Friday, 8 March 2013

FW: NAI YARN BAY,west phuket,25feb,3mar,2013



From: brucepaton@hotmail.com
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Subject: NAI YARN BAY,west phuket,25feb,3mar,2013
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2013 18:35:32 +1100

mon 25 feb-sailed into this lovely bay late afternoon.calm water,.several yachts and cats at anchor,including endangered species.had a lovely meal with rick and robyn on board their beautiful catamaran,with lots of discussion about shipping to the Med.
tue26feb-hired a car and took torn genoa in to be repaired,plus get quotes on making a new one.
got a quote on shipping to the med
that evening went ahore for dinner at beachfront restaurant with rick and robyn and long tall sally
wed27febpaid deposit on new genoa
-out to dinnerin old phuket town at very nice upmarket restaurant- put on  by sevenstar yacht shipping company.about 60 guests-all shipping to the med.nice team and briefing
thur28feb-we decided not to ship.we will continue with our plan to sail to south africa this year.
we will catchn up with endangered species in the c'bean in 2 years.
collected our repaired genoa.
went out to Promthep cape for sunset-very pretty and sophie geocache
then to Patong beach,for outdoor dinner,then a wander-fascinating sleaze.found a 2nd hand bookshop and bought a dozen
fri 1mar-hired a car-get 2 hp yamaha fixed,do 2 diesel runs,provision,and visit the BIG BUDDHA.it is big,and impressive,sitting on top of big hill.nice lunch up there overlooking yachts anchored off au chalong.another sucessful sophie geocache.
party night on endangered species-thanks r & r.also there were soul,scallywag and nuko'alofa.
sat2mar-long morning coffee with michael and ger from simanderal-great to catch up
dinner out again,next bay down,organised by lynn and dick.their cat ,windpony was only boat at anchor.lovely bay and beachfront eating.said goodbyes as we leave early tomorrow for Phang Nga Bay
 

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