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Old 14 January 2010, 18:26   #11
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John - are the orange bits on the side of the Zego on the boat or some sort of support? if on the boat what p urpose do they serve?
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Old 14 January 2010, 20:33   #12
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Hi John, Thanks for the post, saves the bother of visiting myself. Re the Seahank 700 the 1300 litre fuel, I presume this is 1 x 300 litre tank. I can just imagine how much one would have to over-inflate the tubes to keep 1300 litres afloat.
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John - are the orange bits on the side of the Zego on the boat or some sort of support? if on the boat what p urpose do they serve?
They're part of the boat. I'm not sure if they are functional (fendering or spray deflectors possibly) or just go faster stripes. I'm going again tomorrow so I'll ask.
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Re the Seahank 700 the 1300 litre fuel, I presume this is 1 x 300 litre tank. I can just imagine how much one would have to over-inflate the tubes to keep 1300 litres afloat.
You're right. Made me laugh when I read it though!
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Great photos and review, I was also there yesterday and must agree that it lacked the atmosphere of previous shows (especially Earls Court?!!!). Nonetheless I thoroughly enjoyed my visit and the lack of numbers made it very easy to view the exhibits (selfish I know).
I got the feeling that whereas the Southampton show is on the up and up the London show may be struggling.
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Myself and the smaller Nashers are off to the show tomorrow, looking forward to seeing the Zego.

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On the subject of strange cabin RIBs, Cobra have a 10.5 outboard RIB with a pair of bunks in what would normally be the engine bay!

They also have a 7.6 with beige gelcoat and maroon tubes which is a bit different too.
Thats going to be like sleeping in a coffin ! Its differant I suppose - just dont try to sit up in bed !

And the N-Zo- one of the least inspiring RIBS I've ever driven .........
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And the N-Zo- one of the least inspiring RIBS I've ever driven .........
And yet it has just won a Motor Boat Monthly award! They surely cannot have driven the same boat we did, with a not insignificant 225hp outboard on the back, it struggled and the massive beam restricted fast turns massively. A great idea though, too expensive

Will have another look at it tomorrow, when have a wander round
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I'm at the show again now and it's really busy! I guess that there are a lot of people here today who may have postponed from last weekend because of the weather.

Whatever the reason, it's good to see it crowded!
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That's good to know John - we are popping up tomorrow for a few hours - hope to find a few bargains just not sure what I want yet
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