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01-18-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 252,047
Posted By rak rua

This old thread has just sprung back to life. No...

This old thread has just sprung back to life. No offense to any of the posters but it’s gonna be hard to top those 20’ Cigs posted above.
Classics and stunning.

RR
01-10-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2,014
Views: 455,902
Posted By rak rua

From a classic Aussie film about a working class...

From a classic Aussie film about a working class bargain hunter and his family.........

https://youtu.be/jL2DH-nKBeA

(Unless the boat’s history is worth 39k)
Forum: Scarab
01-07-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 305,498
Posted By rak rua

Nice progress, looking great. 👍 Once you rip...

Nice progress, looking great. 👍

Once you rip into the Iowa boat, what’ll happen to the leftover hull? After what you’ve done here, I can’t see you cutting up a Scarab :hothead:
How about an out...
01-04-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,495
Posted By rak rua

Hey Jeff, not sure if you meant me (RR), I’m not...

Hey Jeff, not sure if you meant me (RR), I’m not the OP and I’m not looking to buy.
That said, I agree on the Excalibur/Wellcraft/Riviera models. They were made from the 44 Diavolo hull and are...
01-02-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,270
Posted By rak rua

Good brother ^^^ I’m starting to question...

Good brother ^^^

I’m starting to question this whole Christmas thing, I reckon it may be a scam. I was a good boy on several occasions last year and I still had to buy my own present. As usual, it...
Forum: Cigarette
01-01-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By rak rua

Yep, saw it listed a long time ago at a high...

Yep, saw it listed a long time ago at a high price. The owner was on here at the time and got canned for his asking price but defended himself well, said it’s an asking price and would drop the price...
12-26-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,495
Posted By rak rua

G’day, welcome to OSO. Everyone’s different...

G’day, welcome to OSO.

Everyone’s different but I reckon spending more than a holiday on a 40 footer might lose it’s appeal quickly. The Sunshine Coast is a beautiful part of the world and good...
12-25-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 718
Posted By rak rua

Just finished Christmas lunch over here, I can...

Just finished Christmas lunch over here, I can already feel the heartburn, stomach cramps and hangover. That’s what Christmas is all about, right? :santa:

Merry Christmas to all and a prosperous...
Forum: Cigarette
12-21-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,341
Posted By rak rua

The boat looks beautiful in the photos, I can see...

The boat looks beautiful in the photos, I can see why you like it. Lots of good info on here, I’ll just add a note about buying. Don’t want to sound too negative but do your homework and anything the...
Forum: Swap Shop
12-18-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By rak rua

I’m not sure about the boat values but when I...

I’m not sure about the boat values but when I charter a Citation X, it’s about $6,000 per hour. (150K for 25 hours)

RR

P.S. Maybe the 6K is just for the Chivas Regal and strippers? I’d have to...
Forum: Swap Shop
12-18-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By rak rua

Don’t most OSO members already fly private? :D

Don’t most OSO members already fly private?
:D
12-13-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,141
Posted By rak rua

I was thinking how good the paint looks but this...

I was thinking how good the paint looks but this engine pic is the icing on the cake.
Beautiful work.

RR
12-08-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,156
Posted By rak rua

Formula have always made quality boats and have a...

Formula have always made quality boats and have a lot of happy owners. I’m sure this boat will be no exception.

I remember when BMW introduced the new look X6 to the range and it was criticized as...
12-07-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,809
Posted By rak rua

What he said. ^^^ (The second part) :)

What he said. ^^^
(The second part) :)
12-05-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,014
Views: 455,902
Posted By rak rua

I was think about wakeboarding behind it.......

I was think about wakeboarding behind it.......
12-04-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,051
Posted By rak rua

I’ve always struggled to fully accept that...

I’ve always struggled to fully accept that argument. It certainly carries some weight but if it were 100% accurate, would the same argument hold up with a 35’ boat Vs a 40’? Why not a 50’ Vs 60’?...
Forum: Superboat
12-04-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 53,429
Posted By rak rua

Love it’s ‘stance’ in the water. Little bit of...

Love it’s ‘stance’ in the water. Little bit of bow up/stern down, looks very fast and ready to blast out of the hole.
Beautiful boat.

RR
12-04-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 242,855
Posted By rak rua

He had to drive through the ‘hop’ first to get to...

He had to drive through the ‘hop’ first to get to the chine walking.
Old school outboard guys don't have time to get cold.

RR
12-04-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,426
Posted By rak rua

I had triple 275. Verados on my Fountain. Flat...

I had triple 275. Verados on my Fountain. Flat out was mid 60’s (real world). Just playing around one day, I tilted the center motor all the way up to see what it would do on two. Bit slow getting on...
12-02-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,051
Posted By rak rua

“Liberator” have been mentioned on here, which...

“Liberator” have been mentioned on here, which brings up an interesting example.
As I understand it, the Liberator dealer in Florida (Randy “Wildman” Corson) buys bare hills from the factory in...
Forum: Cigarette
12-02-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By rak rua

Sorry, try again..... ...

Sorry, try again.....
https://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/general-boating-discussion/368333-cigarette-no-longer-making-39-tg.html
Forum: Swap Shop
11-27-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,422
Posted By rak rua

Did Powerplay export to ‘metric’ countries? 2350...

Did Powerplay export to ‘metric’ countries? 2350 Kilograms = 5180 pounds.
Maybe the typo is in the units of measure.

RR
11-23-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By rak rua

Here’s my Stinger story..... January 1990,...

Here’s my Stinger story.....

January 1990, offshore boat racing in Australia on a typically nasty Port Phillip Bay. The start boat was a 390 Stinger. Early morning, he had to drive from Patterson...
11-23-2020, 03:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By rak rua

I don’t think you’ll read a bad word about either...

I don’t think you’ll read a bad word about either of those boats.

Both are well built boats with a good pedigree. Sutphen ad is 7 months old, boat may not be available now......? That site is...
11-16-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,937
Posted By rak rua

Very nice looking boat, I’ve never seen one and...

Very nice looking boat, I’ve never seen one and probably never will where I live.

I remember 35 years ago, owning inboard vee drives with headers over the back to burn yourself on or more...
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