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Old 06 October 2002, 15:56   #1
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Burgee King

Yacht clubs have a pennant which identifies boats as belonging to members. I think it's called a Burgee. Should we get some Rib net Burgees made up so as newer members like me can identify other ribnet members.

Or I guess we could tie a yellow ribbon round the old A frame, That's it my thought for the week.
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Old 07 October 2002, 03:14   #2
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That sort of thing would lead to Commodors and Committees in no time, Stuart.

How about bumper stickers instead?
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Old 07 October 2002, 03:26   #3
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Ah! See the SoC sendoff thread re car window stickers. I could do some RIBNET ones, if anyone is interested.

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Old 07 October 2002, 03:29   #4
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Stuart

I must agree with you - I think that having a Rib.net pennant of some sort would be a great idea.

BIBOA have one so that their members can recognise each other, so why shouldnt the Rib.net crowd?

Car Stickers are OK, but even if you see a car in the park near the slipway with a sticker, it doesnt mean you can find the RIB! No reason why we cant have both though!

There is no need to go as far as Commodores and Committees, but a nice pennant would be good.
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Old 07 October 2002, 07:46   #5
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Had exactly the same thoughts about burgees when I was out in Poole harbour yesterday. Sound like a good idea. Maybe sold for a small profit to help JK support this site??
Graeme: Was Jonno out with you yesterday?? Thought I heard his boat name asking for a radio check, but heard nothing further??
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Think it would be an excellent idea, I'd like one to go with my BIBOA one & the 'ol red duster. Mind you I think I'm running out of places to fly 'em!

But why stop there. What about rib.net the T shirt (or fleece or polo etc etc)? JK a money making opportunity? (Or you could franchise out to someone else!?)

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Old 07 October 2002, 08:13   #7
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What a great idea!

I like the idea of T-shirts/fleece too.
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How about a defaced red ensign with a rib on it. Bound to upset a few of the sticks and rag brigade with that.

But yes put me down for one too.

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Tshirts and stuff could be done from CafePress . Tshirts, fleeces, cups, mousemats, all that sort of stuff, and doesnt cost anything to make em.
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I can put together some T shirt - Sweat shirts - Hooded tops - Caps etc with the Ribnet logo (if thats ok JK) or any other designs.

I don't see any reason why the cost couldn't include a contribution to Ribnet. JK if your ok with this let me know.

You can look at some examples at www.justski.org.uk

The only limitation is that the garment has to be a light colour or the design has to have a white background - you can also have your boat name or web site etc down the arm or accross the back or anywhere you want.

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