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Old 23 August 2012, 18:54   #1
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Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Largs
Boat name: Dirty Harry
Make: Avon Adventure 450
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5.0-5.5m RIB Wanted

Hi guys,

I'm on the hunt for a RIB to replace my Avon A450.

I'm looking for something between 5.0 and 5.5 metres.

Something with a deep hull, jockey seating and a proud bow would be ideal. The sort of boats I had in mind were the Humber Destroyer, Tornado and Delta Dash, but would consider other manufacturers.

I'd be looking to engine the boat myself, so a hull only would be perfect. Although I would consider something with an engine that I could remove and sell on separately.

Budget wise, I'm looking to spend up to £5k if it was a hull/console only. I know this would probably put me in an older boat, but so long as it meets the spec, I'd be quite happy.

Cheers, Alex

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Old 23 August 2012, 23:24   #2
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Boat name: delta rose
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There's a delta dash 5.5,with engine, on eBay now- they don't seem to come up for sale very often! We love ours!!

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Old 24 August 2012, 12:53   #3
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I've got a ribtec 585 for sale in the for sale section, open to offers, good strong boat.
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Old 24 August 2012, 16:14   #4
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Humber Destroyer 5.5m here: USED BOATS FOR SALE Devon Cornwall | Ash Marine

Ribcraft 585 on EBay:
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Old 06 September 2012, 04:56   #5
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hi ave got an avon sea rider for sale 5.4 merer 75 mercuary outboard with stainless steal raceing prop comes with a 4 wheel inispention rollercoaster trailer got side by seating bucket seats would be easlyley converted 2 jockey seating am looking for £3500 if intrested.
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