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Old 15-03-2015, 04:45   #31
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Hi Heath,

I like that you are trying to find an innovative solution to the problem. It has been said above in different ways, but my opinion is that there is no fitting on the yacht or ski strong enough that in a big sea the heavy jet ski will not rip lose and most likely make a big hole in your yacht. Sorry but the forces are immense and unrelenting.


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Old 15-03-2015, 08:21   #32
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I can not imagine any thing that heavy slamming into the bottom.

I'm pretty certain it would wreak havoc.
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1. I could anchor and jetski up a beach for lunch
2. I could jetski!
3. I could go ashore and use it as a quadbike to visit places miles and miles inland with ease.
4. I could virtually get ashore from anywhere saving s in Marina fees.
5. When I did get ashore no one would knick it (like they seem to do with dinghies)
For 1. and 2. and 4. you could get an RIB with a jet engine such as an Avon Seaport or a Williams:
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For moving on land maybe bikes??
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Old 15-03-2015, 16:09   #34
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For 1. and 2. and 4. you could get an RIB with a jet engine such as an Avon Seaport or a Williams:
http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...attach/jpg.gif

For moving on land maybe bikes??
Nice looking rib! Has anyone thought of innovative ways to stop them getting nicked? (Stolen) short of finding people to keep an eye on tgem?

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Old 15-03-2015, 16:34   #35
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Life is much simpler with:
a smaller boat.
a cheap plywood tender. (If it gets nicked or broken, easy to make another.)
a folding bicycle or two.
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Old 15-03-2015, 16:44   #36
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Life is much simpler with:
a smaller boat.
a cheap plywood tender. (If it gets nicked or broken, easy to make another.)
a folding bicycle or two.
Thats fine but I like my bikes... and they're not foldable, plus the mrs wants a Copenhagen wheel on hers to keep up with me and thats bike plus 500 straight away... I get it with the tender tho. That's probably not a bad idea. My cat must hace secure bike storage.

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Old 15-03-2015, 17:20   #37
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I figured out how to make money while cruising..I will get one of these Quadskis and smuggle Cubans off Island! Now if only I could come up with the 40,000 before they change the rules about dealing with the enemy.. (if I could access Paintbrush I would draw some big ears on this smiley face and you know who it would look like..The same fella that's changing the rules, that's who! )
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As an update to some of the posts on this thread.... Gibbs rang the other day to inform me that a Quadski registered in the UK is the same as a car registered in the UK... and that I can take it anywhere in the world I could take a car and I can drive it there on British plates.. As long as I still have a British house to keep it registered to.


Now... if Only I can find a cat able to take the 1333lbs I'll be fine....
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As an update to some of the posts on this thread.... Gibbs rang the other day to inform me that a Quadski registered in the UK is the same as a car registered in the UK... and that I can take it anywhere in the world I could take a car and I can drive it there on British plates.. As long as I still have a British house to keep it registered to.


Now... if Only I can find a cat able to take the 1333lbs I'll be fine....
I think that's oversimplifying it. It's one thing to drive a car across a border in Europe and another to have it shipped. Read this on bringing it to the US. It says that you won't have to post a bond if you drive it in but that's not what you will be doing. So you have to post a bond and get liability insurance.
https://help.cbp.gov/app/answers/det...e-into-the-u.s.

1. Many counties require their own liability insurance.
2. There will be fees (and hassles) just clearing it in.
3. I can guarantee you that the local customs officials will do a double take when they see that. More fees and hassle
4. The local police will have issues as well despite clearing it in especially when they see a British license plate. More fees and hassle.

Good luck.

Is the steering wheel going to be on the left for the US or on the wrong side for England? LOL
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