AAgh - warning no gas in Guernsey.

Seven Spades

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Apparently Calor has pullout of Guernsey and as a result there isn't a 907 on the Island. Apparently there will not be any gas until some signs a distribution agreement with Camping Gaz or their agent. I don't know if Jersey is similarly affected but I think it is highly likely.
 

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Did you get that info from Boatworks? A couple of weeks back they refused to sell rather than refill a 907 bottle with some story about needing to sign agreements with the local distributer first. Oddly Blacks managed to sell me one without any such grief :rolleyes:
 

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Did you get that info from Boatworks? A couple of weeks back they refused to sell rather than refill a 907 bottle with some story about needing to sign agreements with the local distributer first. Oddly Blacks managed to sell me one without any such grief :rolleyes:

Yes, Boatworks+ told me they have had no 907 for three weeks.
 

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Seriously, do your own refills and get hold of a used 907 from the tip or someone who has an empty for sale, so you have another spare.
 

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Even when 907 Calor was available on the island, Boatworks sometimes didn't have any. Guernsey's attitude to service and the leisure sailor is somewhat Stalinist.

Yes, I remember wandering around the island in the rain lugging a bottle round to various garages and other places rumoured to possibly sell it, Boatworks having none. We never did find any, but some kind French yachties on the next boat swapped us their almost full bottle for our almost empty one so we'd have supplies for the trip home.
 

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I'm confused Calor Gas don't supply a 907 canister - that would be Camping Gaz and they are completely different companies / supply chains.

Calor Gas is much cheaper than Camping Gaz

Kevin
 

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Yes, I remember wandering around the island in the rain lugging a bottle round to various garages and other places rumoured to possibly sell it.

We had a very similar experience including the rain when Boatworks decided against selling us one a couple of weeks back :(.
 

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I'm confused Calor Gas don't supply a 907 canister - that would be Camping Gaz and they are completely different companies / supply chains.

Calor Gas is much cheaper than Camping Gaz

Kevin

Boatworks+ said that Calor Gas were the distributors for Camping Gaz in Guernsey.
 

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I'm confused Calor Gas don't supply a 907 canister - that would be Camping Gaz and they are completely different companies / supply chains.

Completely different systems, but I believe they're the same company nowadays or at least closely related.

Pete
 
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