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Old 06 April 2010, 06:57   #1
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London RIB trips?

I thought I might take the kids for a RIB trip on the Thames next week for a bit of sightseeing.

Looks like there are two companies running these trips now - is there anything to chose between them? Any recommendations?

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Old 06 April 2010, 10:17   #2
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I thought I might take the kids for a RIB trip on the Thames next week for a bit of sightseeing.

Looks like there are two companies running these trips now - is there anything to chose between them? Any recommendations?

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The guys who owned Rib Voyages in guernsey did a brilliant job here, so I guess thier set up in London would be of the same standard..
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Old 06 April 2010, 13:57   #3
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These guys are good and one of our ribneters is a helm aboard
http://www.londonribvoyages.com/
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Old 06 April 2010, 14:52   #4
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We did the 'The Ultimate London Adventure' with London RIB Voyages and enjoyed it. They seem to have got a bit carried away with their advertising copy now though:

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hello, i'm biased admittedly, but I'm sure you'd enjoy the london rib voyages trips. There's a couple of us on here who drive for LRV and we do try to make the trips fun. If you have the time I'd book the Thames Barrier trip as you get to go a lot further. Without trying to be a trade member drop me a PM I'll see what I can do...
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thames rib experience

Try thames rib experience thay are nice guys we do all there service work and thay are lovly boats 11m ribcrafts with yams inboards.

have been out and driven them lovely vessels

http://www.thamesribexperience.com/


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Old 06 April 2010, 18:53   #7
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As a skipper who has driven both the Quinquari Humbers and the 11m Ribcrafts - I would go for Thames Rib Experience: The boats are newer, more comfortable and the plus the yam inboard engines sound amazing!


But have a look which one is doing a better deal, also remember that having differing locations means the distance to your form of public transport can be a good deciding point of which one to pick!
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I'm also biased like Steve being one of the skippers, but LRV do provide a brilliant trip, which has been successful for many years now. However, the Ribcrafts are rather pretty...but are looks everything?
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Come on you guys! This is John you are talking about! He is the Administrator of this great site.

Which one of you is going to give him a freebie in recognition of all the GREAT work he does keeping things going and keeping an eye on all of us on here?

Do the decent you London sights ribbers!!




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