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Old 14 June 2013, 14:58   #1
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Hello from me...

Hi all,

Another longtime 'lurker' finally saying hello from the shoreline of the River Exe.

Much thanks to all on here who make this forum so great and informative! It's been invaluable in helping me decide what I do and don't need in a rib. I hope I can impart some kind of assistance in return, even though my experience is fairly limited at the mo.

Having bought my first GRP open boat last September I've quickly found the overwhelming desire to find the right rib for myself, my wife and our 5 year old daughter. It's been quite a quest, especially to tick all the necessary boxes, but am hopefully trialling just the boat tomorrow. Even Emma, my wife, likes it!

Catch up soon I hope.

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Old 14 June 2013, 15:11   #2
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Old 14 June 2013, 15:35   #3
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Trialling what then?
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Old 14 June 2013, 15:46   #4
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Hi all,

hello from the shoreline of the River Exe.
Hello

Had some great fun playing in the tide down there on Arancias
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Old 14 June 2013, 18:05   #5
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Thanks for the warm welcome.

It's a Lomac 5 Mila that I'm going out in tomorrow. Unusual hybrid rib/solid boat with a Honda 90 on the back. I've checked out it pretty thoroughly and all is sound. Hope it stays that way.


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Anyone else on here have one? I can't seem to find out that much about them, that isn't written in their native Italian.

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Hi there Dan
hope you well , does not seem a easy boat to get onboard , but don't shoot me down , if you like it , we like it
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Hi Tim&Linda,

No worries - it does look that way from the photo, but either side of the ob is a platform (inc ladder to climb up from water on port side) and there is a walkthrough between the rear two seats. I'll take some better pics tomorrow. These are from the seller.

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Even Emma, my wife, likes it!
A very good starting point
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Watch how you launch in Eyemouth, that slip is steep and the tide is fierce, I learnt to dive down there 30years ago, changed a lot now me thinks
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Watch how you launch in Eyemouth, that slip is steep and the tide is fierce, I learnt to dive down there 30years ago, changed a lot now me thinks
Slip is now closed due to a hole under it... And there is no intention to repair.

Tide rips out quickly but is a great area to be on the water
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