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Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 06 March 2012, 00:45
Replies: 61
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Posted By TonySmith2k
Unfortunately I can't make it on 24 Mar,...

Unfortunately I can't make it on 24 Mar, hopefully another go at it later in the year.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 16 December 2011, 07:25
Replies: 90
Views: 10,461
Posted By TonySmith2k
I got my wife some tube cleaner, she got me a new...

I got my wife some tube cleaner, she got me a new lifejacket... I think or RIB is officially a member of the family (or maybe a mistress...) :angel:
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 16 December 2011, 07:20
Replies: 61
Views: 10,127
Posted By TonySmith2k
I knew, as I typed, that something like this...

I knew, as I typed, that something like this would appear!!!!
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 16 December 2011, 07:19
Replies: 61
Views: 10,127
Posted By TonySmith2k
Yep - my first RIB was a Pedalo!

Yep - my first RIB was a Pedalo!
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 16 December 2011, 06:49
Replies: 61
Views: 10,127
Posted By TonySmith2k
I'm provisionally interested, subject to the...

I'm provisionally interested, subject to the usual caveats of wind/tide/waether and the additional liklihood of bringing along wife and 2 very small deckhands! I've been round the island a few times...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 05 December 2011, 12:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By TonySmith2k
I think all went quite well, but there a few...

I think all went quite well, but there a few things worth sharing:

We spent quite a lot of time researching the s/h market to see what was out there. The wide range of small manufacturers with...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 24 October 2011, 06:25
Replies: 17
Views: 3,678
Posted By TonySmith2k
I've just put my new (well, new to me - I'll...

I've just put my new (well, new to me - I'll update my profile eventually) RIB into drystack in Southampton for just over 2k with all year round access. As I have young children the thought of not...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 11 October 2011, 16:35
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By TonySmith2k
Thanks Polwart. As we are looking in the 20k...

Thanks Polwart. As we are looking in the 20k area I am keen to reduce my risk and believe that the cost of a survey is probably justified. The broker is keen to arrange a test drive so I plan to...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 11 October 2011, 16:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By TonySmith2k
How do I buy secondhand

Being a newbie :hide: to this RIB game, and indeed boat ownership (I've always enjoyed playing on other peoples and letting them sweat over the details), I need some advice on the buying process.
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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 03 October 2011, 00:27
Replies: 7
Views: 2,446
Posted By TonySmith2k
Good ideas, thank you. I also like the look of J...

Good ideas, thank you. I also like the look of J Craft's boats - I may have to arrange a look at one of those too!
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 September 2011, 15:09
Replies: 7
Views: 2,446
Posted By TonySmith2k
Thanks Polwart. The article is a good read, but...

Thanks Polwart. The article is a good read, but as you say magazines don't often openly criticise so I was hoping to get a bit of owner 'ground truth.

However, we are going to visit Piranha...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 September 2011, 14:03
Replies: 7
Views: 2,446
Posted By TonySmith2k
Piranha Experiences

Hi RIBNet.

Having visited the Boatshow for some general catching with friends and pottering about I suddenly find that we have decided to buy a family friendly RIB to potter about in the Solent...
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