Secret Pirate Interceptor Boat Trials

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  1. Seaweed

    Seaweed War Hero Book Reviewer

    Competitive trials of new types of interceptor boats to combat piracy have recently taken place in Chichester Harbour. Priority has been given to eco-friendly designs and most entries appear to run on alcohol. The methane emitted under power is said to be at acceptable levels.

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    At the same time carefully screened observers were allowed a glimpse of new action clothing designed tooffer concealment in hot climates, and a decoy island which it is hoped will lure pirates into a trap.

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    An MoD spokesman said "We are always searching for new methods to combat the Threat."

    High security was in force and the HQ for this exercise had been cunningly disguised as a pub.
     
  2. Love it. :lol:

    (Is this the annual raft race between 'The Ship' and 'The Royal Oak' in Langstone? I was at 'The Ship' and watched one of John's teams rehearsing last weekend.)
     
  3. Seaweed

    Seaweed War Hero Book Reviewer

    Indeed Naval Gazer you have penetrated this secret experimental station. I take it you can navigate between the Ship and the Oak.
     
  4. Going there's not so bad but I normally have to rely on autopilot to get back, especially in the dark. :wink:
     

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