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Offline SteveH

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Re: Sailing
« Reply #30 on: May 20, 2015, 08:10:09 PM »
Hi Hollins,  Hope all is well, sorry I missed the race, but will look forward to the next adventure.    $good$

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« Reply #31 on: May 20, 2015, 08:25:26 PM »
Hey SteveH, welcome back!
Where the devil have you been?

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Re: Sailing
« Reply #32 on: May 20, 2015, 08:34:31 PM »
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Hey SteveH, welcome back!
Where the devil have you been?

 $thanx$......  winter hibernation,  good to be back.

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Re: Sailing
« Reply #33 on: September 10, 2015, 09:11:51 AM »
This is a bit of a sad story. Mr Hollins sailed past this boat yesterday. There were people trying to off load it to try and re float it at high tide. They did this last evening but then it sank. An expensive navigational error?

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« Reply #34 on: September 10, 2015, 09:22:32 AM »
Oh dear!  :-[

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Re: Sailing
« Reply #35 on: September 10, 2015, 11:23:33 AM »
This is the story for any French translators out there.

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Re: Sailing
« Reply #36 on: October 13, 2016, 05:11:05 PM »
Action man has sent this photo of the Great Orme as they wait to get back in to Conwy marina.

Three Towns Forum - Talk about Llandudno, Colwyn Bay & Conwy

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Re: Sailing
« Reply #37 on: July 12, 2019, 04:09:23 PM »
A talented group of sailors from Llandudno Sailing Club has secured solid results at the Welsh youth and junior sailing championships.

Thirteen young sailors from Llandudno sailing club competed in the event, which is one of the highlights of the Welsh sailing programme.
The championships, which took place at the Welsh National Sailing Academy in Pwllheli, played host to over eighty of Wales’ most promising sailors. The event provided competitive sailing across a number of classes for sailors up to the age of 19.     Ref Pioneer...    Cont             You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

Just in time for the holidays
Llandudno Sailing Club has a thriving youth section and learn to sail programme. Llandudno Sailing club: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login Further Information Paula MacLaverty pkmac@live.co.uk

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Re: Sailing
« Reply #38 on: August 31, 2019, 04:05:18 PM »
I will be following the Clipper round the world race starting tomorrow, a local man, friend of a friend is competing, in his early 70s, I am extremely jealous, but wish him and all the crews a safe journey.

RACE DEPARTURE CEREMONY
On Sunday 1 September the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet will begin its 40,000 nautical mile endurance challenge. Your support creates a send off the Race Crew shall never forget. Take your position and cheer the fleet as they slip lines to set off on the ultimate endurance sailing adventure.

Central Basin Departure Ceremony 13.30 15.00
Fleet slip lines and enter the Thames15.00 – 15.40
On the Thames The fleet circuit in a Parade of Sail15.15 – 16.00
Tower Bridge will open and fleet pass underneath16.00 – 16.30
The fleet continue down towards the Thames Barrier, estimated arrival 17.20

This link is a bit of a maze, but for those interested, worthwhile..........
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« Reply #39 on: September 01, 2019, 04:18:15 PM »
And their off, the boat I will be following with the local connection,  is the "Dare To Lead" , the link below is showing live streaming ?

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Re: Sailing
« Reply #40 on: January 15, 2020, 01:43:19 PM »
Glan Conwy's Kevin Smith who is sailing across the world in yacht race for Abergele Eye Unit details experience so far.

A FATHER-of-two who is taking part in one of the biggest challenges of the natural world is currently in Australia.

Kevin Smith, 70 this year, is taking part in the gripping Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race to raise funds for the Abergele Eye Unit. More than £2,000 has been raised so far.

The race involves 11 racing yachts. Kevin, of Glan Conwy, is part of the crew on Dare to Lead which is currently in seventh position overall. There are more than 50 crew onboard.

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