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Old 28 April 2005, 13:46   #1
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Extreme ribbing

Follow the link under!!!!!!!
http://www.scanout.com/scanout/?cach...no6y2peefr28rn

and click : Documentary

Yngve ASK a Norwegian proffesional photographer, took 1920 pictures of extrem ribbing out in 5-6 meters waves 14 days ago. here are some of the best pictures.

This is how we do it here in Norway

they allso made a movie that i will put a link to as soon as it's ready.

this is real fun ribbing
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Old 28 April 2005, 13:50   #2
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EXCELLENT! But what a dirty bottom! Thanks for the link.
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the boat has been out all winter and is now been taken up too put on some new antifouling and other maintaince
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Great photos - just love them!!!!

Proof though that unless you need to carry lots of passengers the console should be as far forward as possible to try to counteract the weight of the engines!!!

Seems to me most ribs are too stern heavy!!!
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codprawn, to get enough action for the passangers riding with us we need to have them in front of the boat.

500 kg on the back of the rib and a total weight of 1400 kg of the rib and engines the bow will go up like on the pictures.

the black rib unlimited 36 feet goes very flat out of normal waves even without passangers and it has twin heavy diesel engines.
But in 5-6 meters waves like these pictures where taken the bow would go up anyway.
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Picture no 2 ( top row, middle col ) is unreal.

The rest are tame ( rettferdig kidding )

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codprawn, to get enough action for the passangers riding with us we need to have them in front of the boat.

500 kg on the back of the rib and a total weight of 1400 kg of the rib and engines the bow will go up like on the pictures.

the black rib unlimited 36 feet goes very flat out of normal waves even without passangers and it has twin heavy diesel engines.
But in 5-6 meters waves like these pictures where taken the bow would go up anyway.
I know that - that is why I said "unless you carry lots of passengers"!!!

The 36' boat is awesome - I DID notice from the pics it stays very flat - most impressive - please hurry up and do a nice big video we can all download!!!
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EXCELLENT! But what a dirty bottom! Thanks for the link.
LOVE dirty bottoms!!!
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fantastic pics you got there!!
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Film to watch

This has probably already been posted so appologies if so. If not have a look at http://www.fjordrafting.no/ and then under "galleri" the 1st in the list is a short film. Well worth a watch!

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