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lankyandy

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towing rules
« on: September 19, 2007, 09:50:30 PM »

hello. im new to the forum so i sorry if this has been covered before but are there any rules on the tugs you can use in towing. size, style etc. was looking at the metcalf typhoon and was hoping it would be ok to use. has anyone any experiance of this model? thanks for any help andy
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Re: towing rules
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2007, 10:41:12 PM »



 Hi Andy, No Problem with size of tug,  The Typhoon is a large and heavy tug, It is a bit top heavy so keep your
 Superstructure a little light.

 Regards

 John                                  POLL
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lankyandy

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Re: towing rules
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2007, 11:03:34 PM »

thanks for advise and pictures. is that your model?
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Re: towing rules
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2007, 08:52:45 AM »

This tug is on the short list for my next build, what drive train have you got in her?

Ian
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Re: towing rules
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2007, 09:47:31 PM »

 
        I Andy, Yes it's my tug, And I sail and tug tow at Balne Moor M  B C  Goole area.



        Ian the motors that are fitted to the tug are Astra heater motors driving a 65mm props.

        Regards

        John                                   POLL
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Re: towing rules
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2007, 11:59:59 PM »

hey poll

 was it a kit or hull and blueprints? she's very nice on the water
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Re: towing rules
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2007, 09:19:30 AM »

Any chance of a pic of the internals Poll?

Ian
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Re: towing rules
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2007, 09:12:00 PM »


   Hi Bigford,    It's a hull and Plan,  you can get a hull and plan from Dave Metcalf.

   Regards

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Re: towing rules
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2007, 09:24:33 PM »


  Hi Ian, I will get some pics to you but you will have to give me a few day's as we are on with two tug towing
  events, the 23rd & 29/30th of september.

  Regards
 
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