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Old 06-09-2012, 05:20 PM   #1
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Possibly building a new boat for next year and the Cowes Monte race - anyone want to make me an offer for this beauty?

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Old 06-09-2012, 05:25 PM   #2
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Just in case you don't know what's inside:

Twin Yanmar BY 260's, ZF gearboxes driving Arneson surface drives.
Extensive Raymarine navigation system linked into the NMEA engine data
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Meets Partial canopy regulations with 4 seats, harnesses and separate air for each occupant.
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Triple battery system with ability to cross charge and run off one alternator.
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Old 05-12-2012, 11:55 AM   #3
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Still for sale and available for the Cowes Monte if you fancy it!

Full support available - even crew!
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Old 05-12-2012, 03:37 PM   #4
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What is it like in 25 knot winds

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Old 05-12-2012, 04:17 PM   #5
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What is it like in 25 knot winds

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It's actually good for force 7 (28 - 33 knots of wind) although we have been out in a downwind 7 to 8 (up to 40 knots of wind) between Newlyn and Plymouth - probably averaged about 30 mph

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Old 05-12-2012, 04:29 PM   #6
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You wouldn't even spill your g n t in a 25 knot wind but then again big brother wouldn't let you out in anymore anyway !!!!
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Old 05-12-2012, 06:51 PM   #8
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You wouldn't even spill your g n t in a 25 knot wind but then again big brother wouldn't let you out in anymore anyway !!!!

That's true...... But suspension units on the trailers are very good these days!
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Old 05-12-2012, 07:39 PM   #9
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It's actually good for force 7 (28 - 33 knots of wind) although we have been out in a downwind 7 to 8 (up to 40 knots of wind) between Newlyn and Plymouth - probably averaged about 30 mph

Anyone fancy it?
Not what I've heard.

Then again the races you have done proves me wrong
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Old 06-12-2012, 09:03 AM   #10
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Not what I've heard.

Then again the races you have done proves me wrong
What have you heard Barry?
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Old 07-12-2012, 04:50 PM   #11
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Red face cowes monte carlo

what was announced with a boatshow in monte carlo is going to end with a race boat show ....in cowes thas what he ment
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:15 AM   #12
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what was announced with a boatshow in monte carlo is going to end with a race boat show ....in cowes thas what he ment
I'm sorry I haven't a clue what you're talking about? A race boat show in Cowes?
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:39 AM   #13
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What is the asking price on the Stirling ?
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Old 09-12-2012, 11:05 AM   #14
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What is the asking price on the Stirling ?
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