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Old 10 July 2008, 14:28   #11
Country: UK - England
Town: cornwall
Boat name: nothing
Make: rib eye 430
Length: 4m +
Engine: tatsu 50
MMSI: 666
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,914
paul my valiant had a suzuki 70 4t on the back which was fine as its rated up to 80hp . I always felt a lighter 75 2 stroke may have suited it better but at the expense of much more fuel,unless you can find one with an etec
6k ish should get you a really tidy valiant about 2001-2 , they are fine for family fun use and mine had no problems at that age ,
the ribcraft or searider are certainly better quality and probably better sea boats but lots more money and the ribcrafts usually have a 50
What about the smaller humbers ?

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Old 02 August 2008, 06:30   #12
Country: UK - England
Town: Essex
Boat name: Vesper
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: Suzuki DF140
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 20
Well we've decided to go for the 4.8m Ribcraft.

Just deciding on extras and colour then we'll place an order monday.

The setup we're going for is the double FS jockey to take 2 fuel tanks, using our new Suzuki 50 4str.

Does anybody have any recommendations on what extras to go for?

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