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Post by Chris Meyer on Fri Oct 16, 2015 11:49 pm

Ok, unless I've missed it there has yet to be any definite suggestions, Thames was poorly attended, (although at least we put up a good show for Salhouse) but I'm sure we can do better,  Salhouse was, IMHO, a triumph,so, where we going next year? Or like my daughter, are we going vegan, meet free.
The Ouse, The Avon, The Trent, Lincoln,  all been suggested, in fact do we know where the greatest concentrations of contributors are, hence the likeliest probability of a decent turnout.  We will travel, but would like to bring our own boat to at least one. Yes she is going in next year.

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Post by Prof Pat Pending on Fri Oct 16, 2015 11:53 pm

You've not missed anything Chris

Thames meet is coming together and has great potential to have much better attendance than last year, and a large expanse of mown grass Smile

I'm sure Ken will post when he's got everything set.
It will be later in the year this time, so you'll get plenty of notice Smile


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Post by Prof Pat Pending on Sat Oct 17, 2015 12:04 am

As for the broads meet...any volunteers?
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Post by F23 flittermouse on Sat Oct 17, 2015 12:47 am

@Prof Pat Pending wrote:As for the broads meet...any volunteers?
After my experience picking up the reins after Dave absconded (after doing most of the hard work !) I could be persuaded to give it a whirl.
Where? Northern or Southern Broads, Salhouse again ? (was good). Any other suggestions ?
When ? August BH ?
When's Ken planning the Thames (?) meet ?
More fool me, never volunteer  albino


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Re: Meets 2016

Post by Prof Pat Pending on Sat Oct 17, 2015 12:54 am

I noticed that you put all the effort into last years meet Derek Wink


Salhouse was a great venue, but happy to leave it up to you being the local.


As for the date..not August bank holiday I'm afraid (we had very little choice..all will become apparent)
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Post by Liberty on Sat Oct 17, 2015 5:10 pm

@F23 flittermouse wrote:
@Prof Pat Pending wrote:As for the broads meet...any volunteers?
After my experience picking up the reins after Dave absconded (after doing most of the hard work !) I could be persuaded to give it a whirl.
Where? Northern or Southern Broads, Salhouse again ? (was good). Any other suggestions ?
When ? August BH ?
When's Ken planning the Thames (?) meet ?
More fool me, never volunteer  albino

Salhouse was good for me.....  it is a good broad.  Nice moorings.... handy for Wroxham.
Campsite on site.... simple parking.... easy access for less able.

That's probably a few of the reasons it was such a success.

Avoid Aug bank holiday.

I can't promise to bring the boat next year, but would certainly camp.

There does appear to be a few boats around Lincoln..... Not too hard for me and we may even get to see Jon and Debs on board!!!!
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Post by F23 flittermouse on Sat Oct 17, 2015 6:24 pm

I agree Deano,  will give Salhouse a ring in the next week and see what dates they could accommodate us (not Aug BH), but will need to give a gap between Broads and Thames meet (Ken when are you thinking ?)
Hope we can duplicate last times weather ! That really helped.

Pat, do you think we should separate the Broads/Thames meet posts otherwise it could get confusing ?

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Post by Prof Pat Pending on Sat Oct 17, 2015 6:36 pm

Hi Derek

Thames meet is the BH, hopefully Ken will add more detail later today, but he's enjoying his boat Smile

TBH Dave found it far easier to pick a date and say that's when it is, rather than to open it up to debate. You'll never please everyone Sad

Once you have your date, add an event in the calendar (Find your date, click on the little 1 lower corner of the box) which will automatically open a linked thread of the same title Smile
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Re: Meets 2016

Post by Chickadee on Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:45 pm

I would certainly attend any Broads meet again so when date is set i will put it on the calendar !!!
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Post by F23 flittermouse on Sat Oct 17, 2015 10:36 pm

Pat, I wasn't reckoning on turning it into another " burgee" subject Shocked so now I know what date to avoid (Thames bash, good luck Ken, may even get there myself...by car !) can fix a date , plenty of time for you guys to plan for.

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Re: Meets 2016

Post by Chris Meyer on Mon Oct 19, 2015 7:52 am

Good good, "Stravaigin" will be there, We've finally abandoned all hope of getting her in this year, and for this winter will have a 26 and a 30 foot on the hardstanding. Kerching

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Re: Meets 2016

Post by Simritdave on Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:23 am

For what it's worth, I would strongly suggest that The Broads meet is kept in the North.  I believe there are more active boats and a good chance of getting another good turnout. 
I am delighted Salhouse was a success and given the obvious benefits Deano mentions and the helpfulness of the local Rangers, would support another meet there. 
Not sure if I will be in the country, but rest assured, if I am, I will be there.
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Post by F23 flittermouse on Tue Oct 20, 2015 11:50 am

Dave, I am waiting for Belinda at Salhouse  to return my email with dates available June/ July 2016 so as not to clash with Ken's arrangements for Thames bash. Once I have that will publish chosen date and continue with arrangements as per last year.

One thing I think needs clarifying is the day charges for mooring (£4.00 2015 prices)should still be paid if not stopping overnight, these are usually collected on the day by the ranger. 

Overnight mooring (£8.00. 2015 prices)will be pre paid/booked via myself once confirmed date/booking start coming in
 
Will post more when date available, let's hope for kind weather !


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Re: Meets 2016

Post by Prof Pat Pending on Tue Oct 20, 2015 1:54 pm

Thanks Derek Smile
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Re: Meets 2016

Post by Liberty on Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:19 pm

@Simritdave wrote:
Not sure if I will be in the country, but rest assured, if I am, I will be there.
Get your excuses in early!!!!!! Laughing Laughing Laughing
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Post by Raymondu56 on Mon Nov 02, 2015 6:18 pm

Lady Elizabeth IV will be at Salhouse 2016 for sure and will stay over Saturday night.  Also looking at options for bringing Lady Liz on a trailer down to River Thames Meet and having a boating holiday down there as well.. Gotta love retirement Very Happy and a bonus of friends at Henley so somewhere to shower after a couple of days ... Cool

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Re: Meets 2016

Post by Prof Pat Pending on Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:20 pm

There are a number of options for showers on the Thames. Give me a shout when you know what you are thinking and I'll give you some options Smile

Or this book is worth a tenner to plan your trip 
http://www.amazon.co.uk/River-Thames-Book-Chris-Cove-Smith/dp/184623462X
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Re: Meets 2016

Post by Chris Meyer on Thu Nov 05, 2015 6:48 pm

I've met Chris Cove Smith, nice guy, he used to use an office at the day boat hire place just along from the Thames Hotel at Maidenhead

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