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Old 04 July 2011, 07:50   #1
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towing a ring

Hello all me again im just wondering how I can tow someone in a ring behind me. I ask this as I don't have a ski pole or a aframe but I have the two bolt things on the inside of the transom and just wondered if anyone as a picture of how you can rope it up to be able to tow.
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Old 04 July 2011, 07:55   #2
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connect a rope from one to the other to form a bridle
connect your tow rop onto the bridle...

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Old 04 July 2011, 07:57   #3
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Is it that simple so its a sort of a u shape out around the engine with the tow rope attached in the middle.
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Old 04 July 2011, 08:01   #4
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As said - using a bridle with a pulley makes things smoother though:

Water Ski Bridle Tow Harness Outboard Pulley Boat Rib | eBay UK
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As said - using a bridle with a pulley makes things smoother though:

Water Ski Bridle Tow Harness Outboard Pulley Boat Rib | eBay UK
Thanks funnily enough I just saw one of those one ebay and ill probably buy it as it looks good as well.

All I need to do now is find something that looks fun to tow.

And does my valiant v490 with a 60hp mariner 2 stroke have enough power to tow.
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And does my valiant v490 with a 60hp mariner 2 stroke have enough power to tow.
Yes - it should easily have enough power to tow (donut or waterskiers) !
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Old 04 July 2011, 09:37   #7
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Make sure that the bridle will not be in contact with the prop.

Can you water ski from those anchor ponts or are they too low?
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Old 04 July 2011, 10:11   #8
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I will make sure its well clear from the prop and just in case take a knife but the one in the link has a kind of float attached to it.
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Hi, Your boat should be pokey enought to tow most things . even a skier.
I use a ringo. ands they are good fun and you dont need much power to move them.

There are all so other inflatable toys now you can to . check out the sumo tube ( not sure of its name) looks fun.
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