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Old 04 January 2019, 09:26   #1
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Interesting RIB........

No affiliation but this has just some up for sale

https://www.geminiwr880.co.uk/?fbcli...u07PDSms5-gHXw
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Old 04 January 2019, 11:26   #2
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Strange how situations change ,i think its discussed on here somewhere ,with great enthusiasm and expectation awaiting its commisioning ,
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Old 04 January 2019, 16:10   #3
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Likewise, I recognised that boat from the build thread on here for one of the independent Solent lifeboats. A nice looking RIB and some interesting ideas, so sad it didn't work out for them.

A shame they seem to have ended up with a vessel not quite suited to their role/area, but definitely not the first people to regret buying a larger boat! Hopefully they can move on at minimal loss and find their ideal boat.
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Old 04 January 2019, 16:13   #4
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That's a bit sad as I'm guessing they are selling it for less than it cost them and being a charity, it must be pretty catastrophic for their accounts and / or their fund raisers.

I wonder if there is another independent lifeboat station that needs a boat.

Maybe Solent Rib Charter could add it to their fleet.

Hopefully they will sell it quickly.
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