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Old 17 May 2011, 08:17   #1
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Pete Goss goes Ribbing

Adventurer Pete Goss is to take on a daring new challenge travelling from Scotland to the Arctic Circle in a tiny rigid inflatable boat.

Nothing can go wrong there then
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Old 17 May 2011, 08:29   #2
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hang on a minute,a boat trip from scotland up to the norwegian fjords,very daring
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Old 17 May 2011, 17:04   #3
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1) Some of us think a 6 metre Humber isn't a "tiny inflatable boat";

2) Didn't the Vikings do it the other way round 1,000 years ago in sticks'n'rags boats?

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Sounds like a nice cruise - Unless he's doing it in the middle of winter!
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When a boat looks that good who needs tubes!!!
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Old 18 May 2011, 04:28   #5
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Should be OK so long as they haven't fitted a light pole - then the transom might fall off in the middle of the north sea!
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Should be OK so long as they haven't fitted a light pole - then the transom might fall off in the middle of the north sea!
Just recently, Parker Ribs successfully completed a cross channel trip with a not so light Pole. They reported no issues
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Old 18 May 2011, 05:41   #7
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Just recently, Parker Ribs successfully completed a cross channel trip with a not so light Pole. They reported no issues
Yes but Mr Goss is not planning to use one of Andre's fine craft - he is planning to use a couple of 6m Humbers.
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Sry. I can't be dissin' Humbers. Mr. Netdrum (on here) would give me a non-virtual (so actual) clip on the ear...
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Old 18 May 2011, 12:07   #9
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Didnt Team Phillips use some inboard diesel jet boats? Ribcraft I think.
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Just recently, Parker Ribs successfully completed a cross channel trip with a not so light Pole. They reported no issues
But said Pole is now fitted with suspension, perhaps Humber should take note, could be the future
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