Ally Nae Mates

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Pete Cooper
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Ally Nae Mates

Postby Pete Cooper » Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:32 pm

Big thank you to Marisca for a cracking sail today. I still don't get the whole Contessa 32 thing but it was a great day :lol: .
I am however disappointed that I suspect we only managed a second - those Etchells are really quick!
Hmmmmm - just seen that Etchells sail off 12.5 so maybe, just maybe?????

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mm5aho
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Re: Ally Nae Mates

Postby mm5aho » Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:02 pm

Ah, but look what I found on my phone (sorry poor quality)

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That's almost as big as the America's Cup. Some piece of silverware that!

Yes, thanks Marisca for a great sail, some good lessons, and for acheiving such a result with a scratch crew.

So thread could be called "Ally 5 new mates".
Geoff.
"Contender" Rival 32: Roseneath this winter, Gourock in summer.

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marisca
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Re: Ally Nae Mates

Postby marisca » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:39 pm

I am one chuffed laddie! I'm going to have to add something else to my bucket list now to replace the KG V.
And what a crew - they did it all! Reefed, trimmed and flew the spinnaker in what at times was over 28kt winds - at least that's what I reckon it was when the log shows 7.5 and the wind thingy 21.

And here they are in all their glory ..... so thank you Pete, Geoff, Sandy, Bill and Andy - you've made an old man very happy.

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Fingal
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Re: Ally Nae Mates

Postby Fingal » Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:43 am

Let me be the first to offer congratulations. Nice to see you looking so delighted. Mind you, it'll all be downhill from here!
Ken
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Mavanier
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Re: Ally Nae Mates

Postby Mavanier » Sat Sep 14, 2013 11:27 pm

Well done- now don't you go bringing them along to Stornoway though!


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