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  1. #39796
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterSibley View Post
    Rain, rain and more rain! I think the WET has arrived.
    We had 3 days of pretty constant rain last week. Couple of inches all up. Today it's 32 and sunny. Late next week expecting several days of rain again. Rather more tropical than usual I think.

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    It's stopped here, still heavy overcast but not raining. I'm about to take my grandson out for a driving lesson .

    Shudder!
    '' You ain't gonna learn what you don't want to know. ''
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    We were approached by the local naval base to show our boat to the cadets.
    20171118_100713.jpg
    I suggested at our Ops meeting today that we organise a day to take them for a spin. It was the first day for the kid in the civvies.
    My take is that if you poke someone with a sharp stick they'll get annoyed, if you smile and shake their hand they will be your friends.

    John Welsford

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterSibley View Post
    Rain, rain and more rain! I think the WET has arrived.
    I managed to get the last bit of fibreglassing done on the new cabin top but that was about it.
    My take is that if you poke someone with a sharp stick they'll get annoyed, if you smile and shake their hand they will be your friends.

    John Welsford

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    My take is that if you poke someone with a sharp stick they'll get annoyed, if you smile and shake their hand they will be your friends.

    John Welsford

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    Quote Originally Posted by WX View Post
    I'm seeing Sydney Harbour. What am I supposed to be making of that?

    Sent from my super secure secret squirrel device
    When I first joined WBF they made me write a book to prove I was a real yachty. I was so gullible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brucemoffatt View Post
    I'm seeing Sydney Harbour. What am I supposed to be making of that?

    Sent from my super secure secret squirrel device
    You can scroll it and reduce the scale. It’s touch screen so use two fingers to reduce or enlarge the scale.
    My take is that if you poke someone with a sharp stick they'll get annoyed, if you smile and shake their hand they will be your friends.

    John Welsford

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    Actually you can look at any location on the planet.
    My take is that if you poke someone with a sharp stick they'll get annoyed, if you smile and shake their hand they will be your friends.

    John Welsford

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    Same question as Bruce. What am I to make of that? Have MR got some deal with Navionics where they make worldwide charting available on the net for free, to anyone. Can you download an area of interest to your device at home, and access it offline? I see there is a link from mrnsw home page. Pretty handy.

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    You reduce the scale of the chart, use a finger to drag the map to whatever location you want, then expand it with two fingers. Very nice! Thanks Gary! To go to the chart, you use the MR site.

    Rick

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil Y View Post
    Same question as Bruce. What am I to make of that? Have MR got some deal with Navionics where they make worldwide charting available on the net for free, to anyone. Can you download an area of interest to your device at home, and access it offline? I see there is a link from mrnsw home page. Pretty handy.
    Print screen?
    My take is that if you poke someone with a sharp stick they'll get annoyed, if you smile and shake their hand they will be your friends.

    John Welsford

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    Heading up to Southport today to bring David's HR 38 home.

    Rick

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    Quote Originally Posted by RFNK View Post
    Heading up to Southport today to bring David's HR 38 home.

    Rick
    Nice outing! Enjoy the water.
    When I first joined WBF they made me write a book to prove I was a real yachty. I was so gullible.
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    Thanks!

    Rick

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    Quote Originally Posted by RFNK View Post
    Heading up to Southport today to bring David's HR 38 home.

    Rick
    Sounds good , here is hoping for steady Northerly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RFNK View Post
    Heading up to Southport today to bring David's HR 38 home.

    Rick
    Wave as you go past.
    My take is that if you poke someone with a sharp stick they'll get annoyed, if you smile and shake their hand they will be your friends.

    John Welsford

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    It looks pretty much on the nose, good luck.
    '' You ain't gonna learn what you don't want to know. ''
    Grateful Dead

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    SE up here now and through tomorrow so we'll just have to spend tomorrow overdoing the smashed avo and latte thing and MAYBE head off tomorrow night or Thurs. Thanks for wishes!

    Rick

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    Quote Originally Posted by RFNK View Post
    SE up here now and through tomorrow so we'll just have to spend tomorrow overdoing the smashed avo and latte thing and MAYBE head off tomorrow night or Thurs. Thanks for wishes!

    Rick
    You need Rick to do the weather analysis summary thing. Oh, wait...

    Enjoy the avos then. Don't forget to run SafeTRX. Also, we want photos.
    When I first joined WBF they made me write a book to prove I was a real yachty. I was so gullible.
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    My take is that if you poke someone with a sharp stick they'll get annoyed, if you smile and shake their hand they will be your friends.

    John Welsford

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    Enjoy the lattes Rick! Oh, and the sailing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RFNK View Post
    Heading up to Southport today to bring David's HR 38 home.

    Rick
    350 -400 miles?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RFNK View Post
    Heading up to Southport today to bring David's HR 38 home.

    Rick
    Come on Rick, you are too old for schoolies at the coast!


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    Moving slowly towards a Welsford Sundowner.

    Hobart Wooden Boat Festival 2017, or maybe 2019ish??

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