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Old 10 May 2009, 10:43   #1
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Porters Ribs

Has anyone heard of these and are they any good?
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Old 10 May 2009, 12:27   #2
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Been making dinghies for about 30 years, made the BWM ribs for years and now have there own models.

http://www.porters.org.uk/rescue.htm

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Old 11 May 2009, 08:13   #3
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Old 11 May 2009, 12:11   #4
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Been making dinghies for about 30 years, made the BWM ribs for years and now have there own models.
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They also make the Tohatsu range of RIBs.

I've had my Porters for a couple of years now and I'm really pleased with it - they're not going to win any fashion parades but they're built well.
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I'd agree with GuyP. I have a 6.5 Porters and its a really solid boat. I was pleasantly surprised; we got some dingies repaired by Ian Porter once and the quality wasn't great. Not the same with the RIBs though.
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i've a 5m porters "rescue 5000" i think it's called.

nothing special for a 5m boat, but well built.
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