The Great Waikato Seagull Race.

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The Great Waikato Seagull Race.

Post by Charles uk » Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:30 pm

Well the Pom did it this year, actually finished the race, all 88 miles of it, without breaking down & smashing anything.

And to top it all I finished first & broke the real British Seagull record leaving the Southern Hemisphere boys with a time of 3 hours 42 minutes that they have to beat to regain their pride.

Their hospitality was second to none, as ever, but I suspect they knew I was in with a good chance this year, as this was the first year without prize money.

Their sportsmanship was, as ever, I was only led up the garden path twice & left to get out & walk across a sand bar, I think they are getting nervuse of the Pom, as normally when they know your going to break something, they can't help enough.

The weather was perfect & apart from water levels that were very low, due to the longest, hot dry summer, they can remember.

I will try to give a full report when I get home in about a week.

Charles the Bastard Pom.

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Post by GregBda » Mon Mar 24, 2008 9:32 pm

Congrats Charles. Look forward to your full report and Microgull's response!

Greg

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Post by rosbullterier » Mon Mar 24, 2008 11:34 pm

Excellent Charles.

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Post by charlesp » Tue Mar 25, 2008 10:54 am

All that hard work paid off then! Well done.

Look forward to seeing you on your return.

Regards

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