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Old 16 November 2013, 14:17   #1
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europa 3.2m v floor

Hi all just picked up a cheep europa 3.2m v air floor, I allready have a 2.7 ali floor, I pumped up the boat and floor and all is good, but when I look at the underside of the air floor I'm asking myself how strong the air floor's are, will they stand a short pull up the beach ect , I will be useing it for fishing along with a 8hp johnson, I launch most of the time from pensarn and llandudno,
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Old 16 November 2013, 14:55   #2
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Hi ,mate I have a honwave 3.2 airdeck , and it has had no problem with pulling up the beach , or gravel , very tough ,
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I hadnt seen the europa, dont think I can get that locally, but seems similar to the promarine AH and honwave. Do they not have rub strakes on the bottom on the hard wearing areas?
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Old 16 November 2013, 15:07   #4
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Yes there is a hard wearing protective strip on the underside, I,ve had mine in and out of windermere all season and that's stone ,gravel , I've had no problems
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Yes I have a rub strake down the middle but nothing either side, could I add two one to each side ? and thanks for the reply's
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Old 17 November 2013, 13:25   #6
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Not sure mate , still quite new to all this , I don't see why not though ......
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You can glue whatever you want under large tubes for extra protection. Don't beach sib under power against shore, in the short run will abrade under tubes....

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Its not good to drag your sib, over time the weight being dragged will abrade the material especially the bit direct under transom, thats from my costly past experience of dragging them anyway.
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