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Old 24 May 2009, 11:13   #1
Country: UK - England
Make: Tohatsu
Length: 4m +
Engine: Tohatsu MFS20
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 27
Tohatsu SIBs....any thoughts

Hi all

Just had an aweseome morning out on my Avon S550 and am contemplating buying a brand new Tohatsu 4.2m SIB. Little bit wary though as I haven't heard much abut them. Has anyone had Tohatsu boats before? Any thoughts?

Either way, I will be buying a brand new SIB soon, so the venerable Avon will be on eBay before long.



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Old 26 May 2009, 07:17   #2
Country: UK - England
Town: Buckingham
Make: Ribcraft 4.8
Length: 4m +
Engine: Mariner 75
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 353
I've had a Tohatsu 3m SIB with a Tohatsu 5hp outboard for about 6 years and it's been great. So far no leaks or problems - but it's now mainly used as a tender to the bigger (4.5m) SIB and stored (rolled up) in a garage when not in use.

I never found out who actually manufactures them however ...

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Old 31 May 2009, 11:22   #3
Country: UK - England
Town: Portsmouth, UK
Boat name: Jelly Fish
Make: Quicksilver 3.8XSHD
Length: 3m +
Engine: Mariner 25MEFI
MMSI: 235905473
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 130
Tohatsu engines are the same as mercury and mariner, so i might follow that a tohatsu sib would be the same as a quicksilver.

Just a thought.
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