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Old 12 August 2010, 09:35   #11
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Dry stack probably gives you the best of both worlds if you can get it for a reasonable price.
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Old 12 August 2010, 13:30   #12
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Towing all the way for me!

One of the main advantages OF a RIB is its relative weight to size,to 'Seaworthyness'.That light weIght also lends its self to towing which affords all the advantages ALREADY mentioned!
Done both,and I would get a good trailer,and GO FOR IT!...After all we do live on a smallish Island[which puts loads whithin striking distance] ..and there is PLENTY of Diversity, and a HOST places of interest to visit!!
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Well ignoring the fact that this thread was started two years ago (and rejuvinated by a spammer last night) - surely the whole reason that not everyone does one or the other - is it all comes down to personal preference: if you live close to where you sail your boat, and want to use it regularly at a moments notice than mooring / marina options are best . If you use it less often, like to sail in a variety of areas or have to travel along way to get to the water anyway then towing is more sensible. The cost issues, which were what the OP asked about, are probably irrelevant - its how you use it that will determine where you keep it.
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Yes, but people get needlessly hung up about launching & recovering. Given some of the comments made on this forum, I can see why a novice could be intimidated by the prospect of it.
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Yes, but people get needlessly hung up about launching & recovering. Given some of the comments made on this forum, I can see why a novice could be intimidated by the prospect of it.
Aye true enough. You'd believe you need a 4x4, super-duper-roller-coaster trailer and a 20 years experience, and a team of guys in dry suits just to get a SR4 up an average slip; and even then the wheels will fall off on the way home!

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No Mollers is a an upstanding and highly respected member of the community (well at least since he stopped being Alice!). The spammer's post was spirited away to the secret underbelly of the site where JK is probably working up a revenge attack right now! Spammers seem to be getting smarter at posting reasonably credible rubish (not too hard round here!) which includes relatively inconspicuous links.
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Often while we are mooring www.redbayboats.com it is needed that stout footwear is owned, moors being wet and rich in diverse wildlife www.redbayboats.com which this sceptered isle is widely promoted as holding.

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Often while we are mooring www.redbayboats.com it is needed that stout footwear is owned, moors being wet and rich in diverse wildlife www.redbayboats.com which this sceptered isle is widely promoted as holding.

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