Topic : Tenby Championships

Don't forget that time is running out to get your entry in before the 1st of July and get the discounted entry fee.

Posted: 13/06/2006 09:55:43
By: Championship man
Thanks for your reminder - Ian.
Looks like another big entry - plenty of the usual suspects that are definitely going aren’t on the list yet!
Entries close on July 1st - late entries will be welcome of course - at increased fees.

No old boats for the ‘3-day event’ as yet!

I think we should cancel the '3 day event' if there are insufficient entries by July 1st and maybe give more trophies to older boats in the main event?
Anyone got any views on this?

Posted: 14/06/2006 19:01:42
By: Pat Blake
Yeah lets have more prizes, what about a prize for the first crew over 40 related by birth to a femail helm aged under 19. That should do it.

Posted: 15/06/2006 13:19:15
By: Alan F
I can't wait!  Sunny (!) Pembrokeshire, knowing which way to go up the beat (?) Welsh barmaids and and and....

Posted: 15/06/2006 13:26:35
By: deepy
Or a good looking 50 plus helm  related by birth to impoverished crew of any gender.  Perhaps free beer?

Posted: 15/06/2006 13:39:25
By: Team Green
Special prize for those who can only be there in spirit - stuck at home, not sailing, but still working for the good of the MROA a little bit each night?

Posted: 15/06/2006 14:16:24
By: Mags
What about 'free repair' prize to the team who break the most bits of carbon during the week? Alan would be up for that one I am sure...  ;o)

Posted: 15/06/2006 14:18:31
By: Mags
...the 'Airfix Trophy' for example?

I have been racking my brains to come up with a trophy I could win convincingly, but without any great success other than silly ones like, 1st red boat with a sail number between 3510 and 3512. I will try and provide some amusement like the Salcombe Homing Boat and Comedy Rudder Throwing incidents.

Posted: 15/06/2006 15:13:23
By: Andrew M
Mags, I am sure a few of us will have a drink for you and maybe 4 or 5 toasts to the excellent website, without which this would be a lot harder to organise!


Posted: 15/06/2006 19:13:45
By: Jeremy3550
Poor old Mags, he who holds this web site together and can't even get "Leave" for the Championships! I forbear to offer advice to wives and employers that a contented person is a better person, more willing to go that extra mile and I'm sure Mags goes many extra miles, he seems that sort of a guy. Maybe next year Mags wherever it may be.

Posted: 16/06/2006 10:56:24
By: Sympathiser
Oops, I make a silly post to elicit some sympathy, and then feel embarrassed when it comes flooding in!

I am not as wonderful as you make out. I'm ashamed to say I am actually a very lazy person....until I get interested in something (its just lucky I find the combination of sailing and programming interesting).

Regarding wives: despite my mutterings, I would be unwilling to drag the poor girl down to the champs unless I could find some way of making it more bearable for her. So the decision is partly my own, I should admit. How all the other husbands manage to be so callous I don't know (joke....though feel free to disclose your secrets if there are any!).

Posted: 16/06/2006 15:50:03
By: Mags
Don't get one in the first place!! Works for me!!

Posted: 16/06/2006 19:10:02
By: Jeremy3550

you should team her up with mine and the dog, you got little ones too? They might hit it off!

Posted: 16/06/2006 22:02:29
By: Alan F
Get the girls and the odd sailing widower together.
Treasure Hunts, bouncy castles,conjurers etc., for the ankle biters, trips round local gardens for those who wear huskies and thick gloves and fancy Alan Titchmarch or Charlie Dimmock even a trip to the local girlie flic, I remember The Sound of Music being v. popular in 1966.

Posted: 17/06/2006 09:50:13
By: Concurer
Well you can all be thankfull, my lovely mild mannered better half.  Made me get rid of my other lady(rhapsody in blue)now i am stuck with an old Albacore which leaks like buggery. Still i have crossed fingures for fathers day, will it be a new fully carboned Merlin, or some Homer Simpson pants and breakfast in bed??  my money is on the later (Have seen the bank and credit card statements and no sign of a deposit)  Still i spose i should be thankfull really!!!!

Posted: 18/06/2006 00:56:55
By: russ-no longer 3374 - Sadly
However the lead time on a new woman can be a lot less than that on a new Merlin! Seriously yes you are lucky wear the Homer Simpsons with pride!

Posted: 18/06/2006 10:42:30
By: Just a thought
However the lead time on a new woman can be a lot less than that on a new Merlin! Seriously yes you are lucky wear the Homer Simpsons with pride!

Posted: 18/06/2006 10:42:31
By: Just a thought
Time is running out and there are a number of front runners that have not yet entered (so maybe there is a chance for the rest of us) so don't delay enter today !

Posted: 21/06/2006 19:29:41
By: Championship Man

Posted: 21/06/2006 19:43:22
By: Championship Man
Entries going well - 31 today I see - still lots of the main 'runners and riders' not on the list.
It's going to be BIG!

Posted: 26/06/2006 11:22:13
By: Magazine Editor

Posted: 21/07/2006 16:54:21
By: Mags
3374  doing well here in the Midlands.  3rd at Blithfield last week. Sam, only 17, a Rocket future!

Dont you regret losing her Russ?

Posted: 22/07/2006 09:00:01
By: Midland Circuit Chap
Don't worry Russ, your not on your own matey. I had to part with my beautiful Turner Canterbury Tales last year for the same reasons, although family always come first! 

Now stuck with an OK! Great to sail but never akin to the Merlin.Hey Ho.

Posted: 22/07/2006 12:26:09
By: Richard Battey
Those of you who enjoyed - or missed out on Salcombe - COME TO THE CHAMPS.
Only 2 weeks to go - entries still being accepted and still accomodation I think.
Tenby is such a nice place - don't miss out.

Posted: 24/07/2006 12:59:21
By: Pat Blake


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