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, Jun 29, 2001
That's an idea.
--- In bolger@y..., "Lincoln Ross" <lincolnr@m...> wrote:
> Another thought. If you only want to go slow, why not row? It's
> If it's supposed to be a datelike activity, you'll be facing each
> other and there will be very little noise. With a gas motor, you
> be able to talk, and you'll both be looking the same way, probably.
> With a trolling motor you probably won't have a performance
> over rowing.
> When my s.o. and I go boating, she is really crabby while we get
> odds and ends together, but when we get on the water and row, she
> starts to smile.
> You'll want to put an extra pair of oarlocks forward for proper
> balance with two on board.
> --- In bolger@y..., drewnel@p... wrote:
> > Hello listers, long time no post! I have a problem. Because of
> > knockdown my wife and I had last year, she wants nothing to do
> > our Windsprint. I was thinking of installing a putt-putt gas
> > or trolling motor on a two by four off the aft thwart to make it
> > a slow motorboat, and am wondering if anyone else has tried this
> > yet. I think it would be the ultimate in slow shore cruising,
> > especially if I finish putting oarlocks on it, and some other
> > accommodations like seats, etc.. Whattaya all think?
> > Drew
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