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Old 04-09-2005, 11:22 AM
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Don't worry about this guy getting another boat...he'll never get insurance.
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Old 03-03-2006, 10:15 PM
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Next thing you know some guy from down south is going to have it on e-bay after the insurance sale saying it has a couple small cracks and dings but easily repaired in a weekend
WOW!!
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Old 03-04-2006, 12:01 AM
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It took a couple of days to research the rumors, speculations and facts about this unfortunate incident and the following are our findings that we believe to be true;

First the condition of the three (3) people who were on board; no one was air lifted or medi-vac from the scene due to “critical” injuries, all three we’re thrown from the boat when the boat hooked while attempting a turn. One individual broke two ribs and is doing well while the other two escaped without any serious injuries, some minor scraps and bruises and quite a scare.

As we reported, Wayne Schaldenbrand (President & CEO) and Dave Moriaty (Sr. Engineer) drove over to Chicago to met with the owner of the boat to investigate whether anything mechanical or structural contributed to this accident. Nothing was found to be out of place that would’ve caused or forced the action of the boat. The motors we’re still soundly secured to their mounts as was all external hardware attached to the boat. The position of the drives we’re still at their last settings which we’re found to be trimmed all the way up.

The owner, who was in his second Sunsation has no ill-will towards Sunsation and asked Wayne to build him another boat. We feel while the incident was indeed very unfortunate and fortunate no one was hurt more, that it was indeed a lesson well learned by the operator and more respect due these caliber of boats.

The damage to the boat was caused when the boat hooked coupled with the sudden deceleration causing massive hydraulic force. When the boat hooked, it also tipped slightly allowing the water to grab the boat about where the fairing tails towards the rear of the boat. You can imagine how much force the sudden stop placed on the boat by the damage. Wayne said the boat actually faired well even though visually it looks pretty well beat up and is very secure with our current laminate schedule and structural integrity.

Once again, we’re certainly glad the operator and passengers are doing well and think this incident can teach us something. If any one would like further information regarding this or other Sunsation news and facts, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Try and get the guy to invest a little time and money and maybe learn some safety. Send him to Tres!

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Old 03-04-2006, 12:40 AM
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Guy"s, I wish you would not drag up old threads like this. It was an unfornuate accident and luckily no one was seriously injured. However , remember most accidents can be prevented in boats when operator error is not present. The problem here is that there is to much made of the very few accidents versus hundreds of thousands of high performance boating outings that happen every day. People such as legislators, insurance underwriters, nimby's and just plain gore crazy lurkers seem to feed on these things without looking at the statistical numbers really involved. Driving you and your family down the nations highways on a daily basis is far more risky and dangerous than piloting a good boat at speed!This becomes very damaging and costly to all boaters who love this form of recreation and tends to present a negative image for our sport. Lets talk about what a great fun,safe and relaxing enviroment that high performance boating provides us with and lets help people like Tres Martin get more boaters like this into training before they hit the water with their new rockets. Think before you post!!!!

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Guy"s, I wish you would not drag up old threads like this. It was an unfornuate accident and luckily no one was seriously injured. However , remember most accidents can be prevented in boats when operator error is not present. The problem here is that there is to much made of the very few accidents versus hundreds of thousands of high performance boating outings that happen every day. People such as legislators, insurance underwriters, nimby's and just plain gore crazy lurkers seem to feed on these things without looking at the statistical numbers really involved. Driving you and your family down the nations highways on a daily basis is far more risky and dangerous than piloting a good boat at speed!This becomes very damaging and costly to all boaters who love this form of recreation and tends to present a negative image for our sport. Lets talk about what a great fun,safe and relaxing enviroment that high performance boating provides us with and lets help people like Tres Martin get more boaters like this into training before they hit the water with their new rockets. Think before you post!!!!

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Originally Posted by articfriends
Next thing you know some guy from down south is going to have it on e-bay after the insurance sale saying it has a couple small cracks and dings but easily repaired in a weekend

here it is!
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...RK%3AMEWA%3AIT
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Shogren's is trying to sell it now!
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Shogren's is trying to sell it now!
Originally Posted by articfriends
Next thing you know some guy from down south is going to have it on e-bay after the insurance sale saying it has a couple small cracks and dings but easily repaired in a weekend

But it just needed a lil buffing and good detail job ....
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Old 12-03-2010, 05:49 PM
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Got a link? I didn't see it on Shogren's website....
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We recently sold a Sunsation 32 on Consignment for a customer and the boat was since sold by that person, not sure who ownes it now.

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We recently sold a Sunsation 32 on Consignment for a customer and the boat was since sold by that person, not sure who ownes it now.

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was it the boat in question?
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