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Old 02 April 2003, 17:15   #1
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Rib/Boat Companies in the south

HI Nothing particularly earth shattering about this thread but I was wondering just how many Rib manufacturers repaires are based on the South coast. Say between Chichester and Poole.

I can think of about four or five but there must be more.

Can anybody think of any

I got Ribtec, Ribcraft Ocean Safety, Cougar and fairweather Marine
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Old 03 April 2003, 04:10   #2
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Plus: Scorpion (Lymington), Windsor Bros / Ocean (Somewhere near Portsmouth IIRC)
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Old 03 April 2003, 05:04   #3
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How about Ring Powercraft, Revenger, MPL, Chasecraft & Sorcerer.
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Old 03 April 2003, 06:28   #4
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Not forgetting the uk largest boat builder Sunseeker of course in Poole.
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Old 03 April 2003, 06:36   #5
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South Coast RIB Companies

Add to the list, Coastline, Halmatic, Solent RIB's, Midas, Porter Bros.Portland Marine(Cirrus),Chase Marine,, Casse Tete, Carson, Ballistic,
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Sealion Inflatable Boats is based at Brockenhurst near Lymington. Rib Repair is very close by.
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Old 03 April 2003, 11:42   #7
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Purewell marine in Portchester. Solent RIBS/farweather marine in Fareham.
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Old 12 April 2003, 15:32   #8
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Mark Pascoe Ltd - 'Sport Rib', They only manufacture top of the range ribs specialising in high performance, not work boats.
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Old 12 April 2003, 16:15   #9
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28 in total or there are more?? 28 is not that many!!

In Greece for example there are

1. 54 RIB importers
2. 42 RIB manufactures
3. 10 Outboard engine importers

The next question will be how many boats do they sell per year??
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Manos!!!! It's not quantity its QUALITY!!!!! Just like a good women!!!
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