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Old 18 February 2009, 11:47   #11
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I think it means you can have a stab at setting or beating existing motor boat records, but claim that you did it in a rib.
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Old 18 February 2009, 12:47   #12
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They'll also keep it afloat when Alan decides to fill the boat with water.
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Ha! I suppose they could be used as seats?
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Ha! I suppose they could be used as seats?

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They'll also keep it afloat when Alan decides to fill the boat with water.
Thats to make it more stable.
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Old 18 February 2009, 16:44   #16
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Dumb question time...

On a boat that big, what advantages do the tubes give?
If the Titanic had been fitted with tubes we wouldn't have to put up with endless repeats of Leonardo Dicaprio!!!
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the tubes make it dual purpose ,rib record and ballooooon record if fild with helium
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Old 20 February 2009, 11:56   #18
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Dumb question time...

On a boat that big, what advantages do the tubes give?
Do you know what the seas can be like in 50 South? A 10m swell with a 4m curl on top of that! The boat needs to be dimentionned to the conditions.
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