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My custom made 4.5m Brooker is 20 years old without a crack or leak.Ican see therefore how repeat business has been poor.A very well made open tinny with a thicker hull and higher transom,using a small size outboard .Thanks Brooker.

 

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It's a shame but I feel like the boating industry really need to get younger people on board, especially people who werent around boats in their youth. Finding info on buying a first boat or how to get into it isn't exactly easy. Same could be said for fishing. I learnt it from my dad but my friends who didnt have that influence struggle to learn much fishing info. So much jargon and conflicting advice makes it hard for newbies... 

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Chokpa,I think the best learning curve is finding a club that suits and helps the newbie.Nothing for it but trial & error really.E T started with an old clunker boat.Cheers and tight lines.

 

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