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Old 15 January 2008, 07:25   #1
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Motor Boat of the Year winner

The Ribs and Sportsboat class was awarded to Hunton for their 9.04 Rib.
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Old 15 January 2008, 22:05   #2
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tis a lovely looking vessel
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Old 16 January 2008, 13:20   #3
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and the 10m one not bad either
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Hoping Hunton 69 makes it along to the Brass Monkey in the Bournemouth bay basic race will be interesting to see the 33' boat in action against other boats weather allowing of course
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Yeah, a nice boat and all that, but what puts it ahead of a Pascoe, Cougar, Big Scorp. etc, etc?
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Old 16 January 2008, 14:03   #7
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Yeah, a nice boat and all that, but what puts it ahead of a Pascoe, Cougar, Big Scorp. etc, etc?

in the flesh they are very elegant! and seem to resemble a sportsboat more tha the other makes you mentioned. All of which are elegant and wonderful boats but they didn't win the award
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Old 16 January 2008, 14:37   #8
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I,ve often wondered
A. who are the judges (are they rib people)
B. On what grounds are the points given
I think that sometimes they just run out of newish boats to vote on
and as this is a good looking rib and you don't see hardly any on the water you have to take there word for it.
Example. How many of you would know if say a Ferrari F430 is the best sports car out there. As i for one havant driven one, i,ve got to take there word for it.
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I,ve often wondered
A. who are the judges (are they rib people)
B. On what grounds are the points given
I think that sometimes they just run out of newish boats to vote on
and as this is a good looking rib and you don't see hardly any on the water you have to take there word for it.
Example. How many of you would know if say a Ferrari F430 is the best sports car out there. As i for one havant driven one, i,ve got to take there word for it.
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Of course a cynical person might suggest that the magazines might be influenced by the advertising revenue...
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in the flesh they are very elegant! and seem to resemble a sportsboat more tha the other makes you mentioned. All of which are elegant and wonderful boats but they didn't win the award
Not sure that the 'shed' of a console is particularly 'elegant'.
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