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Old 10 February 2006, 15:23   #1
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seating layout

Hello,
I have been told it is possible to fit a console with side by side seats in a 5.5m boat.
Fitting aside, would there be other issues like too much weight on one side when one up? or would it make little difference.

Thanks, Nick.
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Old 10 February 2006, 16:14   #2
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I have had this layout in my 5.5 RIB for years and think it's great. When I built the RIB, jockey consoles were the way to go, and double width consoles were rare and difficult to source, but more and more RIBs now have the side by side option. Some folks say that the boat can be unbalanced one-up, but I've never found that to be the case. No different to a hard boat in any case, where this perceived imbalance doesn't seem to be a problem!
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