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Old 02 March 2017, 10:09   #1
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Ribquest 6.8/7.8 owners?

Afternoon all.
It's time to buy a new boat...

A couple of Ribquests have appeared on my horizon, as well as a few others.

It's not a brand I am overly familiar with.
Both are very recent boats and I am aware of the company history.

My question is simply, If you own/owned either model what do you think of it?

Comfort, seaworthiness, performance, build quality, etc, etc
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Old 03 March 2017, 01:29   #2
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Contact Tony T on here as he used to have a Ribquest and liked it
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Old 03 March 2017, 03:18   #3
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Contact Tony T on here as he used to have a Ribquest and liked it
Good way to go
I think they are decent enough Boats...and seem well built.I drove Tony's 6.4 once or twice and it handled pretty well in the Chop.
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Good way to go

I think they are decent enough Boats...and seem well built.I drove Tony's 6.4 once or twice and it handled pretty well in the Chop.


Yes they are fair ribs and Tony liked his, but then he saw the light and got a RC
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i had a 585 one of the first Dave rose built it was tony T's before me great boat.
if they have had any input from Dave rose they will be spot on.IMO
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If it's a "Dave Rose" built one I'd have no problem in buying it The finishing will be excellent as well as the rigging. Had a run out in a couple of them but never been in any "real" weather in one
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If it's a "Dave Rose" built one I'd have no problem in buying it The finishing will be excellent as well as the rigging. Had a run out in a couple of them but never been in any "real" weather in one


I have.

https://youtu.be/JY-h0lH3nMc
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RMS had his as long as me if you need a second opinion
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What type of rib was that riding next to you on your port side?

Looks like an 8m?
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What type of rib was that riding next to you on your port side?



Looks like an 8m?


Another Ribquest twin 140 7.5m
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