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Old 24 January 2015, 10:53   #31
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Country: UK - Scotland
Town: livingston
Boat name: the massive
Make: valiant
Length: 6m +
Engine: honda BF115
MMSI: 235092322
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Not the best example of an RN sea boat launch as the coxswain made a meal of that and was close to digging in and rolling over. It's not the easiest thing to do as you get sucked against the ship. I have had a few howlers myself and doing it at night can make your bum like a rabbits nose.

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Old 31 January 2015, 06:05   #32
Country: UK - England
Town: Looe
Make: Delta
Length: 4m +
Engine: Mercury
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That engine is fitted with an umbilical system for launching. The hose pipe connects to the engine and pulls off when they pull away. I have fitted hundreds of them!!!

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