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Old 16 August 2013, 08:15   #1
Country: UK - Isle of Man
Town: Douglas
Boat name: Dauntless
Make: Valiant
Length: 5m +
Engine: Mariner 60
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 74
Shakespeare Ribs

Can anyone shed some light on this please:

Shakespeare 6.2m RIB Evinrude E-TEC 150hp Indespension trailer | eBay

I don't actually have 20k to spend at the moment...but you know how it is, always good to keep your sights set on something

So basically what I want to know is...does this seem cheap? (value for money?)

The only thing I can see that's missing are some grab handles and rope...

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Old 16 August 2013, 08:40   #2
Country: UK - England
Town: wolverhampton
Boat name: bluefin
Make: picton
Length: 4m +
Engine: outboard
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 137
My friend used to build them, they also built some ribs for revenger. They were based in Stourport, Worcestershire but ceased trading a couple of years ago. I dont know an awful lot about them but i can say the quality of his work is superb

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Old 16 August 2013, 10:14   #3
Country: UK - England
Town: Bristol
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: Yamaha
Join Date: May 2006
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They were very Slappy hulls,the post 6 mtr hulls very Very good.. it was quite bad and spine and build quality was good with Henshaws Toobs
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