Pirate outings in 2014

Is it to early to start the debate?

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Dubai Dave    pirate
09/02/2013 at 14:02
Have any of swum in the Baltic? It's f'ing freezing even in the summer.
09/02/2013 at 14:08
DD as in "its feckin Baltic"
As a kid every year we used to go on holiday to Norfolk play all day in the North sea in a pair of trunks we must have been blue i think i have grown up into a wetsuited wuss
09/02/2013 at 14:44

Nice...?

Its warm there and I fancy a hard bike

or Embrunman??  -  ok maybe not

Did I think / hear they were trying to get a second IM in spain?

Edited: 09/02/2013 at 14:46
seren nos    pirate
09/02/2013 at 18:05
cougie wrote (see)
I'm voting for somewhere abroad. We've 2 years to save up for it.

Even if it rains - it'll be warm rain abroad.

weve agred for 2015 which is austria....

they are now arguing about 2014 which people will have to enter in the summer so only a few months to save up

09/02/2013 at 18:10
How about Florida? Apart from I don't know what date it's on.

Warm, flat, accommodation shouldn't be too expensive and we can all go to the Magic Kingdom afterwards.

;)
seren nos    pirate
09/02/2013 at 18:19

Mouse.didn't it sell out in about 10 mins...........i was so pleased when mrs SA got her place.....and really looking forward to her race report

The Silent Assassin    pirate
09/02/2013 at 18:20

Mouse, Florida sold out in under 60 seconds this year and its in November plus its some 300 miles away from Disney

 

09/02/2013 at 18:24
Not a clue. The thought just struck me that maybe we should all go to America but then again, places over there are like rocking horse poop. As you say.
M...eldy    pirate
09/02/2013 at 18:25

As IM gets all the more popular then I suppose you run the risk each time that not everyone will get in .. unless we get block booking like we did  *errrr ...* Switzerland?

M...eldy    pirate
09/02/2013 at 18:26

Apart from Sweden is there an IM we havent done (discounting the ones Stateside)?

09/02/2013 at 18:28
I dunno. If we're sticking to Europe and closer to home then Sweden still strikes me as the obvious choice if the intention is to be brand driven.

I can't remember what the other keen choices were. Was it Barcelona and Vichy?

I'm secretly hoping you pick one I don't want to do so I can take my sabbatical.
M...eldy    pirate
09/02/2013 at 18:34

I think they have all been keen choices ... too many to choose from !

Almere
Barcelona
Sweden
Vichy
Wales

Mr StOat    pirate
10/02/2013 at 06:53

If this is for 2014 id vote Barcelona, then Mrs Matt and I can go on after to visit family, make it into a proper holiday

10/02/2013 at 11:55

Do you think it would help to get the big Pirate ship floating in a similar direction to reinvigorate the big Pirate gathering at Bala?

I think Bala was great as a 'secondary' Pirate gathering for the year and gave an early opportunity for people to camp together, meet fellow Pirates and discuss the next year's race.

I know it wouldn't work as a race for the Lanza racers this year but nothing to stop everyone coming anyway as it's such a great location for a break.

So, see you all there!   

10/02/2013 at 13:13
Slim my bruvs entered, i am waiting for an operation appointment which when it happens will stop me training for a few weeks so until i get a date i cant enter
Even if i cant race i will probably come down for the break and support you guys
Hope the weathers nice this year
10/02/2013 at 14:05

Max - be good to see Dave and you of course if you can make it.  Be nice if it was a little less rain and wind then in 2011!

last obstacle is to explain to my wife where she's spending her birthday again this year 

10/02/2013 at 14:07
Think I might get a divorce and marry a woman with a more suitable birthday !
10/02/2013 at 18:47
bala has moved to Lanza this year!!!
except the eather is not moving to lanza
M...eldy    pirate
10/02/2013 at 18:50

It had better feckin not be 

seren nos    pirate
10/02/2013 at 19:53

I loved bala the years i did it.would love to go back again some year

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