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Yacht Broker : Your Go-To Person for Anything and Everything about Yachts

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 Bruce Markey (October 17, 2016)  You have dreamed of reveling in a cruising lifestyle and it is that time when your dreams are finally coming true. With enough money on your hands to get into the sailing culture, your most likely choice could be a yacht. However, you are faced with many questions and concerns on how you can get the best value for your money. Introduce yacht brokers – that category of people who .. (Boating)

Intex Explorer K2 Kayak Review

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 Rey Basti (August 21, 2013)  The Intex Explorer K2 Kayak is a great way to have if you love water adventure without spending too much. Intex is a well known maker of inflatable kayak at a very affordable price and the Intex Explorer K2 Kayak is no exception to that. You can now enjoy your leisure time together with your friends and families with its tandem capacity features. The low profile design of the Intex .. (Boating)

Thames Rib Experience - A One of a Kind River Thames Adventure

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 Deanie Canales (December 18, 2012)  The River Thames is considered as an exceedingly outstanding and known river in London. It is really a famous route too when some tourists desire to celebrate with the great buildings which are seen along the river. When you take a boat ride on the River Thames, it could only mean that you simply grab the possibility to see one of the best cities and luxuriate in the breeze of the .. (Boating)

Sailing & Boating - Golden Leisure in the UK

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 Graeme Knights (August 22, 2012)  With adrenalin levels not quite back to normal for the average proud Brit, talk in clubs and pubs is still very much centred on the gold medals won and in particular those won by Britain’s sailors such as the now legendary, Ben Ainslie. Once again they have inspired a new generation to take to the water. Judging by the more than 1000 UK online sailing sites it is already a pastime . (Boating)

Perception Sport Pescador 12 Angler Kayak Review - Best Priced Fishing Kayak

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 Rey Basti (August 08, 2012)  If you love fishing and looking for the perfect companion, the Perception Sport Pescador 12 Angler is thebest fishing kayak you can have. With its high end design from top quality materials to ease of usage and huge compartment for your gears you got everything here. This kayak is fully equipped with fishing features; caching fish with the Pescador 12 Angler kayak is surely enjoyable .. (Boating)

Sevylor Tahiti Fishing/Hunting Inflatable Kayak Review – Cheap Way To Catch Fish

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 Rey Basti (August 08, 2012)  If you love fishing and hunting with friends but don’t have much money to spend on it, no need to worry anymore because, this is made possible with the Sevylor Tahiti Fishing/Hunting Inflatable kayak. Sevylor is world renown in producing the best inflatable since 1948, the Tahiti fishing/hunting was firstly build in 1963 and improves over the years in perfecting its craft. .. (Boating)

Sailing Courses - Learn to sail and get a sailing certification

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 Eric Nelson Jr (July 17, 2012)  No matter if you may have decided to take up another summer hobby or to begin an adventurous career, taking up sailing courses is the best way to begin in this endeavour. Even if it’s just a hobby, sailing is an adventurous and captivating sport that requires some basic skills before you get to the actual sailing part. This is where sailing courses come into the picture. Sailing .. (Boating)

Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame Convertible Inflatable Kayak Review – Most Versatile Kayak

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 Rey Basti (June 27, 2012)  If you love to see wonders of nature trough boating the Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame Convertible Inflatable Kayak will take the whole family to your favourite destination lightly, without the needs for a roof rack, just put it right on the trunk of your car and your good to go. This convertible kayak is extremely versatile in many ways to maximize your adventure during your leisure .. (Boating)

Ocean Kayak Frenzy Review – Big Fun In Small Size

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 Rey Basti (June 24, 2012)  If you’re looking for a perfect recreational kayak that brings fun to all family members, the Ocean Kayak Frenzy is the best kayak you can have. With its 9 feet compact design it is easy to bring along on top of your car and take it to your favourite destination. This tiny kayak is highly responsive making it an effortless paddling without tiring for a longer period of time. .. (Boating)

Old Town Dirigo 106 Kayak Review – Your Perfect Recreational Companion

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 Rey Basti (June 14, 2012)  If you love to explore the wonders of nature during your leisure time, the Old Town Dirigo 106 is a perfect recreational kayak to be with. Old Town is pioneer in boat making since 1898 and continuously dedicated to perfecting its craft. The Dirigo 106 is another innovative design kayak from Old Town that aims to keep you safe, comfortable and effortless paddling for a more enjoyable .. (Boating)

Lifetime Manta Tandem Kayak Review – Extreme Stability For A Safest Ride

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 Rey Basti (April 24, 2012)  If you love to go out on vacation to paddle, sail or fishing together with the whole family, the Lifetime Manta Tandem Kayak is definitely your perfect companion. It doesn’t matter if you’re a novice paddler, this kayak is design for ultimate stability that will surely bring fun to anyone who rides on it. Great Looking And Durable Design The Lifetime Manta Tandem is a .. (Boating)

Sailing Holidays for all the family

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 Kevin Mackay (March 23, 2012)  Family holidays are important for many reasons. They allow families to spend quality time together and the memories created can last a lifetime. But what type of holiday should you and your family choose? An adventure holiday in the sun? How about a safari or camping holiday? Or, you could try something totally different and try hiring a sailing boat and spend a week or two sailing .. (Boating)

How to Find Boats for Sale

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 Reynaldo Adams (February 21, 2012)  You've always loved boating. There's something so mystical concerning the whole factor. It may instantly raise your spirit thus making you seem like on top of the planet but it's hard to make others believe that same thrill and excitement. For some people, it's a hobby, for that relaxation it's a method to dodge the challenges and lethargy from the mundane existence and investing time .. (Boating)

How to take care of inflatable boats in 4 easy steps?

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 Wilson Joy (January 30, 2012)  Holding cheap inflatable boats are a big benefit if you love boating with your family unit and kids. Among all other kinds of boats, this fastidious category of vessels has gained major reputation among boaters across the world. They're rational and arranged from light weight false type materials that are extremely sturdy and strong. In addition you can carry the boats in your car to a .. (Boating)

Shop Online for Boat Parts and Supplies

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 Chickie Maxwell (January 13, 2012)  In the perfect world, the life of a boater is spent enjoying the water on as many days of the boating season as possible. Boat maintenance and upkeep are necessities as important as monitoring the tides and focusing on the catch of the day. Despite clear skis and calm waters, the headaches associated with boat maintenance can put a damper on even the sunniest summer day. Save valuable .. (Boating)

Different types of sea eagle inflatable kayak

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 Wilson Joy (January 06, 2012)  There are many divergent types of inflatable kayak on the bazaar that are appropriate for all different types of water. Sea Eagle 370 - Weight Capacity 650 lbs The Sea Eagle 370 may be capable to grasp a lot of heaviness but unless you are paddling it solo (it is a tandem kayak), you will not have a lot space to hoard gear. However this inflatable kayak is the least costly in this list . (Boating)

Get pleasurable Inflatable Kayak with family?

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 Wilson Joy (January 02, 2012)  Many of us would love to be capable to get out on the water a little more than we do. Whether it is an ocean or a river, kayaking is a leisure sport gaining a lot of steam. This sport falls into the adventure sport category, and for good reason. Hitting torrents in the river or exploring sea caves off of the coast are pretty adventuresome activities! The only throbbing is getting your .. (Boating)

What are the Benefits of Inflatable Boats and kayak?

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 Wilson Joy (December 28, 2011)  Inflatable boats are used for scuba diving and snorkeling, river rafting, etc. At first these boats are construction for only armada purpose . Inflatable boats are quite easy to waft up, shrink and put away in a closet or on deck. During off period you can store up the miserable boat in the garage or in the loft. Note that the larger inflatable boats are the harder it is to deflate and .. (Boating)

Auto Insurance Quotes Assist Drivers without Hassle

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 Quinn Barker (November 22, 2011)  Getting auto insurance quotes is simple and quick, plus you don’t have to deal with the hassle and pressure that sometimes comes with choosing insurance with an agent. Automobile insurance is one thing that every driver needs, but not everyone likes to shop for it. Some people dread going into the agent’s office for fear that they will get talked into something that they .. (Boating)

The Correct Marine Carpet for Ski Boats, Fishing Boats, and Pontoon Boats

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 James Angel (July 12, 2011)  Usually, a ski boat’s carpet wears out in specific areas long before a boat needs the entire carpet to be replaced. Sometimes all that is needed is a section of carpet to be replaced and saves time and money. If the difference between the replacement carpet and the existing carpet is such that it keeps you up at night, you may opt for replacing the entire carpet. Often a .. (Boating)

How Do I Know its the Right River for Me

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 Amy Haddock (May 17, 2011)  Have you ever wanted to go whitewater rafting or kayaking down the raging rapids of a ferocious unpredictable river? Or would you like to bring your whole family on a relaxing scenic canoe ride down a nice slow moving river with smooth easy waves and open passages? This is something you can do in the spring, summer, and fall even in the winter months if you are close enough to the .. (Boating)

Did You Know There Where Different Canoes for Every Occasion?

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 Amy Haddock (May 17, 2011)  It’s a bright sunny day and you are sitting around not doing a thing, wondering why you’re not outside enjoying the bright sun and fresh air. You are looking for a new activity, one that is full of fun, excitement and adventure. You are wondering if you should do it solo or have a few friends and family joining you. You want to learn some new skills, ones that can be used to . (Boating)

Emotion Comet Kayak Review

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 Rey Basti (May 06, 2011)  Are you looking for the best sit inside Emotion kayak which is easy to use, durable, convenient and has a lower price tag? Look no further because the Emotional Comet Kayak is the perfect answer to your problem. This kayak is very affordable with lots of goodness in it that surely enjoys the whole family. The Emotional Comet Kayak is a good looking kayak with a very nice design. This .. (Boating)

Emotion Comet 110 Kayak Review

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 Rey Basti (May 06, 2011)  The Comet 110 is one of the latest from Emotion which is the longer version of a very popular award winning Comet kayak. The comet 110 comes in two different colors which is red and blue. The Comet 110 is 11 ft in length compare to the original Comet which is only 8 ft long. This means that a longer version Comet 110 has a better final stability. Its width is 30 also 2.5 ft with a bit .. (Boating)

Why Choose an Inflatable or Portable Kayak versus a Rigid Kayak?

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 Vito Lelii (October 31, 2010)  Find out why more people are choosing an inflatable kayak as opposed to a rigid kayak than ever before. In this article we hope to answer the question; why an Inflatable Kayak? Here are some good reasons why more people are choosing a portable kayak: 1. They don't want the hassle or the worry of having to hoist their kayak up and tying it securely to their car's roof rack. 2. They .. (Boating)

Inflatable Kayaks Offer New Options For Space-Challenged Boaters

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 Stephen Harger (October 30, 2010)  Want to get out on the water, without towing, or renting a boat? Short on garage space? Traded in the truck for a compact car? Do yourself, your vehicle and your budget a favor and consider an inflatable kayak. These clever, portable watercraft fit in the trunk of your car, or on your shoulders, packing as much recreational punch as a traditional kayak, without taking up valuable .. (Boating)

Are You Getting the Best Value on Yamaha Outboard Parts?

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 Quinn Barker (September 21, 2010)  When it comes to buying Yamaha outboard parts, you have no shortage of options. From online auctions to online retailers to your local boating equipment stores and much more, there are many places you can order the boat parts you need to get your vessel back on the water and running its very best. But of course, not all of these Yamaha outboard parts sellers are the same. And if you .. (Boating)

Marine TV Antennas - Understanding The Basics Before Purchasing

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 Dustin Banks (August 26, 2010)  As more and more people take to the seas, lakes or rivers on boats, staying connected to the outside world through marine TV with the aid of a marine television antenna is increasingly affordable and becoming more widespread. Marine TV works no differently to normal satellite television. It works by establishing a link between a satellite that is in geostationary orbit, with a .. (Boating)

Finding the Best Boat Accessories

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 Quinn Barker (August 17, 2010)  It doesn’t matter if you are on the water to earn your daily bread or just for the fun of it. It doesn’t matter if you’ve had ten years or ten hours of experience; a major key to getting the most out of your boat is to have the right accessories. Accessories are the little things that you keep on board that can make a big difference, from safety gear to maintenance .. (Boating)

10 Things to Remember Before Choosing a Sea School

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 Jandu Marmenor (August 12, 2010)  Is you life stuck under meeting deadlines and paying bills every month, and you badly need to go back to your long-forgotten passion of sailing on water, and you are considering a sailing course? Considering the hefty amount you need to invest before taking a sailing course, of course you would like to see if you are getting the real value for money. It’s not easy though, yet you . (Boating)

Using Houseboat Plans Tips

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 Justin Pearl (July 24, 2010)  A wise man said that if you walk with eyes on the stars, which is at the mercy of the puddles that are on the road. All we want to keep our star, but we must also keep an eye out for puddles to succeed. In any major project, being aware of what to refrain from doing, and why, is as important as knowing what to do. This is especially true if you are embarking on the use of DIY .. (Boating)

What to Consider Before Buying Yamaha Outboard Parts

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 Quinn Barker (July 21, 2010)  When a customer chooses Yamaha outboard parts, he or she is buying a quality product that will perform well over several years. Keeping these suggestions in mind will help to ensure that the transaction is a positive one. Consumers who wish to modify their existing motor Yamaha outboard parts from another manufacturer can do so. They need to keep in mind that when another company's .. (Boating)

Boat Sink Tips

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 Justin Pearl (June 22, 2010)  When thinking about a sinking ship most people think of it in the middle of the ocean. What many people forget or do not realize is that a ship can sink, while docked at the marina. The fact is that the number of boats docked craft sink is higher than the number of ships that sink while running. While docked Sinking When a boat sinks at the dock, the owner usually asks “why did .. (Boating)

Fishing Wooden Boat Tips

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 Justin Pearl (June 22, 2010)  So you've inherited some dubious old wooden fishing boat of his grandfather! You feel proud to be the one to carry out family fishing tradition, but you're also experiencing just a little in the care of if you look at the large open expanses of the lake this spring on a boat that has clearly seen better days. . . Well, if your newly acquired old wooden fishing boat is looking a little .. (Boating)

Tips Before You Build a Boat

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 Justin Pearl (June 21, 2010)  Owning a boat is really something special when you see the beautiful boats that are very expensive. It is always a dream that nobody wants. Fortunately now, you can build your own boat. There are a lot of information available on how to build a boat home. A boat is a small boat designed to float, to provide safe passage through the water. A homemade boat can be considered a custom boat . (Boating)

Build Your Own Jon Boat

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 Justin Pearl (June 21, 2010)  Now I am an adult with a young child of mine. My son and I love fishing more than anything and really has brought us more of the eight years of its existence. It feels like the good times I spent hanging with my dad. Unfortunately my father's boat Jon left us long ago, so we have been accustomed to just sitting on the side of the lake and the expulsion of our lines. One night after .. (Boating)

Tips For Small Boat Building

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 Justin Pearl (June 21, 2010)  There is much that goes into the designs and plans for a wooden boat. Some things you have to consider are: TYPE OF WOOD Most use marine plywood, also resistant to rotting wood such as cedar and oak are used to build the hull. Wood is good to use because cheap, readily available anywhere, and any beginner buoyant shipbuilding can easily work with wood. It is for this reason that .. (Boating)

Boat Building Tips

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 Justin Pearl (June 20, 2010)  boat building is an exciting and rewarding hobby. Not only pay with hours of fun spent in the water, but the journey of building your own boat can be as large as the destination nearest water. It only takes a good boat plans. Finding the right boat plans is the most important part of planning your project. Most builders have a pretty good idea of what type of boat they would like to .. (Boating)

Are You Consider to Build Your Own Boat? Here is The Tips For You

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 Justin Pearl (June 20, 2010)  If you've ever wanted to learn to build your own boat, you're not alone. Many people want a boat, however, boats are expensive and can be out of range of the budgets of most people. factory-built boats are expensive because of the cost of materials, labor and overhead costs are boat builders. Learn to build your own boat can save you money, because you can get their own materials. When . (Boating)

Tips to Build Your Own Boat

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 Justin Pearl (June 20, 2010)  If you want to build your own boat and know nothing about it, you can be sure that you will be able to succeed a ship that will look good and be able to be used. You can build the boat of your dreams. You need to decide what type of boat you want to build. Be careful, though, because you do not want to get a boat too much and get overwhelmed. On the other hand, also wants to ensure .. (Boating)

Johnson Parts Return Your Boat Engine to its Prime

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 Quinn Barker (June 18, 2010)  Taking your boat out on the lake or ocean is one of the joys of the summer season. The smell of the water, the cool breeze in your hair and a beautifully lazy afternoon with family and friends can make for a great day. If the fish are biting, it’s all the better. When you decide to get your boat on the water for the first time this summer, you’ll want it to be in great .. (Boating)

Buy Genuine Evinrude Parts To Ensure Your Boat Floats Long and Prospers

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 Quinn Barker (May 22, 2010)  Avid boaters and fishermen have been clamoring for Evinrude parts since J. A. Bombardier founded the boating company in 1909. Everyone has heard the ever popular joke that the two best days in a boat owner's life are the day they buy their boat, and the day they sell it. If you've ever owned a boat, and you no longer are an avid boatsman, you may actually agree with those sentiments. .. (Boating)

Ft. Lauderdale Boat Yards that Baby Your Baby

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 Michael Tyler Jones (April 27, 2010)  There’s no doubt about it. If you own a boat and live in or visit Florida, then there’s going to come a day when you have to have boat repairs done in Ft. Lauderdale. Even if you take your upkeep and maintenance very serious, just like any vehicle, something is bound to go wrong eventually. Whether you own a small fishing vessel or an enormous luxury house boat that you take . (Boating)

The ins and outs of crewed yacht charters

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 Ulla Gotfredsen (March 04, 2010)  The yachts There are about 250 crewed charter yachts around the Virgin Islands, spanning from 40’ monohulls to 100’ catamarans and motor yachts. These yachts are privately owned and run either by the owners or a hired crew. There will be a captain and a chef – also if they only have 2 guests – who will work hard to ensure the guests a wonderful adventure. The .. (Boating)

Building a 16 ft. Grand Banks Dory

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 Harrry Rackers (June 14, 2009)  As a kid I did a lot of boat building, mainly scale models that were not able to sail, although I did actual build a few boats that were, more or less, capable of sailing. I even once build a 10 feet boat, or shall I say raft. I accomplished this with a few friends and we had great fun sailing it on the local river. It was not really water proof and while one person was rowing, the .. (Boating)

Adjusting to Living on a Houseboat

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 Victor Epand (December 25, 2008)  Living on a houseboat is not exactly a new or radical idea. People have been experiencing houseboat living for many decades, especially in European and Asian countries. It may be something many more people are thinking about these days, considering the cost of ocean front homes. Today, modern boats come with many more conveniences than they did years ago, but don't expect that things .. (Boating)

Marine VHF Radio

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 John Routledge (December 16, 2008)  Types of VHF sets: Non-DSC sets Non-DSC VHF sets on yachts and motorboats will still continue to work, will still be legal to use and certificate holders do not need to do a conversion course until they choose to upgrade. After 2005 Coastguards will cease to monitor Channel 16 in the way that they do now, that is with a dedicated officer on headset watch 24 hours a day, but they will .. (Boating)

SARTS - Search and Rescue Transponders

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 John Routledge (December 16, 2008)  SARTS - Search And Rescue Transponders (also known as a search and rescue radar transponders) are the part of the GMDSS which provides for the locating of vessels in distress or of their survival craft. They are complimentary to ERIRBs, not alternatives. When activated the SART will produce a series of 12 dots on a vessel's radar screen when it is interrogated by a 3 cm ship radar. .. (Boating)

Echo Sounders and Electronic Displays

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 John Routledge (December 16, 2008)  Marine electronic navigation equipment Echo sounders, for measuring depth, are now virtually standard equipment on all but the smallest and simplest of boats. It works by transmitting pulses, or clicks, of ultrasonic sound from a transducer mounted on board, down to the seabed, and then receiving the returning echoes. Although the speed of sound in water varies slightly, it is always in . (Boating)

Flats Fishing Boats - The Shallow Water Fishing Boat

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 Arran James (December 16, 2008)  If in need of a stable fishing platform that offers performance, fishability and pole-ability in a shallow estuary it would be a wise choice to look towards the flats fishing boats. A flat bottomed hull is able to run and floats the shallowest of all the hull types. It might not offer the performance of a v-hulled craft and the ride might be wetter, but its possible to float and jump .. (Boating)




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