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Old 08 June 2008, 03:46   #11
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Originally Posted by Tim M View Post
Deviating somewhat from the original question, but I was having a chat with someone about this yesterday. Would it be possible/safe/practical to keep a RIB on Versadock on a swinging mooring in Portsmouth Harbour?
Wouldnt have thought so as the dock has to be fixed so you can drive the boat onto it

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Old 08 June 2008, 04:00   #12
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A versadock's going to have a fair bit of resistance against the water due to its large size. I was thinking if you came up to it, then gave a good burst of throttle the boat would hop up onto it. My biggest concern was whether it would handle being tied to a buoy in nasty conditions.

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Old 08 June 2008, 07:06   #13
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I don't know about being tied to a buoy but a Versadock will definitely handle rough conditions. Burry Port harbour gets a really nasty swell in it - so bad it has sunk boats - but the versadock there is fine.

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