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ashley needham13/09/2017 17:50:13
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Harry, could do with a bit more padding on that seat, it was a bit hard....

​Love the T shifter. Doesn't the driver have a girlfriend??

Ashley

Ray Wood 214/09/2017 08:43:35
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Hi Harry

Really brilliant launch, I think the crew should have straw boater hats ? they look like they have just escaped from The Village People

Regards Ray

harry smith 114/09/2017 09:52:25
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Hi Ray and Ashley

These guys only got out of prison, yesterday !!!!

Has for padding on the seat , they had padded cells, so they would not have them!!!

Harry

harry smith 117/09/2017 09:21:56
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It's the big day today, the has it's first run !!!

Weather fine and a little chop on the water.

CG is at 415mm from the bow(about level with the crew's shoulders).

The boat sat on the water line.

A slow cruise off and checked the rudder and forward/reverse.

All OK !!!

As the boat did not spray rails, water flying up the sides and going all over the place.

Up on the plane easily at 1/3 throttle with nice rudder control.

Zip up to 1/2 throttle, planning very nicely and only standard spray existing from about the middle on the engine hatch area of the boat.

Down to 1/3 throttle on the turns.

With the camera shots over, time to see what full throttle is like!!!

Nice and quick, over scale speed, but sits very stable on the water.

My rudder offset as spot on for the first time ever.

Very happy with the boat.

What a cracker of a day, may have a few pints tonight.

Have a few bits to add to the boat later and make some six stack side pipes for each side.

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harry smith 117/09/2017 09:24:59
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More Pictures !!!

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harry smith 118/10/2020 09:06:06
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Hi All

The boat required a repaint, so I added 3mm chine rails which cut down the water spray and improved the turning!!!

**LINK**

A video from Saturday 17Oct 2020 with other boats.

Harry Smith

Chris Fellows18/10/2020 11:29:36
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Looks very good on the water Harry.

Chris

ashley needham18/10/2020 18:20:32
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Harry. Well done. I was rather expecting it to sink down at the stern, but the attitude seems to be ok.

Lovely shape

Ashley

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