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Old 17 June 2005, 10:27   #1
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Mr. James Davies
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17/06/2005 12:42
Estimated completion: 2-3 weeks
1x4.80 metre basic boat including the following standard equipment
Commercial specification GRP hull Grey
Commercial specification inflation tubes with 5 Chambers as standard Blue
Anti-slip deck finish Blue
Rubbing strake, Colour: Black
External life lines, Style: Looped
Heavy duty No Feed Back steering with soft grip steering wheel
Winch eye
Transom mounted towing eyes
Aft collection sump with transom bailer and bung
One four inch elephant trunk drainers
Under deck trunking for cables etc.
Foot-pump and Repair Kit
Anchor locker with Tie off point

Consoles and Seating

1x Standard Single seat jockey console with front access hatch, Stainless steel backrest with
bolster, hinged upholstered seat and seat latch Standard
1x UPGRADE standard console to Double tandem jockey seat console with front access hatch,
two stainless steel backrests with bolsters, hinged upholstered seats and seat latches

A' Frame

1x Stainless steel double A Frame mounted to transom Including BRACKETS for optional
navigation lights or aerial's
1x Stainless steel cages with dry boxes

Steering System

1x Heavy duty No Feed Back steering with soft grip steering wheel Standard
Fuel System
1x Portable fuel tank retaining tray complete with tie down webbing strap Standard

Electrical, Electronics and Instruments

1x Ribcraft six way electrical distribution box with battery isolator and blue sea fuse panel
(Required for all boats with electrical / electronic installations)
1x Navigation lights wired to console with carling switch (Port, Starboard & All-round white)
1x Rule bilge pump mounted in sump and wired to console
1x ICOM M421 VHF / DSC Radio with Vtronix Aerial and flush mount kit
1x GARMIN 178 Mono - Int Aerial 200 Khz Transducer. Combined GPS / Map /

Sounder bracket

mounted and wired. Transducer installed on the inside of the rear sump to shoot through the hull.
(Interfaced with DSC)

Miscellaneous Accessories

1x Stainless steel engine bolt lock fitted (Usually and insurance requirement) FOC

1x 10136 Paines Wessex coastal flare pack

1x HD1 SAS Clamp 10-15" Wheel upto 195 Wide

1x Ribcraft Danforth anchor kit, 8lb anchor, chain and warp

Trailer

1x Rapide R440 roller coaster trailer package. Trailers are supplied with pneumatic jockey wheels,
bearing savers, Tri-step mudguards, lighting board and bars. All trailers come with a 3* limited
warranty

Fitting and Installation of Outboard

1x Outfitting and Installation of Outboard Motor including the supply of battery, battery cables,
battery housing, control cables, ISO 7840 fuel line and all other small parts

Package Prices for above boat with various Power Options:-

1x MARINER 60 ELPT/4 EFI Bigfoot four stroke outboard motor Including propeller, tachometer
and remote control box (electric start, power trim and long shaft)

1x MERCURY 60 ELPT/4 EFI Bigfoot four stroke outboard motor Including propeller, tachometer
and remote control box (electric start, power trim and long shaft)

All Prices are Ex-Works (I.e. based on you collecting the finished boat from Ribcraft's Yeovil factory) and
valid for 30 days from the stated date. *Terms and conditions apply.
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At last! Might not be mine, but it's a rib...
Looks like the union are going for the Mariner, cos it's slightly cheaper. They upped my budget, so I added some bits!
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Old 17 June 2005, 10:34   #2
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Sounds like I shall have to join the sailing club when I come down in October!
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Old 17 June 2005, 10:35   #3
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Congrats Jimbo!!!!!!!


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Old 17 June 2005, 10:35   #4
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Good on you Jimbo. 2 -3 week completion - wow!

Looking forward to seeing piccies!
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Old 17 June 2005, 10:54   #5
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Top quality choice too!
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Old 17 June 2005, 11:05   #6
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Estimated completion: 2-3 weeks


Let us know when it arrives Jimbo.
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Cheers for all your comments guys!

Tim, you should join the sailing club, it's a laugh!

The reason for the 2-3 week completion date (and also the reason why it's a ribcraft not an XS) is that Jason from Ribcraft just got in touch to let me know they had 3 hulls due to go to scandanavia that had a change of spec, and would I like one! It means they aren't our preferred colours, but hey, ready in 3 weeks!

I'm picking it up on the 18th July, so before then I need to have worked out a suitable run in program for the engine etc. Then, before the sailing season starts, it's playtime!
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The reason for the 2-3 week completion date (and also the reason why it's a ribcraft not an XS) is that Jason from Ribcraft just got in touch to let me know they had 3 hulls due to go to scandanavia that had a change of spec, and would I like one! It means they aren't our preferred colours, but hey, ready in 3 weeks!
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Old 17 June 2005, 11:52   #9
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Looks like the union are going for the Mariner, cos it's slightly cheaper.
Aren't the mariners and the mercurys identical engines? Whats with the price difference?
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Old 17 June 2005, 11:56   #10
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Aren't the mariners and the mercurys identical engines? Whats with the price difference?
Same engine, but different prices, Mariners normally cheaper!
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