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Old 02-15-2010, 10:45 PM
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Hi. Im looking for a good sailboat that has a backup motor as well. Anyone have any info on them? Just want some input on any that you guys own. I see the Endeavor .............dont know how good it is.
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How big a boat?
Auxiliary power is an option on the Robbe Atlantis, but this is a big, expensive kit in anybody's consideration.
Graupner do a folding blade prop outfit, and there are plenty of semi scale and scale kits out there that will convert. If you do a search for "Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter" there should be some examples of kits of a prototype that was converted to auxiliary power, and, done properly, is a very good sailer.
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