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About dee

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  • Biography
    Fun fast fish
  • Location
    adelaide
  • Interests
    sailing motorbikes computers everything
  • Occupation
    student
  • Class of Catamaran
    Hobie Miracle 20
  1. a cat you can take on the bus....
  2. Buying guide for Hobie 17 :confused: Hobie 17 :confused: This single handed catamaran has become popular with people who wanted the freedom of sailing alone in a variety of conditions. The vertical cut mylar mainsail comes in a variety of colors. The wings provide a comfortable place to sit when the wind conditions are less than exciting. The boat is the most fun when sailed in the 125-175 lb weight range in 15 knots of wind or more. When buying a Hobie 17 consider the following. The newer H-17s are outfitted with an upgraded sail although many racers prefer the Neil Pryde mainsail ov
  3. Hi there, I looked into these 2 boats a while ago and i cam to the decision that the H17 was the better boat for most of what "most ppl" are trying to get out of sailing. Fun fast and reliable and for me low price. The weight on the beach is not really a problem if you sail with other people. I was looking for a H17 with the back rests and the sports pack with the Jib, all this for just a touch over 200kg and with the wings" you can hang way out over the water when you alone allowing for some serious trapping in higher wind then normal. i also read that the wings make it easier to right when
  4. [ATTACH=CONFIG]522[/ATTACH] come with every thing.. starting price $3350 strong trailer + beach rollers ready to go will ad more later
  5. i weighed 116kg when i sailed mine and it was awesome i loved the wave percing design and the ridged construction. i had sail number 182 or some were abouts. the cross beams had twin bolts and a bigger sail then my brothers one his wasa lower number with single cross beam bolts and the sail cut was slimmer at the top but as he was lighter and a slightley better sailor he was a bit faster. i would still pay 1800 for one if i wanter another one as they are that good. fun strong and heaps of room. i took out 2 friends and still had a blast.. o e wasa 45kg girl and other one a 78kg male so not the
  6. i weighed 116kg when i sailed mine and it was awesome i loved the wave percing design and the ridged construction. i had sail number 182 or some were abouts. the cross beams had twin bolts and a bigger sail then my brothers one his wasa lower number with single cross beam bolts and the sail cut was slimmer at the top but as he was lighter and a slightley better sailor he was a bit faster. i would still pay 1800 for one if i wanter another one as they are that good. fun strong and heaps of room. i took out 2 friends and still had a blast.. o e wasa 45kg girl and other one a 78kg male so not the
  7. 5.2 good choice and 1000$ i wish you could get one down here for that in SA
  8. spin on h20 yes no? hello people, i bought a hobie 20 and have yet to take it at, but first i have a couple of questions. can it be sailed one up with out a self tecking jib? i weigh 115gk so will i be ble to right it alone? is ther anything i shoud be aware of before i go out, max wind wave high? cheers to all that can help in advanced.....
  9. that it a story that ealy eeds to be told..... if i ever meet him i will wright it.
  10. i dont know why but i love cat photos
  11. when i spoke to Darryl Barrett a few years back he informed me that he could do the work setting it up if i remember correctly.
  12. i would love to get that cat.... what a boat :-)
  13. just the thought of taking out the stingray one up freaks me out... but im a novice.
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