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Old 29 May 2013, 11:31   #11
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Boat name: Puddleduck III
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Originally Posted by 9D280 View Post
As it's a 50, what about the bit of string on the front of the engine when / if it goes flat?

How long you planning on leaving it? Based on the normal "MacWeather" you could end up coming back to a nice floating paddling pool anyway! (and then have to lug a flat battery round all day, which could become properly gubbed after a few of those kind of events).
I will be visiting and using it as much as possible - am not paying for PE fees for not using it. but want to make sure I can use thing if real bad weather before basically back up.

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Old 02 June 2013, 02:26   #12
Country: UK - Scotland
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Do they do dry storage like Largs? Then its just a case of remembering to take the bung out?

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