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Old 04 April 2004, 16:54   #11
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RoyWebster,

I use Andy Cox at:

Contact Name: Andy Cox
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Top man. He is reasonably close to Fowey.
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Old 04 April 2004, 17:01   #12
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Thank you for that I will drop him an email



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Old 05 April 2004, 04:52   #13
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Nice Boat

Nick

Looks great
I can vouch the seating is very comfy.

Although people moan about Humber, I love their boats
I have 2 at my disposal this summer and will be using them as much as I can!!

Happy Ribbing

Regards

P.S can recomend a nice radio for it!!
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Old 05 April 2004, 11:55   #14
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Thanks everone for all your kind comments.
I committed the cardinal sin of not going to see it in the flesh before making a decision but am on the whole very pleased.
I especially love the black colour (is black a colour?), the photos just don't do it justice. - I expect customs will love it even more

Aging Youth, I would love to fit it out myself but due to lack of time (work and all that) I have someone fitting and rigging the engine. I will have an A-frame made and fitted (didn't fancy Humbers prices!) Then I will fit the bilge pump, nav lights and electronics myself as time allows.

Roy, looks like a nice boat, congratulations! Should go very well with that 140 on the back, bet you'll be getting better consumption figures than me!!

Jono, there was a 7m there but I think it had an inboard. Poor you - give em hell!!

RLS, yes it depends on alot of things really - prop, loading, fuel, coditions etc. but I would expect to see around 55knots.

Jon, glad to hear the seating is comfy. It certainly seems so on land.
Whats this radio then?

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Old 05 April 2004, 12:02   #15
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What radio?

I'd go for a Icom if I was you

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Old 05 April 2004, 12:31   #16
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Nice boat, black colour again.
I'm now convinced black is definately in!
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Old 27 April 2004, 08:58   #17
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Hi Nick,
How's the new boat getting on - have you managed to get it up to max speed yet, if so what did you get?
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Old 27 April 2004, 18:40   #18
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Erm, not up to speed yet, but had about 45 - 50mph I think. (Still running in)
Bit difficult to see the speedo at that speed - watery eyes!

Full report to follow soon - have been quit busy.

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