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Old 14 March 2009, 18:20   #31
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Try it with the flooding hull open before you make up your mind-you may decide you like the extra stability at rest.

Incidentally, it's the same model as mine was-originally had a bow dodger and side by side seating.
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How can you tell that then? I am keen to learn
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Old 14 March 2009, 18:25   #32
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I thought it was by this picture

There's a lip going around the bow where it looks like someone cut the bow dodger off? Plus I think the two raise sections have way down the deck are to hold the seats?

But I could be really wrong, Nos will know better. Doesn't stop it being a cracking little boat
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Old 14 March 2009, 18:29   #33
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I thought it was by this picture

There's a lip going around the bow where it looks like someone cut the bow dodger off? Plus I think the two raise sections have way down the deck are to hold the seats?

But I could be really wrong, Nos will know better. Doesn't stop it being a cracking little boat
Yep, John i think you are right. I wondered what the raised sections where for.

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What does this do then?

Just in front of the transom is a circular plate that accesses the flooding hull.

What is the reason for this?

I hope i am not asking an obvious one.
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Just in front of the transom is a circular plate that accesses the flooding hull.

What is the reason for this?

I hope i am not asking an obvious one.
In the middle of the deck in front of the transom? Looks like the drain plug has been blocked off. This drained water off the deck and into the flooding hull. But if your going to cap the hull off again I'd leave it and buy a bilge pump.
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Yep, John i think you are right. I wondered what the raised sections where for.

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He's right. It's worth making sure any bolt holes for the original seats are sealed-there's wood in those raised bits.
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Sea Trial

Well finally got her on the water and despite really choppy conditions had some great but hairy exhilarating fun.

I had the engine hood professionally resprayed and it looks good.

The console is a Shakespeare and is on the large side but wanted something taller than the standard and also houses the battery and 53 litre fuel tank and room spare for dry storage.

Managed to get 32.7 knots but as i said the sea was not too good today.

Just got to get an A frame and sort out the little bits and she will be great.

Thanks to Chewy, DHD and everyone for all the advice and to Nos who recommended the SR4.... a top choice.
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Cheers mate, sorry forgot to mention you so just edited previous post.

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