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Old 03 June 2008, 18:38   #1
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mooring a rib and going aground

can a rib be left on a mooring say in an inner harbour where it dries out and the rib will sit on the mud??

will the rib ly over or sit straight? is this ok on the tubes?
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Old 03 June 2008, 18:54   #2
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It will dry out quite comfortably at a slight angle on sand or mud. You need to be sure there's nothing nasty below as she settles (like a sharp rock).
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Most RIBs will be fine - just make sure no nasty rocks in the way!!!

A lot depends on how soft the mud is - mine will lean over quite a way but the tubes stay clear.
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Mine sinks in the mud.
Makes a very disgusting sound as it lifts out if you leave a full tank and plenty of gear in it!
REMEMBER TO LEAVE THE ENGINE UP!!!!
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