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Old 22 June 2013, 16:27   #1
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What 6.5m Rib PLease help????

Hi i have been lurking about the forums for a while and this is my first post,

Could you please advise me on a few good makes of rib around the 6.5m size budget 15k-25k max!!! i would like a boat that has good sea keeping and also sociable with a bench seat thanks for looking and i look forward to your help and advice
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Old 22 June 2013, 16:39   #2
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Hi i have been lurking about the forums for a while and this is my first post,

Could you please advise me on a few good makes of rib around the 6.5m size budget 15k-25k max!!! i would like a boat that has good sea keeping and also sociable with a bench seat thanks for looking and i look forward to your help and advice
Osprey vipermax, superb boat and a good allrounder
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Old 22 June 2013, 16:45   #3
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Osprey vipermax, superb boat and a good allrounder
Could i pick one up within my budget?
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Old 22 June 2013, 16:46   #4
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Hi i have been lurking about the forums for a while and this is my first post,

Could you please advise me on a few good makes of rib around the 6.5m size budget 15k-25k max!!! i would like a boat that has good sea keeping and also sociable with a bench seat thanks for looking and i look forward to your help and advice
Ribeye 650 sport. But biased as I use one for powerboat training!
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Old 22 June 2013, 16:57   #5
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Old 22 June 2013, 17:06   #6
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Just been through this. Looked at a Rib-X as I like the seating arrangement, then moved onto a Ribeye 650 as the bench seat and Yamaha outboard look fantastic and considered Brig, Ribtec, and whole host of other "family ribs".

Ended up with an Avon 620. It has Hypalon tubes, a small rear bench seat, a fantastic deep v hul, a Yamaha 150 outboard, and after over a week of ownership I know I have made a good choice. It cuts across waves with ease and having owned a powerboat it is so simple to use. Mine is 8 years old as looks as good as new.

Good luck.
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Ribeye 650 sport.
There's a very fresh 2010 Ribeye 600 here. The owner, um, upgraded...
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thanks for all the replies i gauge from your post willk a little sarcasm lol am i right in saying the ribeye is frowned upon?
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Old 22 June 2013, 17:19   #9
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There is a great choice with your expenditure. Ribcraft all the way. Strongly trading since the 80s and even in the climate we are in.. orders are still pouring in..Everything apart form the Stainless is made in house including the toobs and up there with the best of the Rib manufacturers.:A company with a product you would want to invest your money in..thumbs:
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thanks for all the replies i gauge from your post willk a little sarcasm lol am i right in saying the ribeye is frowned upon?
Now 'ang abaht! I just gave you a linky to a boat and said that the owner had upgraded. He did, bought a brand new diesel RIB.

But there'll be a bit of sarcasm along shortly mind.
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