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Old 12 December 2009, 17:08   #1
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A couple of my mates who are not bad guys really and useally sensible did this
Have to ask or wonder if this a mid life crisis at there age
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Old 12 December 2009, 17:11   #2
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I myself am currently going through a midlife crisis, been middle aged I have considered a jetski, smaller, faster more fun etc.

Decided that the RIB was better for me due my age, a little bit more comfort, a back rest and I can leave it on a mooring.
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Old 12 December 2009, 18:02   #3
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A couple of my mates who are not bad guys really and useally sensible did this
Have to ask or wonder if this a mid life crisis at there age
one plus point to a jetski i suppose is the ability to operate in shallower water.
By the way what time did you get home.
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Old 12 December 2009, 18:08   #4
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I myself am currently going through a midlife crisis, been middle aged I have considered a jetski, smaller, faster more fun etc.

Decided that the RIB was better for me due my age, a little bit more comfort, a back rest and I can leave it on a mooring.
Where's your Pipe and Slippers

I've had a Mid Life Crisis as long as I can remember.....No I've always had one
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I've had a Mid Life Crisis as long as I can remember.....No I've always had one
So have I- the silly thing is, I thought I'd be due one about now but I can't think of anything more dangerous to do than I've been doing for years....
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YAMAHA FX SHO High Output JET SKI

I actually did weigh up buying a rib and a Jet Ski for ease of storage and ended up buying the Jet Ski below, have to say it was the best ski I have ever been on and owned as it did cut across the chop very well. As for power it was totally awesome 1800cc Supercharged.
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Old 13 December 2009, 05:13   #8
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Love em as well, what a laugh! this was mine last year, would def get another one
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Old 13 December 2009, 05:45   #9
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A great idea - had one sold and always slightly regret it . They are just bomb proof - used to go looking for the biggest wave I could find for fun & will deal with any weather at all ! Submerge the whole thing & they just keep going !

If I had a double garage I'd buy another one tomorrow.

I 'only' had 80hp - now I cant buy one with less than 120 ! New ones seem so much heavier with the four stroke engines & a lot less storage as a result.

I was a seadoo man - cant stand the daft water jet on some of them !
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Old 13 December 2009, 06:00   #10
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yeh i know what you mean, the sea doo and waverunners had the best hull,mine was 120 hp and 2 stroke ,, light as you like,, love burying it, such fun
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