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Old 19-12-2012, 17:56   #1
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Long voyages?

if i were to go on a boating trip travelling about 100 miles, what would be the best boat to use?
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Old 19-12-2012, 18:00   #2
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if i were to go on a boating trip travelling about 100 miles, what would be the best boat to use?
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What body of water? a river? possibly a canoe. A polynya? maybe an Umiak. Lake Superior? a Nordic Tug would be cozy. Around Cape Horn? A sturdy pilot cutter fits the bill. The Bahama bank?....well, you get the picture. We need more info.
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What body of water? a river? possibly a canoe. A polynya? maybe an Umiak. Lake Superior? a Nordic Tug would be cozy. Around Cape Horn? A sturdy pilot cutter fits the bill. The Bahama bank?....well, you get the picture. We need more info.
You forgot "running drugs from the Bahamas"! For that get a Cigarette boat!
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Old 19-12-2012, 19:00   #5
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What body of water? a river? possibly a canoe. A polynya? maybe an Umiak. Lake Superior? a Nordic Tug would be cozy. Around Cape Horn? A sturdy pilot cutter fits the bill. The Bahama bank?....well, you get the picture. We need more info.
the indian ocean? possible?
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Old 19-12-2012, 20:10   #6
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It's about 5,000 miles across the Indian Ocean, with everything from tropics around India to monster waves and icebergs in the Southern Ocean... encompassing just about every kind of possible voyaging. Cyclones, Somali pirates, Timbuktu, penguins, venomous salt water snakes, giant crocodiles..... What kind of adventure do you want?
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an exciting one, not involving pirates or giant crocodiles, not the indian ocean how about from australia to the solomon islands?
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an exciting one, not involving pirates or giant crocodiles, not the indian ocean how about from australia to the solomon islands?
Now thats a little more than 100 miles. Check with Google Earth.
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An Egyptian Felluca would be just perfect...very sturdy...extremely low maintenance cost...no instruments to breakdown...no galley...sleep under the stars...only one sail...you'll get there, when IT gets there!
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A 21ft rib with a nice big 200 strapped on the back....
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...but, I checked the chart...that distance is only 2 inches apart...what do you mean, it's 100 miles?
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...but, I checked the chart...that distance is only 2 inches apart...what do you mean, it's 100 miles?
You must have a tiny screen.
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Some one elses boat!
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What body of water? a river? possibly a canoe.
About fifteen years ago I made a 600 mile 4 week back country canoe trip with on a 19' grumman freighter with a 2hp Yamaha. The Yamaha burned a third of a gallon ann hour. I carried 650#'s of supplies. That's the great thing about canoe camping. You can bring everything you want including ice and beer.

They call it the freighter because it will haul 1100#'s. I love this canoe and 2hp will push it at hull speed.

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Futuretraveller1 you need to do a lot more home work.
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