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Old 15 July 2014, 04:51   #1
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RIB Storage on the West Coast of Scotland

Hi there,

I was wondering if anyone has any recommendations for places to store a RHIB w/trailer on the west coast of Scotland, ideally in or around the Oban area? We're a student dive club on the east coast looking to permanently store our RHIB on the west coast so we don't have the problem of towing the RHIB over every time - we have no student members able to tow the rhib at the moment.

We'd be looking for indoor storage but will definitely consider outdoor storage if the price is right. It's a 5.5ft humber rhib. Any suggestions most welcome!

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Old 15 July 2014, 05:04   #2
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Puffin divers have boat storage in Oban, it's outdoors though. Should be perfect for a dive club.
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Puffin divers have boat storage in Oban, it's outdoors though. Should be perfect for a dive club.

Aye at a price try Ardoran marine as well
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Old 15 July 2014, 14:03   #4
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Failing the above suggestions there is also Dunstaffnage or Linnhe Marina.
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Or FBC in loch Creran


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Old 16 July 2014, 03:46   #6
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Macqueens storage in town www.macqueenbros.com/
Do containers that are big enough to hold a saloon car- might fit a deflated rib?
Stoddarts.co.uk did storage once- not sure if they still do since they have moved
You could ask http://www.trail-west.com who do trailer and caravan repairs- stored our rib for a couple of weeks whilst awaiting parts
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Nice spot, and reasonable rates too.
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Hi Victoria, not sure if this any use but (as you're attached to a university) have you thought about http://www.sams.ac.uk/ who are based in Dunstaffnage? Don't know how amenable they'd be, but may be worth the ask.
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There's also the boatyard at Loch Feochan, I can't remember the name. They were very friendly, good slip & a pontoon. They charged us 30 for the week.
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There's also the boatyard at Loch Feochan, I can't remember the name. They were very friendly, good slip & a pontoon. They charged us 30 for the week.

Dave your not paying attention Mick beat you to it three posts ago!!


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