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    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: RE: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

(02-02-2023, 05:43 PM)Alfie Noakes Wrote: Hello hello hello - https://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-m...n-gearbox/ I was sadly thinking the same as Chris above - even on say small trawlers anythin...
Chris_Sav General Discussion 17 2,369 03-02-2023, 04:04 PM
    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: RE: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

If as serious as seems, they'll have to cut a damn great hole somewhere on their nice new ship to get the box out. Marine gearboxes tend to be one-offs, not off the shelf, so no two gearboxes are exa...
Chris_Sav General Discussion 17 2,369 02-02-2023, 10:07 AM
    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: RE: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

Oh Poo I was hoping some extra sailings might be released with the extra space as I was still hoping to get the van over.
Chris_Sav General Discussion 17 2,369 01-02-2023, 10:39 PM
    Thread: Help with a decision please
Post: RE: Help with a decision please

You have my admiration!
Chris_Sav General Discussion 8 2,143 05-01-2023, 11:32 AM
    Thread: Help with a decision please
Post: RE: Help with a decision please

Hi Mike, You should get thirty days after the renewal date before it gets closed down, main problem is not losing the domain name. I've just been doing similar and shutting down the sites I have run...
Chris_Sav General Discussion 8 2,143 28-12-2022, 07:52 PM
    Thread: Christmass
Post: RE: Christmass

(27-12-2022, 10:50 PM)sticky Wrote: Cap'n, I'll see your man-flu and raise you Covid + redundancy... Santa really did a number on me this year...obviously on the naughty list for some reason. :huh:...
Chris_Sav General Discussion 16 2,207 28-12-2022, 10:18 AM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Just an update. Firstly and most important the future of the forum is safe. A delay exists in transferring the ownership of the forum following Malcolm's passing. Unfortunately we only have very li...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 50 6,433 27-12-2022, 01:09 PM
    Thread: Christmass
Post: RE: Christmass

Echo those sentiments with goodwill to all and a thought for our irreplaceable leader who we lost this year.
Chris_Sav General Discussion 16 2,207 25-12-2022, 10:12 AM
    Thread: Found on Youtube
Post: RE: Found on Youtube

Good find, what an insight!
Chris_Sav General Discussion 2 1,167 24-12-2022, 10:05 AM
    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: RE: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

I thought the cunning plan was to use the Ben as cover vessel. but now Steam Racket have bought the stand-by freighter MV Arrow. They must have a basic run crew and pilotage for the freight only Arro...
Chris_Sav General Discussion 17 2,369 23-12-2022, 12:08 PM
    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: RE: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

Timetable shows it starting on the run on Tuesday 23rd May and the Ben finishing. Busy time to start the new vessel.
Chris_Sav General Discussion 17 2,369 23-12-2022, 09:11 AM
    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

First sea trials  completed https://www.shippax.com/en/news/manxman-sea-trials.aspx Not quite as pretty as the Ben in my view, quite stubby. Sailings should be a big improvement.
Chris_Sav General Discussion 17 2,369 16-12-2022, 04:17 PM
    Thread: Crossing points
Post: RE: Crossing points

A little bit of googling yourself and you could have answered your own question rather than query advice given. https://www.visitisleofman.com/isle-of-m...land-guide From the guide: 5. CROSSING PLA...
Chris_Sav General Discussion 12 2,125 16-12-2022, 10:42 AM
    Thread: Crossing points
Post: RE: Crossing points

From the TT 2022 guide  Douglas, St Ninians crossroads between Ballaquayle Road and Ballanard Road  Douglas, Bottom of Bray Hill between Stoney Road and Tromode Road  Douglas, Peel Road between...
Chris_Sav General Discussion 12 2,125 15-12-2022, 09:54 AM
    Thread: NW 200 Gets Funding
Post: NW 200 Gets Funding

NW200 Funding link Some good news for once
Chris_Sav Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 9 2,072 07-12-2022, 07:36 PM
    Thread: RIP Keith Farmer
Post: RE: RIP Keith Farmer

Sad news indeed, far too young.
Chris_Sav Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 1,157 10-11-2022, 02:22 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet Sailings for 2023 MGP online now
Post: RE: Steam Packet Sailings for 2023 MGP online now

Steam Racket site closed with a queuing system in place! Are you on the new ship? Manxman is showing on the timetables but is not yet listed in their vessels!
Chris_Sav Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 5 1,511 31-10-2022, 09:59 AM
    Thread: TT 2023 Schedule Changes
Post: RE: TT 2023 Schedule Changes

Racing six days out of eight if all goes to schedule does not leave much time for riding, especially marshalls and other volunteers. Very little wriggle room. Cannot see enough volunteers on second S...
Chris_Sav TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 20,651 26-10-2022, 10:13 AM
    Thread: TT 2023 Schedule Changes
Post: RE: TT 2023 Schedule Changes

Should be two passenger ferries plus the vomet-comet in 2023, should give more flexible travel arrangements.
Chris_Sav TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 20,651 25-10-2022, 09:56 PM
    Thread: Phil Read
Post: RE: Phil Read

Undoubtedly one of the greats https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/artic...2-obituary Unbelievably did not even seem to rate a mention on auntie beeb
Chris_Sav TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 8 2,800 08-10-2022, 09:15 AM
    Thread: Manx 2022
Post: RE: Manx 2022

Of course it is! long lens foreshortens it. I was in the Spar shop as well whilst visiting Tom Mason (clocks & motorcycles)
Chris_Sav ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 26 6,637 23-09-2022, 10:02 PM
    Thread: Manx 2022
Post: RE: Manx 2022

Where were the two posts under the Bee Gees taken please? Cannot think for the life of me where there's a right hander / left hander kink with bank viewing
Chris_Sav ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 26 6,637 23-09-2022, 08:55 AM
    Thread: Stephen Davidsons new Road Racing TV show
Post: RE: Stephen Davidsons new Road Racing TV show

(20-09-2022, 09:47 AM)captainsparkledotcom Wrote: Mr Davidson has just posted this - I’m told this will now be shown tonight at 10.40pm on BBC 1 NI. It's shown on the EPG for NI thanks, recorder set!
Chris_Sav General Discussion 6 1,910 20-09-2022, 02:34 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Thanks for the compliment, but it's all credit to the new owner now.
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 50 6,433 15-09-2022, 06:32 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Yes I've lost the formatting as well. They appear to be working on the forum, it has been upgraded to secure transmission of data (https instead of http). The domain has been renewed as well so I thi...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 50 6,433 09-09-2022, 10:27 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

The developer has removed the malware but you may see warnings until your cache clears, try pressing F5 to reload the page on a PC. Thanks go to him. You may still get warnings that the site is not s...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 50 6,433 07-09-2022, 08:06 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Pleased to say the contact proved fruitful and helpful and I have heard from Malcolm's relatives. I am given to understand that all is in hand thankfully. I'll take a step back now! Chris
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 50 6,433 07-09-2022, 04:12 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Bombshell incoming!! Malcolm was not the owner of TTWebsite and now we meet that nice Mr GDPR. A Steve Dawson is listed as site designer and I have sent an email to whom I think that might be. Thir...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 50 6,433 07-09-2022, 03:35 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Thanks guys, Very little cost thus far, so no worries. I'll establish the annual costs if we get control and we can fund that.
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 50 6,433 06-09-2022, 11:02 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

NameCheap account set up in my name and $10 deposited to cover the renewal of the forum address. Third party request sent to their support as required. Info from MyBB forum on the dodgy script:...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 50 6,433 06-09-2022, 01:51 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Requested a copy of Malcolm's death certificate from Lancashire C.C. - cost £11 I'll post a running total of all expenditure for those who have kindly offered to chip in. Requested advice on the scr...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 50 6,433 06-09-2022, 12:14 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Wonderful post H2pots, sums up my feelings exactly, never met Malcolm either but feel like I've lost a close friend. DomainCheap are the registrants and they have referred me to their risk management...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 50 6,433 06-09-2022, 08:54 AM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Note sent to Malcolm's neighbour for posting through his door for his family. Contact request message left on his phone. Contact made with the domain registrant company support re transfer. I have ...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 50 6,433 05-09-2022, 07:07 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: The Forum / The Future

I don't know where to start, I'm so sorry to say: Malcolm has passed away. I finally traced and made contact with his next door neighbour but one. Malcolm went downhill very quickly and passed a coup...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 50 6,433 05-09-2022, 04:13 PM
    Thread: Riskware Warnings
Post: RE: Riskware Warnings

Just an update. I have been in contact with the domain registration company. There is a procedure for paying the domain registration on Malcolm's behalf and I will try and make contact with Malcolm ...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 17 3,147 01-09-2022, 02:12 PM
    Thread: Riskware Warnings
Post: RE: Riskware Warnings

I'm tied up until after the weekend, but will try and make a few inquiries of the hosting. They may accept a third party payment to keep it alive, but Malcolm rightly retains ownership and only he has...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 17 3,147 31-08-2022, 10:29 PM
    Thread: MGP Delays
Post: RE: MGP Delays

We were in Peel too! We relied on Manx medium wave 1368 frequency and followed the delays without problem. Fully agree with the other comments, too short, too few and too samey. Every practice ses...
Chris_Sav Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 6 1,900 31-08-2022, 10:25 PM
    Thread: Saturday Race Day
Post: RE: Saturday Race Day

Fully agree and bad tomorrow with race starting two hours after roads closed due to warm ups
Chris_Sav Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 1,544 28-08-2022, 10:20 PM
    Thread: Saturday Race Day
Post: Saturday Race Day

Saturday dawns with a brilliant looking day, think we are go! Good luck to all concerned. Hopefully the midges won't be out by the finish as I'm bitten to death this year.
Chris_Sav Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 1,544 27-08-2022, 08:31 AM
    Thread: Friday Afternoon Cancelled
Post: RE: Friday Afternoon Cancelled

Evening has gone as well, pretty black out there at present
Chris_Sav Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 1,459 26-08-2022, 04:48 PM
    Thread: Friday Afternoon Cancelled
Post: Friday Afternoon Cancelled

Final qualifying cancelled, lightweight race put back until this evening but weather not good. Suspect might not be going to Ramsey Sprint on Sunday!
Chris_Sav Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 1,459 26-08-2022, 01:25 PM
    Thread: Monday Practice Cancelled
Post: Monday Practice Cancelled

This evening is off, extra session Wednesday from the sound of it
Chris_Sav Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 0 1,287 22-08-2022, 03:05 PM
    Thread: 1st Practice report
Post: RE: 1st Practice report

Good incident free session at LB II despite the brief red flag Wonderful to see the bikes and riders in action once again, Thanks to Dom H. for the acknowledgement to the crew.
Chris_Sav Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 1 1,397 21-08-2022, 07:32 PM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX 2022
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX 2022

Appealing for marshalls to sign on this morning to get the first session underway
Chris_Sav Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 19 6,351 21-08-2022, 09:04 AM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX 2022
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX 2022

Beer's good! Lots of fresh tarred and gravelled roads with 20 signs off the main drag.
Chris_Sav Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 19 6,351 20-08-2022, 09:04 AM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX 2022
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX 2022

On my way Tuesday morning just 300 miles to Liverpool. Might just make last orders at the Creek! Two unavoidable dropouts in my party unfortunately so empty seats on the boat and a light load on the ...
Chris_Sav Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 19 6,351 14-08-2022, 09:27 PM
    Thread: Riskware Warnings
Post: RE: Riskware Warnings

Yes pretty much but there are two separate issues there. Insecure domain: The forum has not been upgraded to HTTPS encoded transmission (SSL) from plain text HTTP. This is of lesser importance as no ...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 17 3,147 11-08-2022, 09:34 AM
    Thread: Top 20 starters for Classic Superbike Race announced
Post: RE: Top 20 starters for Classic Superbike Race ann...

Cannot see Bruce on any of the top 20 lists, was looking forward to seeing him back in action
Chris_Sav Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 1,578 04-08-2022, 08:27 AM
    Thread: Riskware Warnings
Post: RE: Riskware Warnings

Thanks for posting, I certainly find it strange that no one else has seen the warnings. To repeat though it's not Firefox or any other browser, I have the paid version of the anti-malware programme Ma...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 17 3,147 02-08-2022, 06:43 PM
    Thread: Riskware Warnings
Post: RE: Riskware Warnings

It's Malwarebytes Premium (paid version), not the browser, that is throwing up the warnings, does it on my PC with Firefox and 'erself's PC on Edge which has never used the forum before. Firefox debu...
Chris_Sav ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 17 3,147 29-07-2022, 09:08 AM