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by Spiderman
Sun May 22, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Avon River Rally - Long Distance 'Picnic' Race
Replies: 38
Views: 20719

Re: Avon River Rally - Long Distance 'Picnic' Race

Hi Keith, I should ble to come up with an appropriate Europa Moth handicap, but first I need to know if you are planning to use the old 3 figure CVRDA type numbers or the current RYA system with a few additions for boats not covered? I am planning to come over on Sunday morning with the Shelley Moth...
by Spiderman
Tue Apr 12, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Baltic Warf, April 9th
Replies: 10
Views: 6314

Re: Baltic Warf, April 9th

I would like to add my thanks to those of Lyndon and Giles to all those at Baltic Wharf who helped run things for us on Saturday. Also a special thank you to Lyndon for bringing an extra boat and being brave enough to let me borrow his beautifully restored Stockholm Sprite. Unfortunately my moths ar...
by Spiderman
Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Baltic Warf, April 9th
Replies: 10
Views: 6314

Re: Baltic Warf, April 9th

Anyone else coming to Baltic Wharf on Saturday for the first event of the year or is it going to be just the Moths that have seen the light? I am hoping that a few more will make the effort in spite of the lack of posts declaring an intent, particularly as sailing in the dock is a rather unique sail...
by Spiderman
Sat Nov 07, 2015 1:00 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: New venue in the darkest Midlands
Replies: 30
Views: 16596

Re: New venue in the darkest Midlands

Hi Peter, The dates are in the diary so planning to come as it looks like a great place to sail and will make a perfect alternative to Blithfield which doesn't feature anymore. Looking at the posts so far it wouls seem that a decent turnout can be expected so really looking forward to it. Regards Ian
by Spiderman
Sat Nov 07, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Any interest in a long distance river race as a CVRDA open?
Replies: 32
Views: 16369

Re: Any interest in a long distance river race as a CVRDA op

Great idea Keith and dates permitting I would certainly be interested in giving it a go. Haven't really done any river sailing since my days at Trent Valley longer ago than I care to admit. Should make an interesting change although I don't think it would be a venue for the Magnum! Cheers and see yo...
by Spiderman
Sat Nov 07, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Meeting at Hykeham anyone?
Replies: 11
Views: 7288

Re: Meeting at Hykeham anyone?

Hi Sam,

Depending on dates etc and how well it fits in between other events I would be up for it especially as we used to sail there when I was at RAF Coningsby in the 70s and it would be nice to go back and see how things have changed since we were last in Lincoln.

Best Regards

Ian
by Spiderman
Sat Nov 07, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Aldeburgh YC 3rd and 4th September 2016
Replies: 45
Views: 27002

Re: Aldeburgh YC 3rd and 4th September 2016

Wendy and I quite fancy bringing a boat across and maybe staying over in the area for a few days either side as it is a part of the country we haven't really explored. If it doesn't clash with the Bosham CBR so much the better although I didn't manage to get to that event this year anyway. Is there ...
by Spiderman
Sat Nov 07, 2015 12:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Baltic Warf, 14th Nov, Final event 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 11757

Re: Baltic Warf, 14th Nov, Final event 2015

Looking forward to it - can we pre-order wind this year? If you look at the current forecast on XC weather for Saturday your wish may well be granted with 40mph gusts at midday! A lot can change between now and then, however, so I will be monitoring things as the week progresses. I try not to allow...
by Spiderman
Wed Oct 28, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Wanted: international 14 sails
Replies: 13
Views: 8331

Re: Wanted: international 14 sails

Hi, if Chalky isn't interested then I know someone that will be although I assume that your Cross III would have had the higher "I" measurement which would need a halyard exit higher up than on an older boat?

Regards

Ian M
by Spiderman
Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Banbury 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 16036

Re: Banbury 2015

Thanks again to all at Banbury SC for another great weekend and a most enjoyable first event for Wendy and I in the Merlin. It's entirely possible that we might be sailing the merlin again at a couple of CVRDA events next season. The quiz night was good fun although I suspect that we might not be in...
by Spiderman
Sun Aug 23, 2015 9:02 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: UnSkol gets a newbottom...
Replies: 69
Views: 38856

Re: UnSkol gets a newbottom...

Ouch! Yes you can scream and probably throw something across the workshop as well! I suspect that we have all suffered a similar mishap at some stage, usually though trying to do a two man job in a hurry on your own.... I hope that you can sort it yourself or is this going to require another trip to...
by Spiderman
Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: SHEARWATER Event
Replies: 36
Views: 19846

Re: SHEARWATER Event

Yes please, we would quite like to stay at the pub carpark with the campervan if that's possible.

Regards

Ian and Wendy
by Spiderman
Sun Jun 07, 2015 10:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Classic/ Lowrider Moth training at Oxford SC
Replies: 46
Views: 22828

Re: Classic/ Lowrider Moth training at Oxford SC

A big thankyou to all those who made the trip to Oxford SC for the training day, it was great to see so many Moths together in one place and Dougal should have the pictures to prove it. I sincerely hope that everyone got something out of the day in spite of the weather gods limiting the on the water...
by Spiderman
Fri Jun 05, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Classic/ Lowrider Moth training at Oxford SC
Replies: 46
Views: 22828

Re: Classic/ Lowrider Moth training at Oxford SC

Hi Mike, Yes after lunch is probably the best bet as we should have everybodys boats sorted by then and be out on the water doing some training exercises. We will probably cover capsise recovery before lunch, but with the forecast I think that you be able to observe several practical demonstrations ...
by Spiderman
Sun May 31, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Classic/ Lowrider Moth training at Oxford SC
Replies: 46
Views: 22828

Re: Classic/ Lowrider Moth training at Oxford SC

Hi there Mothists, Just a quick post to confirm that the training day at Oxford Sailing Club is still going ahead this coming Saturday 6th June. I was at the club this afternoon and managed to establish that the galley will be open for at least part of the day so hot food and drinks should be availa...