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Old 02 July 2008, 05:42   #1
Country: UK - England
Town: Poole
Length: no boat
Join Date: Jul 2001
Posts: 673
Goldfish RIB

Everyone who looked at this boat was astounded by quality of the finish. The Goldfish guys seemed passionate about the boat and how they could improve the performance and reliability.

Even more annoying was the boat went like the clappers and we had a good race with it off Dover. Luckily for us our boat is much faster in the rough and pulled out a decent lead that they couldn't catch before getting back to Portsmouth.

Great guys and a great boat.

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Old 02 July 2008, 12:31   #2
Country: UK - England
Town: Chichester
Boat name: Grey Ghost
Length: 10m +
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 91
Agree with you on your comments Mark, well built, very fast and a nice bunch of chaps, i am sure within the year when they carry out the mods based on lessons learnt, the mk 2 will be a cracking bit of kit, just a shame about the price tag.

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Old 13 July 2008, 05:59   #3
Country: UK - England
Town: watford
Boat name: The Bandit &
Make: Hunton Rib
Length: 10m +
Engine: 2 x 8.1 Mercruisers
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 166
They pull amazing speed with 780HP. We had some great racing with them as well. We were quicker in the rough i guess they didn't want to break the boa, they were much faster in the flat. Raced with them on the Milford, Oban and Edinburgh legs. Cheers guys was fun
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Old 17 July 2008, 08:37   #4
Country: Canada
Town: British Columbia
Make: Gemini
Length: 4m +
Engine: 40hp 2 str
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 2,151
That is an amazing level of finish to that console! The amount of machining that must of gone into it must have cost a princely fortune! Very well done.
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