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Old 12 October 2007, 13:58   #1
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looking for my next rib

hi all im still new to this site and ribing but im looking for a new rib as i just sold my 14ft zodiac pro as i want something bigger and faster and would like some ideas as to what to get next i only use it for pleasure days out with friends and family so a reasonable amount of seating is required im looking at up to 6 meters and must have at least a 115hp engine as i would like a cruising speed of around 35 im not looking to buy new as im not that rich but have around 10k to spend and would value peoples ideas as i want to buy something good not something i end up regreting

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Old 12 October 2007, 14:40   #2
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6.5m Osprey Vipermax, perfect. You might have to dig a little deeper than £10k though.
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Old 12 October 2007, 14:48   #3
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Avon 620 with a Mercury Optimax 135. 40+ knts.
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Avon 620 with a Mercury Optimax 135. 40+ knts.
.....and a lot of change from £10k.
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.....and a lot of change from £10k.
Huh?
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what to but next

hi and thanks for the replies

is the avon for sale
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is the avon for sale
No sorry. Just a suggestion for you.
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Old 12 October 2007, 18:31   #8
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im looking at up to 6 meters and must have at least a 115hp engine as i would like a cruising speed of around 35

I think you would struggle to cruise at 35 mph or knots with that set up. Depends on what you mean by cruising though.
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I think you would struggle to cruise at 35 mph or knots with that set up. Depends on what you mean by cruising though.
I agree. Cruise at 25 knts maybe.
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new boat

ok i will take it all on board thanks for the replies

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