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Do you like the Walker Bay? I am tending (pun intended!) to a hard dinghy tender and I was considering the Walker Bay with the inflatable "collar" and the sprit sail kit. I like the idea of a tender I can sail, and it beats hauling around an Opti for the kid. Seems the best compromise.
The WB-8 is a great row boat but it splashes a lot of water over and around the bow when motoring into waves. The inflatable collar should take care of that. I actually rigged up a 'home made' version with fenders strung around but the bow wave when going against any type of waves still managed to spash in between.
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Thanks, Stan. I think I'll start a thread (and encourage flaming) on the relative merits of WBs vs. RIBs or Portabotes.
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