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Old 16 September 2009, 12:27   #1
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At Southampton Boat Show I Bought....

.....a Versadock.
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Old 16 September 2009, 13:14   #2
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.....a Versadock.
How did you get it home, an extra large 'Boatmart' carrier bag?
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Old 16 September 2009, 14:49   #3
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We have got to tow it across the Solent. Should be fun.
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That's been done before by a Ribnetter, there's a thread on that some where on here....
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We have got to tow it across the Solent. Should be fun.
Paul Jackeen and myself towed a 7m dock across to Wooton Creek from Port Solent. As long as you can get the front of the dock up in the air and use a tow point 3/4 double floats back that should work fine. Took us a while, 10 knots was our top speed. Good Luck
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Rogue Wave and I towed one from lymington to cowes a couple of years ago.. we did it over night, and 10 knots was about our top speed to... make sure you go with the tide... I read the tide table wrong, it we sat for about and hour or two againt the tide...

If you go faster than 10 knots... then it will sink. Also, setup a backup tow line... if for whatever reason the tow line come loose, then it will go with the wind quickly!
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Paul Jackeen and myself towed a 7m dock across to Wooton Creek from Port Solent. As long as you can get the front of the dock up in the air and use a tow point 3/4 double floats back that should work fine. Took us a while, 10 knots was our top speed. Good Luck
Whats Aqua Dock then?
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Old 17 September 2009, 07:15   #8
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At Southampton Boat Show I bought

I don't know about the Versa dock but I didn't think the prices of things were that cheap.
I saved a couple of quid here and there on things like life jackets but in general the stall owners must be holding off until the last weekend?

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Rogue Wave and I towed one from lymington to cowes a couple of years ago.. we did it over night, and 10 knots was about our top speed to... make sure you go with the tide... I read the tide table wrong, it we sat for about and hour or two againt the tide...

If you go faster than 10 knots... then it will sink. Also, setup a backup tow line... if for whatever reason the tow line come loose, then it will go with the wind quickly!

http://www.abovewater.net.au/aquadock.php


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Aqua-dock?

Something a bit closer to home than that Bedajim, better value and better generally than the aforementioned brand.........

Better get Nautibuoy to explain!
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