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BONGO solo sport boat - too cool or too small?


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#1 dJ/105

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 10:55 PM

I'm suprised ED isn't already all over this one -- check out the BONGO -- 15 foot sport boat with bulb keel, asym, wings, and "the look":

www.sailabongo.com

What you get when you cross a Laser and Melges 24...

So, too cool or too small?... forget crew management and go solo?

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 10:59 PM

Hey DJ/105.., thread already started..,

.., cool boat for sure..,

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 11:00 PM

I'd rather get one of these


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Posted 01 March 2004 - 11:32 PM

Rusalka -- everyone's got a favorite ride, but what does a Swift Solo have to do with a sport boat -- SS looks like yet another centerboard trap skiff, sort of a 29er for one, not a mini sport boat?

Idea of the mini sport boat is to be able to plant your butt somewhere other than thin air -- it's the keel/wing/asym combo that defines it... dunno about you but I did my dinghy/skiff time in college and I'm not going back.

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 11:35 PM

Hey 33 (and everyone) -- sorry for the double post on Bongo -- missed the first thread/just found it. thx

#6 Rusalka

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 11:42 PM

you're right, never mind.

Although has a home build you can put whatever kind of blades you want on a SS.