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I know this has been arranged around a certain date, but have you studied the tides. It will be coming up to springs and departing Sat. morning, unless we go early, we shall be pushing a 1.5-2.5 knot current.
A departure time from the Yare entrance at approx 0830 would be OK but would be pushing the tide all the way down the harbour. Any later and we would be pushing it the 6Nm to Lowesoft.

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Berth Reservations,

I have been in touch with the staff at Oulton Broad Yacht Station as promised.

I have now reserved 25 x berths, that is the lot of them from 1400 on Sat 12th for members of the NBF with their craft arriving through Mutford Lock and the Flotilla coming via the Waveney

I have to send a list of boat names to the HM at OBYS which I will do today.  If we go over 25 - then craft signing up will be able to use the Wherry Hotel berths.


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quote:"......I have now reserved 25 x berths......."

Just for the record, Griff, Broadland Dream is already booked in for two nights, 11th & 12th. (to facilitate transfer to MTB 102).

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Ok,

First post updated.

New section - Berth reservations - pse check to make sure your boat is listed or still on the list if it shouldn't be.  Boat names e-mailed to the staff at OBYS.

This weekend I'll commence looking at the NAVPLAN proper with regards to tidal streams, The bridge lifting times at Lowestoft harbour, I'll need to liaise with Skippers of MTB AND Humber in the normal manner

More to follow

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Captains Blog

Is a thread that most of us are well familiar with by now. Created, filmed / screened /edited by our very own 'LondonRascal' or Robin to most of us.

Robin as some of you are aware has got ambitions to become a boat owner anytime soon (make that anytime) but it is unlikely to happen before the salty trip.  I'd very much like him to film and record the event.
Robin would very much like to do the same

Problem - 'B.A' is fully crewed and he needs room (not a lot) and a high vantage point to do his stuff.

Therefore going on the old saying of  -  'You never get if you never ask'  -  I'm asking on his behalf.  He is far to reserved and polite to ask himself whereas I'm very opposite and more in your dish and doing the straight Yorkshire speak thing.

Please would any skipper (Salty side) that has room in/on his/her wheelhouse for Robin to be onboard for the day to do his thing?

Accommodation is not an issue as Robin will book himself into a hotel for the Saturday evening at Oulton Broad (But if anyone has a spare berth for his svelte frame for the Saturday night - even better)

I'd be proper miffed if someone during or after the event said 'If only you had asked me Griff'

Assuming someone steps up to the plate, the logistics can be worked out before the day.

Thanking one and all in advance,


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Thank you Griff for posting this Smile

For anyone thinking about accommodating me on the day I am well trained and bring little with me and have my own life jacket. If you personally did not wish to be on camera that would be fine too - the boat would be effectively a ‘floating tripod’ to get footage of the event from.



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Hi Robin, You would be welcome to join our two man crew onboard Scarlet Emma leaving from Brundall Friday afternoon. pm me for details.  John

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See?

The forum back to it's normal best.

Thanks John - very good of you, Cheers

I'll leave it for you pair to sort out the logistics.


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HI Griff
We have room on Sanderling for 2 more if any body needs a ride salty side,,, we can sort out details at a later date


kindest regards  Russell

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Thank you John, have sent you a PM.

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Thanks Sanderling - very good of you.

I had only the one request for a passenger - Robin as previously mentioned.

However there may well be another one/two forumites out there that may wish to take you up on your kind offer.


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