hobie17li

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    G-Flex vs. Plexus - ABS plastic boat repair

    I have used both to repair cracks in JY 15s . Go with G Flex or thickened G Flex or you can add thickening powders to it. You should probably paint over it for UV. OMC johnson white matched ok.
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    Outboard Engine Propeller Guards?

    We had races on Saturday for SS class wood 16' sloops in the creek, too windy in the bay 20 kits. Had at least 4 or 5 capsized 2 broken masts, a broken rudder, third race cancelled. We used 17 Zodiak and 17 Whaler with prop guards, lot of people in the water. SSs fill up with water and you have to drag them up wind to unrig and tow back. Glad we had prop guards, but didn't think about it at the time, too busy
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    Outboard Engine Propeller Guards?

    I also feel that while prop guards should be installed, operator training is a must. These young instructors have to be as careful as ever even if prop guards are installed.
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    Outboard Engine Propeller Guards?

    ok just got back from Family Fun Night BBQ no sailing unfortunately, but did take pix.. sizing info is on their website, I had to return 2 that were too big, and had to shim yellow ones with 3/8" starboard, easy enough.
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    Outboard Engine Propeller Guards?

    I got Prop Guard out of Colorado direct . I'll try to remember some pictures
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    Outboard Engine Propeller Guards?

    I put 4 prop guards on 90 hp 4 stroke yamaha 17' zodiak , 70 Yamaha 2 stroke 17' Whaler, 20 Tohatsu 4 stroke, RIB, 15 Yamaha 11' Whaler. Seem ok so far no complaints from sailing instructors. Read ordering instructions to get right size for your motor. Approx. $140-$160 plus shipping, not too tough to install
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    Cheap, Fast Dinghy

    Where are Admiral BB and his mom?
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    what is it?

    What's the Orange thing behind it? That didn't get blown over
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    Jet-powered RIBs?

    While you sail the Opti with the child, good luck with that. Rib jet boats looked fun, we took one in a St. Pat's day parade on a trailer. I don't think it worked. All the pain in the ass of a jet ski no benefits expensive. Get a regular RIB outboard with prop guard and don't stick the old lady in a 17' Zodiak with a 90 hp that'll do 50+mph
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    Is Clean gone ?

    Maybe he just got stuck on the other side of the WALL
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    2019 Ford Mustang Bullit

    Should appeal to all those hillbillies that like to stick their arms down a catfish mouth to catch it. I also liked Eleanor.
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    Daggerboard/Rudder Storage rack?

    Milk crate, if you want it off floor, mount it on self brackets, with or without plywood shelf
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    Cheap, Fast Dinghy

    Wasn't there a young English child, "little bit", who designed and built his own dinghy? A few years ago. His father helped but, I think he did most of the work. Maybe get your mom onboard. She could always crew for you? Maybe, where you plan to sail? Our club sometimes gets rid of Sunfish, I have a friend selling a minifish smaller sunfish probably less than $500 maybe good for your size now. I am out in Westport let me know if you're interested
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    Motorcycle Threads

    Those silly . Little annoying oil lights.. where is the next video????
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    Cheap, Fast Dinghy

    Wasn't there a young English child, "little bit", who designed and built his own dinghy? A few years ago. His father helped but, I think he did most of the work. Maybe get your mom onboard. She could always crew for you? Maybe, where you plan to sail?
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    duck and cover / Front Page

    We used to use tacks in late night prep school dorm raids against seniors in swanky Rhode Is. School. They were quite effective as we never were caught
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    Buying a Beach Cat

    I would say buy one. I have built two tris and the first one a 33' One took 3 years. Do you have reliable crew or singlehanding? Just sold my Hobie Getaway, heavier rotomolded hulls recreational Sailing oriented, but was nice and I was able to keep it on the beach. Super cat 17 or maybe Nacra . Goodluck
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    Best Race Committee Boats

    Occasional competitor that needs to use the head..HaHa that's a good one on the second leg of the race Johnny comes up to the stern of RC boat and asks to relieve himself in their head and can he have redress also
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    Best Race Committee Boats

    We had a ok 22' Aquasport with a 225 optimax ex police boat that was A good deal and fine for the bay but got rid of it after compressor on motor blew up and they wanted 3 grand to fix.the sailing instructors. Liked it for bar hopping
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    what was it?

    Mini Fazisi
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    what is it?

    Also a spirit on this boat...for more excitement Two thumbs up
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    what is it?

    It is the new Anarchy IV. Once III sells that is. Less crew needed always a plus
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    NEED HELP !!!

    How deep is the water? how deep is it going to get? Basement or first floor or? 110 volt or 12volt? or gas?
  24. Just watch Captain Ron 5 times and you're good to go ANYWHERE