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Old 31 August 2010, 17:33   #91
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I'd buy it. Just don't make the overseas sub 118 a year like the other one
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Old 01 September 2010, 03:41   #92
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I've been tied up with that work thing. Im still waiting for suggestions by email from those offering to contribute before committing to typing the whole thing......

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i've been at 24/7 lately and haven't had a minute of time, the beginning of oct look's like it will slow a little, maybe then i'll get in touch, biff
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Old 04 August 2011, 09:29   #93
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If this gets resurected I would be happy to advertise and write if it helped.

Regular sections?...

Searider corner,
Featured RIBs (new and used) for under 10K,
DIY Project of the month,

etc??
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Old 04 August 2011, 12:17   #94
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Strikes me that it would make more sense to have a magazine section here on RIB.net?
It already has a captive audience of likeminded people, keen to improve their chosen hobby or business. It could have contributions from the people already active on the site as well as new blood. It would help swell the sites visitor rating and would really only cost time and effort, rather than hard cash. It could be sensibly advertising driven that would help with the sites coffers, at affordable prices for the small businesses with maybe the adverts simply stating their business or latest news and a link to their home site. That way we wouldn't have to trawl through pages of advertising to read the article. Another advantage of advertising on here is, that if you offer a crap service, you will get very publicly shredded. This gives the potential customers confidence to use the advertisers that are left standing and deter the "rogue elements". Everybody wins.

If people wanted hard copies to study in the bog, I am sure a printers could sort out something, maybe a quarterly issue of all the web based magazine articles charged at a small profit over cost?
Another advantage of a web based magazine is that the articles can be as in depth and detailed as you want with lots of pictures, as you are not paying for expensive paper etc.

It would be interesting to read about what people are getting up to with their RIB/SIBs. I use mine as a safety boat for sailing events at HISC and spent the last fortnight helping with the Flying Fifteen Nationals and Worlds. Next week, my RIB is helping with the Extreme 40 catamarans at Cowes, unfortunately I wont be there .
It would be good to get reports and pictures from different events that our boats are supporting or competing in.

That's my 2p's worth..
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Old 07 August 2011, 16:32   #95
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just so I can use that icon, I think you may now be flogging the proverbial with this attempted resurrection
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