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Old 07 April 2016, 14:22   #1
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Can't understand

Why you buy a new rib and strap it to the trailer over the tubes direct from the factory
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Old 07 April 2016, 17:02   #2
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I noticed that too.
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IMO, it's a throwback to the dive club days of old. It's how the Boating Officer was taught to "lash a boat down properly". Those were 4m SIBs of course and had to be tied down to stop them flying away! Our D.O. was still lashing down a 6m Redbay in 2001

Hey - I remember when "Stab jackets" arrived and we were warned off them as they were the "Work of Satan". Use one and you would drown upside down on the surface...

Folklore is still alive and well.
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Old 07 April 2016, 18:04   #4
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I've seen people loosely put a strap over their tubes as kidology for when plod passes, the boat actually being strapped down properly via transom and bow.
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Old 08 April 2016, 07:51   #5
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Why you buy a new rib and strap it to the trailer over the tubes direct from the factory
Why not?
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Old 08 April 2016, 11:31   #6
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Why not?

Strapping across the tubes does bugger all apart from rub the tubes. It's like trying to tie a blancmange down, but you knew that😄


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Why you buy a new rib and strap it to the trailer over the tubes direct from the factory
Who does that?????
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Old 09 April 2016, 04:00   #8
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Plenty. Seen it 4 or 5 times already just on my way around the country on motorways this year.
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Good to see you on here Nos again..been quiet lately.
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Good to see you on here Nos again..been quiet lately.

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+1 yup👍


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