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Old 09 February 2007, 00:12   #1
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coastline 7m

anyone ever been in or own a coastline 7m? Curious as to ride and build quality compared with similar sized ribs

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Old 09 February 2007, 03:33   #2
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yes, we've been in one. A very nice boat. You should contact JC Hughes, fellow rib net member as it was his.
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Old 09 February 2007, 11:05   #3
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i have a 6 meter coastline and i am very impressed.

not the fastest hull but very soft ride and very dry.

brian still builds them somewhere on the hamble. could find his e mail address somewhere if you need?
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Old 10 February 2007, 18:13   #4
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7m coastline

One of the sea schools has one with an opti on the back, i did a night course in her, nice soft ride double jockeys a bit basic and console really square,.
overall very solid. ditto re hull speeds but that was not the schools priority.

Much abused but still very seaworthy.
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Old 11 February 2007, 07:57   #5
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Coastline have got one of the old hangers in Daedalus, Lee on Solent, a massive place, and do a lot of contract fibreglass fabrication, as well as RIBs. Well worth a look if you are interested in their boats.
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