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Old 29 September 2013, 13:07   #1
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Thinking of downsizing

I'm thinking of selling my Ribcraft 6.8 and buying a smaller boat like their 4.8. Has anyone else gone on to buy a smaller second boat and if so are the happy with their purchase? Any comments on the Ribcraft 4.8 itself would be welcome and are there any other similar boats I should consider? Thanks.
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Old 29 September 2013, 13:17   #2
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I'm interested in this as well. Our retirement plan involves a campervan & a smaller boat.
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Old 29 September 2013, 13:30   #3
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What about the new seariders being brought out by zodiac, you could give it a year or so and there should be a few second hand.
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Old 29 September 2013, 14:02   #4
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I'd look at a 5.3RC as well. You can get a side by side configuration, and a 2x2 single jockey layout which you may prefer if used to a helm / navigator set up on a larger boat. There aren't many boats under 5.5m where you can get a console and side by side seating arrangement. I do definitely like having crew next to me - not just behind. It certainly gives the impression of being more sociable - even if you can't talk at 30kts!
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