I finally put my new tinnie to use on Friday/Saturday. It is a whole new experience. It is like riding a tricycle. You just can’t lean into the corners anymore. The stability is excellent to say the least. The ride is very dry. It planes much faster and with less throttle. There is no backwash over the transom when backing off on the throttle quickly.
3.1 horizon pathfinder – brand new
Gold Coast, QLD
I took the boat out for sea trials in Morton Bay with a strong South easterly at about 20 knots the sea was about 600 to 700 mm chop and I travelled straight in to it. Normally I would have to slow down so I would not have the spray into my face!! With the collar…Read More
So we have opted not to have an inflatable life raft onboard Aquabat, and there are many reasons for this. We did not make this decision lightly and knew with Dingbat (the tender) being our back-up boat, essentially our liferaft, we would need to add some reinforcements to her to make her extra safe should…Read More
We ended up fitting the Collar early in the new year and WOW! What a difference to the boat. No more sideways lean while travelling at speed and the collar cuts the spray back down even with a strong side wind so she’s a much dryer boat. And at rest the stability is awesome. It…Read More