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Old 09-15-2015, 10:17 PM
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whats the earliest you guys have had your kids on a boat? I know about all of the recommendations of 18 lbs and what not but was curious how soon you guys put the little ones on your boats.
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Old 09-15-2015, 10:35 PM
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Both of mine were around 6 months and love it still[ATTACH=CONFIG]545189[/ATTACH]
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Old 09-15-2015, 10:44 PM
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My wife made me wait till mine was 18 months, but he was a late summer baby, so it worked out. My little guy is 4 months now, he will be going out next season. Biggest reason unfortunately here in Texas is the heat. Upgrading soon to a larger, ACed boat for the kids.
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Old 09-16-2015, 01:22 AM
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First one was 5 months old and second one was 11 months old.
The second one would have gone sooner but he had a spinal surgery at 2 hrs old.
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Mine was on the water at 1 month old on my fountain. 1 week on the houseboat. He was almost an 11 lbs baby.
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1 week he was on the cruiser, and every weekend since
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Old 09-16-2015, 06:08 AM
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They come out of a living swimming pool. No reason you can't take them out anytime.Take them out as soon as your comfortable or more importantly when your wife (said swimming pool) is comfortable. We have raised and continue to raise dozens of water babies!!
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Old 09-16-2015, 07:23 AM
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How soon is too soon??? Maybe on the way home from the hospital. Lol...

My daughter was 4 weeks for her first trip out on the Allison. Now she's driving it...12 years later.
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All I know 5-6 is to young for a gofast, I screwed up a couple of kids for life with a mild under 60 mph ride. Maybe it was the sound...
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Old 09-16-2015, 07:50 AM
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Small pocket cruiser......first one was 2.5 weeks old. Late May so the weather wasn't too hot and we went with the understanding it could have been a 10 min boat ride (stayed out about 5 hours). Overnighting on the hook at 3 months old, took a 5 night trip at 11 months old. Got caught for several hours in a nasty storm during that 5 day trip. My wife was FREAKING OUT.......baby slept through it all.
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