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Winter Storage for Brother Jack
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HiI have just recently bought Brother Jack (T4)from Keith Shawcross on the IOM.We are set to take her out of the water early September for quayside storage for the winter.I had a good discussion with…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Jones Aug 26, 2016.

 

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"Paul Love the image of Brother Jack's track in Ramsey Sound. Looks very interesting! And great photo of the Dolphin escort. Cheers Nick"
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"Ouch! Glad you noticed in time.  They do say that Fish and Chips is bad for you .... Nick"
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"Good to see of your last adventure with Brother Jack. such bad luck.  It's always the same with a new boat , lots of teething problems,  but then after a while you get to understand them and become one with the boat. That is until the…"
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Portsmouth Bound Prt 3

Hi AllSorry its been a while since I updated but suffice to say we have made progress to N Devon but since then progressed has stalled due to work commitments. Anyway here is the update from Aberystwyth to Padstow (but ended up going nowhere).So we left Aberystwyth early evening with a view to making Ramsey sound by the 11am the next morning. By the way the marina is lovely at Aberystwyth if you are passing John and Mike are a cracking couple of guys there. …See More
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"Well heading back to the IOM for a few further days of completing the small jobs. So I will add some pictures of some the work i completed. I am pleased with the Surveyors report declaring her fit for sailing with just replacement of the safety…"
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"Thanks Nick, and a further thanks for helping with the survey."
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"Paul  Very exciting. She looks great too. Hoping to hear all about her and your trip! All the best Nick"
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I purchased a boat as a project going forward, the wisdom of this decision is still being tested. Suffice to say I am the proud owner of a Titania and as they are reasonably rare. I enjoy the attention that she receives when we pull along side the modern boats and everybody comes and questions what she is.

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Portsmouth Bound Prt 5 (Update)

Made a cheeky visit to Brother Jack as it was my wifes birthday last week and she wanted dinner at Rick Steins'.... (Its a Malay thing)...

We gave the engine a run and the cabin a good airing. After about an hour I wondered why the exhaust wasnt splurting so much, so opened the engine bay only to find it half full of water!!

Well I killed the engine and then started to pump for my life to empty it before any serious damage to the engine.

The culprit was my own heavy…

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Posted on August 15, 2017 at 22:26 — 1 Comment

Portsmouth Bound Prt 5

So progress so far we have been running on motor since 11pm the previous night with a short 2 hour interlude the follwing day. We are making good headway at 6-7 knots with the tide running out as turn across Milford Haven harbour…

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Posted on August 15, 2017 at 22:00

Portsmouth Bound Prt 4

So after the false start first time round, myself and another 2 others set sail from Aberystwyth in the dead of night (11pm to be precise).…

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Posted on August 15, 2017 at 20:30 — 1 Comment

Portsmouth Bound Prt 3

Hi All

Sorry its been a while since I updated but suffice to say we have made progress to N Devon but since then progressed has stalled due to work commitments. Anyway here is the update from Aberystwyth to Padstow (but ended up going nowhere).

So we left Aberystwyth early evening with a view to making Ramsey sound by the 11am the next morning. By the way the marina is lovely at Aberystwyth if you are passing John and Mike are a cracking couple of guys there. …

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Posted on July 24, 2017 at 22:30 — 1 Comment

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At 4:51 on August 3, 2016, Nick Phillips said…

Paul

Welcome to the AOA!  I hope that you enjoy Brother Jack. And look forward to hearing all about the work on her and the sailing.

Cheers

Nick

 
 
 

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