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 Post subject: 2019 Nationals Plymouth
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:43 pm 
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2019 National Championships, Plymouth.

Accommodation List.

Campervans:
Please Book directly with Mt Batten Centre https://www.mount-batten-centre.com 01752 404567

Hotels – Mt Batten Peninsular
These hotels are within walking distance of the venue.

Mt Batten Centre: Limited availability on site where we will be based for the week. https://www.mount-batten-centre.com/accommodation/ 01752 40456

Hotel Mount Batten: The next nearest hotel to the site, 2 min walk away. http://www.hotelmountbatten.co.uk/ 01752 484660

The Boringdon Arms: In the neighbouring village of Turnchappel 10 – 15 mins walk. http://www.boringdon-arms.net/index 01752 402053

Hotels – Plymouth Barbican
All these Hotels are within walking distance of the Mt Batten ferry, See http://www.mountbattenferry.co.uk/ for more details about the ferry.

Admiral Macbride: http://www.admiralmacbride.com/ 01752 262054

The Maritime Inn: https://www.facebook.com/Barbican-Marit ... 7565669267… 01752 664898

Casa Mia Guest House: http://www.casamiaguesthouse.co.uk/ 01752 265742

Four Seasons Guest House: http://www.fourseasonsguesthouse.co.uk/ 01752 223591

Mayflower Guest House: http://www.mayflowerguesthouse.co.uk/ 01752 667496

Seymour Guest House: https://seymourguesthouse.co.uk/ 01752 667002

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 Post subject: Re: 2019 Nationals Plymouth
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:48 am 
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Contradiction on the dates for the Nationals:

Website front page is showing 28 Jun - 1 Jul
Facebook and forum post: 13-16 Jun

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 Post subject: Re: 2019 Nationals Plymouth
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:51 am 
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nationals are 13th - 16th June (Thursday to Sunday)

With the one race a day series starting on Monday 10th.

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 Post subject: Re: 2019 Nationals Plymouth
PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:45 am 
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Website corrected.

Note the British Canoe Week is for those who just wish to sail for a whole week but just one race per day.

During the Nationals, those signed up for the week will get a results extracted from the main results.

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 Post subject: Re: 2019 Nationals Plymouth
PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:44 pm 
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Being as I am a retired Gent, I am able to spend my whole week at the nationals and so I can do the full week series (one race per day.)

However I do also want to do the "Proper" Nationals series.

Am I correct then in assuming that on the Monday/Tues/ Wednesday there will be a single race, but on the remainder of the week there will be two races , in which the first race will include racers in the "Long" series, (the.."gudgeons" shall we say, in addition to the Championship "Pintles") , and the second race will be for the Pintles only, who are competing for the Championship.

Those who wish to could compete as both, doing the first 3 races (one a day) and then for remainder of the week, do both races, counting the first race for series and championship.

Small amount of extra work for race officer perhaps, but easily surmountable (with a beer bribe or an extra entry fee?)

Next question. Would the series fleet operate as a "2nd Division" (or Bowl Plate Shield) for those less speedy than our pintles, to encourage more competition through the fleet?

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 Post subject: Re: 2019 Nationals Plymouth
PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:57 pm 
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Tony Marston's Top Secret Formula will be used to generate a handicap result for older boats to have something to fight for.

I have no idea what the formula is, But I hear competitors with white tiller extensions and Golden Retrievers will get a significant handicap boost.

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 Post subject: Re: 2019 Nationals Plymouth/ accomodation
PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 7:01 pm 
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Hi All,
Unfortunately due to situation outside my control I will not be attending Nationals in Plymouth and therefore have available premiere double and bunk beds en-suite room at sailing centre available for Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. All at cost, £237.
Steve
Tel 07970797039, W 01633250652, steve.bowen@strandek.co.uk


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 Post subject: Re: 2019 Nationals Plymouth
PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 7:27 pm 
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Hi All,

Due to circumstances outside my control I shall not be attending NATS at Plymouth. Consequently I have available Mount Batten Sail Centre Premiere en-suite, double with bunks. Cost £237 Thurs/Fri/Sat nights.
Contact, steve.bowen@strandek.co.uk/ 01633250652 D. 07970797039 M


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 Post subject: Re: 2019 Nationals Plymouth
PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2019 8:36 am 
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Hi All, just to advise accommodation at Centre now taken.
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 Post subject: Re: 2019 Nationals Plymouth
PostPosted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:37 am 
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Will there be someone assigned to the task of trolley-minding at Plymouth?
In hindsight, the event at Loch Lomond was really well organised, with several people concerned solely with organising trollies.
There is a big rise and fall at Plymouth, and the concrete slip can make this a big problem for competitors, especially for those who may retire and find themselves without help.
One person would be greatly appreciated.


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 Post subject: Re: 2019 Nationals Plymouth
PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:39 pm 
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I can report that Mount Batten Centre have a Beach Master planned for the week so, hopefully, that should alleviate the problem of trolleys. I'm wondering if we might recruit some trolley dolly's who cold double up as masseurs for those of us need more remedial attention after racing. This is probably wishful thinking but none the less, I'll speak to the Hon Treasurer.


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