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Old 04 January 2006, 09:17   #1
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Confession Time

Well I suppose it is time to earn my Title given to me at the Solent Xmas Bash.

I have sold my Rib and bought a .................. hard boat

Wellcraft Excalibur Platinum Edition. 2004
She is 25' in length 8'4 beam, has a Volvo 5.7 V8 GXi inboard with Volvo DUO Prop, Stainless Props. 320hp. only done 32 hrs

The trailer is an SBS, twin axle brand new in 2005, been used once.

I also have before I get attacked a little 3m SIB no engine as yet but will have at some point.

Attached are some pics, I plan to get some more shortly when the Monster Wakeboard Tower is attached. What you can't see on the internal shot is behind the rear seat is another huge SunDeck about 8' wide by 5' Deep over the engine bay, plus fresh water shower.
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Old 04 January 2006, 11:28   #2
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I have sold my Rib and bought a .................. hard boat
Ah well.

It was nice knowing you Richard.



I 'spose we talk to Carly Baby, so you had better stick around.
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Old 04 January 2006, 12:23   #3
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Dont bother yourself to much it will look fine wants the tubes are fitted
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Old 04 January 2006, 12:27   #4
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Nice err umm SEATS!!!
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Old 04 January 2006, 12:48   #5
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Nice err umm SEATS!!!
Thanks, they are very comfy, plus if you wish to stand up and drive you can pull the front of the seat up and rest against it/sit on the edge so very useful.
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Old 04 January 2006, 15:06   #6
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Thank goodness you've outed yerself at last

Congrats Rich and Sarah!

Hopefully ye'll be out cruising loads so we can beg cups of tea etc.

Can't wait to inspect it.

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Old 04 January 2006, 16:12   #7
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That will look very fashonable in the summer once the new Miami Vice film is out…
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Old 04 January 2006, 16:29   #8
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I'm a convert the other way. Personally I would have gone for a closed bow, not so hot for wakeboarding, but a whole lot better in dodgy weather,dry storage area, kiddy cubbie hole, porta potti etc etc and great to kip in from time to time. Cracking looking boat though.
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So what ya gonna do when you hit anything over a Force 3 .....Call a RIB of course .


I'm sure you'll regret your choice .
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Whatever happened to the REAL Wellcrafts??? Would swop most RIBs for a nice Scarab......
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