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Old 02 September 2011, 14:25   #1
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Hi All,

Does anyone know where I can get a quote for a full-over cover for a 21' RIB?

I've emailed 6 places online and haven't had a single reply. Mine was stolen, and could do with a decent replacement but nobody seems to want the business!

Maybe someone on here does it?
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Old 02 September 2011, 14:30   #2
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Although down at South Coast I would suggest Covercare ltd at Thornham Marina, very good and if you can take boat to them they can do a cover in a day
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Old 02 September 2011, 14:49   #3
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I have an oppo down here who is very reliable. Distance a bit of a problem though......
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Old 02 September 2011, 14:58   #4
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South Coast again, and not the cheapest, but Sanders Sails of Lymington do a brilliant job
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Old 02 September 2011, 16:57   #5
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What Ian said re Sanders....

I also used PC Marine at Davis yard in Poole. Also good for me ..
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Old 02 September 2011, 17:47   #6
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Some years ago I looked in yellow pages and had a local guy make mine up who worked for himself doing farm/truck covers etc.

He was bril, he offered a choice of materials and colours, did an excellent job and I paid him in cash!

Not involving the marine industry seemed to make it all alot cheaper.

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Old 03 September 2011, 03:32   #7
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Out of interest.....how much do you guys think is acceptable for a 6m cover??

I've been quoted about 800 which I thought was pretty steep?!
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Old 03 September 2011, 03:50   #8
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That wouldn't surprise me in the least. There are so many different materials out there. I would only advise anyone getting quotes from different suppliers to get a full spec of the materials quoted for and a breakdown on materials and labour. It's pretty obvious stuff really.
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Out of interest.....how much do you guys think is acceptable for a 6m cover??

I've been quoted about 800 which I thought was pretty steep?!
We are looking at 1500 plus for the yacht canopy

Since you are in Fareham, Coastal Covers are just down the road in Clarence Marina or Tecsew just round the corner.

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However, those e bay boat covers are the cost effective answer, have a search on here lots of us bought them a couple of years ago and they are up to the job.

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Old 03 September 2011, 04:14   #10
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try louis at mastertrim, based in midlands, had all my full covers made there.
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