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Old 10 December 2009, 06:34   #1
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what size rib

Any suggestions on what size rib needed to ferry 6 passengers, also anyone know what the legal capacity for passengers on particular size rib is. I don't know anything about this type of boat, would appreciate any help. Thanks

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Old 10 December 2009, 07:36   #2
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suppose depends if its 6 people everytime, or 6 people at a push? or want to have space etc..... I mean my old Valiant 3.80 with a Mercury 25 on the back would take 6 people but not a lot of room left!!!!

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Old 10 December 2009, 10:54   #3
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Also depends on if it's 6 people and gear or just 6 people. 6 people seated? 6 people for a few hundred yards, or is it miles?

If it's a commercial venture (water taxi kind of thing) I think you need a dedicated seat per passenger. That's going to require a larger hull than a recreational boat would need (arguably, as the CG wants seats on either.)

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