imagine getting a near basic hull and engine and then work out what the bits and bobs would cost to kit it out, as mentioned below it could be quite expensive. old engines can be expensive to fix if they have a problem
ribs seem to command high prices in whatever condition they are in so you could consider a cheap speed boat or old shetland and get into boats that way, perhaps buy and sell a couple as you do them up and build up some funds for a boat of your dreams that way
just an idea
Originally Posted by Action Man
ok here we go
I have a little research project for the nice people at RIBnet. I cant afford a RIB at all so my plan is to look at finding an olld clapped out thing that needs getting rid of and working on it progresivley untill i have a fully functioning rib I am looking for anything between 5 and 6M that needs work but can be made seaworthy, doesnt need electronics e.t.c as i can sort that just needs a fuel tank i suppose and idealy an engine. Like i said it will be a long term project so anything goes. like i said aslong as it floats.
im just looking for some price ideas i dnt mind some hard graft and fiberglass under the nails im all 4 a learning curve.