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    3. Chat about cruising, debate this month's hot topic, hosted by Yachting Monthly magazine.

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    4. Motor Boat Forum

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      Jointly hosted by Motor Boat & Yachting and Motor Boats Monthly

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      Especially for those who live on their sail or motor boats, or are planning the great escape from bricks and mortar. Hosted by Yachting Monthly magazine

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      A place to discuss boating issues specific to the Thames and other inland waterways

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    7. Let us know what you think of the new YBW.com forums.

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      A forum for those that have served, or are serving, on ships of all shapes and sizes.

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    Prices of services and facilities

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      A book related forum where you can discuss and recommend natutical books to fellow forum members

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    4. Search for, and report on, the prices of European fuel berths here

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    A place for forums used to organise ybw.com forum member meets

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      For self-sufficient sailors who love crossing large oceans in small boats, on a low budget, and usually single-handed

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      A temporary forum for YBW forum members participating in the online game - details of how to join inside.

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    3. A forum for planning the 2010 Cherbourg meet

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    4. A forum for planning the 2011 Cherbourg Cruise

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    5. A forum for planning the 2012 Cherbourg meet

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    6. Want to meet up with forum users this coming weekend? Post here. Threads expire after 30 days of inactivity. For organise bigger open or closed group rallies please PM danfoley for a dedicated forum.

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    7. A forum open to ybw.com registered users only, for the purpose of discussing whether to meet for land-locked drinks in any given area. Threads expire after 30 days of inactivity. For on-water events see Ad hoc forum.

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    9. Annual Oostende, Local Meetings and Events. All welcome, not just East Coast.

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      The place to discuss boating issues specific to the Bristol Channel

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    1. Please help us ascertain the current threat of badly marked fishing pots, fishing pots secured by dangerous gear and rubbish in the water by placing your reports here.

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      by Leighb

      04-07-09, 17:47

    2. Get together over the Easter break at Weymouth with a convivial dinner on the Saturday night

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      by BrendanS

      13-04-04, 20:38

    3. A forum dedicated to Motor Boats Monthly's forthcoming Red Alert campaign for the retention of the current rate of duty on UK-supplied marine diesel. Read more here.

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      06-03-09, 13:15

    4. A forum for registered users who want to take part in a Cherbourg cruise on the last weekend in September.

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      by duncan

      30-09-04, 15:15

    5. A forum for those who would like to attend the annual Mercury Marina forum gathering

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      by BrendanS

      31-07-07, 01:03

    6. A forum for the planning of this year's Scuttlebutt Cherbourg cruise

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      by dralex

      04-11-05, 17:08

    7. A forum for the planning of the 2006 Scuttlebutt Cherbourg cruise

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      by paddywackcocker

      23-09-06, 14:41

    8. Cherbourg 2007 cruise

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      A forum for registered users who want to take part in a Cherbourg cruise on the last weekend in September.

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      by DeeGee

      27-09-07, 14:05

    9. A forum event at Mercury Marina, Hamble in May 2009.

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      31-05-09, 06:57

    10. Temporary forum to decide date, venue and other arrangements for Windemere Meet 2009

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    11. A forum for planning the 2009 Cherbourg meet

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    12. Weekend gathering for forum users, sponsored by MDL, taking place at Mercury Marina on the River Hamble.

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      by BrendanS

      25-05-04, 19:13

    13. A forum to discuss the benefits and risks of running a cruise in company across to France without the aid of modern electronics.

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      27-07-04, 10:06

    14. A private forum for TCM Southampton, Gibraltar Antibes trip

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      15-05-07, 10:48

    15. A forum to help everyone planning or attending the get together in Yarmouth

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      by stevebirch2002

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    16. A forum to discuss the Lundy meet-up in 2006

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      by quimby

      10-06-07, 12:59

    17. It's that time of the year again, where all natural poets who don't no-et surface to write ybw.com's festive entertainment. Strictly time limited and registered users only

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      by MedDreamer

      19-12-06, 11:54

    18. A forum for generous companies (or individuals) to offer raffle prizes for the Yorkhill Cardiology Fund

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    19. A temporary forum for registered users to talk about the football World Cup so that those who don't care can avoid it.

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      by Sixpence

      08-07-09, 01:24

    20. An informal forum for small craft looking to 'buddy up' crossing the channel this summer if and when a suitable weather window arrives!

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      by pkihy

      30-11-07, 17:49

    21. Forum for the ybw panto season, will only be visible until a random date in Jan 2007

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      by jimi

      30-09-07, 13:53

    22. Temporary forum to follow transatlatlantic sailing trip by TCM, paddwackcocker,Parahandy and Longjohnsadler April-May 2007.

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      by lenseman

      26-04-08, 13:32

    23. This is a notice board for registered users to contact each other and arrange meeting places at SIBS, and/or to request information from visitors there.

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      27-11-07, 15:53

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      If you have a video to share, this is the place to do it.

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