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Old 23-01-2017, 02:45   #76
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Re: Trawler - Single Engine vs Twins

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Hi Dale, yes owned by a French guy.... We were side by side for a couple of years at SBYC.

Boat has a number of nice innovations but the Owner was not that happy with Factory support.
Hey mate, im talking about a blue one called Further.

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My mistake.... Don't remember that one
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You're right about the wind. I think experience makes a difference. I would marvel at the job some shrimpers with 70+ single screw trawlers would do at docking. I would also marvel at some of the awful attempts made by people with twin screws.
I used to keep my boat in a working harbor full of large single scew shrimp boats. Watching them back those boats into tight slips made me realize just how little skill at the wheel I actually had.
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