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Old 27 September 2006, 14:20   #1
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First RIB experience

Channel Watch took me out for a ride on their Ribcraft Mitigator this morning, and WOW. I am completely sold on a RIB. When you open the throttle it puts you back in the seat. It was a really calm day so it was a smooth ride. There was a little bump part of the time, so we were able to get a little air. The ride was incredibly dry.
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Old 28 September 2006, 14:18   #2
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Ha Ha,

Hooked well and truly I would say.

Thing is you don't need a big RIB to have fun. Small RIBs with a decent engine on the back are good too. And its probably where a RIB excels compared to many (Read ANY) other types of boats
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Old 28 September 2006, 16:39   #3
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Now see what you guys have done with all your talk about RIBs. There goes all his savings. I also invited him back on a rougher day to really experience the difference on a RIB.

I always thought size mattered but I did tell him in this case smaller would do just fine.
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Old 28 September 2006, 17:01   #4
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Now see what you guys have done with all your talk about RIBs. There goes all his savings.
You know what they say. You can't take it with you.
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Old 28 September 2006, 17:56   #6
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Now see what you guys have done with all your talk about RIBs. There goes all his savings. I also invited him back on a rougher day to really experience the difference on a RIB.

I always thought size mattered but I did tell him in this case smaller would do just fine.
Good for you - RIBs are pretty average on a nice day - it takes some waves to bring them to life!!!
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