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Old 08 October 2011, 11:45   #1
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Valiant rib

Hi All, Any body got any idea of top speed of valiant 450 rib with 40hp 4 stroke on back, I know it all depends on lots of other factors, but as a rough estimate, 2 up, good weather /sea cond, Thanks

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Old 09 October 2011, 05:03   #2
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Hello,the top speed for this boat will be about 27/28 kn.

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Old 09 October 2011, 11:10   #3
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top speed

Hi there

I have a DR490 with a 40hp mariner and I was out today doing 23kts with two people.
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