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Old 18 December 2011, 11:41   #11
Country: USA
Town: oregon
Make: zodiac
Length: 3m +
Engine: M40C
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Originally Posted by timhawkfs40 View Post
Hey doesn't beaching it fast that way damage the inflatable keel? I've only seen proper RIBS beach in this fashion
Mine is 23 years old with only minimal scuffing. My boat does have an extra rubbing strip along the keel.

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Old 12 January 2012, 14:18   #12
Country: UK - England
Town: redcar
Boat name: glade
Make: quicksilver
Length: 4m +
Engine: outboard
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Hi I kill engine 100 yards from beach
Put wheels down engine on shallow drive and slowly approach beach
Jump out in 1- 2 foot of water and wLk boat in

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Old 15 January 2012, 05:38   #13
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Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Kinross
Boat name: Spindrift
Make: Zodiac Futura FR Mk2
Length: 4m +
Engine: 20hp two stroke Yam
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 57
Originally Posted by sinner

Rocks or sand? I drive mine up at speed until last moment, kill the engine and tilt and let it ride up onto the sand.
I've only used this technique in large surf. Ride along the back of a big wave with the engine lock off and the crew ready to jump out as soon as you hit the beach.

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