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Old 12-06-2005, 08:39 AM
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Yesterday, south of Orlando, I spotted a 36+ foot cat heading north on the Florida Turnpike. Color was a dark yellow, close to orange with a matching trailer, no markings, graphics, or mfgr name on hull and an open cockpit.
Was surprised me that the cat was sitting flat on the trailer, not tipped up on it's side, so I assume it didn't exceed the max beam for towing.
Shame I didn't have a camera, or at least heading in the same direction (I was headed south).

Anyone know anything about this boat??
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Old 12-06-2005, 09:52 AM
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Are you sure it was'nt that new 43' Nortech? It also is a dark yellow, orangish (tangerine) kinda color. Talked to him at the NY poker run. It's the 1st 43 built for Nortech, and it was powered with 1150 Nortechs engines.
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Old 12-06-2005, 11:00 AM
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No idea. Like I said, no markings or graphics. Totally unmarked.
I didn't get a good look at the stern as it passed me going the other way. It was rigged with drives though.
If it is a 43' wouldn't it be too wide to tow sitting flat and level?

I'll have hit the Nortech site and see if it's close.
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Saw one too on the road. Cheap.
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Old 12-06-2005, 11:14 AM
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The 43 Nortech that I'm talkin about, was sitting flat on a trailer. They pulled into the boat lift area right behind us. And the boat did'nt have any markings at all. I did'nt know what it was till I asked the driver of the rig.
It was kinda a yellowish tangerine color.
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Did it look like this?
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Yeah, may have been it. I just went through all of the pics on the Nortech site. Some of the colors and stern shape looked like it. It also sat real high on the trailer, so I assume it would need a lift to get it launched.


BTW thanks GLH. Close but no cigar. It's not flat enough.
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... It's not flat enough.
Give it a few days...
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Fountaindriver (Eddie) here on OSO has the above boat....???
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Eddies MTI and trailer are both sitting on a flatbed header to Texas. It is expected to be here wednesday-friday. Seeing it yesterday would be a little early.
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