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Old 20 November 2003, 19:26   #11
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This is the size and shape of the console. Quite a number of redundent gauges though. I was thinking of putting a little plinth on top with a perspex windscreen around, a bit like Grayswish.
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Mike,

Was looking at the Icom M401 Euro but saw an ad for a 402DSC for 199 in www.boatsandoutboards.com must be a USA model.

When is the next Boat Show? Would that be Ribex?
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Old 20 November 2003, 19:29   #13
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This is the size and shape of the console.
very nice - invisible me thinks
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Hightower,

As per my previous post, London Boat Show is in January (see prev. post for link), RIBEX isn't 'til June.
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I think hes got the hicups
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I got there in the end!!!!!

It was the Sherry......I guess!!

Boat show in Jan...That's a bummer, I'll probably be in Sao Pualo, up to my neck in it. If I'm around though me thinks I'll go.
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The 402 and 402S are US models.
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a bit like Grayswish.
Glad the site is still usefull to someone! Must update it really now she has gone up north. Pete Fowler seames very pleased with her BTW.

Are you sure that you are buying a DS 17? Although i'm no expert i've only heard of a DS 18 and a DS 21???
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That's what it said on the hull and consol. Perhaps someone got it wrong.....I did roughly measure her in length and beam. 5.5m x 2.2m.

Doesn't that suggest 18'?

A clue though! Inside she says "Supplied by Blue Water Marine" not "made by", I wonder.

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The person who can really answer these sort of questions is Paul Lemmer but he is not into IT or forums unfortunately. The 18 and 21 had very similar hulls, however he also started making a 17 foot boat which was cheaper to meet the customers demand for "as cheap as possible". Without looking at photos I can't be sure but I think the hulls are different and the 17' doesn't have such a pronounced reversed flair, and only has one under deck support rather than two for the DS 18 but non the worse for it.

I have seen a cut out of a DS 18 that BWM put a jet drive in. The cut out at the hull was 38mm thick, so I wouldn't worry about dropping it. However as cookee suggests you must repair the gelcoat before using it as the water pressure under a hull can be 80 psi and will quickly wick along the grp fibres. It will need washing and drying thoroughly then quality marine filler / grp.

One other thought, "supplied by" reminded me that BWM supplied South Coast Ribs with hulls when they first set up business in the mid 90s. This would explain the different rubbing strips and the red / white colours (early SCR colour scheme) South Coast Ribs had posh seats and fitting but other wise the same boats. I think South Coast Ribs are now Scorpions which should impress the hell out of Richard B, knowing that he has bought a budget BWM!

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