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post #91 of Old 06-03-2007
Helms ALee!
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man, when I took sea trials prior to buying my current boat I had to watch/fend while the PO scraped along the boat next to his, cutting the dinghy line and dropping it into the water. It was still attached by the other line, so he just left it floating there and powered off. After watching him the number of cosmetic scratches on the hull at dock lvl became understandable. And this guy wasn't a nube by a long shot...

Now that I'm driving the thing around I can't believe how easy it is to maneuver compared to every other boat I've owned or driven. However, I can't give it more throttle than barely above idle or it takes off like a banshee.. heheh, light air performance has it's penalties..

Biggest mistake people make IMHO: too much power and speed.

Last edited by tenuki; 06-03-2007 at 06:42 PM.
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