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Post Options Post Options   Quote SoggyBadger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 Aug 12 at 7:56pm
Originally posted by JimC

For a start how many of the Olmpic team are there? One? Not much of a who's who is it...


That depends on whether or not you swallow the BS about the Olympic sailors being the best.

Hats off the Stu. Unlike the rest of the Team GB prima donnas he's prepared to associate with us rabble.
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A Nationals is about far more than sailing - I bet the Olympic sailors would be terrible at the drinking, being so out of practice, and probably not too good at sleeping under boat covers, having forgotten at 2.00am where they are staying. All good Nationals skills...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote timeintheboat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 Aug 12 at 11:03pm
Originally posted by SoggyBadger

Originally posted by JimC

For a start how many of the Olmpic team are there? One? Not much of a who's who is it...


That depends on whether or not you swallow the BS about the Olympic sailors being the best.

Hats off the Stu. Unlike the rest of the Team GB prima donnas he's prepared to associate with us rabble.

I'm not sure rabble is a word I'd associate with the Merlin class.
Like some other things - sailing is more enjoyable when you do it with someone else
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Post Options Post Options   Quote SoggyBadger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Aug 12 at 10:16am
Originally posted by timeintheboat


I'm not sure rabble is a word I'd associate with the Merlin class.


As a former Merlin Rocket sailor myself, I'm confident that any current Merlin sailor is sufficiently proficient in written English to correctly interpret the self-deprecating phrase "us rabble" within the context that it was written.



Edited by SoggyBadger - 22 Aug 12 at 10:17am
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