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Old 19 February 2010, 21:43   #11
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I think I want the 7.33m. This might be a repost...

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I haven't seen it before - and I want to get sent on that course!! 30 hours on the water in those boats, wow.
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Any thoughts from you experienced ribbers from the other side of the pond? I can appreciate the redundancy that twins offer, the 7.5 seems much more capable in a sea... am I right? Am I wrong to be concerned crossing this stretch of water in a 6.5m rib?
Although you'll be fine with a decent 6.5m RIB, 7.5m is a lot more boat and is likely to be a lot more comfortable. You don't need to burn a lot more fuel, but you proabably will as you'll be able to keep up a higher speed in any given conditions.

A 7.5 is still easy enough to handle, at sea and on a trailer. If you have a straight choice, then get the bigger boat. You're very unlikely to ever find yourself at sea in a 7.5 wishing you'd gone for the 6.5!
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Anything to stop you hanging slightly smaller twins on the 6.5m?
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Old 24 February 2010, 18:44   #15
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Anything to stop you hanging slightly smaller twins on the 6.5m?
No, but the 6.5 I'm considering has very new power vs older twins on the big boats.
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bIG bOATS AND TWINS FOR ME IN THOSE CONDITIONS, EASIER TO DRIVE, motor redundancy and less fatiguing when the weather is iffy.

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