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I thought I had more, but these to start off with are from November 2014 when we met at Swanwick. Roy (SpottyDog5) took us over to East Cowes in his rib. Kawasaki and Searush made the journey down from North Wales and stayed in a campervan in the Swanick carpark.

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I the Rib, Kawasaki, SpottyDog5, Jurgen,Sea Rush and Dave something or other....
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Here we Me, GaryO, Jurgen Searush, other halves and I think Gordon
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Things then started to get messy. Our host Ellassar being cuddled by GaryO
 
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Before i post any, am I breaching any confidentiality?

No pics Col, but I’ll start with a tale.

Some years ago my wife and I parted. Non acrimonious, but my first weekend alone I thought I’d rather be alone on the boat than be alone in the house.

I drove to the boat to contemplate a weekend on my own. I wasn’t used to it.

ogaryo rang out of the blue. All flustered. “Hi Roy it’s me mate. My boats broken, I’m not going to make it over”

“Errr hi Gary it’s mark not Roy. My boat isn’t broken. Do you want a lift to Cowes”

“Yeah that’s great. Just got to see Murcury man in the pub.”

I went to the pub and saw Tom. Then bumped into some more friends who said “we’re off to cowes want to come”. Friends are like busses it seems.

So I agreed to take Gary, via a pub in cowes, to east cowes and see spottydog arrive on his new hattaras.

A great night was had, on Roy’s new boat and in the lifeboat. Met Tim griffin and 15 or so others I don’t even recall now. I think Z1ppy was involved but it’s all blending into 1. Ended up staying the night and being a ferry the next day.

In summary, a weekend I thought I’d be alone I spent with 20 or so friends in the end.

Thanks to boats and the forum I knew I’d be ok. ����
 

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These are from May Bank Holiday 2013 at East Cowes organised by P4Paul.
I thought I had these stored but I just found them on an old thread.
Some of the faces are unfamiliar to me, perhaps someone put a face to the name?

A fat bastard
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dj43 finding something amusing. Mrs dj43
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Live music from .... Pat and ????
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These are from May Bank Holiday 2013 at East Cowes organised by P4Paul.
I thought I had these stored but I just found them on an old thread.
Some of the faces are unfamiliar to me, perhaps someone put a face to the name?

A fat bastard
l7Cu9Jy.jpg


dj43 finding something amusing. Mrs dj43
UNHIiE7.jpg



Live music from .... Pat and ????
4kWIysM.jpg


RU4Sm4W.jpg


EZbwnkk.jpg


DwcW0gI.jpg

looks more like a camping forum ,lol
 

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No pics Col, but I’ll start with a tale.

Some years ago my wife and I parted. Non acrimonious, but my first weekend alone I thought I’d rather be alone on the boat than be alone in the house.

I drove to the boat to contemplate a weekend on my own. I wasn’t used to it.

ogaryo rang out of the blue. All flustered. “Hi Roy it’s me mate. My boats broken, I’m not going to make it over”

“Errr hi Gary it’s mark not Roy. My boat isn’t broken. Do you want a lift to Cowes”

“Yeah that’s great. Just got to see Murcury man in the pub.”

I went to the pub and saw Tom. Then bumped into some more friends who said “we’re off to cowes want to come”. Friends are like busses it seems.

So I agreed to take Gary, via a pub in cowes, to east cowes and see spottydog arrive on his new hattaras.

A great night was had, on Roy’s new boat and in the lifeboat. Met Tim griffin and 15 or so others I don’t even recall now. I think Z1ppy was involved but it’s all blending into 1. Ended up staying the night and being a ferry the next day.

In summary, a weekend I thought I’d be alone I spent with 20 or so friends in the end.

Thanks to boats and the forum I knew I’d be ok. ����

Lovely story Mark, thanks for sharing.
It's easy to mock internet internet forums as being somewhat false, but there are genuine friends to be made and it's quite easy :)
 

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So Kwackers can scrub up when the occasion demands. I will have to ask Searush how he managed to accomplish this :D
 

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These are from May Bank Holiday 2013 at East Cowes organised by P4Paul.
I thought I had these stored but I just found them on an old thread.
Some of the faces are unfamiliar to me, perhaps someone put a face to the name?

I bet he'd be a good looking bloke if dropped 3 or 4 stone
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Live music from .... Pat and Chris
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Edited for accuracy :)


Henry :)
 

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Great pictures, thanks for sharing.
You have made me think about how good the "Beer n natter" evenings were.
I am going to upgrading my "probably" going to the next meet to "yep I will make every to effort to attend "
Looking forward to meeting some new and old friends.
 

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Cheers Roy. It was my hope when posting some pictures that others would be encouraged to attend. I've got a few more I'll post up later, but please, if anyone else can find any lurking it'd be great to see them.
 

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Somewhere in the dark recesses of my computer there are some photos from waaaay back.... of the meet at the Chinese in Wardour street post LIBS and of the follow on at tcm's flat.
I remember PauleneB, PeteM and jimi being there but my memory becomes a little hazy.
Will try to find them
 

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