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Old 11 October 2011, 17:34   #1
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Any ideas what this might be ?

Still looking for my first RIB. Have seen this on ebay, not keen to buy but am really curious to know what it might be ?

RIB DIVE WORK BOAT 60 MARINER PTT REPUTED EX SBS 16FT. BY 7FT. | eBay

I'm finding myself drawn to the look of RIBs with a 'square nose', not sure if there is a proper term ? Can anyone recommend what would be a decent boat in the 4 to 5.5m range that would be a reasonable buy, UK winter capable rather than a more Mediterranean style,budget up to 4500 ?

Thanks for your help.

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Old 11 October 2011, 18:28   #2
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whatever is, does not worth even 1000! Repaired, dirty, it does not need TLC, it needs kiss of life!!!!
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Old 11 October 2011, 18:42   #3
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whatever is, does not worth even 1000!
So, what do you reckon a '99 Mariner 60ELPTO and a Rollercoaster trailer are worth?

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Old 11 October 2011, 19:37   #4
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So, what do you reckon a '99 Mariner 60ELPTO and a Rollercoaster trailer are worth?

Personally speaking, the only worthy part of this package is the trailer, the engine is old, and the rib is so difficult to do any refurbishment on it.
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Old 11 October 2011, 19:41   #5
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It would be first bright orange vessel the SBS have ever been seen in

I'd suggest it was probably a tender to some sort of commercial work boat
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Old 11 October 2011, 22:36   #7
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Think parts are readily available from www. ToysRus . Com

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Old 12 October 2011, 02:44   #8
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Looks a bit like an emergency/recovery boat stored on deck and swung out from a small ferry or commercial vessel ?
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Old 12 October 2011, 02:54   #9
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Looks like a good usable tough working boat to me.

The engine isn't that old, and looks in reasonable nick, and the trailer can be rebuilt.

It could be made into a tidy boat on a reaonable budget with a bit a bit of elbow grease I'd say.
I also like the look of it, far better than a white boat wth Blue piped seats.

Never having had 1000s to spend on boats it's the sort of project I'd take on at the sort of money it's up for at the moment.

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Old 12 October 2011, 03:04   #10
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possibly watercraft or FBM rescue boat
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