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Old 19 August 2003, 17:14   #1
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silly question

i'm new to this but i have one probably silly question , but what is a SIB?
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Old 19 August 2003, 17:35   #2
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a SIB stands for
Soft
Infaltable
Boat

where as a RIB is a
Rigid
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what differs the 2 is a RIB has a solid hull, and a SIB is inflatable, and will have a soft deck.


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thanks alot should have figured that one for my self
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- just to complicate things (a bit)... Some SIBs have a solid floor, but the hull is still fabric rather than rigid GRP.
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- just to complicate things (a bit)... Some SIBs have a solid floor, but the hull is still fabric rather than rigid GRP.
well one step at a time

no he is right, i was keeping it simple

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sorry, being an ex-SIBster couldn't help but stick my oar in!
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sorry, being an ex-SIBster couldn't help but stick my oar in!
your telling me you still dont have one, you sold it

i've got one!!

don't forget your roots and the good ole days

should keep it for propserity
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R U bringing your SIB to Herm? they'll be like gold dust when we're getting out to the RIBs! I've nearly bought another smaller one.
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Space is tight on my little boat. But I think I would be a wise move to bring it. I cannot say yes, but most likey I will because it will be very useful, especially with the 3.3 outboard for it, would just have to tow it.

But right now looks like I won't be able to join the party until friday lunch afternoon. But I am trying my hardest to get the friday off completely.

None the less I will be there!!!
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your telling me you still dont have one, you sold it

i've got one!!

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Yup, Richard sold out. Not only did he sell his SIB, he also changed his name, shame on him for trying to hide his sibster past.
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