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Old 25 March 2006, 18:13   #11
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Old 26 March 2006, 03:18   #12
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As you can see in this picture, at high speed turns the tubes will help stop the boat over turning, being very bouyant.

Also, other benefits come from things like stuffing the boat in bad weather and an incident like "Big Yellow" where the boat breaks up..., the tubes will help keep it afloat.

When coming along side another boat/wall the tubes will help protect the boat like fenders... I think you'd be suprised how much force they can take!
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Old 26 March 2006, 08:57   #13
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Reckon they owe rather a lot to Crompton's designs.....

8 outboards just has to be silly!!!
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Old 30 August 2006, 08:34   #14
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Madera Ribs

I dont know if you have red the website, because these ribs will be used for fast transport. They will take an load of 12.000 kilo cargo and an extra 4000L fuel.
So going from point a till b overseas wih much load as possible and also as fast as possible.

When they fill up these monsters with cargo and fuel the whole Rib will go deeper in the water so the tubes will be on the water. Then it will look as an ' normall' rib with lower sides. For that purpose these M-RIBS are build. I have visit them and they also make an whole range of very good and professional normal ribs. But there speciality are these big cargo RIBS.
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Old 30 August 2006, 16:21   #15
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looks fun!! bit dangerous but def good fun
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Old 30 August 2006, 16:28   #16
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I dont know if you have red the website, because these ribs will be used for fast transport. They will take an load of 12.000 kilo cargo and an extra 4000L fuel.
So going from point a till b overseas wih much load as possible and also as fast as possible.

When they fill up these monsters with cargo and fuel the whole Rib will go deeper in the water so the tubes will be on the water. Then it will look as an ' normall' rib with lower sides. For that purpose these M-RIBS are build. I have visit them and they also make an whole range of very good and professional normal ribs. But there speciality are these big cargo RIBS.
fast transport - 12,000kilos - 4000l fuel - think HMRC/RN might be paying the owners a flying visit at some point then
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Old 30 August 2006, 17:26   #17
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Five 225hp engines mmmmm

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Old 31 August 2006, 12:44   #18
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prefer codders rib any day.... at least its blue and not a shitty grey... I dont see why you need 1000 odd hp to move it at 50+knts??. I suppose we are all jealous because its bigger than ours? surprised with the Dutch -- normally thay are a frugal lot.

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