Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 04 September 2011, 13:49   #11
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dorset & Hants
Boat name: Streaker/Orange
Make: Avon/Ribcraft
Length: 4m +
Engine: 50Yam/25 Mariner
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 5,551
Hang on ... Blureay - shearwater , verado .......????? all sounds a bit familiar??

How about whispers 4.7 searider.... could chase the Shearwater at 25knts all day ? And within budget for you .
__________________

__________________
PeterM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04 September 2011, 13:54   #12
RIBnet supporter
 
blueray's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Berkshire
Boat name: Blueray,baby blue
Make: Shearwater,searider
Length: 8m +
Engine: 275verado,60mercury
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 14
one problem with that with the engine not engaging into reverse
__________________
blueray is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04 September 2011, 14:42   #13
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Plymouth
Length: 6m +
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 2,693
Quote:
Originally Posted by treerat


What's the maximum width of boat / trailor combination then please Pete?

If you remember I'm restricted by the box she lives in - I think the .4 bit will still make her too long to replace the 4.5 with

I'm more likely to change the 40 hp manual trim for a 40 or 50 T/T - and no the 60 won't fit
Not sure I'd have to check. the trailer is quite a bit longer than essentially needed so I guess it's still too big!

I'm going to convince you that a 60 will fit!! I can change the decals to 40 if you like...problem solved

Peter ~ Boatsandoutboards4sale ~ askboatsandoutboards4sale@sky.com ~ 07930 421007
__________________
Boats&Outboards is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04 September 2011, 15:25   #14
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: N. Devon
Boat name: Nutkin Too
Make: X-Pro Defender
Length: 5m +
Engine: Outboard, Suzuki 90
MMSI: 235095884
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 1,367
RIBase
It would fit - so long as I want the bow pointing at the sky!!
__________________
Andy

Bude Dive Club - www.budediveclub.co.uk
GAFIRS - www.gafirs.org.uk
treerat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04 September 2011, 15:44   #15
RIBnet supporter
 
Trevor G's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Crowthorne
Boat name: Black Adder+BabyBlue
Make: Shearwater + Avon
Length: 8m +
Engine: TDi Diesel + Merc 60
MMSI: 235026679
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 837
Quote:
Originally Posted by PeterM View Post
Hang on ... Blureay - shearwater , verado .......????? all sounds a bit familiar??

How about whispers 4.7 searider.... could chase the Shearwater at 25knts all day ? And within budget for you .
Yes - Rick now want a smaller boat to get a bit more hands-on experience - I seem to remember another Shearwater owner that kept a collection of boats from 3m to 7.5m - maybe we're following in his footsteps....
__________________
Trevor G is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04 September 2011, 16:37   #16
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Plymouth
Length: 6m +
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 2,693
Quote:
Originally Posted by treerat
It would fit - so long as I want the bow pointing at the sky!!
That's the quickest way onto the plane...

Peter ~ Boatsandoutboards4sale ~ askboatsandoutboards4sale@sky.com ~ 07930 421007
__________________
Boats&Outboards is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04 September 2011, 16:38   #17
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Scillies
Boat name: Freedom
Make: Searider
Length: 5m +
Engine: Yam 2st 90
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 335
Quote:
Originally Posted by blueray View Post
hmm... I'm based in Berkshire so if you are willing to deliver I would think about it
Considering at the moment I don't have a car that's a bit of a stretch. Still if you are serious we could talk how much it will cost to ship back to Penzance.

Ian
__________________
walruz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04 September 2011, 17:26   #18
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dorset & Hants
Boat name: Streaker/Orange
Make: Avon/Ribcraft
Length: 4m +
Engine: 50Yam/25 Mariner
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 5,551
Quote:
Originally Posted by Trevor G View Post
Yes - Rick now want a smaller boat to get a bit more hands-on experience - I seem to remember another Shearwater owner that kept a collection of boats from 3m to 7.5m - maybe we're following in his footsteps....
Ahhh ! excellant news for the 'G' family, and a good (but expensive) path to take. I'm working on a new collection

I'd still be tempted by the 4.7....I bet the reverse thing is a simple fix
__________________
PeterM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05 September 2011, 04:25   #19
RIBnet supporter
 
blueray's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Berkshire
Boat name: Blueray,baby blue
Make: Shearwater,searider
Length: 8m +
Engine: 275verado,60mercury
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by walruz View Post
Considering at the moment I don't have a car that's a bit of a stretch. Still if you are serious we could talk how much it will cost to ship back to Penzance.

Ian
sorry but the Scillies is as far away as you can get from where we are and shipping would cost a bomb!
__________________
blueray is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12 September 2011, 16:15   #20
RIBnet supporter
 
Trevor G's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Crowthorne
Boat name: Black Adder+BabyBlue
Make: Shearwater + Avon
Length: 8m +
Engine: TDi Diesel + Merc 60
MMSI: 235026679
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 837
Quote:
Originally Posted by PeterM View Post
How about whispers 4.7 Searider.... could chase the Shearwater at 25knts all day ? And within budget for you .
Thanks Pete - we're now the proud owner of ex-Whisper's SR4.7 (ie it's not his anymore!).

Now - anyone have spare parts for a Suzuki DT75 gearbox? I suspect we're going to need the bits needed for the reversing part of the gears!

Trev
__________________
Trevor G 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 06:10.


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