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    Edinburgh MBC SubDay 2012

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    Post  ajg141 on Thu Nov 24, 2011 11:15 am

    The date for next year's SubDay is pencilled in for Sunday 22nd July 2012 at Inverleith. I have been in touch with Paul Cook at Norwich so that we don't conflict with their 2-day event as I hope to be there too. Our event this year was held in great weather with 45 subs and a further 40 targets present - so mark it in your diaries. All submariners are welcome.

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    Post  david f on Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:54 pm

    Very good,Andrew.
    You are very quick off the mark. My 2012 is being planned already!
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    Post  ajg141 on Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:19 pm

    Just a brief reminder that Edinburgh MBC's SubDay will be on Sunday 22nd July at Inverleith Park. The pond is currently clear and the levels are being adjusted to make sure diving is possible. Let's just hope the weather is kind to us - or is that a forlorn hope this year? The display tables, gazebo etc should be available from circa 10.00am and limited parking within the gates is available to visiting entrants. There will be a steward on the gate at the end of Portgower Place to assist. PLenty of free parking in the vicinity otherwise. Members of all clubs are welcome.

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:31 pm

    Ooh, how I wish I could...Norwich and Edinburgh are the two shows I would really like to do one of these days.

    Good luck for a grand day up there, everyone...we shall be stood standing by for a whole bunch of photos to drool over.



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    Post  david f on Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:20 am

    Looking forward to it.
    Good weather is not impossible - the last 2 days have been good in Cumbria and even this weekend is supposed to be OK.
    It is just like rolling a dice really.

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    Post  ajg141 on Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:41 pm

    Our SubDay went well - and it didn't rain for the first time in weeks. Mind you there was a right 'hoolie'of a gale blowing. Well over 30 subs on show with visitors from as far away as the Potteries. There was a bit of the dreaded weed around but as can be seen in picture 4 it tended to have a dramatic effect on the surfacing subs! A short video of the event will be posted on You Tube by the weekend and I'll post the link here when it becomes available. My grateful thanks to all the visiting competitors and the helpers from EMBC.

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    Post  salmon on Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:33 pm

    ajg141 wrote: There was a bit of the dreaded weed around but as can be seen in picture 4 it tended to have a dramatic effect on the surfacing subs!
    That is camouflage!
    WOW great pictures look forward to seeing more!


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    Post  ajg141 on Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:40 pm

    As promised here are 2 links to a slide show of pics and a short video. The video may also run on into some slow motion film of The Bo'ness hill climb. The background noise gives some idea of the wind at Inverleith last Sunday. Thanks go to John our cameraman.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIXO9rDWJgQ&feature=BFa&list=ULe8HohOH41Ss

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8HohOH41Ss&feature=channel&list=UL
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    Post  david f on Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:47 pm

    Edinburgh Model Boat Club Model Submarine Day. Thanks to EMBC for another very good day and it didn't even rain.

    Some videos (I will try to post some photos later.)

    Ian's Seehund and John's Shark:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNuDD1y7Yzk&feature=channel&list=UL

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt0-5SHWTYs

    Paul's incredible sinking freighter and a surprise visit from the Shark!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paUVvicmXjo

    John applying a little camouflage:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIONfihYbzc


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