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Old 02 March 2009, 11:24   #1
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My New Rib - Valiant V5.20 with 70HP Suzuki 4 Stroke

Valiant V520 RIB, 2003, hardly used since new, completely unused and stored inside a barn since September 2006. White GRP hull, white PVC tubes with grey rubbing strake, teak-effect decking, Valiant S5 console with S5 backrest seat. Stainless steel folding A-Frame (double hoop) complete with navigation lights. 43 litre fuel tank (under bench seat), with fuel/water separating filter.

Suzuki DF70 4-stroke engine, 2003, very low hours (only 77 hours' use), professionally serviced & winterised by Seamark Nunn in September 2006 and unused since then. Electric start, power trim & tilt, single lever control box, brand new 12v gel battery just fitted.

Streamine rollercoaster trailer (unbraked) complete with bow winch & jockey wheel. 2 x webbing tie-down ratchet straps.

Extras include ice chest with cushion (provides extra seating forward of steering console), Silva VHF radio with V-Tronix RibRaider helical antenna, Eagle combo fishfinder/GPS, Sony Radio/CD with weatherproof cover, Sony weatherproof speakers fitted to console, Compass. Valiant overall boat cover (white PVC) with elasticised waist and tie-downs.

All in excellent condition.


they wanted 9500! but i managed to get it for 8750! so im happy with that, its absolutely mint condition, will get some pics up this weekend once i collect it, should be a good step up from my old rib which was a Valiant 3.80m with a 25hp Mercury!
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Old 02 March 2009, 16:10   #2
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Well done

That sounds like a cracking buy. I hope you enjoy it and use it lots this summer.
They handle very well in a safe and predictabble mannor, which is ideal for family outings.

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Old 03 March 2009, 07:41   #3
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yeah ill be using it every weekend!
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Old 03 March 2009, 07:55   #4
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yeah ill be using it every weekend!
Where is your local slipway ?

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Old 03 March 2009, 09:07   #5
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royal harwich yacht club - river orwell - next to woolverstone marina
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Old 09 March 2009, 04:20   #6
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Old 09 March 2009, 05:22   #7
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nice rib
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Wow, looks good.

Will keep a look out for you, I will no doubt see you as I am instructing out of a marina further up from Harwich.
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Saw today launching down the slipway.

I was in the Blue Ribcraft with those flags flying off the A Frame you crossed behind us.

I've PM'd you unless you want me to tell the world!
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Saw today launching down the slipway.

I was in the Blue Ribcraft with those flags flying off the A Frame you crossed behind us.

I've PM'd you unless you want me to tell the world!
Sounds like a story here ??????? Best get it out in the open - it'll only come back to haunt you .........
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