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Old 25 October 2016, 14:57   #1
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Keep the season going

So my larger boats are out of the water and you have a day of work and the weather is lovely at the end of October. What do you do.

You go out in your baby rib up the river and out to sea as it was flat calm (oh and rescue a raggie who had gone aground on the bar). This little boat is as far as I am concerned the best fun you can have for a small expenditure (£2400) and incredibly economic. All today I doubt if I will have used 5 ltrs on the little 15 hp 4 stroke.

Dead easy to launch and retrieve on your own, you just pull it on and off the trailer by hand.

She is a Valliant D340 and I love her, I plan to use her as and when all winter.

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Old 25 October 2016, 15:16   #2
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Cracking day for it and as you say lots of fun to be had in small boats
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Hi where is this ?
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Old 26 October 2016, 02:20   #4
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Hi where is this ?
The River Deben, Felixstowe, Suffolk UK
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Not just for small boats! I have just been for a blast to Eddystone Lighthouse. 28 miles and only 42 litres - Bargain
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Not just for small boats! I have just been for a blast to Eddystone Lighthouse. 28 miles and only 42 litres - Bargain

Where did you go from?
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No need to take the boat out of the water.
Went to Ardglass from Peel, IOM on Saturday VERY quickly.....

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