Officially full of wind!

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Officially full of wind!

Post by Mike Bull » Sun May 06, 2012 8:10 pm

Apparently our Jordan from the team has just become the 2012 Flying Fifteen Silver Fleet Northern Champion, which I believe is something do with those funny little boats that don't have engines. So, congratulations old chap- and we'll not let the judges know about your average bottom behaviour, lest they think that you had the advantage of some sudden extra gusts...

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Post by Renegadenemo » Sun May 06, 2012 8:17 pm

So, congratulations old chap- and we'll not let the judges know about your average bottom behaviour, lest they think that you had the advantage of some sudden extra gusts...

Is that why he ate a hundredweight of sprouts at my place on Wednesday night then washed it down with a quart of baked beans? If he later won something in one of those sticks and string boats of his I reckon there ought to be a stewards inquiry!
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Post by Mike Bull » Sun May 06, 2012 8:23 pm

Photo from the event just in-
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Officially full of wind!

Post by Jordangbr » Sun May 06, 2012 8:29 pm

Nice one! :-)
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Post by Mike Bull » Sun May 06, 2012 8:34 pm

Jordangbr wrote:Nice one! :-)
Was Steve Sails there too then?! :lol:

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Post by Jordangbr » Sun May 06, 2012 9:01 pm

Nah his starboard ear is still knackered. No sailing for the Captain Canvas.
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Post by Renegadenemo » Mon May 07, 2012 2:02 am

Nah his starboard ear is still knackered. No sailing for the Captain Canvas.
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Post by MattWillis » Mon May 07, 2012 3:03 pm

Mike Bull wrote:Apparently our Jordan from the team has just become the 2012 Flying Fifteen Silver Fleet Northern Champion, which I believe is something do with those funny little boats that don't have engines.
Well done. Nice boats FFs, as are most things designed by Uffa. I have a 1964 Merlin Rocket (Proctor XVI) sitting in the drive waiting for me to get the funds and time together to get it floating. It has a very high proportion of original fabric - more than it would have if the previous owner failed to sell, as he had promised to burn it. Some people have no class.
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Post by Mike Bull » Thu May 10, 2012 9:33 am

Blatantly stolen from our Jordan's face-related social networking site...
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Nice colour, that boat... ;)
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Officially full of wind!

Post by Jordangbr » Thu May 10, 2012 10:17 am

If only there was some wind that weekend, ruddy difficult racing in such light airs. Glad you like it Mike it's a beguiling colour don't you think?
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