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Old 02 August 2014, 17:11   #1
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How many people can you fit on a Rib for Cowes Week?

Cowes Week is a great time to take a look at lots of different Ribs bringing visitors to the town.

It's also a time to watch some interesting behaviour from those visitors who make the most of the free entertainment and various beer tents and pubs.

Saw a rather lively group of.... er.... Twenty people, mostly without life jackets leaving the harbour on what look liked a 7.5m Rib this evening.
Luckily none fell off as they left, but I really hope they all made it back to the mainland safely.

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Old 02 August 2014, 17:14   #2
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Old 02 August 2014, 17:57   #3
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I wasn't saying I agree or disagree with what they were doing.... We all like a bit of fun
... Just saying that I hope they all got back safely
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My 7.3m is rated for 18 people. Life jackets aside that part is close to ok.
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On the basis that it was Cowes Week and they were therefore probably all WAFIs and WAFIWAGs, I'd have tried to squeeze a few more on....
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On the basis that it was Cowes Week and they were therefore probably all WAFIs and WAFIWAGs, I'd have tried to squeeze a few more on....
Just the WAGS, A boatful of pissed posh birds has got to be the makings of a decent day out? ;-)
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Jesus crist is this a rib/sib forum or life jacket forum, if they don't want wear a life jacket that it there business, I didn't hear of 18-20 people drowning so I assume they got back, but why all the excitement every time someone see's a boat with people in not wearing one, if you have the balls to go up to a boat full of people and tell them what they should / should't be doing now that I want to hear about and a few pic's of black eyes would be good.
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Jesus crist is this a rib/sib forum or life jacket forum, if they don't want wear a life jacket that it there business, I didn't hear of 18-20 people drowning so I assume they got back, but why all the excitement every time someone see's a boat with people in not wearing one, if you have the balls to go up to a boat full of people and tell them what they should / should't be doing now that I want to hear about and a few pic's of black eyes would be good.
Calm down man! For the record, I actually prefer my pissed WAG to be LJ free. They can create all sorts of access issues and 'Chuck Berry' moments. ;-)
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Just the WAGS, A boatful of pissed posh birds has got to be the makings of a decent day out? ;-)
Yep!... Was wondering why Avocett's been a bit Quiet Lately
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Yep!... Was wondering why Avocett's been a bit Quiet Lately
Why, is he the LJ Monitor?
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