Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Even if you can't find a complete pole, many boat yards, especially in racing areas, will have pole ends lying around someplace that you could fit to your own tube.
Many flash racers would rather buy a new pole than be bothered fixing a broken one.
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"