Originally Posted by airbus330
Why an ETEC,are they unusually quiet? It's always sensible to have a bit over for unexpected repairs, but what common problems have you found on a newly acquired RIB which would swallow up so much mone?
Etecs are very quiet, at tickover you have to check the tacho to see if it's still running. At full chat, you can still have a normal conversation (even with 2 going like the clappers
Re; the expense, you buy the boat & suddenly you realise that you need, engine service, trailer bearings, lifejackets, flares, insurance, waterproofs (or a Black Shadow, Nooooooooo
) bigger car, bigger drive, bigger hangar doors