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 Posted: Sun Dec 27th, 2015 08:40 am
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Poolboy
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Location: Empangeni, South Africa
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Are there manufacturers in South Africa of anything similar to what I have attached in the picture.

I imagine it would fly over sand banks and be perfect for the estuariers , river mouths and harbours that I like to fish.

The boat in the picture is made in the states although I would prefer not to import because of the exchange rate.

Looking forward to any replies

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 Posted: Sun Dec 27th, 2015 10:43 am
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Fin-S
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Location: Gordons Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
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Yes, I am sure Renier will respond as soon as he sees this post. Otherwise I will give him a heads up tomorrow

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 Posted: Sun Dec 27th, 2015 11:42 am
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DavePE
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Those look pretty awesome!

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 Posted: Mon Dec 28th, 2015 09:47 am
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Poolboy
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Please do Fin-S , im practically frothing at the thought of using something like this around richards bay .

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 Posted: Mon Dec 28th, 2015 09:13 pm
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BFC
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Location: Gordons Bay, South Africa
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Equipment: Daiwa
Best Catch: 7kg Tigerfish / 75kg Yellowfin
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Hallo Poolboy

We are busy with something to be launched in 2016- sneak peak

I am back in the saddle on 4jan and will try making contact then

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 Posted: Mon Dec 28th, 2015 09:16 pm
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BFC
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Hallo Poolboy

We are busy with something to be launched in 2016- sneak peak

I am back in the saddle on 4jan and will try making contact then

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 Posted: Mon Dec 28th, 2015 09:21 pm
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BFC
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Hallo Poolboy

We are busy with something to be launched in 2016- sneak peak

I am back in the saddle on 4jan and will try making contact then

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 Posted: Tue Dec 29th, 2015 11:12 am
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Limpopoking
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Renier (BFC) is currently busy with a "poling skiff". You could look it up on the "boat fishing" forum.

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 Posted: Sun Aug 13th, 2017 06:59 am
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Malboer
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Location: Matola, Mozambique
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Equipment: Daiwa Sealine
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Hi waking up a old post here. Have a look at stealth kayaks new uno skiff. Seems like a good option.

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 Posted: Sun Aug 13th, 2017 11:20 pm
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Psy
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;)

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 Posted: Mon Aug 14th, 2017 02:23 am
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Serra Moz
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Specs and price?

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 Posted: Mon Aug 14th, 2017 05:59 am
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Psy
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Dunno u must ask Brett or Melvyn

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 Posted: Mon Aug 14th, 2017 06:04 am
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Serra Moz
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OK, PSY, not really interested, I think it will cost a few beans though!

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 Posted: Mon Aug 14th, 2017 06:06 am
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Psy
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Far too much yes.

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 Posted: Mon Aug 14th, 2017 08:09 am
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BFC
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Here is a nice you tube clip of my baby in Gordonsbay.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNyV8SVrZBQ

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 Posted: Mon Aug 14th, 2017 01:03 pm
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poolboy that guy must do more swimming than fishing. How would you move around on a vessel that narrow with out tipping. I'm guessing by slidding around whilst sitting down.
If you are after something small why not buy one of those older crocker skis and put a small 5hp motor on the transom.

That "Boat" looks like a customized standup paddle board ((wideeye))((wideeye))((wideeye))((wideeye))((wideeye))((wideeye))

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 Posted: Tue Aug 15th, 2017 12:32 am
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Serra Moz
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MichaelK wrote:
poolboy that guy must do more swimming than fishing. How would you move around on a vessel that narrow with out tipping. I'm guessing by slidding around whilst sitting down.
If you are after something small why not buy one of those older crocker skis and put a small 5hp motor on the transom.

That "Boat" looks like a customized standup paddle board ((wideeye))((wideeye))((wideeye))((wideeye))((wideeye))((wideeye))



LOL...Indeed mate, stand up type, see the thing with Stealth products - overpriced !!!! I have an old Stealth Kayak, bought it 2nd hand at the time. But as for their new goodies...well just too much for the chap wanting to start out.

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 Posted: Wed Aug 16th, 2017 05:18 pm
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Splasher
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If you have ever seen what a semi ridged duck looks like without the pontoons. Well that the same boat in the first pic.

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 Posted: Thu Aug 17th, 2017 10:05 am
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 Posted: Thu Aug 17th, 2017 10:06 am
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BFC
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Best Catch: 7kg Tigerfish / 75kg Yellowfin
Favorite Fishing Spot: Canda Island
Boat: ACE 510 2x40DF Suzi's AceCraft 660 SDV 2x115Mariners
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