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Old 31 December 2005, 05:28   #11
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Country: UK - England
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Boat name: BananaShark
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Originally Posted by Richard B
A couple of 225's on a cat gives 80mph+

Two 800hp-ish mercruisers on that cat would probably do 135mph I reckon...

Jonny Fuller/Dirk Diggler/Cookee would know best!
135mph no problem - Gas Turbines are becoming almost common out there - the Poker Run boats are faster than the race boats because there are no horsepower limitations!

Originally Posted by Zippy
When a boat looks that good who needs tubes!!!
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Old 31 December 2005, 06:18   #12
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Boat name: Coastalbuzz
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not enough buttons/dials

There are nowhere enough shiny dials and buttons on the boat
Everybody knows at 135mph you are reading all that useful data!!!

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