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Old 21 September 2014, 15:21   #2391
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Well done!!

A massive congratulations and well done to Whisper, Biffer and everyone involved in the project. You are an inspiration to us all.

We have seen photos of the MacRib along the way but none of them did it any justice after seeing her in the flesh at the boat show on Friday. What an amazing RIB!
It was great to meet some of you and be able to shake your hands.

Be nice for it's new owner to come and do the Round the IOW next year??

From all of us at Teen Marine UK.....
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Old 21 September 2014, 15:26   #2392
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Half way home. I really need to change my ebay settings!!!!Click image for larger version

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Old 21 September 2014, 15:40   #2393
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Home and had dinner, I'm knackered, left the boat on the back and it's in the middle of my back lawn
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Old 21 September 2014, 15:42   #2394
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Well done to everyone involved, whether it was physical, financial or just moral support.
That will make a significant difference to someone (maybe one of us) in the future.
An amazing RIB put together by amazing people and an amazing forum.
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Old 21 September 2014, 15:55   #2395
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Alex will know the total figure including gift aid, I think it is above 40k all told, still got a couple of things to do on Macrib, I don't know about Alex but I'm going to have a little rest for a while
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Old 21 September 2014, 16:40   #2396
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A well deserved rest!

Well done to Alex for masterminding the whole project, Biff for giving the workshop and his time, Henshaws for the amazing tubes, and everyone else involved. Just home and cream crackered but a result to be proud of.
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Old 21 September 2014, 16:54   #2397
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Fantastic effort guys. Whisper and Biff, you deserve a rest; you must both be physically and emotionally drained after this week.

A huge congratulatory pat on the back to all the 'nobbers who manned the stand over the past week too.

An absolutely brilliant achievement all round and a stunning sum of money raised.
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Old 21 September 2014, 17:17   #2398
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What an achievement! Well done you lot

We dragged a boat from a field, restored if out of nothing but donations and showed it to over 100,000 people at the largest UK boat show

I'm home now and shattered...

Yes we need a break... Although we now have loads more support, met loads of great people and everyone at the show knows what we have achieved.

This was one hell of a rollercoaster and I hope you enjoyed the ride

I'll get the totals done for you lot as soon as possible, but as Biff said, we have done very very well in all this and you should all be very proud of yourselves for the money we have raised over the past 2 years
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Old 21 September 2014, 17:32   #2399
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What an achievement! Well done you lot
.......you should all be very proud of yourselves for the money we have raised over the past 2 years
I think this great achievement was very much engineered, and driven by you, and you especially should feel very proud of it. Your commitment & drive has been awesome now......HAVE A BREAK!!!
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now......HAVE A BREAK!!!
Ditto from me. BOTH ALEX AND BIFF.
Biff being Biff, even the specialist who originally told him that he had cancer, came along and threw money in the bucket.
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