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Needles - October 2018

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Last big trip of the year and a meet up with the Southwest Sportboat guys from Facebook. A beautiful break in the bad weather combined with redundancy leave, saw me able to get out on a Friday. 

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Bursledon Regatta - September 2018

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​When we were on the Thames there were a few "events" such as the Regatta, the Festival etc. Now we are down on the coast, one of the events is Burseldon Regatta. This is an all day festival ending with a party and fireworks. We got a place in the water and moored up for the evening with Fish & Chips and beers!

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03/08/18 - Breaking our record

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​I had to go over to the Isle of Wight in Friday to assist in retrieving my cadet unit who were on their annual camp to the island and needed minibus drivers to get them home. However, the weather forecast for the morning was just fabulous, warm and absolutely flat calm, therefore James elected to take me over on the boat. This year (2018) is going...
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Mid-season work

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​With the season just over halfway through the boat needed some work. We have had issues with noise from the front of the engine, primarily the power steering pump and also the belt tensioner bearing. We had the pump changed a couple of weeks back so I was left to do the belt and tensioner. This is a straight forward job. The old tensioner is remov...
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Evening Trip - June 2018

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So Tuesday 26th June say a warm evening forecast and with it being close to the summer solstice a really long evening of sunshine was in store.

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