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Old 15 February 2005, 14:00   #1
Country: Ireland
Town: Cork
Boat name: Dalesman
Make: Excalibur 6.8
Length: 6m +
Engine: Merc 1.7 diesel
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 167
Kinsale Rib Run 2005

Once again the Kinsale to Aberystwyth rib run will take place on Thursday 21st April and returning on Sunday 24th. The run will again be a fund raising event for the RNLI.

The basic run is Kinsale to Kilmore Quay (refuelling) and Kilmore to Aber via Strumble Head and return the same way.

If you have a sound rib of 5.5m+ and a good seamanship standard give me an email at for more info.

Last year 16 ribs and 54 crew raised over €32,000



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Old 16 February 2005, 14:41   #2
Country: Ireland
Town: Kinsale
Boat name: Tsunami/Saol Eile
Make: Excalibur Ribs
Length: 9m +
Engine: 350hp Volvo Diesel
Join Date: Apr 2001
Posts: 99
Hi Jon,
looking forward to it this year after having missed it last year!! No doubt i'll see you before then.
Are you going to the Dublin Boat Show?

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Old 17 February 2005, 03:21   #3
Country: Ireland
Town: Bandon
Boat name: Oisre
Make: Excaliber
Length: 7m +
Engine: O/B Evinrude 176hp
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 33
Here we come!!!

Hi John, Count us in also. Great crack last year. Look forward to this years event as I have nearly forgotten the pain and aches from last year. We travelled in our humber 5.5m which is used for diving not crusing!!! Its up for sale if anybody is interested. New Merc.90hp 2stroke on her. We will be traveling in style this year with our new rib. a 7m excaliber! Due out just before we go. Bank manager is delighted with me.
Robert Merrick
Narked. Will you be around when we pop over?? (or anybody else for that matter. I know that there is a few from the forum from Wales, could go for a spin in between days off!!! or a couple of pints )
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Old 17 February 2005, 03:35   #4
Country: UK - England
Town: Brittany/Portsmouth
Boat name: Merlin
Make: Solent 6.5
Length: 6m +
Engine: 200
MMSI: soon !
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 5,451
Sounds brilliant Cork RIB! Wish you all a safe trip! And not too many aches and pains after!

Happy New Resolutions!!! : RIBbing for the craic!!!
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Old 04 April 2005, 11:43   #5
Country: UK - Wales
Town: Aberystwyth
Boat name: Enid Mary -B704
Make: RNLI
Length: 7m +
Engine: Twin 70hp
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 12
I didnt see this when I started my thread
Ireland to Wales Rib Run for Charity.
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