Originally Posted by Trell
Ive had a 5.8 since 2006 which was one of the originals from Manchester, its coded and has been used as a back up boat for the last 3 years, the console and twin jockey seats were very poor quality and cracked after very little use, the hull/transom was supposedly rated to 150hp we fitted a Honda 135 etec and found that with less than 3 people the hull tends to twist, they could only get better !!!!
Wasn't the original company going down the pans in 2006? If Ribquest has been taken over by new owners I can't see how you could compare a pre 2007 RIBquest with a new one.
IMHO I think the new owners might have considered a new name for the company so that confusions like this might not arise.