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Old 24 January 2016, 14:33   #21
Country: UK - England
Town: Bournemouth
Boat name: Lucky Heather 3
Make: Spearfish
Length: 5m +
Engine: Small!
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 97
I use an sup paddle which I strap to the upright of the A frame. Saved me a few times last year in Christchurch harbour when the kids took over

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Old 25 January 2016, 11:37   #22
Country: UK - Scotland
Boat name: Wildheart
Make: Humber/Delta Seasafe
Length: 5m +
Engine: Merc 60 Clamshell
MMSI: 235068449
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 4,614
Originally Posted by Starovich View Post
Depends on the size of boat, most ribs over 4.5m I would say are impossible to paddle in any wind/tide, and the paddles get used to pole for depth, or fend off quay walls, docks etc.
I carry folding ones, mainly because
a)I already have them
b) they are likely to be of more use in the boat than in the garage, ... marginally.

Yep, I tried paddling my 5m on a clam day to see how much effort it would take.

I now have a pair of shallow water depth gauges!

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