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Old 30 May 2005, 12:46   #11
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Rogue Wave,

Thanks for the info on the Jockey Wheel. Fully understood.
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Old 30 May 2005, 15:41   #12
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Hi all,

Just a quick poll to see if anybody has a 5 metre or smaller RIB with a double console and 4 pod seats in 2 rows of two.

This is all part of my research into my next RIB and I was wondering if this is a realistic proposition.

The smallest I can find from my own research is a 5.3 Meter Ribcraft.

Regards Nick R.
Nick I have a Ribcraft 5.3 with twin console, twin jockeys and bench seat behind, although you can specify 2 more jockeys
easy peasy off the trailer my eldest boy (12yrs) can winch it on whilst I give him encouragement from the boat!!!!)
Powered by 90hp 4stroke its good for 40kts +
20gal underfloor tank
Built like a brick ---- house
Its a great boat beautiful build quality, but you do pay for the privilege
The Ribcaft website shows many pics and a short video of the 5.3
The yeovil factory organises 1 or 2 open days down at Portland where you can try the boat
let me know if you need more info
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Old 31 May 2005, 10:08   #13
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Andrew,

Sounds like you have the sort of boat I'm looking for.

Any chance you could send some pictures of the deck layout, console layout and transom and hull.

In fact any pictures. Including it sitting on a trailer next to and identifiable object for height reference etc.

Please PM me at your convenience.

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Old 31 May 2005, 10:16   #14
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Nick,

theres some pictures of Mike100's Ribcraft 5.3 here: Ribcraft 5.3

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Old 31 May 2005, 10:25   #15
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Ads,

Cheers.
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Old 31 May 2005, 11:38   #16
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Andrew,

Sounds like you have the sort of boat I'm looking for.

Any chance you could send some pictures of the deck layout, console layout and transom and hull.

In fact any pictures. Including it sitting on a trailer next to and identifiable object for height reference etc.

Please PM me at your convenience.

Regards Nick R.
damn fangled reformatting for PM's can you PM me your email addres and I'll send some piccies
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Old 31 May 2005, 11:47   #17
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Old 04 June 2005, 16:27   #18
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Andrew,

Many Thanks for letting me see your boat today. Thats a nice little setup you have there.

Hope you got back safely.

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Back safely, long day! Started with a rather nasty cut to my finger (caused by a poorly finished piece of metal work on the Arctic Blue !) So following a short trip to A & E at St Marys hospital I was looking forward to a trouble free afternoon! So, was a tad annoyed when the engine conked out on leaving Cowes (caused by the rather enormous Picnic bag being placed on the fuel line in the console and kinking the pipe thus starving the engine of fuel) wolly!!!! )
Sorry I didnt have time for a blast (Finally arrived home at 10 )
Next time

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