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Old 21 May 2009, 16:34   #1
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I've been trying to think how to add more seats to my RIB for ages now.
At the moment it has a (so called) 2 man jockey seat. I find with an adult sat at the back of it I have to stand.
One idea is to put the double jockey seat in front of the console and put a single Jockey to were it was. Only concern with this is the rougher ride anyone sat at the front of the double Jockey.
Would like more seating for family cruising. Space is very limited on seariders as you'll know and money is even more limited.

Any suggestions/ideas most welcome.

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Old 21 May 2009, 17:24   #2
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I've alsways seen the Searider as a two seater. I think you have hit the nail on the head. If you try to add more seating you will compromise the ride and comfort of all the passengers IMO.
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That's what's bothering me Chris, the only thing is were the original seating was is not far off were I'm thinking of putting the seats.
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Have a look at this thread mate, might be of some help?

http://rib.net/forum/showthread.php?t=19826
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Have a look at this thread mate, might be of some help?

http://rib.net/forum/showthread.php?t=19826
Cheers mate, read that thread many times. Great re fit isn't it? Would mean a total refit for me too which I may think about next winter.
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Can't you fit two jockeys behind your console and offset your steering?

Found a use for my spare jockey moulding... had it upside down and full of water today to run the engine.
Currently got the console upside down on the dogs mats (so it doesn't get scratched) in the front room doing some glassing, only smells a tiny bit honest!
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Can't you fit two jockeys behind your console and offset your steering?

Found a use for my spare jockey moulding... had it upside down and full of water today to run the engine.
Currently got the console upside down on the dogs mats (so it doesn't get scratched) in the front room doing some glassing, only smells a tiny bit honest!
your wife must REALLY love you mate

The top of the console is allot thinner than the lower part, no room to offset. Just wish I was handy enough to build a new console top.
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Struck a deal of she can watch what she wants on TV and I'll do my console.

Can't you fit anything in front of the console?
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Struck a deal of she can watch what she wants on TV and I'll do my console.

Can't you fit anything in front of the console?
She'll be high as a kite if your glassing
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Yep we both are, had the back door open to get some air through but she was cold so had to close it, house stinks, console looks ok though. Had to put a little bulkhead in to seperate the under seat storage from the head of the console.
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