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    Posted: 15 September 2020 at 11:07
I am awaiting delivery of a Hanse 418. Due to the self tacking jib I suspect it will not be possible to leave an inflated tender at the bow and am told it is usually placed under the boom. Can anyone share their experience and tell me what size max I should be looking at pls? Thanks a lot
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Tranquillity Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 September 2020 at 15:08
We found 2.7mtr tender sits well on 418 coach roof but the downside is visibility very poor over the top so we tend to deflate or tow it if only going short distances.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Muriel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 September 2020 at 23:04
We have a Zodiac Fastroller 285.  It has an inflatable floor, which when pumped hard, does stick up a bit.  We used to keep it on the foredeck and it cleared the foot of the job, but took up a lot of deck space making forward movement to the bow a bit tight.

It was ok when we lowered it off the deck and towed it.  We have now gone to storing it under the boom.  Yes, it does impede forward vision a bit, but by favouring it to the port side a little and tying down to the grab rails, the starboard passage forward is clear and the vision up starboard side is clear when driving from engine controls.

There was a previous thread on this so a search might find all the previous comments.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Muriel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 September 2020 at 23:09
Search under Inflatable Dinghy in the 415/418 forum for the earlier comments from a few people.  It was from February this year.

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Thank you all, v helpful
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