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Old 24 July 2016, 17:33   #1
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Wreck on the beach

This rib was being launched yesterday and the only reason they didn't put to sea was, the van they were using to back the trailer into the sea as the tide came in, ended up with water half way up the doors and the engine stopped. A tractor had to be found to pull the van out...just a small white joiners van, not even transit sized. The van was towed away and they just pulled the rib in as far as the shore and tied the rope to a rock and have left it at high water mark. The rusting unbraked trailer with missing rollers and only one wheel arch is left in the car park.
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Old 24 July 2016, 17:37   #2
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Back of the engine looks melted?? Possibly they were just taking it for a test drive?
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Old 24 July 2016, 17:49   #4
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Looks more like Royal Navy target practice. Absolutely shocking. No redeemable or salvageable features. The battery terminals (aka crocodile clips) say it all!
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The van from facebook
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Nice looking prop ;-)

And its got dual batteries.
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Harsh...the spanner must be worth something.
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Oh and its got shopping bags. I always forget my shopping bags - and have to pay 5p for some more. This is a well equipped boat!
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Did you plant that screwdriver?
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And they have managed to get the solar panel setup!

This makes me feel bad, as mine has stayed in the garage ever since purchase!

Joking aside - I dont know how people could take this to sea!
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