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08-05-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,581
Posted By Top Banana

You can buy the old Vincentive. A 38 foot Bertram...

You can buy the old Vincentive. A 38 foot Bertram that needs a full restoration with SSM 3 drives and staggered drivelines and trim tabs and engines for $60,000

It all needs refreshing, but it was...
08-02-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,467
Posted By Top Banana

Fantastic project. I may have missed the info but...

Fantastic project. I may have missed the info but how long was the original Magnum when you bought her? 35.. 38 or 40 feet.

I see you added on three feet with the outboard extension. So will she...
06-21-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Top Banana

Right now we feel a website does not deliver what...

Right now we feel a website does not deliver what we need.

We continue to get a lot of traffic from the many FB pages, worldwide as noted above.

Thanks for your input, let us know how your...
06-21-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Top Banana

As Mark Twain said ...."The reports of my death...

As Mark Twain said ...."The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated!"

Yes we have been quiet for awhile, but busy nonetheless.

We put on a couple of Real Open Ocean Old School Races,
Two...
06-19-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 123,681
Posted By Top Banana

Can't see it that clearly, but I am going to...

Can't see it that clearly, but I am going to guess it is a black HORBA shirt. If so you are right it is the perfect shirt to wear in that boat. Thx
06-11-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,552
Posted By Top Banana

I have been getting calls and texts regarding...

I have been getting calls and texts regarding Jason's post here.

Let me try to clear it up a bit. Jason is the GM at Outerlimits and he and I have been talking about Outerlimits, building some...
04-18-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,839
Posted By Top Banana

Kurt.....sorry I can't post photos here anymore,...

Kurt.....sorry I can't post photos here anymore, but on my boat co website there are tons of photos of the now known Sonic. Charlie McCarthy's banana boat co (http://www.bananaboatco.com)

It...
Forum: Banana Boat
03-17-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,421
Posted By Top Banana

Bushmills Grand Prix 40th Anniversary

Today is St Patrick's Day and that means that 40 years ago today on March 17, 1979, The Bushmills Grand Prix was run in Newport Beach, California.

Top Banana won, with Ajac Hawk Second and KAAMA...
02-24-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By Top Banana

Bob is a boater. He does what we all remember...

Bob is a boater. He does what we all remember doing when we first were exposed to powerboating. He uses his boat for real adventures. I feel honored to call him a friend and have fond memories of my...
Forum: Banana Boat
02-06-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 42,341
Posted By Top Banana

Smart move!

Smart move!
Forum: Banana Boat
02-05-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 42,341
Posted By Top Banana

Portholes....good. Motors....plural? So...

Portholes....good.

Motors....plural?

So you are gong with twins rather than a single?
Forum: Banana Boat
02-02-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 42,341
Posted By Top Banana

OK....full transom replacement.......meaning the...

OK....full transom replacement.......meaning the motor will be hung on the transom vs a bracket?

What about the Port Edgewood side portholes in the cabin walls?

Making progress, looking forward...
01-20-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By Top Banana

And the bottom photo courtesy of...

And the bottom photo courtesy of HORBA.......Thank you!
01-20-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By Top Banana

Thank you for the clarification. That is what I...

Thank you for the clarification. That is what I remember too.

Speaks volumes........
01-20-2019, 02:06 PM
01-10-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,222
Posted By Top Banana

Changed it, so see if that fixes it correctly. Thx

Changed it, so see if that fixes it correctly. Thx
01-10-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,222
Posted By Top Banana

Is this boat still around? Where is it located?

Is this boat still around? Where is it located?
01-10-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,222
Posted By Top Banana

Got it....Thanks

Got it....Thanks
01-09-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,222
Posted By Top Banana

Thanks. We are trying to assemble a list of the...

Thanks. We are trying to assemble a list of the old boats that are:
1.) Fully restored and running
2.) Still in a condition to be restored and someone is working on it.
3.) Boat Is for sale and...
01-09-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,222
Posted By Top Banana

UPDATE of Historic Offshore Race Boats list

Please add if you have any corrections or additions...Thanks

List of Historic Offshore Race Boats by Brand

Apache

41 Apache - Red Banner Boat - USA

41 Apache - Red Banner (Clone) - USA
12-22-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By Top Banana

A record for a 21' boat would be about 21' 11",...

A record for a 21' boat would be about 21' 11", then it is a 22' foot boat .LOL

Sorry you missed the notice THIS IS A RALLY IT IS NOT A RACE!!!

I know it is hard to slow down.....Figure out the...
12-22-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By Top Banana

Shaun.....look, just run your boat at the speeds...

Shaun.....look, just run your boat at the speeds you are comfortable at, there will be a few others in that 25 to 28 MPH bracket, no problem.

You did notice we have a cruisers class right?
...
12-22-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By Top Banana

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-vbulletin/400x260/oss1_6aa1cbdd37eae4b1dcfc426cee13770721344b24.jpg...
12-22-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By Top Banana

There are still a lot of details to be worked...

There are still a lot of details to be worked out, but basically it will be an event that will allow each participant to go as far as they want along the course.

There will only be one stop for...
12-22-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By Top Banana

Yes, yes, all of that kind of information will be...

Yes, yes, all of that kind of information will be provided....... along with the local fuel locations for both diesel and gasoline and even high test octane gas.

As far as help, all SEA TOW and...
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