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Old 24 March 2014, 09:11   #1
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Montrose
Boat name: Ruby Blue
Make: Honwave & SW4800cc
Length: 3m +
Engine: Mariner 15 & 60efi
Join Date: Mar 2014
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Hi, been browsing the forum for a few days - great source of info!

I've just bought a Honwave T3.8 ie Airdeck and until I get my Tohatsu 15hp OB will be using my trusty Parsun 9.8 4 stroke (never let me down & still in great condition after 3 years sea & Loch use)

I also have a Shetland 535 with a Mariner 60 EFi on the back, getting fed up with lost fishing time due to the good weather not coinciding with decent tide times (I do not launch at stupid o'clock for anyone!) this will now be used mainly for Loch and pleasure trips.

I've protected the airdeck with some heavy duty lino cut to size to prevent scuffing and potential hook damage.

Previous boats were. Waveline 2.9 sib (gave me the bug! then a fantastic 14ft Portabote with the Parsun on the tail. got rid when I bought the Shetland - big mistake but happy with the Honwave now.

Hope to be able to contribute here.

Cheers - Mike

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Old 24 March 2014, 09:17   #2
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Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Girvan & Tayvallich
Boat name: Breawatch
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: Mercury 150 F/stroke
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Welcome aboard Mike. I'm sure you enjoy the forum source of info and merry banter!
Happy days with your sib.

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