Recent Ribcraft 4.8 project
Thought I'd share a few piccies of a recent Ribcraft 4.8 project.
Originally purchased the boat simply described as "Ribcraft RIB" on ebay. Tubes held air and seemed tidy, and the hull was sound. The rest of it was in a pretty sorry state, and had an old rattly Yamaha 55 2-stroke on the back.
First job was to remove everything including a strange home-made rear "bench" seat which revealed years of dead leaves and other crud! The console was fitted with an interesting array of controls and electrics from a variety of engine manufacturers. Most of it didn't work so it all came off: