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by fneedle
Thu Nov 13, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: The A List!
Replies: 34
Views: 2831

Keira Knightly? You jest surely?it would be like fornicating with a bike frame!You could safely leave her with me on a dessert island,and I aint no gigolo thats for sure.
by fneedle
Wed Nov 12, 2008 1:24 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: The A List!
Replies: 34
Views: 2831

The A List!

As the days get even shorter, and the wind blows even harder,the opportunities for putting to sea become harder,although the will no doubt be quiet spells and the odd Day Dash,thoughts about next season come to the fore. Now just for a moment believe in the not too distant future that John Kettley a...
by fneedle
Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:09 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: dry suits
Replies: 17
Views: 1479

I used to carry a length of webbing with a carabiner attached to wrap around an immovable object (door ladder on van when kitting up)but on a lot of beaches there is not much to go at. I know have the Palm Sidewinder with front zip,this also doubles as a pee zip because it closes at the bottom,been ...
by fneedle
Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:46 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Heavy!
Replies: 10
Views: 1272

Sorry but I am a sceptic,this looks a Photoshop special to me,thats not a wave -its an ocean! Theres no crest to it,more of a tsunami,I will take some convincing that its real,dont wish to offend but well yer know!
by fneedle
Thu Nov 06, 2008 9:19 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: General / nice paddling photos
Replies: 11
Views: 1536

[img][img]http://i409.photobucket.com/albums/pp17 ... le/368.jpg[/img][/img]
Sunset that permeates to the very soul!
by fneedle
Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:17 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Storm Gathering - Anglesey
Replies: 25
Views: 3566

What about the BOGS in the Paddlers Return-lovely.
There are actually hospital wards cleaner than these!!!!
by fneedle
Thu Nov 06, 2008 12:49 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: General / nice paddling photos
Replies: 11
Views: 1536

[img][img]http://i409.photobucket.com/albums/pp17 ... 010750.jpg[/img][/img]
Who needs G.P.S.
by fneedle
Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:51 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: If you've ever wondered...
Replies: 3
Views: 739


Try this one for yer plakky boats!
by fneedle
Wed Nov 05, 2008 7:08 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Wezzit? (Bass Rock)
Replies: 26
Views: 3402

Yeah the day hatch is 195mm and the main hatches are 240mm internally so the case wont fit.The case is 280x250 and120mm deep,so perhaps it could fit an oval hatch,it is perhaps the biggest criticism of the boat it is a struggle getting a trolley in,the wheels just fit. I am puzzled as to how you rea...
by fneedle
Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:28 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: St Abbs Gorilla!
Replies: 10
Views: 1316

[img][img]http://i409.photobucket.com/albums/pp177/fneedle/P1020463.jpg[/img][/img] At the end of the same trip we had 15min exploring Eyemouth harbour,when a boat came in and proceeded to hand feed one of the resident seals! The sight of a fully grown seal almost clearing the water was quite an eye...
by fneedle
Mon Nov 03, 2008 10:24 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Summer 2008 arrives in Scotland!
Replies: 17
Views: 1586

No I was only about a mile from put in @ Porth Dafarch so it was a relaxing little jaunt back.This photo was taken just outside an area we have always called the Lagoon an arch leads to a little sheltered ,well Lagoon,the arch I think is called Bwa Du,its one of my favourite little areas,probably th...
by fneedle
Mon Nov 03, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Summer 2008 arrives in Scotland!
Replies: 17
Views: 1586

[img][img]http://i409.photobucket.com/albums/pp177/fneedle/P1000898.jpg[/img] Yeah We got some too,this was Penrhyn Mawr @ 4.20 Sat. 1 week after that Storm Symposium,I went home that night after getting 4cast and wind blowing me off my feet at Holyhead.Woke Sunday,checked webcam and it was sunny an...
by fneedle
Mon Nov 03, 2008 7:59 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: St Abbs Gorilla!
Replies: 10
Views: 1316

Believe it or not,I never even saw it at the time,I was trying to catch up with my son took a quick photo of Cleaver rock and never thought anymore about it .When I did a tv slide show my wife spotted it,I thought she had been on the mothers little helpers! I dont know if any of you now but there is...
by fneedle
Mon Nov 03, 2008 7:42 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Wezzit? (Bass Rock)
Replies: 26
Views: 3402

Hijack away,why not?It is a Pelican 1200 and I dont use it know,used to have camcorder and digital camera in ,but after a few close calls with the fabled seventh wave whilst the lid was up,have since got seperate cases then if the worst happens only one gets flooded-in theory.I never used to put it ...
by fneedle
Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:15 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: St Abbs Gorilla!
Replies: 10
Views: 1316

St Abbs Gorilla!

[img][img]http://i409.photobucket.com/albums/pp17 ... 020456.jpg[/img]Can any body else see a gorilla giving a thumbs up?[/img]
by fneedle
Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:06 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: help!
Replies: 14
Views: 1014

Dont forget a Bible for the first few trips!
by fneedle
Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:04 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: It Always Rains in Scotland
Replies: 9
Views: 847

Next thing youll be telling us there was no midges!
by fneedle
Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:00 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Fooooooood!
Replies: 12
Views: 1144

Like my Mother used to say -let yer tea settle a bit before you go charging about!
by fneedle
Mon Nov 03, 2008 12:57 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Wezzit? (Bass Rock)
Replies: 26
Views: 3402

Image

Took this 5 min after nearly having left arm ripped out in surf.Tremendous place though,put in @Seacliff only just over a mile out,well worth a visit.
by fneedle
Sun Nov 02, 2008 4:51 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: UKSKGB photo comp 2008 - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
Replies: 151
Views: 26017

Good grief fneedle, I thought there was something familiar about that sun! We were just 155km to the NNE of you about the same time! You are right, it was freezing-D.Wilcox wrote. Your sun wasnt as cold as OUR sun,we had to get up 2 hrs before we went to bed, our fatha murded us before we had a brea...
by fneedle
Fri Oct 31, 2008 8:31 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: UKSKGB photo comp 2008 - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
Replies: 151
Views: 26017

[img][img]http://i409.photobucket.com/albums/pp17 ... le/282.jpg[/img][/img]
Rhoscolyn cave-17 Feb 08 freezing but tremendous!!
by fneedle
Fri Oct 31, 2008 7:29 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: UKSKGB photo comp 2008 - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
Replies: 151
Views: 26017

[img][img]http://i409.photobucket.com/albums/pp17 ... /343-2.jpg[/img][/img]
How about a dolphin buzzsaw?looking towards Newquay[Wales]
by fneedle
Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:03 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Fireworks for bonfire night....
Replies: 17
Views: 1315

Nobody likes a smartarse! go to the top of the class.
by fneedle
Thu Oct 30, 2008 9:51 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Fireworks for bonfire night....
Replies: 17
Views: 1315

Dont go to my local tip then!! Oops just remembered its not a tip anymore as I was rebuked on a previous visit,it is in fact a HWRC,as the sign said when it was closed recently-anybody work it out? HWRC. yes.
by fneedle
Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:57 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Banana boat! My bent Kodiak.
Replies: 11
Views: 1408

Almost the Elephant man of plastic boats!!
by fneedle
Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:53 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: BLACK.
Replies: 20
Views: 1669

Any one who considers anything other than a white hull needs their head x-raying to see if it contains anything other than excrement!! All the topside colours are purely subjective,but I would never consider black even though it looks mean,after experience with black R.I.Bs -cannot touch on any of t...
by fneedle
Mon Oct 27, 2008 5:57 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: One less paddler on Skye
Replies: 3
Views: 820

So thats where I have been getting it wrong all these years wasting money on the new sofa and the elecktrickery bill,should have got tatooed instead!!
by fneedle
Mon Oct 27, 2008 5:51 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: It's Friday & O.P. is Out.
Replies: 14
Views: 1776

Still no sign of it @ Brookbank Stockport,so had to make do with TITS 4 instead, otherwise it was a wasted journey an we cant go wasting fossil fuels can we?
by fneedle
Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Latex socks on dry suits
Replies: 11
Views: 1576

Better still get them cut off and proper drysuit boots attached,why they dont supply them already fitted, or give the option is another of lifes mysteries,another is why do farts smell twice as bad when your sat in the bath?
by fneedle
Tue Oct 21, 2008 6:42 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Anglesey this weekend
Replies: 3
Views: 645

Just seen the forecast and it will indeed be a storm!!!