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Old 07 August 2014, 04:18   #1
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Excited... Like its christmas!

Hi,

Not been on here in a while. I have just downsized quite a lot and am very excited! I grew up on the water with my parents messing around in inflatables and my pride a joy from age 12-16 was a Narwhal 270 RIB with Mercury 10hp. So much fun!

Once i got a job i have progressed up the rib ladder Avon 4m Searider, Avon 545, Ribeye 600 and until last month owned a Cobra 755 with 250 Verado for the last 4 years (Which was amazing!). I have just sold this to get a sailing boat next year but am missing the water so much have bought a SIB :-)

Collecting on Sunday a used 1 owner Quicksilver 340 with a Mariner 10hp. I am more excited about this than any of the other boats! Cant wait for that feeling you so connected to the water and zipping onto the plane...and all can go in the boot of the car and then go home... sorry but had to share.. cant wait to join the SIB Crew :-)
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Old 07 August 2014, 15:14   #2
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know how you feel mines wrapped up in the garage but am of up the west coast of Scotland sat and bollox to hurricane bertha I cant wait to get out fishing
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Know where you are coming from - Just come back from a week in Cornwall with my 380 Sib and 30hp 2 stroke. Just the best week ever!! So much fun and can't wait to get back in the water. Off to Tenerife next week for pool holiday. Ummm wonder if I can get it the suitcase :-)
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Great update. It's not about the boat, it's about getting out on the water!
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Great update. It's not about the boat, it's about getting out on the water!
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Old 08 August 2014, 13:22   #7
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know how you feel mines wrapped up in the garage but am of up the west coast of Scotland sat and bollox to hurricane bertha I cant wait to get out fishing
Ooh I live on the west coast
Are you anywhere near ullapool?
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Old 08 August 2014, 14:19   #8
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Couldn't agree more. Just finished packing the boat and I've just bought a Honwave 3.5 & Tohatsu 20. Can't wait to get that blown up Sunday at Carradale & get the engine run in

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Old 08 August 2014, 15:12   #9
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Ooh I live on the west coast
Are you anywhere near ullapool?
just north of you mate were having a week at clachtoll beach campsite its near lochinver
if your up that way look out for a pirate flag theres a few of us going another lad with a sib and another with a rib and loads of kayaks
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What is clachtoll like , it looked amazing from the video on here last week, can you launch a small rib from the beach? Was looking to take the bigger rib up as well but I think that would need to be on a mooring in a near bye harbour?
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