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RST

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Re: Bad Weather
« Reply #25 on: March 02, 2018, 11:28:45 pm »

Out in the North Sea, everybody fears the storms... except the divers who can't wait for the paycheque!  :}

Nothing used to make me feel more alive than waking up in the cabin in the dark when we took a big wave, I was half off the bunk almost on the floor in the dark with gravity going the wrong way, everything spilling off shelves, shower water bubbling up in and fillig the cabin.  So long as you waited long enough and things went roughly right enough you were ok. 

...We were a very heavy weather capable boat, old skool with long term record.  We spent allot of time riding weather than going home in and out like everyone else in the area seemed to.

...But in 2009/2010 winter I used to work in Finland where we had -40oc.  When I came home to uk we had massive snow (theres a newspaper picture digging me personally out of 2 feet before any drifts!).  It felt warm to me for a while until the wet kicked in. I had -18 recorded on my dash driving on the high ground. 

So we in the UK have had this type of weather before.  But 2 weeks constant talking about it beforehand we could prep for it, warnngs and prep before, everyone seems to be surprised when it comes.
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Re: Bad Weather
« Reply #26 on: March 03, 2018, 03:44:27 am »

OK Chaps it's time to warm you up from down under !!!
View from the back of the house with a fire burn-off !!!!

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Re: Bad Weather
« Reply #27 on: March 03, 2018, 08:58:51 am »

They've done it again! "Wrong kind of snow" was funny, but telling passengers they are holding the trains up after two hours waiting on a "dead" train, is bl**dy insulting.
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Re: Bad Weather
« Reply #28 on: March 03, 2018, 11:37:13 am »

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Don't think aluminium catamarans will repair so that's 2 scrap there and they cost about half a million plus to replace with new...
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Re: Bad Weather
« Reply #29 on: March 04, 2018, 05:24:38 am »

My good friend who is currently deployed with me to Akrotiri drew this in his time off- it accurately reflects what conditions in sunny Cyprus are really like in the winter months on the peninsula! We’ve asked him to get them printed for the squadron as tour prints. A stunning artist in our opinion.


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Re: Bad Weather
« Reply #30 on: March 04, 2018, 07:46:33 am »


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Re: Bad Weather
« Reply #31 on: March 04, 2018, 08:13:33 am »


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Re: Bad Weather
« Reply #32 on: March 04, 2018, 08:15:52 am »

........and to think I was about to complain about the five days continuous rain we have had down here in Malaga......After reading all this, no complaint from me.. %)
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Re: Bad Weather
« Reply #33 on: March 04, 2018, 09:50:19 pm »

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