Salcombe Seedings

21/06/2012 13:39:57
The latest brilliant looking mag has somehow 'lost' three competitors from the seedings. These are Tony Johnson, Andy Dalby and Morgan B-P.

Fear Not! All is in hand - watch this space for how Salcombe will publish the correct info...


21/06/2012 14:01:47
Magazine editor
Oh dear!!!!
That isn't the only cock-up on that spread either.
I will buy a pint of Doombar in the YC to the first person on this forum to point out the other obvious one.
I am hoping to limit my liability to one pint - and endless ridicule no doubt!

21/06/2012 14:03:57
Paul Hollis
have we gone back in time 2011 then?

21/06/2012 14:04:08
Paul Hollis
have we gone back in time 2011 then?

21/06/2012 14:04:55
Magazine editor
By the way, Andy Dalby is in Green, Tony Johnson is in Blue and Morgan Bowen-Perkins is in Black

21/06/2012 14:06:19
Magazine editor
OK Paul the pint is yours - only one though even if you posted twice

21/06/2012 14:06:51
Paul Hollis
p.s great magazine again Pat

21/06/2012 17:24:09
Steve Crook
Where's Boris?  Tricky Dicky in my flight and he hasn't entered!

21/06/2012 18:28:01
Former Whitstable Pro
.... and in the footnote to the audited accounts 

' the membership dropped from 508 to 511 '

must be worth 3 pints !!!

21/06/2012 20:04:17
Chairman - lou
Another great magazine, thank you Pat! P.s. I was quite looking forward to a week on the beach......never mind.

21/06/2012 22:42:58
Kathryn Ayres
I must admit, I was wondering how Richard was going to attend a wedding, work at PYC during the week and then go on a family holiday whilst also sailing at Salcombe. And they say that men are bad at multi-tasking.

21/06/2012 23:32:32
Magazine Editor
Well it great to have so many proofreaders out there.

Alan Chaplain is right, of course, the membership increased (not dropped).

I have already admitted to deleting three esteemed competitors at Salcombe by a careless click of the mouse - sorry!

Tricky Dickey was on the original seeding list - does this news change the balance in favour of the blue flight? Can we persuade Cath to let him come, just to redress the balance of course?

Have you read the rest of the mag? Like page 6 :

....Will those sporting the super length centerboards have height to burn or will the extra grip mean that by mid week their crew’s leg muscles have given up the will to live?
Will Dave Hayes’ black boat produce its own race winning thermals or will he and Jonny become welded to the side decks on a hot summer’s day?
Will the canting rig cant? Will Richard recant?
Will the Gay Bar team be back in action?
News reaches us that the wizard of N12 design has turned his eye to the tired old lines of the Merlin Rocket and a wondrous new creation is under development. The computational fluid dynamics analysis is complete, the 3 dimensional lines have been drawn, the sales pitch delivered and the commission placed. With the clock ticking towards the championships, two young stars of the fleet wait apprehensively by the phone for news of when they will get their hands on this new wonder boat.
Meanwhile, down in darkest Devon the ideal tree has been marked for felling, the chisels and spoke shaves are being polished and the creative juices are starting to flow as the humble boat builder dreams of the months of pleasure laid out before him. These things should not be rushed......

Thank you to my anonymous contributor for this, and, of course, if you miss Dan's input on page 9 - you have no chance of winning the champs.

Enjoy the rest of the detail,


22/06/2012 06:15:04
Richard (3233)
Just received the mag and definitely looking forward to enjoying all the detail. Especially like the continuous front and back covers. On a personal note, is there any chance that the benevolent seedingsmeister would be able to upddate me with my flight seeding.  Made a rather late entry for Salcombe, so missed the seedings deadline.  If I had a preference, would be nice to be in black flight. :-)

22/06/2012 12:48:40
Definitive seedings are to be published on the Salcombe YC webiste during the day...

Phone lines have been hot!


22/06/2012 13:04:15
I always find that get you get all the negatives and no posatives doing this type of thing.

We are very happy with our seeding. Thanks you Graham. ;-)

22/06/2012 13:04:30
I always find that get you get all the negatives and no posatives doing this type of thing.

We are very happy with our seeding. Thank you Graham. ;-)

22/06/2012 18:44:36
Mike Colles
I have also been missed off M/R 3530 Sir Topaz. Would appreciate being added to Black fleet as need to get away mid afternoon on Friday.

23/06/2012 01:03:24
Tell the truth Mr Colles you just want to race Fat Boy and Galactic Gunu all week based on the fun we have had the last two years!!!

25/06/2012 10:23:00
Blue looks light to me...

25/06/2012 11:03:31
Captain Happy
I'd hate to be in Black flight, looks a bit tough.........oh fiddle sticks I am!


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