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Old 11-20-2013, 09:28 PM   #41
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I just got a Dodge Durango. 5.7L V8 AWD. Should tow, launch and retrieve my boat no problem.
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Old 04-05-2014, 09:49 PM   #42
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Happened on this forum but all the posts occurred in 2010. Is anyone still reading this?
Please let me know if it is active, because I am number 2 on the list to get the new Nimble Nomad '29, and my wife and I have decided to sell our spot, so if anyone is interested you can save a bundle on a great boat.
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Old 04-06-2014, 08:20 AM   #43
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Bob,
Might help if you post some pics in the "For Sale" add. I saw a few that Cliff sent me a while back of hull#1 .I never saw it when it was finished, just production pics.
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Old 08-23-2014, 03:10 PM   #44
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To pull a thread out of the past in order to get to Nimble Nomad owners I have a question of you. Have any of you experienced having gasoline fumes in the cabin? The wife and I rented a Nomad to make a trip on the Erie Canal, this made the trip somewhat less than a stellar experience. Thoughts on this problem are welcome.
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Old 08-23-2014, 03:54 PM   #45
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I purchased my 1994 Nomad a little over a year ago and I can tell you that I have never smelled any fumes.
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Old 08-23-2014, 05:31 PM   #46
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Nomad gas funes

We had a Nomad for 7 years and never smelled gas. Doubt it is a fuel line leak because if that was the reason the engine probably would have experienced fuel starvation (sucking air) and it would have run sporadically. I'd check to determine if there is a leak around the filler cap or possibly a crack in the tank itself.
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Old 08-26-2014, 08:54 AM   #47
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On SweetPea, I occasionally will smell some gas fumes right after I open it up on very hot days but it dissipates very quickly. If the fumes were to continue or get stronger I would check it out.
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Old 10-10-2014, 09:22 AM   #48
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I live in Port Charlotte and am considering a nimble Vagabond. What do these boats ride like when the harbor gets rough. Is it something you would be comfortable cruising from pine island down to marco or up to venice in?
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Old 10-11-2014, 10:22 AM   #49
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I researched the Vagabond extensively and had an opportunity to visit the factory in Lutz years ago. Roomy for their small size. They handle rough water well for a flat bottom boat but I'd probably be most comfortable in relatively sheltered waters. I've seen them with 9.9HP high thrusts and up to 30HP. I'd prefer the latter for open water.
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Old 10-11-2014, 05:46 PM   #50
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GP, since they are flat bottomed and pretty light, I am guessing that they will pound some in a chop. For protected waters like going to Venice or Marco, it would be great and very economical.
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Old 10-11-2014, 06:56 PM   #51
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Really nice boats for the Port Charlotte, West coats of Fl waterways. Just use it as it was intended, no big water, inlets or other challenges. I like these boats as Ted Brewer designed them, protected waterway cruisers.
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Old 06-28-2015, 08:56 PM   #52
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Any Nomad owners want to trade "up" for an Albin 27FC in excellent condition currently doing the loop? My Albin is located in Sanford, FL. My phone no. is 251-597-9256. Dale
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Old 03-12-2016, 10:42 AM   #53
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Hi Nimble owners
I have just purchased a nimble vagabond. Smallest of the nimbles, I think.
It has a few things that need addressing, but one that is causing me a headache is the sliding window felt track gasket is more or less petrified and needs replacing.
Has anyone dealt with this sucessfully, know where I can get some, what it's called or even where I might purchase replacement windows.
Thanks for any help.
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Old 03-13-2016, 08:17 AM   #54
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Tammy, the company that produced the windows for the Nomad is still in business and I would assume they made the windows for your Vagabond.

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Old 03-13-2016, 08:27 AM   #55
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Vagabond info

Tammy, I scanned an original sales sheet on the Vagabond for your info.
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Thank you so very much sweet pea!
I will get right on that next week.
Very helpful indeed.
Turns out I have the tropical version.
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Old 03-13-2016, 09:21 AM   #57
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If you are into 25' .. should also check out the Rosborough 254 at*http://www.rosboroughboats.com/index.html


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My wife and I are proud owners of a Rosborough 246. While our 2003 was indeed built in Canada, Eastern Boats in Milton, NH bought the molds a couple of years ago. They are continuing the Rosborough tradition, and there website is Rosborough Boats USA

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Old 03-13-2016, 03:24 PM   #58
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FWIW, Nimble is developing a 29' boat. I saw the prototype at the MIA boat show in 2015.

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Don't know how far they have gotten with it since though.
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Old 03-13-2016, 04:24 PM   #59
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Not sure if they have ever sold any of the 29' Nimbles. I for one don't care for the look of the "spoiler" on the back of the cabin. In fact the lines of the boat just don't look right.
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Old 03-13-2016, 04:35 PM   #60
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I was told that the "spoiler" is where the A/C unit goes.
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