Nightcluff boat ramp depth?

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Nightcluff boat ramp depth?

Post by jonr » Mon Jul 05, 2010 6:35 pm

Does anyone know what tide hight you can launch a 4.8 m boat at night cliff ramp these days?
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Post by NathanL » Mon Jul 05, 2010 6:42 pm

4m is easy.
3m you have to back your car in a very long way onto the sand.
2.5m is extremely difficult but I have done it once.

Alot of people try at lower but typically get stuck. :captain:

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Post by cjgp » Mon Jul 05, 2010 9:02 pm

What he said,

BUT I wouldnt try the 2.5m it can be great entertainment for the viewing public but a terrible call to the insurance mob.. its real soft sand there

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Post by balou » Mon Jul 05, 2010 9:07 pm

That Nightcliff Ramp a quick way to kill your car. I use to have kluger as a company car and found that it doesnt matter if it's high or low tide the whole car was in the salt water. The angle of that ramp is not step enough due to the excess build up of sand on it.

I use to wash under the car as best I could but when the lease after 2 years, every thing was rusted through.

I have a hilux which is my personal car and I havent use that ramp in 18 months. Rather drive around from Dinah.

i have launch my 4.8m tabs at 2m but retreving at 2m could be dificult. i've seen heaps of people bogg out there.

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Post by rossco » Mon Jul 05, 2010 10:15 pm

Designed by the same mob that put together the city's sewerage system. That works too!! :hunting:

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Post by nomad » Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:38 am

I came in there once and when I hit the sand I jumped off the boat onto ‘what looked like sand’ and down to my knees in mud. I ended up crawling on all fours in mud. :bonk:

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Post by fish4me » Mon Jul 12, 2010 8:08 am

can be very rough on high tide too :bonk:

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