Orkney race out of Granton in June.

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Re: SIPR question

Postby Fingal » Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:50 pm

Cherry Ripe is probably entering. We have a sailing crew but may have a vacancy for a runner. PM me and I wil give you a bit more detail.
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