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Old 01-05-2014, 04:01 PM   #21
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join a local power squadron.They have great courses,and the membership is a great source of info.
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Old 01-05-2014, 11:10 PM   #22
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I've found a plethora of great information,

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Old 01-06-2014, 02:15 AM   #23
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Find the nearest US Power Squadron and start taking classes. First off you will learn how to be a safe boater and and also meet many boaters who will help you for fill your dreams.

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Old 01-06-2014, 06:20 AM   #24
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Elecrtric Elko, a fine way to blow tens of thousands and suffer a boat with no practical use.

Perhaps in a few decades , when batt tech is 1000% better , but even then mostly for a boat with different energy uses than simple propulsion.
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:32 AM   #25
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As a strong believer in the Power Squadron I did some checking. I don't think there is a Power Squadron near Wichita.

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Thanks again guys for the input. As far as Elco, it's a great idea, but I figured that it would be pricey and wanting some technological advances.

I'm so glad I found this thread!

As well as this forum! A great first step for me.

It's been very informative!
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