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Old 06 August 2012, 15:49   #1
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Avon rib ID help.

Hi guys I've just bought ourselves a 1999 Avon rib s/h
I need to insure it but can't identify it, There is a number on the transom GB/AVB/23136E999
It's about 4.7 to 4.8m overall tube length.
Here's a pic of it which I hope will help

2nd question, can anyone suggest a good affordable insurance company to use
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Old 07 August 2012, 04:59   #2
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hmmm is this an odd one then ?
here's some more pics then see if they help any

Keel has a strengthening/landing layer of glass on it too.

Back end has a factory look trim plate thing attached too.

Auto bailers and trunks abound

There'sno plate on the transom other than the serial number, that's it
It's got lifting eyes on the deck and tie down points the other side too, so could this have been a work boat of sorts?
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Old 09 August 2012, 13:41   #3
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Seem to have bought a mystery boat then and foxed you all
Any ideas where I may get some more info on it gents ?
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Old 09 August 2012, 13:49   #4
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The Sn number Is saying that it was built in Britain by Avon in Sept 1999.
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Pete!

It's an Avon adventure 470. Now sold in Europe as a Zodiac.
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Pete!

It's an Avon adventure 470. Now sold in Europe as a Zodiac.
That's what I needed , top marks
Now does anyone recommend any particular insurance companies for RIBs ?
General messin' about by qualified drivers
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Old 09 August 2012, 16:59   #7
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Avon Adventure 470 wasn't made in 1999. May be an Adventure 450?
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Well it's defo 4.7 to 4.8 metres long measuring the tubes
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Old 09 August 2012, 18:26   #9
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Im not convinced its an avon at all.........badges do not make the boat .....

Very Zodiac looking hull ( pre avon zodiac I mean) and Zodiac looking stern , but the zodiacs I think have it all built in to one moulding .
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I thought 're-badged Zodiac' when I first saw it......
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