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Old 25 March 2017, 15:07   #11
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Originally Posted by Otis K. View Post
You could be like my brother and try a 40hp Evinrude Tiller on a 12ft SIB. There is absolutely no drag at all underway, because the only part of the boat touching the water is the prop... That case, i think he would beat your RIB in a race.
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Old 26 March 2017, 03:19   #12
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Originally Posted by spartacus View Post
Would be interested to know how an old style Zodiac Futura MK IIC (12' 7") with speed-tubes) would compare with a similar sized RIB with similar engine rating. A Futura and 40hp vs lightest RIB and 40hp in calm conditions with little wind.
I also would be interested had one and it was scarey quick for such a small boat.

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