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Old 18 January 2004, 12:10   #1
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We had a run round the isle of wight on saturday, finishing up with a thrash around one of the forts. The photos are on http://www.badviz.com/Galleries/RoundIsland2/index.htm , but this is one of the best photos that came out. Great day for going boating!

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Old 23 January 2004, 05:16   #2
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Great pictures of the Tornado on your website. The middle picture on the top row could be straight from a Tornado catalog. You should let them know...they might buy it from you!

Our own dive club is currently looking for a second boat. Lots of things to be taken into account. There aren't too many comfortable towing a large RIB so we're staying around the 6-6.5m mark (although they were looking at a 6.9 recently).
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Great pics. How did the cameraman/woman get the shots looking down on the RIB? Did you charter a helicopter or summat?
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Yes it was on the abandoned fort (Horse Sand?).

Mosser - to answer your question, yes we have given some of the photos to Tornado for their website.

As for towing large boats - our boat is on the edge of what you can tow legally with most cars, as it's quite heavy. My boat co-owner having a 4WD audi helps a huge amount. I guess a 6m with a smaller engine would be much easier to handle.

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Great hoto's

Hi Thorper,

Some very good pictures, the water was quite flat that w/end, I could not get out.

Next time you out on the Solent I would certainly appreciate a run out with you guys to see how your boat compares to my Humber.

Cheers for now

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No problem - we're not out for a couple of weeks, but I'll let you know when we are planning a runaround!

Are you based in ECA?

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