because some proceeds fund the....
Bottom line (for me), the 41 Apache rode much nicer than the 42' OL, albeit slower but at equal speeds there's a noticable difference in ride comfort (80s tech vs. 00's tech). My 36' runs nicer than the 37' OL, they pound at slower speeds, gotta keep it over 65-70 to smooth it out....
"For me" (not everyone else), I paid for the "ride quality", not the fastest boat.
Lucy, thanks for the pics!!!! We'll do it all again next summer!
Last edited by Panther; 10-24-2007 at 09:48 AM.
Oh Boy -
Another apache thread right down the $hitter!
Funny stuff you guys...very impressive...
For what it's worth I believe the relationship between James Caan and Apache was through Bobby S. ... Benny was tight with Sammy Davis Jr.
And, no disrespect intended, but were Cigarette's built by Craig Barry better than those built by Skip Braver...I mean after all, Craig raced them, didn't he ? Just trying to follow some of the misguided logic ????
Alot of ground covered, but no talk of the New-Tech Apache's with the steps ? Pretty big to just sweep under the rug ...
I've said this before- "the sum of MANY parts"
To downplay any of the three principal players in this decades old soap opera is just not nice. All three crawled around in Bilges and contributed.
Magnum Mark knows...He was there!
Give credit where credit is due...Any of you guys capable of building boats while the Feds are busy crawling up your a$$ with a microscope ???
And an honorable mention goes to :
Timmy "bones" Moran(tell him he "stole" his rigging secrets from Bobby Moore)
and the countless other craftsmen that turned peoples pipe dreams into reality.
Oh, and before it comes up, I don't own an Apache because I cannot afford one...but if I could I would.
Last edited by rockstrmkr; 10-24-2007 at 10:50 PM. Reason: spelling
As for the weight of the boat right now, we figure that it's between 13K and 14K pounds.
Last edited by Hot Duck; 10-24-2007 at 08:41 PM.
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss
I would think twice about cutting the doorway hatch into the dash ... there is a lot of the structural support in that area of the deck believe it or not ... anything you take out of there will weaken the deck .... even deck hatches take away from your deck's strength and stiffnes . Maybe check with MM or BS depending on who the experts say really built your boat?
Hi Jerry !
I was hoping you would jump in...DeJa Vu for sure !
Bring "Clifford" down for the fun run in December ..
Look foward to seeing you and talking some $hit!
It's clearly what I do best
See you soon,
Personaly I would like to thank all those involved with the construction and riging of my Apache that worked at Race Headquartes back in 83 and any others involved.
Last edited by turbo2256b; 10-24-2007 at 09:50 PM.
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