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Old 05-26-2019, 01:11 PM
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Never seen this on Lake Greenwood before... and he’s beating the ‘toon





Edit: Kid on the floatie was hanging on for dear life. I’m thinking that’s not a paltry Onan diesel in that blowboat
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26 Macgregor. Shitty sailboat and a marginal powerboat.
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Never seen this on Lake Greenwood before... and he’s beating the ‘toon





Edit: Kid on the floatie was hanging on for dear life. I’m thinking that’s not a paltry Onan diesel in that blowboat
Can can you imagine the humiliation. LOL!
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26 Macgregor. Shitty sailboat and a marginal powerboat.
perfect description.
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Always amuses me how many blow boats you see & how such a tiny percentage are ever under power of sail. Here I’d estimate 19/20 you encounter are utilizing an engine.
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perfect description.
I know zero about them, however I see them all the time on single axle trailers. A 26' boat of any kind on a single axle trailer just seems like it has to be underbuilt. Never seen one on the water and didn't know they were "fast".
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Neighbor has one ,It has a 140 Suzuki four stroke . Looks like a lot of rigging and crap in the way to me.

But hey , To each his own I guess
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Originally Posted by finatic_21 View Post
Neighbor has one ,It has a 140 Suzuki four stroke . Looks like a lot of rigging and crap in the way to me.

But hey , To each his own I guess

Used sails are about half the price of powers I believe, so for pleasure only, put a larger Moto r on and take off.

Nicer cabins too I believe.
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Originally Posted by Capt Grady 23 Gulfstream View Post
Used sails are about half the price of powers I believe, so for pleasure only, put a larger Moto r on and take off.

Nicer cabins too I believe.
I have to admit I was intrigued when I saw this - not just to grab the phone to snap a pic from the deck but also that it was possible to push a blowboat that fast with an engine. Agreed on cabin space. I'd get rid of all that upper ancillary crap like masts and rigging and have a pretty cheap and sweet "cabin" cruiser for the lake when and if the lake house market ever bottoms. But that won't happen, will it?
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In front of your house? Very few places on greenwood where bridges don’t negate the usefulness of a sailboat.
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In front of your house? Very few places on greenwood where bridges don’t negate the usefulness of a sailboat.
You know where I live. Yes, that was from my deck. Thought I was seeing a miracle....
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You know where I live. Yes, that was from my deck. Thought I was seeing a miracle....
pretty sure that boat stays in the big cove near on the Laurens county side that is actually in newberry county. Been a while since I’ve been down there, but definitely looks familiar.
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