Originally Posted by codprawn
What do you mean African??? They are made in the UK!!!
Did never say that Tornado was African built, knowing that they are built someplace just north of Hull. Personally we not do have anything against Tornado, was just refering to HMS as HMS an I were having quite a though dispute on this site.
And I think that HMS was weigh out of line with his Tornado-test. Tornadoes to me are just as good as any other boat.
Talking about Tornado, the new 11 m. Tornado with stepped hull is a though boat. A boat like that is comming over from England the first week in May. A friend of mine is going to use it for searafting. We are putting on 3x275 on a bracket. The boat will have 14 Ullman suspention-seats. Looking at 60+ knots with stepped hull and the bracket.
Talking about the Humber, yes it is a great boat, absolutely nothing wrong with it, only comenting about the size vs enginepower on the 11 m. 400 hp on 11 m. is half the hp of what is being put on the new Tornado, and in our opinion it is the speed combined with the waves that breaks the gear. It is hard to break an engine when it goes 35 knots most of the day vs jumping around in 55 knots.