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Old 08 August 2011, 11:00   #11
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Spot on... thanks guys... I'm genuinely excited about seeing them on Thursday... I just hope the weathers mixed so I can get a feel for the hull...
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Old 11 August 2011, 09:42   #12
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I was fortunate enough to test drive one 770 today. I must say the overall look of the boat is impressive. I must also complement Cookie as the build and 'finish' of the boat is also fantastic. The hull design is excellent and the overall feel of the boat is great. Unfortunetly the boat would not be suitable for my usage. .

I'm off to see a Reveneger 27 next week if anyone has any comments regarding those ?
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I was fortunate enough to test drive one 770 today. I must say the overall look of the boat is impressive. I must also complement Cookie as the build and 'finish' of the boat is also fantastic. The hull design is excellent and the overall feel of the boat is great. Unfortunetly the boat would not be suitable for my usage. .

I'm off to see a Reveneger 27 next week if anyone has any comments regarding those ?
The build and finish are down to "Kitten" on here - sorry you don't find it suitable for your use - I would be interested to hear why though?
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After a test in moderate sea's today, I don't think it would suit the conditions I often go out in around Anglesey. Great boat tho.
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Old 11 August 2011, 10:29   #16
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Not had a chance to see any Scorpions yet... flying to Jersey next week to try the Revenger, then maybe a Scorpion the same week depending on the Revenger.
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The build and finish are down to "Kitten" on here - sorry you don't find it suitable for your use - I would be interested to hear why though?
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Do you know if the handling of the 770 would be similar to that of a pascoe SR7 in choppy seas ? many thanks richard
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Do you know if the handling of the 770 would be similar to that of a pascoe SR7 in choppy seas ? many thanks richard
I used to race against the Mannerfelt's that the SR7 is based on and they are wetter than the 770 - the BananaShark has a lot more "recovery" in the bow so it's much better downwind, other than that probably quite similar in many respects with different layouts of course, not forgetting the storage in the 770!
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I used to race against the Mannerfelt's that the SR7 is based on and they are wetter than the 770 - the BananaShark has a lot more "recovery" in the bow so it's much better downwind, other than that probably quite similar in many respects with different layouts of course, not forgetting the storage in the 770!
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I was speaking with someone who used to race a Pascoe and he was also saying that it was a wet boat. Great race boat when driven at 100% but he found that his family got drenched when out on a jolly driving at 60%.

Echoing what Cookee said above.
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