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Old 21 January 2003, 17:55   #31
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Im into speed man none of this nancy 30mph ,lets pump some adrenalin and blow them engines out,

put me down man,and lets POKER RUN.

im new but its a great way to blow out with you boys.

See you there and watch me fly. let me know when its happening man ,we will have a blow ? of a day.

Dont you leave me out man.

The South Coast Boys Club what ya,ehh
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Old 21 January 2003, 18:06   #32
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Thanks for all the support and interest guys, it'll be great to get a few ribs out with the hairdressers, (although as I said earlier Chris Strickland has joined us before in his 9.5 Scorpion + 2x300 Merc's, that is one hell of a boat in the rough!

Thank's Matiboy, but don't let Crazyhorse hear you say that, she wouldn't like it at all!

Daniel, You don't need to worry about being outclassed, if your boat will do 40 mph (and it nearly fits the length rule) there will be someone on the day who's boat has similar performance to yours, who you can run/race with, so don't panic capt mainwaring

David, dare I ask how old you are?

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Old 21 January 2003, 19:10   #33
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Alan, Jon

Thanks for both the offers - i'll certianly accept one of the two nearer the time.

I suspect i'll be taking out a bank loan and joining Alan (although i suspect my old-skool 130 would give you'r 200 a run for it's money in consumption terms!!!) rather than thrashing both myself and my boat trying to keep up with you guys.

I have seen 49.something on the GPS in my boat when really trying hard to cap 50 on a dead flat day with just me (feet firmly straped in) - but maintaining anything like that in a boat of that length is impossable once she see's a swell!

Roll on the sunshine!
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Old 22 January 2003, 06:32   #34
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Great stuff. Looks as though we could get a good showing from the RIB crowd to show the hardboats how to do things!

Daniel, as I say, most welcome to hop aboard Blue Ice. I think you're right, my Hpdi will probably burn less than your carb 130!!

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Old 22 January 2003, 06:51   #35
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As a reformed "wind-up" merchant, I reckon I should be good a spotting them,(as crazyhorse would say, good post for a newbie) and bill anchore has to be one, I mean, a 45 year old tatooist! surely he'd be able to spell his "hometown" and "boat make" correctly! nice one boy's! (or girl)

And what are 175ss's?????

Jon (the hunter now!) Fuller


In fact I think (due to the excellent spelling and obviouse jibe at me!) that this is either: Crazyhorse or Manos!

So if it's you Crazyhorse, your a bad girl!

and if it's you Manos, your a bad bubble!
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Old 22 January 2003, 07:12   #36
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David, dare I ask how old you are?
Yes, you may dare ask. My profile says 50 but I lied to sign up. I'm really 21. At 40, I reckon you'd be better off swapping Leviathan for my wooden classic so you could potter up the Thames to Henley or Kingston as befits your age Either that or change the name of Leviathan to Tootsie or Snuggles.

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Old 22 January 2003, 07:29   #37
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Thank you David! Snuggles it is then Bye the way, I also lied on my profile, I'm really an over proud octogenarian!


PS. how about a pic of your classic, get my nostalgia all revved up!

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I'm really an over proud octogenarian!
Great Gramps, that explains why you're idling away your time on here instead of going out and doing an honest days work.

Will get a pic of boat this weekend.
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Old 22 January 2003, 13:24   #39
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..... im new but its a great way to blow out with you boys.
...... The South Coast Boys Club what ya,ehh
UNFORTUNATELY this sums it all up.
Are we turning into a brainless boyzzz racer club/forum??
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Old 22 January 2003, 14:01   #40
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UNFORTUNATELY this sums it all up.
Are we turning into a brainless boyzzz racer club/forum??
Errm thats a bit rich coming from someone who debuted on this forum with extravagant claims about how he is going to clean up at Cowes 2003!!! + Falcon first in yada yada yada etc etc.

Speed is good in its place. Bombing around the solent for a day would be fun. Doing it every weekend would be boring. Thats why I love ribs cos you can do so much more.

Besides we need to show the hard boat hairdressers how it should be done..........
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