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Old 27 January 2012, 14:44   #131
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No not yet, it was a very hard decision to sell it but I needed to liquidate some assets for a new business venture. I hope to buy something a bit closer to summer. I can't not be on the water!
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Old 30 January 2012, 04:44   #132
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As a point of interest, I would wager that Stephen Luxton's will be the worst at reversing
Why?

Actually with the higher XL transom mine is pretty good - certainly much less inclined to fill up with water than the old RIB, with the freeboard at the transom being an extra five inches. Naturally you can get water in over the transom if you want to but it doesn't very often happen by accident, usually a deliberate deck wash. The fact that most of the pork pies are stowed well forwards doesn't hurt either.

Astern into a following sea gets a bit wet (technical point: is it still a 'following' sea if you are reversing into it? ) but that's not exactly unexpected!

Generally, as has already been mentioned, I've found they go better with the pointy end first though
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Old 30 January 2012, 17:52   #133
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Because unless I am mistaken, your boat is specified without an Osprey trademark feature...


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Old 31 January 2012, 04:59   #134
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Because unless I am mistaken, your boat is specified without an Osprey trademark feature...
Oh, I see what you mean. But I think the extra five inches more than makes up for it (ooer missus)
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Old 31 January 2012, 08:25   #135
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Because unless I am mistaken, your boat is specified without an Osprey trademark feature...


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The big Knob behind the steering wheel?
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Old 01 February 2012, 11:14   #136
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Just a few bits and pieces to do, so Easter

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Old 01 February 2012, 11:20   #137
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Those seats look interesting.
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Old 01 February 2012, 11:28   #138
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Those seats look interesting.
You mean Nice! Good looking Boat
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Old 01 February 2012, 12:53   #139
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Looks brilliant, Jim

I like the Jesus handles on the sides of the seats.
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Old 01 February 2012, 13:58   #140
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Wow. Looks brilliant Jim. Is that 2 winch posts I see, up to your old tricks? Good choice of egg whisk
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