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Old 13 February 2013, 11:07   #1
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Sale Water Park..

I will test my boat at sale water park, as it is on my door step.
1 hour in morning mon to fri, no speed limit....15....

Could be handy for prop selection etc. for Manchester area boaters...

How different is a ribs performance in fresh or salt water?
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No difference what so ever!
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There must be some theoretical difference. But as you say, no real...
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You also have Hollingworth Lake, they do 'engine test' bookings by appointment.
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Fresh water is less buoyant. You should see a slight performance drop in fresh. I doubt it will be noticeable. The only fresh water I've run my boat in has been at 4000 feet or higher (which affects the motor), so I don't have a side by side comparison.

Good thing is you don't have to flush the thing afterward.

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There must be some theoretical difference. But as you say, no real...
Yeh, there's loads of theory, but in reality, no difference.
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Hollingworth ( rochdale) , yes .... How big is it? Years since I lived up that way...
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You also have Hollingworth Lake, they do 'engine test' bookings by appointment.
Last time I asked 30.
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Last time I asked 30.
That's because your German Herman us englanders only pay 10.00
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Hollingworth ( rochdale) , yes .... How big is it? Years since I lived up that way...
130-acre (53 ha)
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