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Old 23 July 2018, 12:44   #1
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A RIB owner (at last)

After three years of tube kicking, I finally just became a RIB owner.

Have dropped a remarkable amount of money on a 3 year old assembly of plastic and air (aka RedBay Stormforce 7.4).

Will be running it out of Roundstone, Co. Galway - mostly for family summer fun.

Iím at the foot of a very steep learning curve. So apologies for all the newbie questions that will inevitably follow.

Paul
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Old 23 July 2018, 13:06   #2
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Well done Paul. I am just north of you in clew bay

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Old 23 July 2018, 13:06   #3
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Well done Paul. I am just north of you in clew bay



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Ah: thatís where I tested the RIB. Around Lennonís Island and into Newport. Unbelievable seascapes.
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Old 23 July 2018, 16:36   #5
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After three years of tube kicking, I finally just became a RIB owner.

Have dropped a remarkable amount of money on a 3 year old assembly of plastic and air (aka RedBay Stormforce 7.4).

Will be running it out of Roundstone, Co. Galway - mostly for family summer fun.

Iím at the foot of a very steep learning curve. So apologies for all the newbie questions that will inevitably follow.

Paul
Sorry Paul, but this is a terriable Post

( Not becuase youve spent an obscence figure of money on having fun & enjoying yourself) ( how much did you spend ???)

But becuase theres no photo's of the this Glorious rib

Come on, please post all the photo's
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LoL. Yes: embarrassed to say I got mugged into this! http://www.redbayboats.com/product/r...rmforce-7-4-s/
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LoL. Yes: embarrassed to say I got mugged into this! http://www.redbayboats.com/product/r...rmforce-7-4-s/
STUNNING boat! Congratulations!!!
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After three years of tube kicking, I finally just became a RIB owner.
Time well spent. Welcome to Team Redbay.

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STUNNING boat! Congratulations!!!

Itís one metre (and £20k...) more than I was planning but is (I think) perfect for my needs (2 adults, 3 kids, 2 dogs) with 160 hours Suzuki DF250.
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Itís one metre (and £20k...) more than I was planning but is (I think) perfect for my needs (2 adults, 3 kids, 2 dogs) with 160 hours Suzuki DF250.
I've a 6.5 Stormforce with a 200 on the back and I love her dearly. She lives up around Malin Head and I've never had such confidence in any previous boat. I can only imagine what the 7.4 is like.
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