Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 05 July 2012, 18:34   #11
Member
 
kerny's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Ashton-under-Lyne Lancs
Boat name: IMOGEN
Make: Air-Craft 5.4
Length: 5m +
Engine: Etec 60
MMSI: 235087492
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 7,040
RIBase
Send a message via Skype™ to kerny
As it happens I have been contemplating getting a small sib so I can use my twatsu 3.5 which has been stuck in my garage unused for 12 months, I have always been out in my rib with others so I never needed to bring it along. I could then stick the sib on the roof rack while towing the rib and when on holiday or out for a few days combine using the two, saving fuel.
__________________

__________________
Member of S.A.B.S. (Lancashire Division)
kerny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05 July 2012, 19:33   #12
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Royal Wootton Bassett
Length: 8m +
Engine: 250
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 8,020
Quote:
Originally Posted by woody73 View Post
I'm definately up for keeping two but its trying to hide one from the wife thats my problem!!

Sorted

British Army Woodland Camouflage Netting / Pigeon Hide Camo Nets. LOTS of Sizes | eBay
__________________

__________________
whisper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06 July 2012, 01:36   #13
Member
 
Festinghouse's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Chorley / Holyhead
Boat name: Northwind Challenger
Make: Tornado
Length: 6m +
Engine: Mariner 115 efi CT
MMSI: 235080598
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,398
RIBase
Send a message via Skype™ to Festinghouse
dont ever under estimate the fun you can have in a sib - have a play in the surf and you will know what i mean
__________________
"Life may often suck, but the alternative is unacceptable"
MMSI Sticker

Member of S.A.B.S. (Lancashire Division)
Festinghouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06 July 2012, 03:10   #14
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Sussex
Make: RIBTEC 655
Length: 6m +
Engine: Yam 150
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 1,157
I have two boats, both of them have spent most of the year getting wet on side that's meant to stay dry and dry on the side that should be wet
__________________
thomas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06 July 2012, 03:23   #15
RIBnet supporter
 
Erin's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: A large rock
Boat name: La Frette
Make: Osprey Vipermax
Length: 6m +
Engine: 200 Suzzy
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 2,830
Quote:
Originally Posted by martini
I've got a rib, a sib and fingers crossed just about to buy a 35' motor cruiser
You just need a sailing boat now to complete the quartet.
Erin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06 July 2012, 04:07   #16
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Dorset & Hants
Boat name: Streaker/Orange
Make: Avon/Ribcraft
Length: 4m +
Engine: 50Yam/25 Mariner
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 5,551
You can never ever have too many boats ! Its not a cheap thing to do , but you cant take the money with you.

If the two are quite differant (like I was lucky enough to have) or a RIB & SIB then go for it . If your thinking SR & RC I'm not sure they are far enough apart to make it worthwhile - surely you'll end up in the RC every time if as NOS says you are towing either one.

Trevor does a good job of it however. One on the stack though ...

Of course you can mothball one for the kids when they grow up ? Or get a SIB - lots of much cheaper fun and the ability to get places quicker in the car and take up no space ?
__________________
PeterM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06 July 2012, 04:22   #17
Member
 
Razorbill RIBs's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Wales
Town: N. Pembrokeshire
Boat name: Various
Make: RIBs & Hovercraft
Length: 9m +
Engine: Outboards
MMSI: Various
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 1,357
RIBase
Quote:
Originally Posted by martini View Post
about to buy a 35' motor cruiser
.....in black and grey?
__________________
Dan Worth
www.razorbillribs.co.uk

Follow us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php...17306504953480
Razorbill RIBs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06 July 2012, 04:56   #18
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Ipswich
Boat name: Jammy Dodger
Make: Avon Adventure 7.20
Length: 7m +
Engine: 200 Yamaha
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 331
Send a message via MSN to willfinch36
8 Boats here!
__________________
willfinch36 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06 July 2012, 05:17   #19
Member
 
martini's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: jersey
Boat name: Martini II
Make: Arctic 28/FC470
Length: 8m +
Engine: twin 225Opti/50hp 2t
MMSI: 235067688
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 3,021
Quote:
Originally Posted by Razorbill RIBs

.....in black and grey?
I should have a tin of each left over in the shed somewhere

Sent from my portable speaking device using Rib.net
__________________
martini is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06 July 2012, 05:48   #20
Member
 
Country: Finland
Town: Helsinki
Boat name: SR 5.4
Make: Avon
Length: 4m +
Engine: Toh1 3,5 Yam 90/2S
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 896
3 boats, RIB+SIB+GRP boat. SIB i want to swap to a smaller one for better mobility, RIB (SR 5.4) is for family ang general use. The GRP boat....can't really motivate that one, kind of a project, just for fun and trying to keep it upright....prohibited area for rest of the family. So far having only one trailer for two boats, that is litle annoying, otherwise will keep things this way.
__________________

__________________
fun on a boat is inversely proportional to size...sort of anyway
C-NUMB is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:03.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.