Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 21 November 2015, 11:40   #1
Member
 
spartacus's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Aberdeenshire
Boat name: Sula
Make: Ribcraft 4.8m
Length: 4m +
Engine: Tohatsu 60hp + aux
MMSI: 235087213
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 3,267
RIBase
Cal Mac and Royal Navy operation

Some great pictures. That wire rope ladder looks a killer to climb. Hopefully this test scenario never becomes a reality. British troops storm a passenger ferry as fears grow of Islamist attack on UK ship | Daily Mail Online
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image.jpg
Views:	190
Size:	113.5 KB
ID:	109840  
__________________

__________________
Is that with or without VAT?
spartacus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 November 2015, 12:20   #2
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Southampton
Boat name: SMH Rib / War Shot
Make: Ribtec / Scorpion
Length: 4m +
Engine: 10hp Yam / 150hp opt
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,894
RIBase
Good to see they are still practicing this type of operation.

Nothing new though. I Have a friend who used to be in the Marines who would be doing this sort of exercise on a regular basis - the 40 knot cross channel Seacats were "challenging" to get aboard!
__________________

__________________
Searider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22 December 2015, 12:01   #3
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Looe
Make: Delta
Length: 4m +
Engine: Mercury
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 1,335
I've been lucky enough to do this lots of times testing various boats and engines! Scared me to death first time!
__________________
Black Dog Marine
www.blackdogmarine.com
Turbodiesel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22 December 2015, 12:48   #4
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Mighty Penryn
Boat name: Little Joe.
Make: Avon Searider
Length: 4m +
Engine: Honda BF50
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 8,841
I doubt if there's too much RN involvement. More likely the Poole mob.
__________________
Mollers is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:12.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.