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Being more social with fellow Boaters, Yachtsmen & Forumites

Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:00 pm
by Old_Glow_In_The_Deep
Only a suggestion ... but! ... might it not be a reasonable suggestion / idea to have regional groups play host (offer spare berths on their respective boats) to those out of the immediate area?

I know we / some do this already .... but! (once again!) ... it would be good to give this a push and generate a positive social aspect to the sailing season ..... what say you all? :)

Re: Being more social with fellow Boaters, Yachtsmen & Forum

Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:09 pm
by Nick
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I think it is a great idea.

I am sure a Chent somewhere can find you a berth on the Chentleman's Cruise next year as a starter, with the Clyde Scuttlebutt cruise as an obvious chance for reciprocation.

Re: Being more social with fellow Boaters, Yachtsmen & Forum

Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:40 pm
by claymore
Pretty Rubbish idea really - just look at all the weirdos I've picked up, Jimi, Para, Matt, Silkie, Shard, Davey, Nick. The list is endless.....

Re: Being more social with fellow Boaters, Yachtsmen & Forum

Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:35 pm
by Nick
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. . . but OGITD is entirely normal :pointlol:

Re: Being more social with fellow Boaters, Yachtsmen & Forum

Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 12:18 am
by Old_Glow_In_The_Deep
claymore wrote:Pretty Rubbish idea really - just look at all the weirdos I've picked up, Jimi, Para, Matt, Silkie, Shard, Davey, Nick. The list is endless.....


Ha! ... classic! :lol:

Claymore ... what about the Butcher ... the Singer/Teacher & the Cleric? :wink: :)

Re: Being more social with fellow Boaters, Yachtsmen & Forum

Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 12:20 am
by Old_Glow_In_The_Deep
Nick wrote:.
. . . but OGITD is entirely normal :pointlol:


Says WHO!??? :wink: :o :D

Nick you are most welcome anytime to 'slum-it' on a 23'-er .... :thumbsup:

Re: Being more social with fellow Boaters, Yachtsmen & Forum

Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 12:41 am
by claymore
Old_Glow_In_The_Deep wrote:
claymore wrote:Pretty Rubbish idea really - just look at all the weirdos I've picked up, Jimi, Para, Matt, Silkie, Shard, Davey, Nick. The list is endless.....


Ha! ... classic! :lol:

Claymore ... what about the Butcher ... the Singer/Teacher & the Cleric? :wink: :)


I am of the vegetarian tendency so buger the butcher. I sing like a lark, retiring from education, I never want to meet another teacher and as for the cleric, my Father was a parson

Re: Being more social with fellow Boaters, Yachtsmen & Forum

Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 7:43 pm
by Silkie
Old_Glow_In_The_Deep wrote:Nick you are most welcome anytime to 'slum-it' on a 23'-er .... :thumbsup:

I was about to say "Good luck with finding crew for a 23'er" when I recollected that Nick (with Garedfox) has sailed with me and was prepared to do it again although he did try to drown us both on the second occasion. Thinking on, I find that although I don't get many volunteers more than half have come back for more which is broadly in line with the proportion of other people's boats that I would sail on again. :santa:

Re: Being more social with fellow Boaters, Yachtsmen & Forum

Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:38 am
by Old_Glow_In_The_Deep
Silkie wrote:
Old_Glow_In_The_Deep wrote:Nick you are most welcome anytime to 'slum-it' on a 23'-er .... :thumbsup:
"Good luck with finding crew for a 23'er"


Hey Mr Smooth(e) .... :wink:

I rarely have any problems finding crew .... in-fact there have often been comments such as "you're NOT all sleeping on there ... are you!?" :nod:

And! ... "I don't envy anyone sleeping on there after you-lot have had a night on the beer & curry" ... :shock: :P :wink:

Re: Being more social with fellow Boaters, Yachtsmen & Forum

Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:06 pm
by Clyde_Wanderer
John when are you going to admit its a tub not a sub youve got and encourage your crew to sleep side by side not under and over. :lol: :lol: :lol:

Looking for crew myself at mo, but must be prepared to scrape, rub, sand, wash, antifoul, varnish, buff, and wax, before I offer them a bit of reduced cost sailing! :santa:
Scrouge.