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Old 02 July 2013, 12:26   #1
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Any Zodiac dealers,Dorset?

Seem to be having trouble finding any place to have a good look at 1 or 2 Zodiac sibs.
Pete Johnson has a Cadet or 2 and some Honwaves but thats about it.
Does anyone know of any dealers in Dorset where I can see any on display?
Thinking possibly Classic mkII or similar. Or the Bombard Aerotec inflatables?
I really want to see if I could put up with assembling a hard floor everytime I take it out.

I was trying to wait until the boat show but finding the wait hard to handle.

Pete.
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Old 02 July 2013, 12:31   #2
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BHG Marine?
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Old 02 July 2013, 12:43   #3
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Are Poole marine services still dealers? I'm sure bhg carry the most stock however..
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Didnt have any on display but speak to David at BHG and say "get them out n pump em up, cos i wanna see them"!!
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Thanks for the info
I will have a look at BHG Marine.
Will google now and see what they offer.
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Thanks for the info
I will have a look at BHG Marine.
Will google now and see what they offer.

Just had a look.

Well worth a look anyway. I will have a drive over there tommorow and see what they say.

Anywhere nearer Poole?
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Went to BHG marine today.

Bit of a let down really, only had a few Zodiac cadets on show, some nice ally fishing boats but no room at home for storage.

Would order anything I wanted but I had to guarantee to buy first.

I really want to see a few alternatives before I commit to one but finding it near impossible.
I did say I would wait until the boat show but it seems no one is bringing a classic to the show, so that is a waste of time.

BHG did point me to Ron Hale marine who seem to have a load of sibs, phoned but no answer,half day closing wednesday I thought that tradition finished years ago?

Will give them a ring tommorow, see what they have in stock.
Probably nothing, all mail order I expect.

Thinking maybe I ought to look at the Aerotec 380, not a solid floor but very light compared to others. Ron Hale are advertising the 380 at 2195 and a Suzuki DF20A at 2600.

43 kgs for the 380 and 44kgs for the Suzuki.

Would this combo be a good outfit for fishing around the south coast, not going out too far, reasonable weather, etc. Mostly single handed sometimes the 2 of us?
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Dude! Buy my Y class

Sib, new (ish) engine and trailer all up together!
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Went to BHG marine today.

Bit of a let down really, only had a few Zodiac cadets on show, some nice ally fishing boats but no room at home for storage.

Would order anything I wanted but I had to guarantee to buy first.

I really want to see a few alternatives before I commit to one but finding it near impossible.
I did say I would wait until the boat show but it seems no one is bringing a classic to the show, so that is a waste of time.

BHG did point me to Ron Hale marine who seem to have a load of sibs, phoned but no answer,half day closing wednesday I thought that tradition finished years ago?

Will give them a ring tommorow, see what they have in stock.
Probably nothing, all mail order I expect
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Thinking maybe I ought to look at the Aerotec 380, not a solid floor but very light compared to others. Ron Hale are advertising the 380 at 2195 and a Suzuki DF20A at 2600.

43 kgs for the 380 and 44kgs for the Suzuki.

Would this combo be a good outfit for fishing around the south coast, not going out too far, reasonable weather, etc. Mostly single handed sometimes the 2 of us?
I got my 3.25 Fastroller from there but he only has smaller SIBS on show. He has some bigger ones in stock but he had to order mine in. Don't think he had classics or Aerotecs in stock.
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Dude! Buy my Y class

Sib, new (ish) engine and trailer all up together!
Hi Whisper.

Unfortunately I have no room on the drive for a boat and trailer,I need something I can get in the back of my 4x4, assemble when at the beach and dissasemble when done. Otherwise I would be very interested

Shame I can't afford dry stack or I would get something bigger.
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