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Old 04-15-2013, 01:43 PM   #11
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City: Longboat Key, FL
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Bucky
Vessel Model: Krogen Manatee 36 North Sea
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 4,791
I was just about to trade in my two inflatables when the lightweight Caribe 9.5 I had hanging on my davits broke in kidding. I left the boat on the davits while driving back to Miami for the weekend. The drain plug was out, and the dinghy was tilted toward the stern so any water from the rain would drain out. I can only surmise that something must have clogged the drain during a storm, the dinghy filled up with water and couldn't take the weight. Whatever clogged the drain must have fallen out when it broke. It was a sad sight to return to.

The boat was worthless without fixing, so it cost me $450 to repair and $200 to patch the tubes. The plan was a 10 ft. Livingston but I guess I'll keep this one for a while now.
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