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Old 04 April 2015, 04:31   #1
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Easter weekend

So who's going to be braving the Easter weekend weather and blowing away the winter cobwebs, and where are intrepid ribbers heading?
We should be out on a shakedown from Brixham on Sun - at least the engine fired at the first turn yesterday:thumbup:
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Old 04 April 2015, 08:28   #2
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Easter Monday we are heading for Yarmouth
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I visited a fishing show at Southsea Marina yesterday and ended up looking over a Parker 660 Hardboat
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and what did you think?
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It's on my list Andre

I seriously liked the headroom of the cabin and can see the advantages of the twin helm positions, that's a great idea and could only have come from someone who has close relationship with RIBs. Attention of detail however was something I never doubted and is as expertly put together as any off your Parker RIB offerings.

One personal gripe I had was the fact the fuel tank is a little on the small side. I'd have preferred an 180ltr or 200ltr capacity option, but that said there is plenty of under deck storage and I'm sure a second tank could be fitted fairly easily.

I haven't had a Sea trial yet, but Nigel (the owner) said that the 3 times he'd taken his out (twice in a F5 and once in the calm) it handled better than any fishing boat that he'd had before.

Is the hull based on a RIB design or something completely different?
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I seriously liked the headroom of the cabin
That must be one tall cabin
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Easter Monday we are heading for Yarmouth
We'll be in and around Yarmouth both tomorrow and Monday
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It is of course obvious that you have not seen the cabin
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We will lunch in Yarmouth
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