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Old 07 October 2009, 12:47   #1
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At last - no longer a Ribnet Virgin!!

Possibly not the best title for a 41 year old girlie whose just bought her first proper RIB but what the heck

After everybodies help and advice I have finally purchased a RIB that seems perfect.

She is a Avon Searider 5.4M RIB with 75HP Yamaha Pro 2 stroke, with power tilt and trim,
2/3 man console with screen and lifting seat providing a lockable storage compartment plus
Lockable Anchor Locker/Storage with Anchor, chain and warp.

Tubes are in good non painted condition, no patches and seem to hold air well.

We saw her on eBay, popped down and had a look and collect her on Saturday after a run out to check the engine is sound.









All that remains for me to say is THANK YOU to you all for all the help and advice - really appreciated

Will let you know how Saturday goes

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Old 07 October 2009, 12:50   #2
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Looks like a tidy boat

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Old 07 October 2009, 12:56   #3
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Well done!

Welcome to the non virgins!!




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Old 07 October 2009, 12:56   #4
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I looked on this on ebay, looks a great boat

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Old 07 October 2009, 12:58   #5
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Congrats J
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Old 07 October 2009, 13:12   #6
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Congrats

Looks lovely ! ... and a fine way to lose your virginity
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Old 07 October 2009, 13:56   #7
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looks a lovely craft!! i trust you will be coming on the Lundy Trip??
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Old 07 October 2009, 14:13   #8
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Very nice! We seeing you at this weekends RIBnet Searider meet?
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Old 07 October 2009, 14:24   #9
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Looks great wee boat hope you have many good days on her.
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Old 07 October 2009, 14:28   #10
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