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Old 29 November 2011, 11:53   #1
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Delta Dash 5.5 versus SR 5.4 in the rough ?

Both RIB's has a legendary reputation but who is the winner in the rough stuff?
Maybe not a fair comparison, no idea, as only having experience of a SR, but lengthwise not that big difference?





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Old 29 November 2011, 12:01   #2
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....no idea whatsoever

But such an exciting topic means that I'm going to guess!

I think the Delta will be wetter and slower, right up to the point where the Searider buries itself in the back of a wave...



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Old 29 November 2011, 12:07   #3
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Am i right in assuming that the lack of a raised bow is a hinderance to the SR vs the delta?
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Both RIB's has a legendary reputation but who is the winner in the rough stuff?
Maybe not a fair comparison, no idea, as only having experience of a SR, but lengthwise not that big difference?





Hope I did not started something than can not be finished....
I know my old Ribcraft 545m would leave the SR A distant memory in the rough!Things move on.Can't comment on the Delta.
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Old 29 November 2011, 12:19   #5
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I know my old Ribcraft 545m would leave the SR A distant memory in the rough!.

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I think the Delta will be wetter and slower, right up to the point where the Searider buries itself in the back of a wave...
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Old 29 November 2011, 13:58   #8
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Good activity score so far Hm...Dash seams to have the lead for now. Waiting for Rogue to strike back!
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My old dive club had an SR 5.4. I sometimes wonder that when in the rough I'd have been drier if I'd jumped out of the boat into the Firth Of Clyde.

Good fun though.
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What a question, some loyal followers of each. Never been in a dash but agree the bow is too low on the SR in a following sea.
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