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 Posted: Tue Dec 11th, 2018 11:13 am
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MichaelK
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Location: Durban, South Africa
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Good Afternoon Gents

I've just recieved this picture from a member at my fishing club.

I'm told its happening at the moment.

Does anyone have any further details

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 Posted: Tue Dec 11th, 2018 11:17 am
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MichaelK
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Equipment: Daiwa BG 8000, posidon rods
Best Catch: Couta, Wahoo, Sailfish, GT, YFT
Favorite Fishing Spot: The sea
Boat: Cobra Cat 525 with 2 x 90hp Yamaha
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Just recieved this update picture

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 Posted: Tue Dec 11th, 2018 11:36 am
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MichaelK
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Favorite Fishing Spot: The sea
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another

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 Posted: Tue Dec 11th, 2018 01:52 pm
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willem wikkel spies
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Location: Heidelberg, South Africa
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mmm, don't know.

but how did it manage to get so much water in it?
failed bilge pumps?

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 Posted: Wed Dec 12th, 2018 07:23 am
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Dr halibut hoffman
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Eish, looking online it looks like someone had recently bought that boat?
Was for sale last year..

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 Posted: Mon Mar 4th, 2019 07:02 am
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Kenty
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:)Joh..that water is super super clean n clear...

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 Posted: Mon Mar 4th, 2019 01:09 pm
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benniejordaan
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Heard its been salvaged and sold for R20k. recovery costs. Boat need new motors, electrics etc. But a bargain none the less. Will still cost a mil to refit.

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