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Old 09 September 2005, 08:13   #11
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I hope you have a wonderfull time sailing in the Med - at least yachts don't have stepped hulls so you won't get thrown out!
Soprry to be pedantic bus as you are being so

YES they DO!!!!

http://www.aeroyacht.com/NEWS/Articl...Archimedes.htm


go on - say it

grrrrrr!!!!
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Old 09 September 2005, 11:45   #12
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Old 10 September 2005, 06:06   #13
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Maybe its my way of express the words wrong in english so you dont understand what i mean.
But its cool i can leave it.
I understand what you mean and i agree with you as allready mentioned.
I dont doubt that bananasharck is a great boat but maybe a little extreme for what Joakim is searching for, i talk more of the leisure market ribs.

PS: I hope the invitation still stands
The invitation is open to all - even Codders!

Not sure what you mean by extreme ............ the production version of our race boat is a 5 seat sports RIB, and if you read next months RIB International you'll see a review! PM me your address and I'll send you a brochure or you can pick one up when you come to the boatshow!

Might have known you'd come up with something Codprawn - do you do any work or just sit in front of the computer all day?
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in general (imho)stepped hull boats demand a little more respect on corners, once heard the comparison to a family car and a racing carl, ike a high powered rear wheel drive sportscar requires more respect and care than a fwd hot hatch but it is a generalisation.. my fwd hothatch bites ya worse on corners than a 300hp rwd monster but its a track car so id expect it!!

obviously many different design factors effect handling on boats, number of steps, depth, number and size of chines and where they end etc.. I am by no means a boat designer, just a lover(boats and the ladies!! ), my single stepped boat will kick if pushed and try to pivot on the step, my mates sr8 renowned for bein flighty scares the crap outa me on corners...
Revengers grip hard in non step hull form, maybe the stepped hull would be more controlable as someone with first hand experience of em explains..

Have you tried speaking to revenger about this, i found them to be very honest as to the advantages of stepped and non stepped boats

Cookee id love a ride on ur boat at sibs if thats ok??
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Might have known you'd come up with something Codprawn - do you do any work or just sit in front of the computer all day?
Unfortunately that IS my work!!! And these days I HATE it - would far rather be doing something else!!! At least Ribnet breaks up the tedium whilst waiting for yet another virus scan or install to finish!!!

Oh I forgot - I do get nice times in work - like seeing the VAT inspector or talking to companies house..............
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Ok! I had a race BMW with 360 hp... that must mean that i should go for the stepped hull
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Ok! I had a race BMW with 360 hp... that must mean that i should go for the stepped hull
sounds ideal logic!
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Cookee id love a ride on ur boat at sibs if thats ok??
Of course you can! It should be bookable through the "Try a boat" stand, it's our first time doing this at the SBS, so I'm not sure of thier system untill we get there!

If you know when you're coming text me the day and time and how many people (and real names!), the day before and I'll try and pre book for you if it's possible - 07836 268747
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thanks cookee ill do that, missed ya at ribex and cpf so it would be ideal..
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