Topic : Things to remember to take to salcombe.

I just thought I would make a list to remind myself and others, and maybe find things i need to take aswell, please add to list.

lifting rudder, (being anchored by the fixed on the mud bank isn't fast)
weed stick, (bast invention ever)
boat cert.

Posted: 05/07/2005 08:45:39
By: DaveF
"lifting rudder, (being anchored by the fixed on the mud bank isn't fast)"

I gather losing your transom at Salcombe isn't funny either........

Posted: 05/07/2005 08:50:00
By: Heard Stories
Yep thoes darn ferry steps (ask Jacko)

Posted: 05/07/2005 08:52:12
By: DaveF
eye drops.

oh, thats just me then - had surgery a few days ago, which turned my left eye a nice bright red, which is most convienient, as my right eye is green, so i'm perfectly colour coded for sailing now.

Posted: 05/07/2005 09:34:39
By: Mags
Question, having only sailed with a fixed rudder at Salcombe, but hopefully getting a lifting one delivered for Salcombe,  is it necessary to have a weed stick with a lifing rudder - wouldn't you just pull the string quickly to clear weed?

Posted: 05/07/2005 13:18:49
By: Alan F
a spare wheel for the road trailer - a legal requirement now - I've heard...

Posted: 05/07/2005 14:07:50
By: Lawabiding Larry
Bucket collapsable carbon

Posted: 05/07/2005 14:36:22
By: bucket
Hat stand

Posted: 05/07/2005 14:37:38
By: bucket

Posted: 05/07/2005 14:38:12
By: bucket
Wooly gloves

Posted: 05/07/2005 14:38:32
By: bucket
Wooly Tank top

Posted: 05/07/2005 14:39:02
By: bucket

Posted: 05/07/2005 14:39:44
By: bucket

Posted: 05/07/2005 14:39:54
By: bucket

Posted: 05/07/2005 14:40:08
By: bucket
Knotted hankey

Posted: 05/07/2005 14:40:27
By: bucket
And a local paper ,that should do it!

Posted: 05/07/2005 14:41:06
By: bucket

Posted: 05/07/2005 14:48:44
By: Observa
You forgot to pack your sense of humour

Posted: 05/07/2005 15:51:17
By: Max

Posted: 05/07/2005 16:01:55
By: bucket
lots of money for alcohol, and some swimming trunks incase you get thrown in!

Posted: 05/07/2005 17:45:30
By: teehee
Sun cream, frisbee, spare spinnaker, spare liver,

Weed stick is best left till down there. Buy cheapest fishing net available (70p) remove netting, bend wire bit to suit, wind duck tape round it all to stop end falling off when whacked down rudder blade.

Suspect I'm going to need one sailing in black as I have 3 races at the bottom of the tide to kick off my week

Posted: 05/07/2005 17:45:52
By: Andrew M
Is there a pizza restaurant in Salcombe?

Posted: 05/07/2005 18:06:35

Posted: 05/07/2005 20:58:41
By: ivor littleone
Why not

Posted: 05/07/2005 21:29:13
By: Eyehavunt Gotwannatall
Andrew M - leave the netting on, you get more grip on the slimmy stuff

Posted: 05/07/2005 21:38:58
By: done this before
yeah there is it has pizza pasta chips nuggets everything, the fish and chip shop does quite good pizzas too

Posted: 05/07/2005 22:02:44
By: wrong
weed stick is quicker than leaning our the back to lift rudder and than pull it down again, this takes helm time, Head in boat ( well over the back)  
with the weed stick my crew goes back to do it, hence head out of boat.!!!

Posted: 06/07/2005 08:57:30
By: DaveF
years ago, Ken Lawton used to have a weed stick attached to his tiller like a twin spinny pole in reverse* - complete with a wire runner, bungy and velcro. Personally, I like to send the crew aft for a good dunking (it wakes them up). I don't even allow a clothes peg on their nose. 

* carbon weedstick? - are you listening Alan?

Posted: 06/07/2005 09:15:23
By: done it before
Don't forget to grease the launching trolly wheel-bearings for those races where the tide is out when you come ahore!

Posted: 06/07/2005 09:58:38
By: Dave Croft
Put your boat number on the trolly, so other have no excuse for borring by accident.

Posted: 06/07/2005 10:23:00
By: DaveF
...& latest copy of the magazine with Pat's article on Salcombe

Posted: 06/07/2005 15:36:23
By: Andrew M


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