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Old 30 May 2017, 02:01   #1
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RIB Cover

Has anyone had any success with a generic off the shelf cover fitting ok or has everyone had a cover specifically made to fit their RIB?

If you have had success what brand etc.

This is the RIB I want to cover.

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Old 30 May 2017, 02:23   #2
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talk to sea swan i told them what boat and sorted me out nice light weight strong cover
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Old 30 May 2017, 03:09   #3
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I had the same issues, I couldn't find anything that fitted well all over and wouldn't be flapping and would be keep the weather out, in the end I went for a custom cover made by the boat shed in Bangor - so they may be local to you?


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It is a really good cover, covering all the tubes with a 'skirt' on the underside. My old one used to clip onto the rubbing strake and I would have clean top sides, but grubby bottom sides.
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Old 30 May 2017, 03:11   #4
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Unfortunately not...I am in New Zealand but good to see what others have done!
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Unfortunately not...I am in New Zealand but good to see what others have done!
Ahh - Need to update your profile It says you are in UK - Wales
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Old 30 May 2017, 03:14   #6
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OK...haven't been to Wales for many years..thanks for the heads up.
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Old 02 June 2017, 04:57   #7
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OK..I have had a couple of prices for custom covers to be made locally and am seriously looking for an off the shelf cover!

Any feedback would be appreciated.
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sorry bud didn't read your profile.
i bought a trem covi for my rib 120 ish very good cover for the money dont know if available to you sold on ebay, amazon i put bungee cord on mine for a better fit
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Old 02 June 2017, 08:35   #9
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sorry bud didn't read your profile.
i bought a trem covi for my rib 120 ish very good cover for the money dont know if available to you sold on ebay, amazon i put bungee cord on mine for a better fit
As a matter of interest, does your Trem cover fit a Rib with a center console?
Their ebay photos imply they do AND that they don't!

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Old 02 June 2017, 09:31   #10
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here you go 6 m rib 2.4m beam double console and A frame
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