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Messages - alfie79

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Discussion Board / Re: ships general arrangements plans
« on: April 19, 2020, 04:37:42 pm »
There is a website for the construction plans of the Ulysses if that helps hv ferry site

Hi yes i got that
thanks for help

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Discussion Board / ships general arrangements plans
« on: April 17, 2020, 08:57:05 pm »
hi

im just enquiring to see if anyone has Technical/General arrangement plans of any Irish Ferries or Stena line Ferry

i have a good technical general arrangement plan of the Oscar Wilde & Ulysses &Normandy if any one wants it

good for model  building

Many Thanks
Tom

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The News Board / Re: Stena Line fleet movements
« on: April 02, 2020, 08:00:55 pm »
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A Cheap pick up for Britiney or Irish Ferries.

i would love to see her in IF colours but i cant see where they would have a use for her
               

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The News Board / Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements
« on: January 19, 2020, 08:36:26 pm »


they might have to splash the cash and invest in a stern thruster

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Discussion Board / Re: W B Yeats Disappointment
« on: January 08, 2020, 07:17:28 pm »
there was live music on WB last summer

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The News Board / Re: Irish Ferries HUll 777
« on: November 26, 2019, 08:48:05 pm »
They also said WB Yeats would not fit Pembroke Dock.

We might find out more tomorrow morning.

Dont think WB yeats fitted perfectly in pembroke dock

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Discussion Board / Re: I'm Back
« on: October 11, 2019, 08:22:01 pm »
hi larry
love your models the only GA plans i have are of the Oscar wilde in her color line days

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The News Board / Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements
« on: September 26, 2019, 06:28:29 am »
doubt very much there will be IF rosslare to france

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Discussion Board / Re: W B Yeats Disappointment
« on: September 11, 2019, 04:08:37 pm »
yup thats the video

glad to hear they put lights down when i was there they had the live music and full lights on really killed the mood

.Interestingly, the customs man in Dublin told us the port rumour is that WBY will be moving back to Rosslare to free up space for cargo in Dublin post Brexit?    that is very intersting indeed,
would love to see a bit more character put into her


I see WB Yeats is out of service for a week in October

I assume she will go for a drydock survey as part of her build guarantee
i dont think they will drydock her she isnt long in the water that long, maybe a quick underwater survey and a check of the systems but not a drydock.

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Discussion Board / Re: W B Yeats Disappointment
« on: September 11, 2019, 12:55:07 pm »
Yes i have to say i completey agree with that review 100% especially the staff
was live music still there?and at night time were the full lights still on in the bar.

i think she fails in comparssion to the OW big time regarding passenger areas and i cant understand how they didnt take what worked for them on the french run onto the WB the small things,they have being running a ship on the french since 1973 so they have the experience and knowledge

on a sperate note i seen a video on youtube taken of the GNV Allergra(EX Oscar wilde) in july of this year and bar her funnel and hull colours being changed ,nothing else has, everything is in the same name and guise as when she was with Irish Ferries ,the bars and restaurants are the exact same even the pictures of oscar wilde and his quotes are still up.
i would have thought at the very least GNV would put their branding and give her their idenity.

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Discussion Board / Re: W B Yeats Disappointment
« on: August 29, 2019, 06:33:51 pm »
Oscar Wilde is still Irish Ferries until the last installment is paid.

WB Yeats was Built to replace Epsilon and provide freight and passenger capacity on both Dublin - Cherbourg and Dublin Holyhead.

It was never intended to operate it out of rosslare unless due to drydock cover or weather.

Its too big for Rosslare - Rosscolf which also has a summer market.


yes but Irish Ferries are finished with Roscoff now and if they take the OW back she will have to be fitted with scrubbers i would imagine and the when the newbuild eventually arrives there will not be space on dublin-holyhead run with ulysses and new build on the run
so the WB will be on the french run permantly
dont get me wrong would love to see OW bk but it wont be.
and why would GNV give her up if they are paying in installments cant seem all of a sudden stop paying installments

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Discussion Board / Re: W B Yeats Disappointment
« on: August 29, 2019, 05:27:10 pm »
"A wise owl told me that Rosslare would be back possibly next summer perhaps with an old friend"

was this wise owl possibly reffering to the oscar wilde?
as much as i love to see her bk on french run i think that will never happen im afraid. they have invested in their new ship for the french run and i cant see that much traffic to run two ships

 i recently seen a video of her in her GNV colours and they have kept the names of bars restraunt and steakhouse from her IF days.


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Discussion Board / Re: W B Yeats Disappointment
« on: August 29, 2019, 12:20:34 pm »
receivced phonecall off Irish Ferries today enquiring feedback for WB yeats, i expressed my feedback has disappointing with lack of character,general layout and high prices also the bright lighting in the bar while trying to relax and enjoying the music killed the mood.although i did find the cabins very comfortable but i found the oscar wilde more of a cruiseferry and more enjoyable experience altogether
i asked what were the other feedback they had got were like and she said very similar to what i said and the impression they got was people loved the oscar wilde and sailing out of rosslare

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Discussion Board / Re: W B Yeats Disappointment
« on: August 28, 2019, 02:17:21 pm »
well hopefully they put a bit more love into the WB give it a bit more character

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Discussion Board / Re: W B Yeats Disappointment
« on: August 28, 2019, 11:48:14 am »
will WB then service the French run year round when newbuilds starts on dub run?
and WB cover dry docks also
could we see her on rosslare-prmbroke covering inishmore

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