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Old 15 June 2010, 19:33   #1
Country: USA
Town: San Diego.California
Boat name: Bayshots
Make: XS-550
Length: 5m +
Engine: Suzuki DF90
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 877
XS-Rib towing capability

Was a bit of a strain on the 90 Suzuki , but seemed to tow Sagres out OK

Love seeing these tall ships in the Bay and unusual to get a shot of me for a change.
Wow ! I look bright
cheers Dal
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Old 15 June 2010, 20:24   #2
Country: Other
Town: Stanley, Falkland Is
Boat name: Seawolf
Make: Osprey Vipermax 5.8
Length: 5m +
Engine: Etec 150
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 3,704
Oooooh I don't know I think you are getting a bit of cavitation there

A Boat is a hole in the water, surrounded by fibreglass, into which you throw money...

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Old 16 June 2010, 09:39   #3
Country: USA
Town: Oakland CA
Length: 3m +
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 6,653
I've towed some fairly large stuff (though admittedly, not that large.)

Bigger stuff will still move (as long as the wind cooperates); just takes longer...

Odd aside: the strangest tow I think I've done was during a harbor cleanup in Monterey: Using an Achilles 14/Honda 40, I towed a dishwasher and two lift bags back to the ramp.

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