Reminder - discounted entry for Champs ends at the end of the month

08/06/2010 20:52:06
Andy Hay - Champs Chappie
Title says it all. Entry fee for the Champs goes up from £150 to £175 on 1st July. There is about 40 boats on the Champs "who is coming" page and I know there are many many more who have said that they are coming. So please get your entries in. At this rate there will be two bottles of bubbly on Thursday for each entrant ....

Salcombe will be too late ...

Mr Brockbank has entered now ...

09/06/2010 07:07:24
megan
cant wait for it,im staying with a rather handsome pointer Jim and my owner is booked in for the yotting

none of this getting up at 6pm for a walk !!

09/06/2010 08:51:17
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I know dogs don't have watches but don't you mean 6 AM?

09/06/2010 09:14:31
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So where does the DOG WATCH come from then !!

09/06/2010 09:53:07
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Google gives us this!
The name is said to derive from Sirius, the "Dog Star", on the claim that Sirius
the first star to come into view on the first dog watch.[1] In fact, however,
the time of the rising of Sirius varies with the time of year, so that for six
months of the year it is below the horizon at sunset. Moreover, the first dog
watch (1600–1800) is typically in daylight, and the stars are not visible. An
alternative folk etymology is that the name comes from the fact that someone
tasked with one of these 'half' watches was said to be 'dodging the watch',
taking or standing the 'dodge watch'. This became shortened to 'dog watch'.
Another variation is that those sleeping get only 'dog sleep' in this watch.

09/06/2010 13:53:38
Megan
bottom line is let sleeping dogs lie 8am is the sort of time a modern girl wants to walk

megan

09/06/2010 19:46:20
Andy Hay - Champs Chappie
Enough about the doggies ... more than welcome if you bring a boat and pay your entry ...

The Lofts now join the list.

If you've got accommodation booked, get your Entry Form in!

11/06/2010 14:22:52
Richard
LIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINK to Entry Form?

11/06/2010 14:27:15
Richard
OK found it:

http://www.merlinrocket.co.uk/build_up/specific/champs2010_form.doc

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