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Old 03 October 2005, 15:52   #11
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What about the other half of the ocean
I will fly that part

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Old 03 October 2005, 15:58   #12
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In my view bowriders should not even be on anybody's shopping list in the UK. They are US lake boats - horrible things. I would almost gurantee that it was the guy's first boat and he bought a Galstron as well - ugh!

I've done "own boat" Level 2's on them and they handle like pigs and I won't even talk about "seakeeping"
To my view boats are different and does have different functions, the bowriders are surely good for lakes and as such we sell lots of them, for those after seagoing boats we recommend mainly deep V hull boats and for our climats up north boats where you can steer the boat inside.

But as a salesman I can´t sell myself anything but to do more stupid hangouts and get wet.........

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Old 03 October 2005, 16:02   #13
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To my view boats are different and does have different functions, the bowriders are surely good for lakes and as such we sell lots of them, for those after seagoing boats we recommend mainly deep V hull boats and for our climats up north boats where you can steer the boat inside.

But as a salesman I can´t sell myself anything but to do more stupid hangouts and get wet.........

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I did in fact say they were lake boats, and I agree they have different functions.
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Old 03 October 2005, 16:16   #14
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In my view bowriders should not even be on anybody's shopping list in the UK.
I was teaching in one of these at the weekend
Sea Ray Troop Carrier

I think they are great !
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Old 03 October 2005, 16:24   #15
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Nice and different Sea Ray style

Obviously creation from the French office

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I was teaching in one of these at the weekend
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Few far between those!
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Old 03 October 2005, 17:42   #17
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This is something you really have to choose for yourself, personally I am for both, but my next boat will actualy be sportboat which I will take her half way across the Atlantic ocean next summer.

Like we say the one that has the choice also has the pain....

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hey Bogi

is there some kind of hotel out there or a bar or something?
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is there some kind of hotel out there or a bar or something?
Surely there are loads of hotels and bars over here, I live in the middle of Atlantic ocean and I am going to go as fast possible from Oban (Scotland) to Reykjavik via refueling in Torshavn, Faroe Island next July, it is only some 1.100 miles (which is normal drive for me in three day trip when I am over in UK).

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Surely there are loads of hotels and bars over here, I live in the middle of Atlantic ocean and I am going to go as fast possible from Oban (Scotland) to Reykjavik via refueling in Torshavn, Faroe Island next July, it is only some 1.100 miles (which is normal drive for me in three day trip when I am over in UK).

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wow a huge trip then, i expect mr BP will be interested in your venture as you will burn a lot of gas on that trip

what kind of budget do you allow for such a journey

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Estimated budget is between GBP 15.000 to 17.000 and that does not include the boat or engine just pure expenses as fuel, travel expenses etc, more info can be found on www.ribsters.net

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