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Old 08 October 2013, 08:18   #1
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Trevor G's Round Ireland GoPro stuff

has been posted on YouTube.
Conditions get interesting from the 8 minute in mark,
although why do seas never seem as huge on video as they do when your on them?
Makes for interesting viewing when compared with the footage of Skerryvore on similar seas....
graphic illustration of what a difference 5 extra metres and 240 more horse power make.
Trevor G and his son did incredibly well in their 4.7 - watching them run with Appleattaque and Hot Lemon is impressive.
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Old 08 October 2013, 09:21   #2
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My Go-Pro definitely has the 'sea shrinking filter' installed ;-)

That said the sea state does look pretty interesting! Definitely large compared to what I'm used to!
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Makes for interesting viewing when compared with the footage of Skerryvore on similar seas....
graphic illustration of what a difference 5 extra metres and 240 more horse power make.
Yes, imagine what her big brother (The Beast) is like in the rough. Same hull plus a meter, oh yeah - and an extra 300hp.

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Old 08 October 2013, 15:30   #4
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never felt seasick watching a video before!
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Old 08 October 2013, 15:49   #5
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has been posted on YouTube.
Conditions get interesting from the 8 minute in mark,
although why do seas never seem as huge on video as they do when your on them?
Makes for interesting viewing when compared with the footage of Skerryvore on similar seas....
graphic illustration of what a difference 5 extra metres and 240 more horse power make.
Trevor G and his son did incredibly well in their 4.7 - watching them run with Appleattaque and Hot Lemon is impressive.
Round Ireland 2013 Rib Challenge - YouTube
Thanks Andy - I was going to start a post on this, but didn't get round to it!
I'm going to try and shrink it down to 5 mins when I'm bored - but it was hard enough as it was to get the 52 hours of ribbing down to under 30 mins.

In case anyone's interested here's the details of daily miles, hours and fuel used.

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Thanks Andy - I was going to start a post on this, but didn't get round to it!
I'm going to try and shrink it down to 5 mins when I'm bored - but it was hard enough as it was to get the 52 hours of ribbing down to under 30 mins.

In case anyone's interested here's the details of daily miles, hours and fuel used.

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Yes, imagine what her big brother (The Beast) is like in the rough. Same hull plus a meter, oh yeah - and an extra 300hp.

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Ha ha ha

Should have bought her Willk

BTW saw the book of photos of the Challenge yesterday. Absolutely stunning photos and a well produced book by PBR. Certainly one to look at.
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Old 08 October 2013, 16:52   #8
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A great video thanks for taking the time and effort to share it with us.

The west coast of Ireland can be quite rough. Trev if doing the event again is there any further mods that you would make to the rib.

Would you add extra weight to the bow?

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Trev if doing the event again is there any further mods that you would make to the rib.
Would you add extra weight to the bow?

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The bow had about 40 Kg of extra weight in that we had two fuel bladders there that were normally full, as well as our anchor and chain.
Between them they balanced the boat really well.

The only thing I'd change is not mounting the fire extinguisher on the pod behind the 2nd suspension seat. It did act as a good bump-stop though.
We were quite surprised it didn't go off!
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proves that the seating works
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