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David Bamber  
#1 Posted : 25 July 2013 15:02:33(UTC)
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Posts: 35
Location: Lancing, West Sussex

Hi Folks, (Update as of 7 August 2013) Bembridge Marina do not require bookings so none are being made this time. I guess that they have too much experience of rallies changing plans at the last minute. I suggest that those who have yachts that can take the sand may park on the beach. Sea Lady only takes to mud so I will be pontooning! The weather forecast is looking good for Saturday and Sunday. I expect to be arriving Friday. Drinks on or around Sea Lady at 6.30 Saturday (or maybe on the beach if most of the fleet finish up there.) Light BBQs at 7.00 to 7.30PM. I do not intend to book meals anywhere for the rally. So far we have 6 'definite maybes' for the rally but I am sure that more will appear from the woodwork.

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David Bamber
Hilary Martin  
#2 Posted : 25 July 2013 15:48:12(UTC)
Rank: Member

Posts: 8

Hi David I was planning to come with the thought of landing on the beach for a BBQ (and some hull cleaning)as last year. Is that still an option or will the main gathering be at a restaurant/pub? Regards Hilary LESA SS26-33 Hilary Martin SS26 LESA 33
Hilary Martin SS26 LESA 33
philip linsell  
#3 Posted : 25 July 2013 19:40:45(UTC)
Rank: Advanced Member

Posts: 101
Location: CHICHESTER, west sussex

David I hope to come. I much prefer the beach, early pm high water is ideal for that. As for eve, bbq, eat on board or pub by the beach, I don't fancy that long walk, and back in the dark. This should be the venue for sandcastles and boule this year.
Tim Reeder  
#4 Posted : 28 July 2013 12:31:14(UTC)
Rank: Advanced Member

Posts: 118
Location: Fleet, Hants

Hi David We are aiming to come. I suspect most will want to be on beach. However reserving some space in the marina could be good for those that don't sit on the sand too well. Also could be good option given south westerlies testing skeg anchors as I discovered! Those in the marina could travel by the foot ferry for meal in Pilot or beach BBQ. Hope this helps Thanks Tim Commodore
Paul Bowman  
#5 Posted : 30 July 2013 20:25:52(UTC)
Rank: Member

Posts: 32
Location: Chalfont St Giles, Bucks

I am intending to come to Bembridge. Paul 235/17 Kinkajou
Paul Hunter Pilot 27, GiGi (ex 235 owner)
Mike Lockwood  
#6 Posted : 06 August 2013 16:00:51(UTC)
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Posts: 40

We hope to come to Bembridge - may eat in the Pilot. Mike Lockwood Lucky Devil Parker 325/35
Mike Lockwood Lucky Devil Parker 325/35
#7 Posted : 07 August 2013 16:09:34(UTC)
Rank: Advanced Member

Posts: 37
Location: Warwick, Warwickshire

Not sure yet if we are sailing this weekend but if we do Bembridge would be a good destination but help - Where is "the beach" ?
Mike Ball P235 No 47 "Lucy"
Tim Reeder  
#8 Posted : 08 August 2013 14:57:13(UTC)
Rank: Advanced Member

Posts: 118
Location: Fleet, Hants

Hi Mike The beach is on the port side once you have gone into the harbour. You can't miss it - there will be several boats beaching on it. You have to drop a kedge off the stern as you go in and drop your main anchor on the beach. Hope you can make it. Thanks Tim Commodore
Martin Watson  
#9 Posted : 10 August 2013 01:51:30(UTC)
Rank: Advanced Member

Posts: 42
Location: nr. Billingshurst, West Sussex

I have only recently joined the PSSA and only just figured out how to login to the forum this evening. Wasn't aware of the Bembridge rally till yesterday but hope to get along tomorrow.(saturday) Martin Watson -Parker 27- 'FRITH' Martin Watson
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