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Old 10-17-2013, 06:33 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by Alaskan Sea-Duction View Post
I'd love to have one of those to try-out for a couple of days, but 225 lbs. is pretty hefty to start out with, especially on a swim platform mount. Heaving her on deck with a motor, one would also need a decent crane. My twin dinghy davits are rated 385 lbs. each but when I've got my 100 lb. Caribe up there in a busy sea, the davits do toque a bit, even with the dinghy strapped to prevent it.
If I had one, I'd either be towing it or putting it on the boat deck. Very nice, solid boat. Wonder how she rows.
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