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Old 27 May 2004, 09:41   #1
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Airborne in a Zapcat

Here a few pics taken of a Zapcat effortlessly defying gravity a couple of weeks ago. That's me in the yellow, enjoying the view from above. It was quite flat that day so we had to wait for Red Funnel and anything else with a wake to pass by. The pics are us coming off of a Red Funnel's wake. At one point a guy in a Gin Palace came by and did a few circles around us to create wake and watch the fun as we made full use of his wake. What an absolutely great buzz!! I'm hooked!!
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Old 27 May 2004, 10:31   #2
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Hey Bajan, aren't you supposed to be sat at the front to keep the bow down!?!

Only jokin'!

Are you going to race in that Zapcat?
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Hey Bajan, aren't you supposed to be sat at the front to keep the bow down!?!

Only jokin'!

Are you going to race in that Zapcat?
I asked that question funnily enough and the driver said it depends on what you wanted to do with it. ie In waves more forward, slightly backward in other situations etc.

I would love to be racing one of them, but my work takes place mainly on the weekends at the moment so not looking promising. If I can wangle it you can bet I'll be there.
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Nice photos Bajan and just thought you might also find these photos interesting
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Hi Manos, welcome back!
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Old 28 May 2004, 11:43   #6
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Hi manos
Welcome back - .................................I think.
How do the engines cope with a dunking like those?
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Hi there Manos!
Welcome back!
Cool pics! Are they in Greece and is one of them you?

It's great fun for very cheap comparatively speaking.
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There's a guy trying to sell them on ebay for 1995 a pop.
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Old 29 May 2004, 15:16   #10
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Hi guys

Unfotunately is not me in the photos. These are taken from the races during 2004. Just thought that they were interesting action shots. The guys who drive those zaps are quite mad (at times) trying to win the race and this is just a small sample

I'm glad you liked them.

PS Zaps are relatively cheap in SAfrica (400-600 pounds or so) and this is one of the reasons that they are very popular.
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