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Old 09 August 2010, 11:39   #11
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A bit negative folks. Plainly it's driven about and parked fine so I guess the driver can see where he/she is going. It's an open boat with all that's good about that but nice, dry accommodation for staying away from home occasionally. An inboard diesel (A bit presumptuous I suppose.) so it can be fueled most places. Makes sense to me.
Should have put a nice tractor cab up front, hey
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Old 09 August 2010, 12:30   #12
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Had a close look on Friday. Agreed not the prettiest cabin but it was very well put together.
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Old 09 August 2010, 12:35   #13
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We have just sold our Scorpion because we wanted to go further and with no accomadation it was a lottery booking a B & B with the weather
so somthing at a senseable price with basic accomadation is lacking in the market place, apart from the Shearwater, must agree that humber dose look a bit of a munter
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I wonder how hard it would be to graft a Shearwater cabin onto another hull (and how much it'd cost to do and fit out).
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Old 09 August 2010, 13:00   #15
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We have just sold our Scorpion because we wanted to go further and with no accomadation it was a lottery booking a B & B with the weather
so somthing at a senseable price with basic accomadation is lacking in the market place, apart from the Shearwater, must agree that humber dose look a bit of a munter
I'm not sure what you count as "sensible price" but as a scorpion owner you are presumably not at the budget end of the market - do none of these tick your boxes: Zar, Redbay, Excalibur, Parker? Who I think all do basic accommodation with or without a wheelhouse. There are probably others too.
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Old 09 August 2010, 13:34   #16
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Should have put a nice tractor cab up front, hey
Absolutely, then you could become a water gypsy and venture further than the Isle of Wight. As for you Mr Will K, I'm disappointed, I would have thought such a boat would have appealed to your distillery venturing escapades. If you took the trouble to pre-prepare your sleeping bag, pillow and wee pale, not forgetting the necessary night time ventilation, I would have thought such a cabin would prove a bonus after a night of liquid entertainment... Slainte mhath!
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Old 09 August 2010, 13:40   #17
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As for you Mr Will K, I'm disappointed
Don't be, just read my posts a little slower the next time, after all, I type them slowly. Here, I'll edit it a bit and make it easier...
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Yeah sure, the owner must be a feckin' giraffe or something

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I see what you mean JW, a bit negative so I guess, sry.

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...don't be disappointed, or grumpy. I was just attempting to point out that you may have got the wrong end of the stick, the post wasn't directed at or about you

Speaking of mixed signals, I don't recognise that Code you have flying on the Humber's rigging? Is it "Skipper in Sartorial Distress?"
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Absolutely, then you could become a water gypsy and venture further than the Isle of Wight.
Jeff, have you got space to sleep in there? I have to say I prefer your format to the cabin in the OP - but I know many people here like the idea of the wind in their hair and spray in their face.

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Speaking of mixed signals, I don't recognise that Code you have flying on the Humber's rigging? Is it "Skipper in Sartorial Distress?"
I'd have thought you'd know that one - "persons bringing alcohol welcome to board" - you'll find a similar arrangement in my back "garden".
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