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Old 20 December 2002, 04:59   #1
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That's it i've decided! I'm going to have a crack at the F1 crown for 2003,
the competition is looking a bit feeble for next season, so the time is right, my chosen steed will be my awsome BT 700RSR (BT=bathtub, 700=7ft) powered by the revered Chrysler 30 Autoelectric, like many of you ribsters, I can't see how those fellas with thier 85mph 29' stepped Revengers and 9mtr Mannerfelt/Pascoes with a mere 436bhp on the back think they're gonna get a look in, I'm with you guys

Look at that construction! do they make boats like that in SA?


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& the flying Bathtub
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You will WALK it mate!
And just look at that lovely matching colour scheme as well !

I expect to see you then at the RYA Powerboat Racing dinner, Carrington House Hotel, Bournemouth 1st Feb 2003 an event billed as "exclusively for Champions and Record Holders".
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Old 20 December 2002, 05:58   #3
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SPLOGE mate WITH A BOAT LIKE THAT ONE.....

...........who needs an 'engineer'
However, as I always said in Greek (better find some who speaks Greek to translate it for you - is not rude either)
'OSA DEN FTANEI H ALEPOY TA KANEI KREMASTARIA' LOLOL
In any even I wish the best of luck with you fine yellow flying bathtub!! or shall I saiy 'yellow sub-marine'???
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As it goes, the quote about being a champion and a record holder is quite ironic! infact plural

I think one needs to keep it light hearted for the wannabe's that will neverbe!
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manos, please complete:
THOSE WHO FTANEI H FOX KANEI KREMASTARIA
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AFTA POY DEN FTANEI H ALEPOY TA KANEI KREMASTATRIA

is a slang and in free translation

Things that a fox cannot reach sais that they are always hanging

the actual translation

these things that a fox cannot reach makes them look (the word look is implied) hanging (but doesn't trasnlate)
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and on the subject of rocket science crafts

have a look @ this one. I think is the boat at the beg of this thread before it colided with the finish line
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Is that beauty greek or SA

It looks like a fine contender for the crown

At least it doesn't have a silly rubber ring!
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Sploge.........

.......you disapoint me mate.
Don't you recognise your boat??
Which due to her genious 'engineer' could reach the 'supersonic ' speeds of 0.2 of a knot/hour.
This boat was the champ or all champs!!!
Pitty the engineer or the driver were not up to it and sunk it
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Manos,

Whilst my racing steed may not look a million dollars, close inspection will reveal that the laminating and build quality is imeasurably better than some 'budget ribs' available from the 'other hemisphere' Incidentaly, I bet they'd like to find out who leaked those awfull pictures of thier handy work to the outside world!
Maybe I'm being a little harsh, we should wait and see how they stand up to the true 'destructive testing' of offshore competition, although of course, coming last and staying in one peice is no qualifacation, it's very easy to be an also-ran! Remember, second place is the first loser.

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