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Old 08 December 2005, 07:05   #11
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Where would that be........just because someone wants to and has the finances to build a big rib with long range tanks could they not just be wanting to cruise?
Agree, most of the Ring that we deliver in Sweden has huge tanks, ok that most of them is for charter but with 30,000 islands in Stockholm achipelago of an area of 200km X 100km and not gasstations around every corner its nedeed here.
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Old 09 December 2005, 13:26   #12
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I guess you mean the Gillespie brothers?

Yeah , those too Guys ... I was talking to them at RIBNET connfrence in 2004, and they had told me they had , or were about to order a 13m Rib , and it think it was a Ring ... I wonder if its theres ????

PS you need a spare liver with you when you go drinking with thoses boys !!!!
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Old 11 December 2005, 06:24   #13
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Yeah , those too Guys ... I was talking to them at RIBNET connfrence in 2004, and they had told me they had , or were about to order a 13m Rib , and it think it was a Ring ... I wonder if its theres ????

PS you need a spare liver with you when you go drinking with thoses boys !!!!
Correct on both parts
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Old 18 May 2006, 17:17   #14
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A 10,5m from Mike Ring.
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Old 18 May 2006, 18:14   #15
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I would say that bloke does know how to build a good hull........look at it go!!!
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Old 18 May 2006, 18:18   #16
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I would say that bloke does know how to build a good hull........look at it go!!!
He sure does
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Old 18 May 2006, 18:35   #17
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Heres another one, its a very nice lift in the boat
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Old 20 May 2006, 08:23   #18
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The hull was built just round the corrner from me from but judgeing from the colour of the hull and the amount of BHP and the fact that it carries 5 tons of fuel, i think we all know where this rib is going.
If I understand what you are (not) saying - haven't they gone for a rather stupid colour scheme - dayglo red/orange?!?
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Old 20 May 2006, 15:59   #19
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Where did the day glow orange come from
The first picture is Dk Grey hull and tubes, and from speaking to the makers
a lot, go to north africa ? lets face it why would you want 5 tons of petrol and 1000hp
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They use the boat to go from one bar to another as quick as possible. A great pair of guys who have a mean voice too. Not everyones cup of tea but great company and excellent seaman.They proberbly wouldnt take to kindly to any accusations of illegal dealings!!! Alan P
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