Originally Posted by wavelength
Compared to a rib you really do feel vulnerable
Almost completely OT, but I recall early years and fishing well offshore in a pissy little 17' Shetland with a 40 merc pullstart and a 3.5 yammie auxie, three flares and fcuk all else. No mobies in those days! At the time I was very content (being a kid and all) but looking back at it,
! Still, we survived it!
It's odd, I was back there this season, fishing the same mark, but with a 21' rib, twin 90s, twin plotters, twin VHF, PLB, cuddly toy, etc. And I was looking over my shoulder all day. Go figure! I guess it was my Watch this time...