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Old 31 July 2010, 03:43   #21
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Saves on anti fouling as well
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When a boat looks that good who needs tubes!!!
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Old 31 July 2010, 05:43   #22
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Slightly off topic....but never seen this before. No tide here, but woun't be nicked very easily? Think the main reason is that this place is very close to fairway so owner might be afraid of stern wave damages from speeding boats.
Can't see that catching on round these parts, having your rib balancing 40ft up in the air would be a bit scary
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Old 31 July 2010, 12:54   #23
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I would be interested to know why some ribs sit on their toobs at rest and others dont. My rib sits on its toobs and is very stable. How does your rib sit at rest? What are the pro's and con's?
Heres my Valiant at rest .. just as it should be IMO with tubes on the water
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Old 01 August 2010, 11:30   #24
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All of our boats are also designed to just touch the water at rest - this is our new Aquaflyte Spear on trials in Denmark - straight out of the box as it were.
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Old 01 August 2010, 11:45   #25
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it's a little lower now it's coded
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Old 03 August 2010, 03:14   #26
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I put two bags of builders sand in the front of the SR4, keeps the rear of the tubes and the engine skeg out the water when its on its mooring, so far no growth on it.
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Old 03 August 2010, 11:00   #27
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it's a little lower now it's coded
What is that in the bottom right corner biffer? that looks like it could be interesting. Any photos?
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Old 03 August 2010, 15:13   #28
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The final sollution.....

This is badly off topic, sorry (again). On my Sunday SIB trip spotted this one. According to local newspaper driver was not intoxicated and it happend in daylight? At least they put the fenders out
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Old 03 August 2010, 17:08   #29
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I put two bags of builders sand in the front of the SR4, keeps the rear of the tubes and the engine skeg out the water when its on its mooring, so far no growth on it.
2 tons is a lot in the bow of a SR4
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Old 03 August 2010, 17:13   #30
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2 tons is a lot in the bow of a SR4
Now you're being silly. They're only 800kg each, that's 1600kg up front.
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