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by JohnS
July 22nd, 2018, 9:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Vhf/dsc radio course and licence
Replies: 1
Views: 120

Re: Vhf/dsc radio course and licence

Well I completed the vhf training and passed the test yesterday along with 3 others :D What a fantastic day, Paul from Eastern Horizon was great, very informative, and made the whole experience easy. Turns out I didn’t know as much as I thought! Think I’ll sign up to do other stuff with him in a he ...
by JohnS
July 22nd, 2018, 8:46 am
Forum: Norfolk Broads Safety & Security
Topic: Climbing Back Onboard After Falling In
Replies: 5
Views: 172

Re: Climbing Back Onboard After Falling In

Im glad it’s bit just me David, it’s really is tricky in a real life situation without a proper foot hold below the transom. I’ve been looking at other boats out this weekend, and most boats ladders I’ve seen when folded out will only just about touch the water. This is a worthy question indeed to r...
by JohnS
July 21st, 2018, 7:13 am
Forum: Norfolk Broads Safety & Security
Topic: Climbing Back Onboard After Falling In
Replies: 5
Views: 172

Re: Climbing Back Onboard After Falling In

My wife, Dawn fell in a few years ago at Ranworth Island when we were stern on mooring. We have no rails on the back of the boat to hold onto and the canapot was down so she couldn’t even hold onto that. There’s no way she was climbing up the side of our boat as it sits high in the water. Luckily th...
by JohnS
July 18th, 2018, 6:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Profile Pics Missing
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Re: Profile Pics Missing

Yeah, even with the box ticked, I still don’t get any notifications ☹️ Not the end of the world as I check in to the forum a few times a week anyway, so can see replies then. Would be handy to be notified though.
👍
by JohnS
July 17th, 2018, 8:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Profile Pics Missing
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Re: Profile Pics Missing

I don’t suppose you found the reason I don’t get reply notifications by email while you were updating Miles? It’s a shame we don’t get push updates like you do with the Facebook app. Maybe it’s sometgingbtye forum hosts might look at in the future, or better still a forum app which you can use with ...
by JohnS
July 17th, 2018, 8:40 am
Forum: Sailing High Seas
Topic: Moored At St.Benets Abbey In Wintertime 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Re: Moored At St.Benets Abbey In Wintertime 2014

I live winter on the broads, it’s definitely the best tune to be there 👍
by JohnS
July 6th, 2018, 7:49 am
Forum: Broads Byelaws
Topic: Mudweighting
Replies: 11
Views: 1213

Re: Mudweighting

That’s right, I did see your boat moored in the corner at the yacht station! It was as good to meet you, we’ll keep an eye out for you next time!
by JohnS
July 5th, 2018, 10:29 pm
Forum: Broads Byelaws
Topic: Mudweighting
Replies: 11
Views: 1213

Re: Mudweighting

Sorry David, only just seen your post, we were on an Elysian 27 called blue mist, we had a cruise around past the yacht station before we carried on our way. Just moored up at the Waveney centre now 👍
by JohnS
July 5th, 2018, 8:28 pm
Forum: Broads Byelaws
Topic: Mudweighting
Replies: 11
Views: 1213

Re: Mudweighting

We have a weight down now, got here too late, but caught the last race
by JohnS
July 5th, 2018, 7:02 pm
Forum: Broads Byelaws
Topic: Mudweighting
Replies: 11
Views: 1213

Mudweighting

Does anyone know if mudweighting on Oulton Broad is permitted? Ta