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Old 29 April 2012, 08:56   #1
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REBBAY wraparound looking advise

Hi I am looking for advise
Thinking about redbay wraparound 6.5 Has anyone got any exsperience of these.I am Just looking for something to do a little bit of diving/fishing and island hopping. Was thinking of going for a diesel but was told the maintenace cost would out strip any saving I would make for the amount of use it would get.

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Old 29 April 2012, 11:16   #2
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I previously owned an open Stormforce 6.5 and used another recently for an exam. They're a very impressive hull. If you're looking at Cameo I can tell you that's she's very clean. Wavelength on here had a trip on her recently and he could tell you more about her specifically. She's well specced and the 200hp should see her clip along nicely.

I like the canopy concept and I think it works well in Irish weather - not so sure about sunnier climes. Keeping it petrol is fine for cruising over two days, your right about the economy for average use. The tank will be at least 180L so you have quite a good range there.

I used to dive out of mine, the tubes in the water make getting back in a bit handier than some others.

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Cheers,
How many people can comfortable dive off her? I was looking at some photos on the redbay website and I would guest 4.

Cameo looks a class boat but a little out of my price range
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Yeah - comfortable with four - maybe a dry cox'n too. The well is clutter free so enough space for kit and kitting. You lose the foredeck for kit storage as the access to it would be restricted at sea - ok for a box of lines or bouys or suchlike.
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The more I think about it The more i think is the boat for me. I hope to take a trip up to redbay in the next week or so for a look see
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The more I think about it The more i think is the boat for me. I hope to take a trip up to redbay in the next week or so for a look see
It's the best way to find out.

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Monkfish give me a PM if you want to know any specifics about Cameo-she is still at Redbay.

Glad to hear that Cameo was getting a few sea trials while I was in Harry's on the open day!!
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