Originally Posted by Adamn
I would be using it for exploring more of the coast. I would like to visit the Scillies eventually and do some of the rib challengers but I would need to have all the correct safety kit first. I the short term I will be getting use to how it feels and copes with different sea states. My play ground will be Falmouth bay. So I will just wave at the MCA if I have problems!
Just to point out, the Zodiac Pro isn't exactly an offshore tool. More of a harbour to beach inshore runabout. The bench seat, shallow vee etc. will not exactly do the job other than in fairly benign conditions.
Before splashing any cash, prob best to run your requirements and budget past the boys on this site and get some recommends.