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Old 12-17-2012, 05:15 PM   #1
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2013 boat options

Top secreet boat options that are not yet released on the web


1 . Mermaid feeding station. Helps you pass the time away when on the hook.

2. Jake Brake on engine. Help slow you down when coming in to the no wake zone

did you hear about any others?
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Old 12-17-2012, 09:23 PM   #2
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Hydrofoil kit for trawlers
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Old 12-17-2012, 10:53 PM   #3
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traditional meat grinder retrofitted and mounted on transom to just direct grind your hard earned cash into the water and cut out the middle man of service yard, mechanics, etc.
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:03 PM   #4
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Popiel (maker of the fantastic "Pocket Fisherman")has a new shazam thing on the market. It's a variation of the "Magic Vac" that sucks cash and credit cards out of the purses and wallets of those who cruise with you.

Two models available....for $19.95 you get the standard Magic Vac that stores the items it gathers into a detachable bag for separating and counting at a later time. The upgraded Magic Vac, which sells for $199.95 automatically deposits the cash into your bank account and adds a charge to the credit and debit cards it collects, then deposits those sums in your account.
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:24 PM   #5
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I have it on good authority that a well known boat company will be offering a hydraulic mechanism connected to a galley module to forever solve the galley up galley down dilemma and Emmit Brown is working on a marine version of his Mr. Fusion.
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:35 PM   #6
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Parking brake. Eliminates dock line clutter.
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:54 PM   #7
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Spuds.

A low cost alternative to Marina fees.

Just drive up to where you want to be and a computer controlled motor will drive the spud into the bottom.

Swing with the tide. No more anchor threads, except maybe how should the bottom of the spud be shaped? Oh well, it continues.

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Old 12-18-2012, 12:51 AM   #8
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Docking assist... from Lexus.
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Old 12-18-2012, 01:59 AM   #9
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A combination Rocna Anchor with a .30 Call machine gun built into the shank. Clears room in a crowded anchorage very quickly..
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:35 AM   #10
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Dehydrated water packets for life rafts. Just add water...
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traditional meat grinder retrofitted and mounted on transom to just direct grind your hard earned cash into the water and cut out the middle man of service yard, mechanics, etc.
Isn't that called a boat? Bring Out Another Thousand lol

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Spuds.,,,A low cost alternative to Marina fees.

A self jacking spud hovercraft might be better.

No worry about thin or no water , no hassle with the local Leos about anchoring restrictions.

After jacking you are aground , hoist 2 black balls , and enjoy the water with no wake hassles.

My dream cruiser!
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Did you see the new trawler trailers? It's a floating trailer you hook to the back of the trawler on extended cruises for all the stuff that you don't have room for. Airstream has plans for one that you can actually store your unwanted over night guests in.

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This won't catch on. It will be hailed as being for "Sissy's " on blogs like this just as the bow and stern thrusters are now. Real seamen don't need them.
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A device that uses noise cancellation technology to prevent the phrase "break out another thousand" and "a hole in the water where money is thrown" from ever making it to a boat owner's ears or eyes. (sorry)
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Spuds.,,,A low cost alternative to Marina fees.

A self jacking spud hovercraft might be better.

No worry about thin or no water , no hassle with the local Leos about anchoring restrictions.

After jacking you are aground , hoist 2 black balls , and enjoy the water with no wake hassles.

My dream cruiser!

You want spuds? Here ya go, these have a a big foam filled steel foot on the bottom. A hydraulic rack and pinion on each leg drives the leg down, when the pad reaches the bottom the drive lifts the barge out of the water.
Called "jack up barges, they are used to in the oil fields the deep water versions are huge.
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You want spuds? Here ya go, these have a a big foam filled steel foot on the bottom. A hydraulic rack and pinion on each leg drives the leg down, when the pad reaches the bottom the drive lifts the barge out of the water.
Called "jack up barges, they are used to in the oil fields the deep water versions are huge.
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Now, them r spuds!
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A jack-up would solve everyone's anchor problems they seem to always have...
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Old 12-18-2012, 12:44 PM   #20
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This won't catch on. It will be hailed as being for "Sissy's " on blogs like this just as the bow and stern thrusters are now. Real seamen don't need them.
Actually I would like to have valet docking!

I already ask/beg/whine for assistance when docking.

Use the bow thruster all the time when manuvering.


If I had my choose I would take twin engines with bow and stern thruster, plus dock assistance. But valet dock would be cool! I love valet parking at the mall and restaurants.
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