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Hey! Richard, what are you saying about us Y&Y admin lot then?
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Well, I have to say that despite all the doom and gloom on this thread, I really enjoyed the show. I thought that the main stage was a good idea and I met up with loads of old friends as I wandered round the stands. It's not as good as the dinghy show, if that's your sole interest, however I had a very nice day-out. Especially nice to meet up with Biff and Amy working on the Yachts and Yachting stand,

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Pabs Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Jan 08 at 1:22pm
Originally posted by tgruitt

Originally posted by $alty_dog41409

Originally posted by Villan


Excel = Yottie ( Saw so many people seriously considering some of those ... lead .. things ... ) .. and as per GRF's observations, they were all old, had their slippers on, and many were going grey. ( And didnt look like they would use a boat for any other purpose than somewhere to sit in the summer ... The poor yacht wouldnt even leave its dock apart from the winter for cleaning! )

ey ey ey. im a yottie type person aswell. even though im 16. and they ent all like that. some of us do actually use them for racing. and its a lot more complicated start with lots of big boats than with lots of small ones.

im still a dinghy person though. but doing a bit of both is good.



Do schools not teach people to use capital letters after a full stop nowadays? I think what he meant to say was:

Hello. I'm a person who sails yachts as well, even though I am only 16 years of age. They are not all like that, some of us do actually use them for racing. It's a lot more complicated at the start with lots of big boats compared to small ones.
I sail dinghies too, I think sailing in a bit of both is good.

 

 

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The boat show has always been rubbish, the only entertaining thing is always spotting those who put on their deck shoes and oilies to visit central London! I can even get a little bored by the Dinghy Show nowadays especially now there's so little windsurfing stuff.

Flip did I just agree with G.R.F.?

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The shows is what it is - I went and met the people I wanted to see and had a good day ...

The Dinghy Show is of course the daddy ...

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Originally posted by MerlinMags

Hey! Richard, what are you saying about us Y&Y admin lot then?

I like the way that as a member of the Y+Y staff you agree that plastic boats are like Washing up bowls. You should be trying to promote them and get people into sailing and not diss them.

But I am sure you have to agree, to sail a REAL boat, it has to be made of either wood, or fibreglass!

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Post Options Post Options   Quote ratface Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jan 08 at 9:28pm
we(Villan and I) saw 'the Stig' 
challenged him to see if we could beat his time on that 'cinema experience' thingy stand. Not sure how we did tho and didn't get him speaking either
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Originally posted by ratface

we(Villan and I) saw 'the Stig' 
challenged him to see if we could beat his time on that 'cinema experience' thingy stand. Not sure how we did tho and didn't get him speaking either


Its not the real stig. Did you not notice the baggy suit he was wearing!

(for everyone else it was an advertising/marketing thingy!!!!)

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Post Options Post Options   Quote ratface Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jan 08 at 9:48pm
i guessed that!!

real stiggy doesnt have hair coz hes not human... this wannabe had hair
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Post Options Post Options   Quote MerlinMags Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 Jan 08 at 1:30pm
Nowhere in my Y&Y contract does it say I have to like plastic boats! And I am very keen to get people sailing....I find that taking a newbie crew out means I have an excuse to come last, heh heh.

Despite loving wooden boats, I don't really mind plastic - I just want to see some COLOUR!! That was my main gripe.
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