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Re: Dinghy Talk

After having two home made prams, and then, an inflatable, and deciding it didn't work for me, I bought a 20 year old Boston Whaler 11 foot tender for $1000.

Pros: It really appears to be absolutely indestructible (you could machine gun it and it would still float). You can row it easily. It tows easily. Runs 30 knots with a 25 hp on it. It is unbelievably stable, even when loaded down.

Cons: It is heavy, and weighs 280 pounds.

On the northern Gulf of Mexico.


"Best thing to do is get her out on the ocean. If anything's gonna happen, it's gonna happen out there." Captain Ron Rico

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