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  • Fubar Rally
    • John Austin (Login jmaustin)
      Posted Feb 13, 2009 2:06 PM

      Hi Jim,

      It would be great to have a fellow commandero along. I checked out the Fubar Rally. It's a good way to go. I was especially impressed with the Skip Jack, 1,600 + NM in a 28' boat! Also, there was one large Chris Craft 48. (see picture) These boats were equiped with 8V92TA's with a minimum of 550 HP, some later models even more than that. The one at anchor, is the one that went to Cabo. The other shows one on the move. Note that this is a 48' boat weighted down with water toys on the bow. Still she is moving along. By the way congrats on the marlin.

      John Austin

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