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post #35 of Old 02-23-2014
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Re: Lightest dinghy motor available

I still row my dinghy (an 11 foot whaler) a lot. Sometimes just for fun, and sometimes when I just need to go a short distance and don't feel like mounting the motor.

But, I never like rowing an inflatable much. Four friends and I took an inflatable to the Bahamas back in the 80's, with us for a cruise we took around the northern Bahamas, with nothing but oars, when I was in my 20's and after a while, I found it was easier to jump in and just swim where I needed to go, if getting wet didn't matter.

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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