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    Quote Originally Posted by 1st Ade View Post
    Off topic but I'm trying very hard to remember the dive boat. I think the skipper was Roger, his wife was Sue and they had diver accommodation having purchased "next door" so that Sue popped through a connecting door to make breakfast. "Excalibur" comes to mind somewhere...
    Damned if I can remember his surname. Yes it was Excalibur and not the best boat that I 've dived from.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allan Carr View Post
    Damned if I can remember his surname. Yes it was Excalibur and not the best boat that I 've dived from.
    It was displacement hull, with a small ~30hp engine plodding away.
    We were heading back, when Fury(?) screamed past at 20+knots throwing up a huge rooster tail; the skipper said "We`ve dived the same sites as them today, and used less fuel".
    My thought at the time was, "they set out over an hour after us, and are getting back at least an hour before us"; like I said, it was really slow, strangely nobody fancied rebooking it.
    Even Perigrine (??) on the Mull when they were using the onboard engine driven compressor, which halved the headway to 5~7knots was quicker than excalibur.

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    Was it Roger Webber?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allan Carr View Post
    Was it Roger Webber?
    That's the one!

    We didn't use him very often for reasons above. I think he was one of the first hard boats I dived off so didn't really know much better

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    Find us on FB - Casnewydd Scuba.

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    Resisting the urge to comment.........................

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-57987491

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesp View Post
    Resisting the urge to comment.........................

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-57987491
    It would be like shooting fish in a barrel anyway.
    Mah Nà Mah Nà

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adrian View Post
    It would be like shooting fish in a barrel anyway.
    A swift kick to the knackers would be either justified, or animal cruelty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesp View Post
    A swift kick to the knackers would be either justified, or animal cruelty.
    To Boris or Dilyn?

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    It's just another picture of a dog licking it's arsehole.


 

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