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Old 24 November 2004, 15:26   #11
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Happy Ribber

Yes John , I may sound over joyed about my new purchase. What I am saying that I am Ribbing for many years now and that I have been at the helm of many a Rib ( Different makers, Different lengths ) and what I am saying that I am travelling at Higher speeds with greater peace of mind. And also I would like to add that if you are ever in the Kinsale area you are more than welcome to travel with me to see my point. And other proud owners of Excalibur Ribs would share my view I'm sure. Thank you for your comments Ronan
P.s Value for money I found very good for what I got, Compared to other companies.
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Old 24 November 2004, 17:26   #12
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Great to see the Cork RIBbing community growing and supporting each other.

The RIBbing presence at Cork Week must be becoming more and more prominent.

Hope we'll make it there next time.

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Old 24 November 2004, 17:58   #13
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No it can't, that's a ludicrous claim!



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Not so ludicrous John......He's not known as "Vertical Ronan" for nothing !!

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Old 24 November 2004, 19:26   #14
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Ronan, can you post some pics of your RIB so I can keep an eye out for you on the water??

Saw an excalibur RIB with a 225 Optimax(I think??) in East Ferry a few weeks ago. Looked very nice. Was it you??

We would have been in a 6m XS-Rib with 150 Optimax on the back just leaving as you were tying up. Pic of my boat below, give me a wave if you see me. Wouldn't mind a look at your Excalibur up close!!
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Old 25 November 2004, 02:17   #15
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What I am saying that I am Ribbing for many years now and that I have been at the helm of many a Rib ( Different makers, Different lengths ) and what I am saying that I am travelling at Higher speeds with greater peace of mind.
OK

I'll definitely give you a shout if I'm ever over your way.

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Old 25 November 2004, 02:45   #16
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Ronan, can you post some pics of your RIB so I can keep an eye out for you on the water??

Wouldn't mind a look at your Excalibur up close!!

Ronans boat and himself are featured on the Excaliber site @
http://www.gaelforceventures.com/


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Old 25 November 2004, 16:23   #17
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Pic of my boat below, give me a wave if you see me. Wouldn't mind a look at your Excalibur up close!!
That's a terrific shot swginn. Got the tricolour in beautifully too.

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Old 29 November 2004, 18:55   #18
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An Open Invite!

Now that we have the company up and running and have a number of boats from 6.5m up to 8.0m on the water, we would like to take this oportunity to invite any of you that may be in the Cork area in the future to give us a call. We would be more than happy to take you for a run in one of the boats.
Also good to see that Ronan is taking it easy with his new boat!
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Old 30 November 2004, 03:43   #19
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Hey Joe, may give you a call in the new year. Kinda busy at the moment with college/ work. Boats look well!! I've seen a few about including Tsunami while having its service done at Marine Motors back along. I was v. impressed by the quality of the fit out and would love to see how they handle. Anyways, I'm just over the road in Carrigaline so should see you out on the water over the Winter months. Am I correct in assuming your manufacturing works are in Riverstick??
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Old 30 November 2004, 12:16   #20
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We might take you up on that in 2005 tsunami.

If it's Riverstick...easy peasy. Kinsale is lovely .

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