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Old 26 May 2015, 16:20   #1
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Evening all,
I have a 8.4 mtr Coastline Rib that I intend to use is all (most) weather conditions to hop across the Solent.
I have in mind some sort of fabric wheelhouse, but it must look reasonably sleek. I've scoured the net but can't find anything. Any suggestions welcome.
Thanks in advance.
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Old 26 May 2015, 16:27   #2
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I have in mind some sort of fabric wheelhouse, but it must look reasonably sleek. I've scoured the net but can't find anything. Any suggestions welcome.
If the Coastline has an overhead console gantry then you could do anything....
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Old 26 May 2015, 16:33   #3
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If the Coastline has an overhead console gantry then you could do anything....
Thats the type of look I'm after, but no overhead gantry fitted, not impossible though.
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Thats the type of look I'm after, but no overhead gantry fitted, not impossible though.
An Ocean with steel that is getting close...

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Evening all,
I have a 8.4 mtr Coastline Rib that I intend to use is all (most) weather conditions to hop across the Solent.
I have in mind some sort of fabric wheelhouse, but it must look reasonably sleek. I've scoured the net but can't find anything. Any suggestions welcome.
Thanks in advance.
Roy

Roy, the wheelhouse cover and A frame on this Parker 900 Baltic was made and installed by

Dave Crawford Marine
Bridge Road
Lymington
SO41 9BZ


The console and 2 x 1 man jockey seats are aft and we later supplied to Dave Crawford a bench seat

Perhaps this is what you are looking for
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That's great Andre, nice set up
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That's great Andre, nice set up
All credit should go to Dave Crawford Marine. They did a great job.

The rib was originally supplied as a tender for a very large sailing boat. There were two H frames , the aft one can be seen on the attached photo.
When the rib was send back to our factory for a re-fit we made and installed the large storage box . The rib was later sold and the new owner had the H frames and storage box removed and a bench seat and canopy wheelhouse installed. The rib is now based in the Hamble .
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Old 27 May 2015, 15:40   #9
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Roy, the wheelhouse cover and A frame on this Parker 900 Baltic was made and installed by

Dave Crawford Marine
Bridge Road
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SO41 9BZ


The console and 2 x 1 man jockey seats are aft and we later supplied to Dave Crawford a bench seat

Perhaps this is what you are looking for
Hi Andre, that is just what I'm looking for, I will give them a call.
Thank you very much.
Hope to see you again on the Alderney trip.
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Cheers Low Flyer- Think I know that Rib, is it the one from East Cowes ?
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