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Old 16 March 2003, 04:27   #1
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Speak as you find

At the risk of hacking of three of the people I most respect on this Forum, and as one of the main protagonists in the RI stinks thread I have to say that I think this month's copy of RI is better than the recent issues.

Interestingly enough I think three of the articles were written by Ribnet Members and they were vaguley advertorials but in a most acceptable manner.

Dave Mallet did an article on how to make launching fun, (you get someone else to do it). Also Keith (I'm Hugo's new mate) Hart managed to plug his Orkney trip, good 4 you buddy. I'll give it three months before the magazine gets called Sib and Rib international

Somebody did an article on RCD's ..guess who. By the way am I correct in thinking that RCD stands for Recreational Craft Directives or is it Residual Current Device

Sea fariSkye did an interesting article on his business and lifestyle..looks good to me

Also there was a very respectful and empathatic review of Clive Tummy's sorry Tully book "Confronting Poseidon"

I couldn't see a 4 X 4 review

On the practical side Paul Lemmer told you how to buy a secondhand boat and there was an article on rewiring a boat

I think it still has a way to go.

I would be good if an article similar to the Launching article appeared in our features section.

All in all I thik it is on the long road to improvement. Lets keep the pressure up

Stuart
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Old 16 March 2003, 05:07   #2
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Re: Speak as you find

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I'll give it three months before the magazine gets called Sib and Rib international
Funny you should say that. It was originally called "RIB and Small Boat Magazine"

Full circle?

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Old 16 March 2003, 06:13   #3
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I'd agree with Stuart that it did seem to show some improvement in the directions that were highlighted in the debate on Ribnet, although there is still some way to go.

Pete Fowlers article on Seafariskye looked good but the main photo was labelled a Ribcraft Ocean Pro. I thought the Ocean pro was made by Humber.

It was nice to see CH in print but I don't think Hugo should have edited it. I couldn't get used to the fact that all the spellings were correct

All it needs now is an article by JF who reminds me of my favourite footballer, Dennis Wise, who could start a fight in an empty room. Come on JF, grit yer teeth and write for Hugo. We promise not to tell your OCR mates.

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You're misinformed!, I don't have any OCR connections! only Offshore.
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WOT no 4 x 4 review and just as I am about to buy a new motor! I will be writing to Hugo tonight demanding an immediate re-instatement of these features.

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Rib International Magazine

Hi guys,

I have often heard people talk about this mag, where can you get it from? I have tried the normal outlets but cannot find it anywhere. Wave Humper if you have read yours any chance of a read please.

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Mine hasn't arrived yet

Keith (have you seen the new website yet) Hart
I've already got mine from the local newsagent!!! in Jersey

and also nice plug on the webby
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Ooooh

I envy you lot with your Rib Ints

Mine must still be weighing a carrier pigeon down somewhere between Devon and Mona's Isle.

Usually I get mine before you guys as well!

Come on Hugo's team, use owls instead of pigeons!
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How about if they used Ospreys for the deliveries/

I'll take it to the Folly next Sunday
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