The Solent Easter Sunday 2004

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It was beautiful again today. We took Zebedee from Portsmouth to the Needles...
Got some pics...will post in a little while. Saw a great variety of boats!!!!Some famous ones too!!!!!!
Watch this space...

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I am excited to see them, in the meantime one picture from me driving north in blizzard, the typical Icelandic Easter weather, fairly nice visability on the way north but almost zero visability on the way back.
 

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Oh that looks cold, Bogib!!! OK..back to our day out...

How inviting was this...Solent at Hurst Castle...looking out to the Needles...
 

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Never been but...

could've been the Hamptons...
 

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Fort Albert...

& a SAR Boat for Bogi...
 

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Wasn't easy takin photos on a RIB!!!

Lots of peeps out there having fun!!!
 

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The Needles...

Calm enough for us to go round...
 

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Along came a trawler...

and threaded the Needles!!!!
 

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VERY TREACHEROUS THO'

unless you know every rock...
 

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No not an iceberg!!!

Jackso had studied his charts & GPS AND the trawler...and just had to go through too!!!!
 

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Just like Mt Rushmore (haven't been there either!!!)

Someone's carved a Boatmad symbol in the chalk!!!!!
 

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Golden Cliffs...

at Alum Bay (peeps were sunbathing!!!!!)
 

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We just got

to the fuel berth at Yarmouth before this monster...they ordered 1,500 L of diesel ...apparently only 1/4 tank!!!:eek: :eek:
 

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Missus Trainspotter...

Where've I seen that boat before?????
 

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What's that poem again...???

'Stands the church clock at ten to three...' or summat.

Yarmouth.
 

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The thing is...

considering I was driving (and following my substantial nose) it looks quite a direct route!!!!!
 

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And finally...on the PDA ABC XYZ 123 thingy...

This was a little section of the route...please don't laugh at the speed; on Zebedee it felt like we were tearing along!!!!
I swear!!!!!:seaman:

Missus
 

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Cool pics!
All being well, motors are coming out of Leviathan 2morrow!
 

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