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Old 06 January 2012, 17:45   #11
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Sorry, I didn't mean a new one........for 9K you will get a fantastic used one though, and it will be one of the best things you ever buy
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Old 06 January 2012, 18:02   #12
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How about this one:

2008 Avon Searider 4 Meter - Boats.com

I'm sure it's the same rib that Hugo Montgomery-Swan took on the round Scotland 2008 trip?

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But for this money I would knock down walls and cut down trees to fit a larger boat in and buy a secondhand Avon Searider 4.7 (if you can find one) or a Ribcraft 4.8
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Old 06 January 2012, 18:09   #13
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Your answer is four threads up sir
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Actually the 2002 Ribcraft......now knock a few walls down!
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Old 06 January 2012, 19:05   #15
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SR4 is a good little boat and cheap too.
Ribcraft do a 4m which was apparently designed by the same person as the SR4....
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Old 06 January 2012, 19:47   #16
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Have you tried skua Ribquest I'm a new member I've just bought a 5.3 ribquest I do now they can get hold off a 4m from skua might be worth a look hope this helps cheers : )
Is your suggestion founded on any experience using this particular craft?
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Thanks for all the replies.
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Old 07 January 2012, 05:37   #18
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Have you tried skua Ribquest I'm a new member I've just bought a 5.3 ribquest I do now they can get hold off a 4m from skua might be worth a look hope this helps cheers : )
Not for 9k new. I looked at the Ribquest 4.8m when it was still Dave Rose (and based in Sheffield). Quality boat, especially the Orca tubes, stainless-steel work. I've never seen a used Ribquest 4.8 on the market.
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I'm sure it's the same rib that Hugo Montgomery-Swan took on the round Scotland 2008 trip?
I agree - this is a pic of the RIB during the event

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Yes I've tried there 5.2 skua very nice ride tried it at brancaster!!! : ) cheers
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