DaveS Posted June 22, 2010 Share Posted June 22, 2010 With a birthday coming up in about three weeks time, I will no doubt be asked if there is anything that I would like as a pressy. My son just gave me a bottle of Scotch for 'fathers day', so well sorted there , don't need any new fishing gear, and have got plenty of socks Something for the boat perhaps? Having been buying a steady stream of 'bits & bobs' for the boat, since we bought it last August, she has pretty much got everything I need now. However, browsing the chandlers websites for ideas, I came across a nice little (4.5") Brass cased Tide Clock: I thought this might be a useful gadget (gimmick?) to have onboard, for planning our trips around the Broads, to run with the tide whenever practical to do so (fuel economy ), clearance under bridges (e.g. St Olaves and Beccles old road bridge)), and journeys through Yarmouth. So, do any of you guys have them, and if so, are they useful or just a gimmick?. BTW, it certainly pays to 'shop around', as my local chandlers, and chandlers in Norfolk, are asking Â£54 to Â£56 for Plastimo clock shown in the picture, whereas at TCS Chandlery, its Â£35 Dave Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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