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Old 01 October 2013, 13:33   #11
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You could get some self righting gear if your a bit worried K. I wouldn't mind one meslf. methods above do work well though if your fit enough.

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Old 01 October 2013, 13:36   #12
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I'm not entirely sure if I'd even bother self righting a 5m RIB. I think I'd try to get onto the hull and raise whatever alert I could. In my case, that's VHF/PLB/torch. I think the time spent righting the RIB would be time wasted that the RNLI could better spend rescuing me and then sorting the RIB. Now, if you were with friends and wearing a drysuit, then sure, right the RIB for towing. Partial tube deflate and two boats should do it...
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Old 01 October 2013, 14:36   #13
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It would be interesting to see if there are any techniques that could be used if you are unfortunate enough to end up in this situation.
Easy, in your case, park the car on the lawn, run a rope or two over the drive to the boat, fasten the ropes to the trailer & use the car to pull it upright Why do you ask anyway, expecting some strong winds?
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Old 01 October 2013, 14:46   #14
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Maybe he has had a sink-hole appear on the drive and is worried it may tip in
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Old 01 October 2013, 14:50   #15
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Maybe he has had a sink-hole appear on the drive and is worried it may tip in
Maybe... a Trench Mick!!!
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One big difference about Re righting a RIB compared to a same size SIB apart from the obvious weight factor is when re righting a sib after rigging a line the heaviest crew man should stand up in forward bow quarter with any other crew in weight order next to him Keep straight & lean back using any wind to help assist The sib even with a one peice floor such as a D class will start to twist over from the bow first slightly this puts a twist on the sponsons then at a given point the stern with the engine will follow .
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Easy, in your case, park the car on the lawn, run a rope or two over the drive to the boat, fasten the ropes to the trailer & use the car to pull it upright Why do you ask anyway, expecting some strong winds?
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I'm not entirely sure if I'd even bother self righting a 5m RIB. I think I'd try to get onto the hull and raise whatever alert I could. In my case, that's VHF/PLB/torch. I think the time spent righting the RIB would be time wasted that the RNLI could better spend rescuing me and then sorting the RIB
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Bearing in mind the engine will be f**ked and the crew shocked - if not injured, I think I'd concentrate on getting everyone out of the water on to the hull & calling in an SOS before even considering trying to right it.

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Old 02 October 2013, 18:14   #20
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I witnessed a small rib capsize on the bar in Salcombe, called it in to cost guard, who sent out inshore lifeboat. They did not attempt to right it just towed it in if it was going to be easy I recon they would have righted it first!
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