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Old 02 May 2015, 15:01   #21
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Denny
Boat name: Hebridean Storm
Make: Coastline
Length: 6m +
Engine: Honda 130hp
MMSI: 235107505
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 502
Originally Posted by paintman View Post
AA routefinder says Pontypool to Bournemouth is only 113 miles. Poole is just up the road with its nice big harbour so make a weekend of it & have a play with your new purchase.

Worth travelling to get the best selection, you won't always find what you're after 5 mins up the road.
My own boat came from Anglesey & that was 200 miles each way. I'd only seen photos & had a chat on the phone with the owner about it so I still needed to view & sea test it, which we did at Holyhead. Well worth the trip.
Yip. I've done the South Coast and back three times after boats 900 miles round trip, Lake District, Wash. Current boat was "local" Tarbert 200 mile round trip. I'd tow it that far for a day out without thinking about it......Put in the effort, it's worth it. I've always went tooled and ready to tow home even if it means replacing wheel bearings at the roadside before the tow home.

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Old 04 May 2015, 14:05   #22
Country: UK - England
Town: Bournemouth
Make: Avon
Length: 3m +
Engine: Merc 25hp 2stroke
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Posts: 88
Last chance before it goes on ebay this week! (transom wheels not included in price)
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