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Old 15 July 2002, 15:46   #1
Country: UK - England
Boat name: Won't get Fooled Again
Make: Ribtec
Length: 6.5
Engine: Honda 130
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 888
Rib Hull Wanted


I would like to buy a hull between 5,5 Mtr and 7 metres, it's for a project and I am not to bothered about make or condition, but oul prefer an Avon or Halmatic, but it's no problem if it's another make.


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Old 15 July 2002, 19:02   #2
Country: USA
Town: Fairfield
Boat name: Sunrider
Make: Zodiac
Length: 7.3
Engine: MerCruiser (bio)diesel 180hp I/O
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 300

I think I know where an Avon 5.4 RIB can be found, with a 2 foot tear in the tubes but hull appears OK. However, it's in Texas, USA so even though it might be bought for a low price the shipping cost may prove impractical. It's sitting on a shipping cradle now. Email me direct if you want more info. Bryan at

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Old 16 July 2002, 04:08   #3
Country: Canada
Town: Newfoundland
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There was a post on ribnet some months ago I think from the chap at Henshaws about ex military Pacific/Artic's coming up for disposal through a military surplus dealer. IIRC these were in poor condition and presumably then reasonably cheap. Might be worth a consideration for your project?
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