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Old 22 August 2011, 05:01   #1
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What do we think of these?

Other than "HOW much???" which is becoming a familiar experience in my boat googling.

c-fury

Given I'll have a disabled passenger, it's got some obvious benefits. But I'm thinking the hydrofoil thing would be a bit vulnerable. And is it just going to be poncey and unreliable?


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Old 23 August 2011, 03:20   #2
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Given that you will have a disabled passenger I would think the softer ride would be a huge benefit? The principle isn't unique - do a search for Hysucats.
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Old 23 August 2011, 14:41   #3
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Thanks Cookee. So they're a mini Hysucat by the looks of it.

I'd love to find a review somewhere from someone who actually owns one and has run it for a bit. I'll keep googling...
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Thanks Cookee. So they're a mini Hysucat by the looks of it.

I'd love to find a review somewhere from someone who actually owns one and has run it for a bit. I'll keep googling...
In may?? this year it was a test in Ribmagazine. Did a testdrive at ribex... Will probably by one
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In may?? this year it was a test in Ribmagazine. Did a testdrive at ribex... Will probably by one
They will be at the London Boatshow in the Yamaha stand.

PS. I will drive one from UK-Sweden next summer so you can allways ask me after

Latest Powerboat and ribmagazine or what the new name was?? it is a 3 days trip with c-fury... Still waiting for MY magazine.
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Old 03 January 2012, 18:30   #6
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Had a ride in one at the Southampton boat show - quite a strange jerky motion. Not at all convinced about their cornering ability tho - almost flat in the turns. Very nicely built and kitted out tho'
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Well then... given it's my first post I might as well jump in with both feet!
I have just purchased a C-Fury in December & expect delivery in a few weeks after the show. My wife & I happened to stop by the C-Fury stand at Excel last year & ended up having a real good chat with Andy. We were considering downsizing from our Four Winns 205 as the mooring costs were getting silly & it was too big to launch on my own (my wife has the spacial awareness of a squashed rabbit) but wern't sure about a "small" rib. Following many emails Andy & Simon bought two C-Fury boats down to Neyland in South Wales & we went on a long "test drive" in some pretty rough water, out into "the heads" & out to sea. The stability of the rib is superb & we were even swopping from boat to boat out at sea without drama. I am not the most experienced sailor in the land but I have spent many hours going down the estuary at Milford, turning right & heading up to Skomer for the day & I can honestly say the C-Fury was the best ride I had ever had in those waters. Fantastic fun, it does turn a little different being a cat (you have to hold on with your legs like riding a bike) but overall we bloody loved it & got off completely dry! Yes it's small (only 2+2 of us), yes it's a bit of a cottage industry behind it but the boats are very well built & Simon & Andy really do their best to keep you happy. I now can't wait till the spring to get out on it ;-)
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