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Old 29 March 2010, 17:36   #1
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The new Ribquest 9m on test

There's a new 10m to be on show at Ribex powered by twin Suzuki DF300's.
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Old 30 March 2010, 03:55   #2
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There's a new 10m to be on show at Ribex powered by twin Suzuki DF300's.
a little low in the water for me, look at the pic of the boat at speed, over a 1/3rd of it still in the water, my opinion
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Old 30 March 2010, 06:03   #3
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Whats the top speed of that then? any idea?
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Old 30 March 2010, 06:13   #4
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at speed over a 1/3rd of it still in the water, my opinion

Opinion's welcome thanks, Please bear in mind the speed of the boat when the pictures were taken was less than 35 knots, also its not really designed to be a fast Rib more for comfort and stability for when the conditions are not so good. However it does achieve over 60 Knots with 5 people and 500 litres of fuel.
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Old 30 March 2010, 06:23   #5
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Opinion's welcome thanks, Please bear in mind the speed of the boat when the pictures were taken was less than 35 knots, also its not really designed to be a fast Rib more for comfort and stability for when the conditions are not so good. However it does achieve over 60 Knots with 5 people and 500 litres of fuel.
Do you work for Ribquest then?
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Do you work for Ribquest

No I dont work for Ribquest I have my own Business in Motorsport, But I do have close links with Dave and I help with tests, demo's and shows etc.
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i wasn't knocking, i was thinking of drag on the tubes, putting bigger and bigger engines on boats without altering there displacement will do that, easy to fix with a wedge in the mould to alter the height of the tubes, that pic at 35knts shows where the wedge should start
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There's a new 10m to be on show at Ribex
What hull are you using?
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Old 30 March 2010, 09:11   #9
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What hull are you using?
They are useing there own Hull designed, developed and built by Ribquest over the last few years. Ive seen the wooden plug. I think there's a picture of the plug being built on there web site.
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does look very low in the water or those engines are way overweight for the design of the hull
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