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Old 05 March 2005, 13:27   #1
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New round Britain record in a RIB!

Two blokes from Norfolk have broken the round Britain and Ireland record in a (7m if I recall) Avon cabin RIB. They did the 1970 nautical miles in 108 hours, 11 minutes - thats 18 hours off the previous time apparently.

They're planing to do it again later in the year in a boat they are currently building; a carbon firbe wave piercing rib fitted with a gas turbine helicopter engine. Nice!

Pics to follow if I can find them!
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Old 05 March 2005, 13:45   #2
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Great stuff! Would love to see some piccies.
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Is this the one you mean?

This was at RIBEX last year.

Mad looking machine.
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