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Posted by member Hardy Editor on Thursday 18 October 2018

Ahoy Jim,

Lovely log and image.

I'm just writing you an email now about it. Let me know your thoughts when you get a moment.
All the best,
Marie
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Posted by member Jim harwood on Thursday 18 October 2018

* Decided to have a trip from Christchurch to Lee on Solent to check out the USS Harry S Truman. A bit late leaving so against the tide through Hurst Castle and up the Solent at speeds between 10-16 Knots. Enjoyed the trip up the Solent passing close to Cowes then on to investigate the mighty ship, didnít have long as wanted to get back before low tide. Heading back along the Solent with the tide was a breeze sat at 18-22 knots and a max of 27.9 on the approach to Hurst Castle. Arrived back safe just over 4hrs and a total of 52 nmi my longest trip to date and roughly worked out fuel used to be 62 ltrs. Evinrude E-Tec 75 ran like a dream have been very impressed over the first summer using it.

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