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Old 13 November 2008, 18:49   #51
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Its an Attaque with new tubes!

Needless to say the transom was substantially reinforced.

The Nazi in the jack boots, goose-stepping along the prom is my old man!
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Old 13 November 2008, 19:25   #52
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The Nazi in the jack boots, goose-stepping along the prom is my old man!
Warn him, next time you take a photo

What's going on with the deck on the Humber? Was it always that low in the hull, or had it been re-laid?

Did it have transom knees, before the stainless strut tubes were fitted?
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Old 14 November 2008, 03:22   #53
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Old 14 November 2008, 03:54   #54
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This is a shot of the backside of my 5.0m Assault, wasn't so much the depth of the vee but the proportionate size of the tubes on a 2.0m beam that made the difference.

Assault was great fun, but twitchy at speed - cruising at 25kts was enough for my ability/experience...squeezed 33kts 1up on Southampton water and it was doing a good impersonation of a tap dancer.....
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Old 14 November 2008, 04:37   #55
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You do realise that the pic you have shown is of a Destroyer and not an Assault?
And did you realise that a Destroyer has the same flat bit at the back ?
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Old 14 November 2008, 05:42   #56
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Humber themselves on a visit told me the original hull mould for the original 80-90's Attaque was the basis for the small 2m beam Ocean pro and was developed into the basis for the larger versions of the same hull. I have no reason to doubt what they told me at the factory............
Bruce, thanks for reminding me which of the "A" names it was! That agrees with what I found out. What I haven't figured out yet is was the "Seasafe" the predecessor to the Attaque or a "D.O.T. spec" version of same? (i.e footstraps, extra handholds down the toobs, triple rubbing strake, double (in some places triple) reinforced toobs etc?

And I'll second the fact it's a well comfy ride through the lumpy stuff.
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I'm confused.

The label on mine says it's a Destroyer, and it looks like the blue one pictured outside the Humber office. The 'planing pad' is only about 100mm wide and quickly tapers to nothing. The orange boats pictured seem to have a much wider 'planing pad' and the bottom of the transom looks different to me.

I don't suppose that helps at all and I'm still confused.
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And did you realise that a Destroyer has the same flat bit at the back ?
Yes I do but don't understand the relevance of your quote?
I haven't said that this is a good or a bad thing just as an identifying feature between hulls.
The deck height is the issue I identified as an Attaque feature earlier in this thread, they were all like that an it was a bit of a pain having the sloping deck at the sides!
For a small boat the Attaque hull form is excellent and its a pity they replaced it with the Assault.
I am not sure of the seasafe model details but with the things you list it does sound like a commercial model, safety boat or similiar.
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Warn him, next time you take a photo

What's going on with the deck on the Humber? Was it always that low in the hull, or had it been re-laid?

Did it have transom knees, before the stainless strut tubes were fitted?
The deck was like that when I purchased it. Is it unusual? ....well bar the engine!
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i have had some changes done with the setup of my assault; the main thing was the engine position, the engine has been moved so that the cav. plate is in line with the bottom of the hull ,plus the engine is now offset by 1.25" to starboard.last saturday 15/11 i had 4up with 50lts of fuel on board, we tried a few fast accelerating to 38kts with no sign of chine walking, i was chuffed! we continued to cruise around 30knts, at 38knts the revs were at 5150, but i,m not sure what this motor is rated to safely, on return trip from bembridge we had wind over tide f4 so it was indeed a 20knt trip to keep from banging around too much, but well pleased with the tweaks , and will for sure go for a destroyer/ ocean pro mabey next winter, or when funds allow,thankyou for all your input
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