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Old 28 May 2006, 14:05   #1
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Crusader - Redbay 8.4 Expedition

Just taken delivery of our new rib. The wait has definatly been worth it.

powered by a single Yamaha 422 (250hp).

4 pilot type seats inside with an extra 4 on back benches. Small cabin in the bow with berths for 2 , with a thetford porta potty underneath (emergencies only) Nice touch is removable table with sits on top of the engine cover.

Raytheon E series radar plotter type thing with 3d mapping, Mp3 cd player and big speakers!!






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Old 28 May 2006, 16:22   #2
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The best of luck with her, its A stunner
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Old 28 May 2006, 16:28   #3
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Stunner. She looks beautiful. Best of luck.

What speed?
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Old 28 May 2006, 16:45   #4
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did 32.5 knots on gps today in relativly calm sea with full tank of diesel and 6 people.

cruises nicely and 22 knots- about 2500 revs
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Great looking cabin - any interior pictures?
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Old 28 May 2006, 17:39   #6
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Craig

did you consider getting the new 315 hp fitted?
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Few vids took with my phone, first shot in the boat about an hour after it was delivered, with Andy Gee in pursuit in Rathmor

http://video.freevideoblog.com/video...e98009c344.htm


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http://video.freevideoblog.com/video...1bcdcff6bd.htm
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Should be awesome in the rough - is it self righting?
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Whoops - just noticed - don't tell me no screen wipers???
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Old 28 May 2006, 18:17   #10
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its not self righting, and doesnt have windscreen wipers.

had it out today in a pretty heavy see and water just runs off the screen
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