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Old 16 May 2006, 09:32   #1
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Inflatable Tow Toys

I'm going to the South of France with the boat when my exams have finished and really want to get a toy to tow behind the boat where the climate is a bit more pleasant than the north coast of Scotland. There are so many types I have no idea which are the best. Don't want to spend a fortune but would like one that could take possibly 3 people, do i go for a good old banana boat or something more adventurous, mind you i don't want to kill myself.

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There are loads out there - which all do different things - just look and see which grabs your attention!!

Having said that, I have been told that you are unable to get insurance to tow toys that carry more than 2 people at a time - so worth checking it out with your insurers before you buy a 4 man 'wing' or a banana!!

Mind you, how do all these outfits that tow bananas/toys off the beaches in summer do it?

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Commercial Insurance for Toys is fairly Easy as there are only a few places that do it, and they stipulate hi levels of RYA qualifications. However, personal for more than 2 people would be tricky.

I would reccomend just stick to Single or double person toys as IMO more than 2 person is dangerous as you can end up hitting each other, and doing damage.
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I've sent you a PM!!

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There's a few of them reviewed here

There's also a web site that sells them with a short video of each of them in action but I can't find it, anyone else know of it?
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Not sure if it is the one you mean, but there is a load of them on...

www.wakesport.com

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Or try this one

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I'm going to the South of France with the boat when my exams have finished and really want to get a toy to tow behind the boat where the climate is a bit more pleasant than the north coast of Scotland. There are so many types I have no idea which are the best. Don't want to spend a fortune but would like one that could take possibly 3 people, do i go for a good old banana boat or something more adventurous, mind you i don't want to kill myself.

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There are loads out there - which all do different things - just look and see which grabs your attention!!

Having said that, I have been told that you are unable to get insurance to tow toys that carry more than 2 people at a time - so worth checking it out with your insurers before you buy a 4 man 'wing' or a banana!!

Mind you, how do all these outfits that tow bananas/toys off the beaches in summer do it?

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