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Old 28 November 2002, 00:27   #11
Country: Greece
Town: Gloucetsreshire
Boat name: GATO DI MARE
Make: MAR.CO
Length: 9m +
Engine: Yamaha 200Vmax
MMSI: 235027678
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 3,339
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With all my heart I wish to you VERY BRAVE lads good luck and calm seas.
My only concern is that the boat does not have a cover in the bow. Are you planning in fitting one?? It will protect the boat and you if a wave brakes on it.
Believe me I have crossed the Atlantic a few times sometime agao on Panamax size (DWT 60000) bulk carriers and the waves are PRETTY BIG!!
Please consider that thought.
Good luck and all the best!!

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Old 30 November 2002, 14:22   #12
Country: UK - England
Town: Blackpool
Boat name: To Exi
Make: new sib 4 man
Length: 8+ft
Engine: Mariner 4hp long shaft
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 1,012
fuel burn and all up weight for water jet?

Good luck to all of you.

When you get time can you give the nm of each leg, and your expected fuel burn and predicted top speed with a water jet.

Have you got any boat following you if you run into trouble.

Good luck I will be watching with interest.


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Old 30 November 2002, 15:18   #13
Country: UK - England
Town: Margate / Ramsgate
Boat name: Bumbl
Make: Scorpion
Length: 8m +
Engine: Yanmar diesel
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 2,837
Wow! Best of luck - see you at the boat show.

No doubt the RibNet gang can put a team together to meet you in the Thames estry in September.



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