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Old 01 June 2007, 10:17   #1
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Hi to you all,

Just joined today, New to UK waters but not to RIBs From NZ originally, now living in London and working as a charter pilot for a private client.

Hope to see some of you around, Would like to pair up for some trips to the continent later in the summer if anyone is intrested ?

Reading your threads re pics anyone seen this guys work ? bloody cool stuff . . Anyone know him ?

http://richpage.sailingassociation.n...ery?album=1097

http://richpage.sailingassociation.n...lery?album=421

Rick Fox
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Old 01 June 2007, 12:50   #2
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Rick,
Welcome aboard!!! We will be cruising at an altittude of approximatly
3" with our ass on fire.........

Have a 5mtr so trips to France etc are not really possible, but if your after crew!!!....................................

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Old 01 June 2007, 13:01   #3
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Crew . . .

Thanks Simon ! Will think of you when I need crew !

Long range tanks going in this weekend so even better longer trips on the board to think about, Wife was thinking about a trip to the med through the french waterways . . . . ?

Thanks.

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Old 01 June 2007, 13:04   #4
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Rick,
Would be a great trip. You need an International Certificate of Compentance (ICC) with a CVNI (i think thats right!) Endorsment to enter the French inland water ways......Sorry if im telling you somethink you already know!!

What aircraft are you flying?
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Old 01 June 2007, 14:02   #5
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Yep have the right paperwork,

currently flying a Learjet 40

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Old 01 June 2007, 14:30   #6
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Very nice. Im ex RAF so more used to Tornados!! as a fitter
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Old 01 June 2007, 14:55   #7
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I see you live in London Seafox.

A couple of us keep ribs on the tidal Thames.

Where's your boat?
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Old 01 June 2007, 16:28   #8
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Fantastic boat you have there - take it you brought it over from NZ with you?
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Old 01 June 2007, 20:14   #9
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Hi Sea Fox, welcome over to this side of the world.

what engines do you have on the protector. They look like an awesome boat. There was one in Rib Intl last issue, looks like its gone now.

I do like them I must say. You should go on the rib run to Ireland soon.

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Old 04 June 2007, 13:33   #10
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Ireland Trip - 10m Sports Cruiser from Scorpion

Aiden,

Thanks sounds like it could be a good Crack ! When are you thinking of doing this ?

Looking at buying a 10m Sports Cruiser from Scorpion with twin 350 bhp D's have driven one and like very much would be great to take it on a good run.. Know much about them ?

Rick - Coming soon . . . . Sea Fox II
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