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Old 04 July 2007, 12:23   #1
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Thames on Sunday

Took my new Sib out on Sunday, met up with my brother in law with his new toy!
Used the slip at Windsor, a very well set up public slip it is to!

Loading up the car, this I can do single handed!
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Old 04 July 2007, 12:25   #2
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And out on the river!
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Old 04 July 2007, 12:28   #3
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Stopped off for a ice cream.
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Old 04 July 2007, 12:30   #4
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The sun shone & no rain!
Very pleased with the new Sib gives a very good turn of spead!!
Even on the river
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Old 04 July 2007, 12:37   #5
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Nick,

I'm thinking of getting a little SIB for tootling around. Would take me back to my start of boating. But when you think of all the hassle of towing and launching a decent size RIB those car roof mountable SIBs have got a lot going for them.

Glad you enjoyed your day out.

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Looks great - wheels are a godsend aren't they?

Bet it goes like hell - I have a 15hp on my 3.1m and that does almost 25mph. One thing that looks awkward are the strips on top of the tube - bet they make sitting on the tubes a right pain in the proverbial.......
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Nice one Nick But I reckon you need an expo rack for the top of the disco though
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Nick I have to agree I have as much fun in the Sib as the big boat!

Codders, the strips on top of the tubes are set out so far that they do not get in the way & they are quite soft & will fold down! Yes boat & engine only weigh 78kg so very light & goes very well.

Martin, do you have a rack going cheep?

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The thing is a 3 meter or smaller SIB with a 6 HP motor on is still fun
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Martin, do you have a rack going cheep?
No mate, sorry. Sold the last one that was in my possesion. But there is a bloke over on Disco3 selling genuine new G4 versions. Seem like good value
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