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Old 22 June 2009, 06:06   #1
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HI i new on here first post etc. im looking to buy a s/h rib about 17ft just for chilling ,cruising. any recommendations on which too buy and engines ..or is there anybody with one for sale to suit a newbie many thanks dave
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Old 22 June 2009, 07:42   #2
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Welcome to the forum Dave. Be handy to have some more info.
What budget do you have, just for chilling out on in good weather or do you plan on rougher weather use too, etc.

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hi jsp thanks very much for your reply .only good weather cruising,didnt really want to go over 5k for first rib. already have a boat on the thames so not new to boating just new to ribs regards
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Old 22 June 2009, 07:51   #4
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hi jsp thanks very much for your reply .only good weather cruising,didnt really want to go over 5k for first rib. already have a boat on the thames so not new to boating just new to ribs regards
Downhilldai (site member) has a very well equipped 5.5m Northcraft coming up for sale for around that figure.
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Old 22 June 2009, 08:01   #5
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hi mollers thanks for your help.
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Old 22 June 2009, 08:11   #6
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Old 22 June 2009, 08:59   #7
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Downhilldai (site member) has a very well equipped 5.5m Northcraft coming up for sale for around that figure.
It's the boat I wanted. It's a great RIB!!!
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Old 22 June 2009, 09:55   #8
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THANKS for your input and time its very welcomed here
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