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Old 18 October 2018, 10:13   #11
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Im starting to feel deficient with 6.3m .....
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Old 18 October 2018, 10:58   #12
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"About"??...that's not like you!...
I concour Measuring can always be a little subjective BUT I've never seen ANY HINT a Tape measure used in decades of Boating either ....either dealing with Harbour officials or anyone else,launching..recovering...mooring...(even on places like Lomond where they are pretty Anal about such things)...OR staying In Harbour on Pontoons for extended periods.
Works for me.."It's a Ribcraft 6.8" always seems to get it sorted"

Don't tell me you refer to your R.C as a 7.1!...."about" Paul
My marina use a tape but it is the LOA on the trailer.

I do have the EXACT measurement but I don't have it to hand so I put a guide on.

I had to look to move to different storage recently so I have exact dimensions to the mm in house, if you REALLY want them I shall furnish you with it to the mm

I refer to my boat as.....wait for it.....my boat. If a marina ask the size I tell them it is a 6.8 for in water purposes, the outboard sticking out shouldn't really count....should it

I measured it properly, as in engine against a wall and tilted down to the hitch. Technically it is 7.9 something meters on the trailer, over 8m is more dosh some places....made it fit
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Old 18 October 2018, 11:23   #13
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My marina use a tape but it is the LOA on the trailer.

I do have the EXACT measurement but I don't have it to hand so I put a guide on.

I had to look to move to different storage recently so I have exact dimensions to the mm in house, if you REALLY want them I shall furnish you with it to the mm

I refer to my boat as.....wait for it.....my boat. If a marina ask the size I tell them it is a 6.8 for in water purposes, the outboard sticking out shouldn't really count....should it

I measured it properly, as in engine against a wall and tilted down to the hitch. Technically it is 7.9 something meters on the trailer, over 8m is more dosh some places....made it fit
I won't be needing the exact measurement..but in the interest of Ribnet Protocol ..Thanks all the same.
I can imagine in you're circumstances,I take ..an under cover indoor storage facility?..may well be a little more stringent on the precise length/m2 of the whole rig....Glad to hear you "Made it fit"..
Happily.. The Op was talking about mooring/pontoon fee's on the water,which obviously wouldn't include the Trailer...and as far as I'm aware the Engine either.
...Im pretty confident if he asked the Marina for a quote on an RC 6.8 he'd get precisely that and there would no problems
Be interesting to see what he ends up with...personally I'd much rather compromise on Storage in whatever form...rather than on the RIB I wanted!...and was Spending 30k on
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Old 18 October 2018, 11:27   #14
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The marinas up here can count outboards if they want, some count anchors and swim platforms....anything is fair game when it comes to boat prices.

I would always say 6.8 and let them try to say otherwise ofcourse.
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Old 18 October 2018, 15:09   #15
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Our marina is MDL, and they measure the actual OAL from furthest point at bow to furthest point at stern, engine included if it sticks out beyond the stern.

They do allow you to trim the engine down though..........
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Our marina is MDL, and they measure the actual OAL from furthest point at bow to furthest point at stern, engine included if it sticks out beyond the stern.

They do allow you to trim the engine down though..........
Ah...They sound like fun!
It sounds like you have some decisions to make then.
Again...Good luck with your search!
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I've never seen ANY HINT a Tape measure used in decades of Boating either ....either dealing with Harbour officials or anyone else,launching..recovering...mooring...(even on places like Lomond where they are pretty Anal about such things)...D

If there charges were based on size theyd probably have a giant Ryanair style baggage gauge!
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Hi I've a rib X 6.5 m. 140 Suzuki. New covers. 21000
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Hi I've a rib X 6.5 m. 140 Suzuki. New covers. 21000
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Thankyou Jamie, still doing my research but I would probably be looking for more engine on a 6.5.
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