Blatant misrepresentation

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by rwatson, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. waikikin
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    Car tyres are great fenders.... maybe not so good on the white gelcoat but they come for free, just hole saw through in 2 or three spots tie on & away you go. When they finally fall off make a great mini habitat for barnacles & small fry.... so environmental:D

    Jeff
     
  2. rwatson
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    The marketing emails stopped after I inquired about some kind of certification, The certificates on the web site were virtually unreadable, and those I could read seemed to be about exhaust emissions.
     
  3. fredrosse
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    Whata boat!

    And lets not forget their advertising claim..........

    "And the large rest room normally contains 9 people, very suitable for outing with families. "
     
  4. rwatson
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    Yeah, that's a laugh. A day trip with 4 is just comfortable, but 9 is ridiculous.
     
  5. daiquiri
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    Perhaps they were hinting that for some reason this is a perfect boat for gathering the whole family to make the outing, in that other sense of the word outing...
     
  6. daiquiri
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    It is imo clearly intended for the Chinese market and lifestyle, and for Chinese families. But how many Chinese families can afford a sailboat?
     
  7. Mr Efficiency
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    No families of 9 in China since the one-child policy !
     
  8. Rurudyne
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    Maybe they are basing comfortable capacity on Mariel boatlift?
     
  9. PAR
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    You obviously don't know any Chinese families, which are usually 3 generations deep, per household, so you'll have 3 sets of 3, per Chinese law and an understandable number for them to market.
     
  10. WestVanHan
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    So I looked up a few chinese boats,as I haven't checked recently to see what is new-newly copied,that is.

    They have a new magical technology:
    "It can sail normally under no wind condition"

    "you may sail even under windless weather"

    This one worries me,why is the sump wet?:
    "Bena economic fuel Fashion color Wet Sump sailboat "

    And so on..
     
  11. rxcomposite
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    Isn't the rest room (toilet, comfort room, head, whatever it is called) supposed to contain only one person?:confused:
     
  12. joz
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    There advertisement states that their boat cannot be tipped over due to a water ballast system that the boat has. A bold statement indeed.

    also reading reviews about their jetskis which are a load of crap here is the link from an Australian user http://www.ozpwc.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-11110.html?
     
  13. whitepointer23

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    You would have to be a rabbit to pay 11000 for chinese crap. He should have done his homework.
     
  14. whitepointer23

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    You can buy great wall brand vehicles here for a few thousand less than a good brand but they are absolute rubbish.
     

  15. Petros
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    yes, in the states a "rest room" is another word for the potty room. something lost in translation, perhaps meant to mean it can sleep 9.

    But it says the rest room contains 9 people?!?! does that mean it comes with people hiding in the head? perhaps it is all those trying to escape china. buy one boat and get 9 people hiding in the rest room with it, for free!
     
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