tony barebones

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after sailing with tony on bare bones for a good few years and watching him offload his gear from gallipette today after a few days away i was compelled to write this little tune in his honour it is sung to the tune of twelve days of christmas those of you who know him should recognise him those who dont will get an idea of the man who is tony barebones
The twelve days of Tony barebones

On the first day of sailing tony barebones showed to me
a very large propane gas bottle

on the second day of sailing tony barebones showed to me
two tambourines
and a very large propane gas bottle

on the third day of sailing tony barebones showed to me
three VHF’s
two tambourines
and a very large propane gas bottle

on the fourth day of sailing tony barebones showed to me
four reefs in the mainsail
three VHF’s
two tambourines
and a very large propane gas bottle

on the fith day of sailing tony barebones showed to me
five boat hooks
four reefs in the mainsail
three VHF’s
two tambourines
and a very large propane gas bottle

on the sixth day of sailing tony barebones showed to me
six powdered milk packets
five boat hooks
four reefs in the mainsail
three VHF’s
two tambourines
and a very large propane gas bottle

on the seventh day of sailing tony barebones showed to me
seven packs of playing cards
six powdered milk packets
five boat hooks
four reefs in the mainsail
three VHF’s
two tambourines
and a very large propane gas bottle

on the eighth day of sailing tony barebones showed to me
eight pairs of sunglasses
seven packs of playing cards
six powdered milk packets
five boat hooks
four reefs in the mainsail
three VHF’s
two tambourines
and a very large propane gas bottle

on the ninth day of sailing tony barebones showed to me
nine plastic buckets
eight pairs of sunglasses
seven packs of playing cards
six powdered milk packets
five boat hooks
four reefs in the mainsail
three VHF’s
two tambourines
and a very large propane gas bottle

on the tenth day of sailing tony barebones showed to me
ten packs of out of date splott market biscuits
nine plastic buckets
eight pairs of sunglasses
seven packs of playing cards
six powdered milk packets
five boat hooks
four reefs in the mainsail
three VHF’s
two tambourines
and a very large propane gas bottle

on the eleventh day of sailing tony barebones showed to me
eleven foot pumps for a dinghy
ten packs of out of date splott market biscuits
nine plastic buckets
eight pairs of sunglasses
seven packs of playing cards
six powdered milk packets
five boat hooks
four reefs in the mainsail
three VHF’s
two tambourines
and a very large propane gas bottle

on the twelth day of sailing tony barebones showed to me
twelve mis-matched fenders
eleven foot pumps for a dinghy
ten packs of out of date splott market biscuits
nine plastic buckets
eight pairs of sunglasses
seven packs of playing cards
six powdered milk packets
five boat hooks
four reefs in the mainsail
three VHF’s
two tambourines
AND A VERY LARGE PROPANE GAS BOTTLE
 

graham

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If you sail with him again he may show you his collection of hats /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
 
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Alcyone

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Very nice /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

And Galipette is such a pretty boat on the outside /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif

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Won't let you see the inside will they?

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tre4

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Tony is great for local nowase
but Galipette dose feel two knots lighter now his luggage
has gone,he would be great on the windward side tho but would have to wake him up ha!
 

mrbloto

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trev just shove in the windward bunk better than a canting keel he do like his bunk /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
 

tonybarebones

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What you lot don't seem to realise is that a sleeping crew is always an asset to any skipper... I rest my case... well thats what I mitigated, until Gareth pointed out that the passage in question was only a two hour trip to Portishead... caught out again... drats... /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
 
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