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Old 02 September 2019, 03:06   #91
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It's also got a loo for the Mrs and a fridge for the beer and with the front bowthruster an old fart like me can easily handle her
I like the XO. How does it handle. Didnít you used to have a scorpion to compare too?
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Yes, please tell us Mike.
Is it already or does it need antifouling?
Whats it like in a rough sea?

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Old 02 September 2019, 09:34   #93
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I like the XO. How does it handle. Didnít you used to have a scorpion to compare too?
We've still got the Scorpion,but my son Ross is now skipper.I bought the XO because it was a nearly new boat and I am very pleased with her. The hull is aluminium with grp topsides and I was a bit concerned about hull noise ,but she is very quiet.I haven't taken her out in the really big seas that we have taken Fast forward through but so far I am very impressed with her handling.She has a retracting intercept blade system called Zipwake instead of trim-tabs ,very fast very efficient I have kept her in a Marina for the past Twelve months ,it's so easy to" turn key & go" but I hope to buy an aluminium Gekho trailer for her next month,she will be just on the legal limit for towing and maybe tow to Spain next year.Got to do what I can when I can !!
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Yes, please tell us Mike.
Is it already or does it need antifouling?
Whats it like in a rough sea?

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We were in your old stomping ground Peel I.O.M. Last weekend Brian
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Shoot! Why didnt you tell me?
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Old 03 September 2019, 16:23   #96
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I hope to buy an aluminium Gekho trailer for her next month,she will be just on the legal limit for towing and maybe tow to Spain next year.Got to do what I can when I can !!
Are you sure about the weight? I understood they were over 3500kg overall.
Gecko estimated 640Kg for a trailer of that sort of size.
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Are you sure about the weight? I understood they were over 3500kg overall.
Gecko estimated 640Kg for a trailer of that sort of size.
Boat weighs 2840kg Gekho trailer weighs 600 kg
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What vehicle will you use to tow with?
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