Royal Wedding

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Kayak-Bloke
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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by Kayak-Bloke » Fri Apr 29, 2011 8:00 am

Anywhere without a radio, television or newspaper....

The day was announced as not too over the top, as an acknowlegement of the tough times, financially, the rest of country is having. Still there's nothing obscene about blowing £50 million quid of taxpayer's money on a good wedding. Gord bless 'em....

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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by frosty » Fri Apr 29, 2011 8:15 am

frosty wrote:Cawsand beach if anybody joins me from the club.
Cheers Frosty.
Lady Jane is joining me for a slow paddle to Cawsands.
Cheers Frosty Bob.

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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by steddyjames » Fri Apr 29, 2011 8:39 pm

I actually watched the wedding this morning. Fair play to them I reckon, it's great the country still celebrates this stuff.

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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by bastonjock » Fri Apr 29, 2011 8:56 pm

Well after they flew past Buckingham Palace,they obviously wanted to check that i was cleaning my boat either that or they felt that i was important enough for a visit

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After the wedding on TV i went out to work on my boat and i heard the drone of those merlin engines,i did not get to my camera quick enough for the Spitfire and Hurricane,but the Lancaster circled once over my home and then flre off

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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by donny » Fri Apr 29, 2011 10:29 pm

I sat and ate my lunch on the wall at Lismore Light - a very pleasant day on the west coast today. Cheers D

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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by tpage » Sat Apr 30, 2011 8:43 am

I paddled round the Cumraes, it was bliss until we hit the katabatic winds off Largs at the end, struggled across Farlie roads at 1 km/h. It was murder, but still better than watching the telly on a sunny day:-)
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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by Mark R » Sat Apr 30, 2011 9:03 am

Lundy crossing was out, but we enjoyed a wonderful rock-hop up to Hartland Point, some with bunting-covered boats...

Astonishing bit of coast, best 'geology' paddle in UK???
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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by HUNTER » Sat Apr 30, 2011 2:12 pm

Hartland Point is a great spot.

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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by stewh » Sat Apr 30, 2011 3:49 pm

I was at work off the coast of Angola. It was on the Sat. TV, but I managed to find something more useful to do.
I used to be a royalist, and I have a lot of respect & admiration for HM the Queen, but I now think that the whole concept of Monarchy is outdated, and should be abolished when she dies.
Such a pity that Oliver Cromwell's son was a totally useless w***er.

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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by Robert Craig » Sat Apr 30, 2011 4:02 pm

Paddled round Inchcailloch island on Loch Lomond - quite surprisingly windy, so it was far enough, given that we were in wee short river boats.

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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by missing » Sat Apr 30, 2011 8:53 pm

I wished to avoid a blow by blow account of the wedding(aka watching the whole thing live), preferring the BBC's highlights.
Especially, when there is a better use of my time, namely on the water with a paddle in hand.
From Mountbatten (Plymouth) paddled outside the breakwater to Cawsand, then a bit of rock hopping on the way home.
Great paddle Frosty, really enjoyed the trip.
Many thanks,
Jane
ps. Probably I should be posting this on another chatsite, but unofficial paddling friends need to be acknowledged!

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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by Mr Hoppy » Sun May 01, 2011 6:58 pm

Rubha Hunish in the flat calm, ta Wills!

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Re: Royal Wedding

Post by Mark R » Wed May 04, 2011 11:51 pm

Mark R wrote:Lundy crossing was out, but we enjoyed a wonderful rock-hop up to Hartland Point, some with bunting-covered boats...

Astonishing bit of coast, best 'geology' paddle in UK???
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