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Old 20 February 2005, 17:47   #1
Country: USA
Town: San Diego.California
Boat name: Bayshots
Make: XS-550
Length: 5m +
Engine: Suzuki DF90
Join Date: May 2004
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Seems a shame when a RIB is left uncared for!
Spotted this one tied up down by the "Midway " carrier that we visited today.
Markings say it is a tender for the America's cup yachts. Hope they take better care of their yachts than they do their support craft!!
Tubes were coming apart/ rubbing strake was loose and generaly needed a good service.
Shame when they are so hard to come by in these parts , that they would let it go like this,
cheers Dal
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Old 21 February 2005, 10:24   #2
Country: UK - England
Town: Southampton
Boat name: Searider / War Shot
Make: Avon / Scorpion
Length: 4m +
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Shouldn't be allowed near RIBs - see them only as tools usually paid for by someone else and maintained by no-one
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