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Old 05 June 2008, 06:32   #1
Country: UK - England
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Boat name: Sea 'n Double
Make: Searider SR4
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30knots is quite impressive like I'm sure the price tag would be

The carbon fibre does look sexy though!

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Old 05 June 2008, 10:25   #2
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30 knots perhaps, but for how long?

Solar collection and resulting conversion to electricity is not all that efficient, and it takes a *lot* of energy to push a boat.

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