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by Barry Watkin
Tue Jan 09, 2007 7:20 am
Forum: UK Forum
Topic: Cricket not sailing
Replies: 14
Views: 12619

Item 7 Various gongs withdrawn from auction, as given to Brit sailors at Olympics after poor opposition from overseas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)
Welcome back Warney to Hampshire 2007(he knows were hes wanted!!!!
by Barry Watkin
Thu Jan 04, 2007 6:32 pm
Forum: UK Forum
Topic: 2007 SEASON
Replies: 9
Views: 11128

Rumour has it the Nationals start on the last weekend of Cowes Week! Bugger!!!!
by Barry Watkin
Thu Dec 28, 2006 8:52 pm
Forum: Australian and New Zealand Forum
Topic: Beginnings With An IC
Replies: 13
Views: 16531

Hi Tim I see your comment on NZ masts, the world is becoming smaller each year as far as shiping goes so any cance of posting or emailing me any details you have regards Barry GBR176:) and with thoughts on a DC!
by Barry Watkin
Tue Dec 26, 2006 5:38 pm
Forum: UK Forum
Topic: Cricket not sailing
Replies: 14
Views: 12619

Hi Christian the poms are being generous again, full of Christmas spirit their about to make it 4 out of 4! But there all for you guys!!!!!!!
by Barry Watkin
Tue Dec 19, 2006 1:21 pm
Forum: UK Forum
Topic: Cricket not sailing
Replies: 14
Views: 12619

As I understand it our eleven went out thinking you Aussies were accepting limited imigration for required professions? I guess you must have a shortage of crap cricketeers then or they wouldn't of played that bad. regards Barry.
by Barry Watkin
Fri Dec 15, 2006 6:55 pm
Forum: Latest Developments
Topic: Weight.
Replies: 20
Views: 26404

Mal I agree with you almost entirly, I guess only time will tell, I guess if all stay enthusiatic whatever version they sail then it can only help the classes future have a good season , regards Barry.
by Barry Watkin
Thu Dec 14, 2006 11:13 am
Forum: Latest Developments
Topic: Weight.
Replies: 20
Views: 26404

Hi, Phil, Jim I Totally understand & apreciate your line of thought And to be honest agree with 90% of it, Yes it would be great to see a new box rule to encourage all the ideas & new sailors as you and others have mentioned. I just feel a instant drop to 50kg is just to much to soon for the simple ...
by Barry Watkin
Wed Dec 13, 2006 8:15 pm
Forum: Latest Developments
Topic: Weight.
Replies: 20
Views: 26404

I've watched this debate with certain degrees of interest and untill recently I didnt own a canoe, now I do It's an elderly beast in which I only expect to club race (well maybe the odd open!) Studying the various inputs you might be led to thinking everyone is keen to drop to 50kg & go out & build ...
by Barry Watkin
Tue Dec 12, 2006 1:59 pm
Forum: UK Forum
Topic: Wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 6426

I take it youve spotted GBR211 on the For sale list? :)regards Barry.
by Barry Watkin
Tue Nov 07, 2006 6:45 pm
Forum: UK Forum
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 6980

no problem Mark I have just recieved a rather late response from another broker it appear very 'intense'? but very resonable at &40 less than the best of the Y&Y list.The downside is they require a condition report (survey) which is no problem but as with most boats under reconstruction like mine, b...
by Barry Watkin
Sat Nov 04, 2006 3:41 pm
Forum: UK Forum
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 6980

Thanks Mike I've plumped for Noblemarine in the end, non were particuly cheap so I dont know what you guys have been up to in the past! although the carbon mast bit always seems to make them shudder.As for losing your main in a pond your insurer was probably sympahetic to diving in 2/3 degrees,but g...
by Barry Watkin
Fri Nov 03, 2006 6:38 pm
Forum: Latest Developments
Topic: Rule status
Replies: 54
Views: 61662

Andy does that mean your handicap will be 40% less than mine then?
I feel I've left myself wide open here as my H'cap will be getting over the startline upright!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)
by Barry Watkin
Mon Oct 30, 2006 10:34 pm
Forum: UK Forum
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 6980

Ok if at first! What do you guys do re insurance? standard BCU cover? Is that any good for Club sailing? Are there any tame brokers I should be talking to? Thanks in advance, Barry.
by Barry Watkin
Mon Oct 30, 2006 10:28 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 0
Views: 6344

Ok this has probably been around before but having just got a boat whats the score on insurance? do you guys rely on standard BCU cover?
Is that ok for club racing? Or have we got a tame broker lined up?
Thanks in advance Barry.