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Old 04 March 2018, 12:51   #1
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where are all the ribs for sale?

As the title says really...

Back in the day Boatsandoutboards had plenty of ribs for sale, now its a mixture of a few dealers and scams with little else.

We are looking for an 8 meter plus rib, outboard preferred but could do inboard. leisure orientated (over the more commercial look).

where are people selling their ribs these days?
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It's freezing cold and nobody wants to sell yet?
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could be...

wheres the fun in that...?

spring is just round the corner, winter snow has melted... must be time for boating soon?
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Nothing's been recomissioned yet with this weather though.
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As the title says really...

Back in the day Boatsandoutboards had plenty of ribs for sale, now its a mixture of a few dealers and scams with little else.

We are looking for an 8 meter plus rib, outboard preferred but could do inboard. leisure orientated (over the more commercial look).

where are people selling their ribs these days?
Simple......Facebook
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Dry stacks often have boats for sale - Southampton Dry Stack have a few that may fit your bill.
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inboard. leisure orientated (over the more commercial look).

where are people selling their ribs these days?
There were 22 posted here during the month of February - a few have sold. There's a 7.5m Scorpion amongst the remains

In my experience over the last decade, the market really only heats up in March and peaks in April. The tat surfaces and sells in May/June. If you are looking for something particular (as you are) then I suspect a single website solution is unlikely - you might do well to spread the word on the broker network and beyond.
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Thanks all,

Of course, I'm looking lots of sites but there is an absolute lack at the moment.

We missed the "perfect" rib for us back in November as we were moving house and i couldn't manage everything at the same time.

We are in no great rush and will keep looking for whats right. maybe March / April will see some more to market?

i see there has been some on here but so far, nothing that quite hits the spot..
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Of course, I'm looking lots of sites but there is an absolute lack at the moment.
That's not quite what I mean. I'm referring to the boats that WILL be for sale come April/May. If you get the word around, you might get a foot in the door. I can think of any number of boats that sold before they were for sale


No harm/cost in putting a post in "RIBs Wanted" on here either. OK, you'll get some unhelpful replies, but heh!
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