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Old 21 August 2018, 15:30   #1
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Thanks!

A fun week with my first RIB. Family loving it (despite the weather). Grateful for all the RIBNET advice that got me here - thanks everyone. Click image for larger version

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Old 21 August 2018, 16:21   #2
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Old 21 August 2018, 16:38   #3
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Do you want to change your boat style?
Under 3m ?
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Old 21 August 2018, 16:40   #4
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Why Brian?
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Old 21 August 2018, 16:44   #5
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Why Brian?
IMO, he means you're SIBbing it - in the hood with the Gurnard and the beach brigade - brave moves from a 7.4m owner!






P.S. Classic west of Ireland boating pics.
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Old 21 August 2018, 17:01   #6
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A SIB wonít get 2 adults, 3 kids and 2 large dogs through Atlantic waters to the Aran Islands.
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Old 21 August 2018, 17:10   #7
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Nice looking rig.......must mean under 3m wide?
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Old 21 August 2018, 17:11   #8
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Beautiful boat Paul and excellent photographs.
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Old 21 August 2018, 17:19   #9
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Well, a 7.4m RedBay was perhaps overkill...but took this total novice helmsman (and his crew of 4 plus two large dogs) to various Connemara Islands across the residual swell of the passing tropical storm, in safety and dry comfort. So, itís overkill for this year...but the test of manoeuvring and navigation sets me up for more adventurous trips next year. Itís a 10-year Atlantic coastal boat. One step at a time.
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I was thinking more about your ability to squeeze it into wee bays and quays....
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