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      Canal World releases summary of financial accounts

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  1. CRT Licence Auto Renew

    Same Here
  2. Worst "Bargeware" ?

    Your examples are embarrassing to the art, I tried a little in the 70's and it was far superior to those. Must have another go although my hands are not as steady.
  3. Most of them have been on regular deployments of 6 to 9 months during their life with the normal 6 to 12 months or more for retraining of crew and modern upgrades. There have been hiccups with propulsion but the majority have been sorted. Certainly when I spent a short time on HMS Daring it was an incredible ship. That said this ship is now 8 years old so there will be regular upgrades of weapons, marine systems and comms across the board.
  4. Brexit 2017

    I would go even further than that. In theory there will be no additional cost for changing the colour as the contract for production expires in 2019 and therefore it is out to tender. Part of the tender is to change the colour, along with adding additional security features which would increase the cost under any circumstances. The tender, worth around £490M (previous contract 8 years ago was worth £400M) including other security documents has already been released. Tenders could be from the existing contractor which is the De la Rue Group alongside contractors from Europe following current government procurement regulations.
  5. Canalworld - Fundraising

    As do I but I still find it abhorrent that gold stars are issued to the select few. It should be scrapped. Hosting of pictures should also be scrapped as a money saver, it is easy enough for anyone to use alternative hosting these days. If I were to post a picture it would be from my own host which annually costs a lot less than my donation to CWF.
  6. Canalworld - Fundraising

    Yet according to Daniel PayPal donations form the backbone of the donations system, so which is it? Scrap the star and just accept the donations, it is divisive.
  7. Canalworld - Fundraising

    If the gold star system cannot be shown for regular contributors (via PayPal) just other contributors, then it should be scrapped. If you are using such a system it is unfair to disallow some contributors. If you are asking for donations then you have a moral duty to publish annual accounts, even if it only issued to contributors.
  8. To survey or not to survey

    I will second that, a good looking craft again.
  9. Macclesfield

    I've corrected this for you Arthur. The first swing bridge after Bosley is Fools Nook (Electric), sometimes the second bridge is left open if you are lucky.
  10. Canalworld - Fundraising

    So it seems from all the replies that members can make a regular donation but CWF does not seem to have a clue who gives what, which makes the OP's post a bit of a nonsense. Maybe a simple spreadsheet for finances would help whoever does the sums!
  11. Maestermyn Cruisers Sale

    If the company was still operating at the end of October it must be from somewhere else. I passed there in mid July (both ways) and also early October (both ways), the site was empty and derelict.
  12. Canalworld - Fundraising

    I never have and it goes out every month, that along with no star makes me wonder whether it is received. Perhaps someone would confirm.
  13. Canalworld - Fundraising

    Never had a problem with Paypal myself for any of my trading except when one month the auto donation was not taken. Mind you I don't think I donate enough to buy a star
  14. Raving mad?

    Those were the days of proper parties (including the party 7's pfft)
  15. Raving mad?

    They were the dogs, but invited guests only. Warm Hole or Cold Hole, your choice.