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  • Greg Flemming
    Well, I was sailing in the Balmain (west coast) area for a while on that day and only saw Lillian Blue at it s mooring, not the mighty Micro from Woodford Bay!
    Message 1 of 6 , Apr 18, 2006
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      Well, I was sailing in the Balmain (west coast) area for a while on
      that day and only saw Lillian Blue at it's mooring, not the mighty
      Micro from Woodford Bay!

      Yes, well, not next weekend and Port hacking the next, so how about
      the weekend after that? Which is 6/7th May?

      Greg

      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "mannthree" <johnmann@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "Greg Flemming" <greg@> wrote:
      > > Greg,
      >
      > Mate!!! I am waiting to see the boat and go for a sail. When are
      we
      > going? I sailed last Easter Monday in 10 - 15 knots up past the
      opera
      > house back around Balmain East in between Goat island and then back
      to
      > the Lane Cove River. I saw Paul Connor (Owner of Lilian Blue) on his
      > 28' launch (pre govt boat) and he was entertaining. We must get a
      > "regatta" for Micros organised. Give me a call or an email when you
      > want to sail,
      >
      > Cheers,
      >
      > John Mann
      >
      >
      >
      > > Oops! Yes, I forgot to report on the trip down, Nels, Mea Culpa!
      > >
      > > Actually, after all my worry and concern about the boat being too
      > > heavy it actually towed quite well behind our old Mercedes 300.
      We
      > > broke the mere 220 km trip up by calling at Caves Beach for lunch
      > > with a cousin, but the tow was fine.
      > >
      > > When we got the boat to Sydney we left it on it's trailer outside
      > > our terrace house in Balmain and it stayed there for the week
      with
      > > no problem. We are paying to store the boat at a storage
      facility
      > > near-by now for a few more weeks before we take it back up to
      > > Pindimar. We have been out on the harbour twice now and although
      > > ramps are busy around here!! it wasn't too bad.
      > >
      > > Next week-end we will be back to Pindimar but the week-end after
      > > that we shall take the boat further south to the Hacking River so
      > > that two of my aunts can have a look, and maybe a short sail.
      One
      > > aunt has a great pontoon down there which will make things
      easier
      > > and allow them to get on easily (one eighty and the other ninety).
      > >
      > > Off Balmain on Monday we sailed past Lillian Blue, another Micro,
      > > but didn't see any sign of the owner. Not game enough to go up
      the
      > > Lane Cove River yet and display my poor Micro sailing ability to
      > > John Mann!!
      > >
      > > Maybe I'll pluck up the courage (or hide) soon.
      > >
      > > Greg
      > >
      > > --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "Nels" <arvent@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "Greg Flemming" <greg@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Just created a file in the Bolger 7 Overflow called
      Australian
      > > > Micros
      > > > > and put one picture of the Pindimar Micro, Matilda Jean
      > > screaming
      > > > > along on Sydney Harbour/Parramatta River just before we took
      > > her
      > > > out
      > > > > at the boat ramp at Drummoyne.
      > > > >
      > > > Great phoot Greg!
      > > > How did you make out trailering?
      > > >
      > > > Love to see the pther photos too:-)
      > > >
      > > > Nels
      > > >
      > >
      >
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