When going for a sail

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claymore
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When going for a sail

Postby claymore » Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:18 pm

Don't forget to take
a) the key for the dinghy
b) the oars
c) the pump

otherwise you will end up having a picnic on the shore and going for a walk rather than a sail...
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Re: When going for a sail

Postby marisca » Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:48 pm

The key for the boat can come in handy too.

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Re: When going for a sail

Postby sahona » Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:49 pm

Bang everything in an old sailbag and add any "projects" as they become available/while you remember. Then you'll only have to remember one thing, and maybe somebody younger will be around to jog the old greys if you can't find the bag.
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Re: When going for a sail

Postby Arghiro » Tue Aug 30, 2011 11:15 pm

I have in the past forgotten to lock the boat on leaving. But this didn't help much as the HM called to say that the hatch was ajar & I may have been robbed. He kindly took pics of the "ransacked" interior - but that's how I normally leave it I had to admit! :oops:

Oars forgotten? Plenty of bits of wood & old paddles lying around.

The pump? I leave mine inflated & a few seconds of "Mouth to Valve" resucitation means that the dink is restored to glory.

Keys for dinghy? It is kept in a dinghy store protected by a combination lock.

Inflatable seat has been forgotten a couple of times, but I can kneel & row facing forward, or use an empty or full plastic container.


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