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Old 18 June 2005, 13:09   #1
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Country: Norway
Make: Avon Searider 740
Length: 7m +
Engine: Diesel
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Avon Searider 740

Last year i bought a Avon Searider 740 with a 200 hp Volvo diesel inboard.
The boat is a ex Norwegian Navy and in perfect condition. The engine has less than 500 hours and is maintained after the maintanece program of the Navy.
Me and my family ( wife and two kids ) loves the boat and we are using it for diving and fishing trips.
Does any one have a sugestion of approx. market price of this Rib?

Im also about to buy another SR740 - without engine, but thinking of installing a Volvo KAD 300 or a D6 350.
Is this engines to big for the boat? comments?
I have locked "all over" the internett to fine some information about the Searider 740/840. The only information i could find is at Avons Web site.

Thanks for any replays....
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Old 18 June 2005, 16:17   #2
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Country: UK - Wales
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Boat name: DynaMoHumm/ SRV/deja
Make: Avon8.4, 5.4 & 4.777
Length: 8m +
Engine: Cat3126 Yam 90 &70
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wow great boats we have an 8.4 with a 435hp lump in it so I should think you could put the bigger engine in yours! they are very strongly built but just get a marine engineer to take a look at the engine bay and tell you if it's OK

could you get a Cummins mercruiser in the engine Bay
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