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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 11 November 2017, 10:48
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George Marvin Hulls

I know the late George Marvin was responsible for the majority of Searider hulls and also a large number of Ribcraft hulls but I was wondering if there are any other designs out there that are his...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 23 April 2017, 14:32
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By SJHE
Finally sorted...

Finally sorted...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 20 April 2017, 09:12
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By SJHE
Photo won't upload for some reason - will try...

Photo won't upload for some reason - will try again later!
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 20 April 2017, 09:00
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By SJHE
That's the one Andre, thanks! Just found...

That's the one Andre, thanks!

Just found this on an old Delta advert if it helps jog any memories...? Is the owner on this forum by any chance?
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 13 April 2017, 09:24
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By SJHE
Delta Leisure RIB

Going back a bit here but RIB International had a leisure version of a Delta RIB at one point.... Pretty sure it was called a Dash 2 and had a very un-Delta like design (and colour scheme!)

Does...
Forum: RIBnet North America 13 April 2017, 07:01
Replies: 1
Views: 967
Posted By SJHE
Hurricane 630

I have the opportunity to buy a very nice Hurricane 630 with water jet but have no experience of this model. Does anybody have any opinions on performance and seakindliness etc? And is there anything...
Forum: RIBs wanted 22 October 2016, 11:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By SJHE
Still looking... Willing to consider...

Still looking... Willing to consider bigger/smaller and any condition. Must be a tough commercial spec boat (workhorse).
Forum: RIBs wanted 01 July 2016, 06:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By SJHE
Wanted - Coded RIB - 5.5-6.5m

Looking for a coded RIB (Cat 4 min) in the 5.5-6.5m range (approx). Nothing fancy required just a good, solid, reliable workhorse with seating for 4 passengers minimum.

Please pm me if you have...
Forum: RIBnet North America 21 February 2016, 09:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By SJHE
Fair point!

Fair point!
Forum: RIBnet North America 20 February 2016, 18:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By SJHE
Hurricane Identification

Stumbled across this photo of a big Hurricane RIB earlier today but don't seem to be able to find any further details or specs... It's a long shot but does anybody happen to know any more about it?...
Forum: RIBs wanted 03 November 2015, 17:15
Replies: 0
Views: 574
Posted By SJHE
Ex RNLI Boarding Boat or Similar

Looking for an ex RNLI boarding boat or similar commercial spec inflatable.

Must be in very good condition as it will be required to work for a living.

Engine not necessary.

Please send...
Forum: RIBnet North America 15 April 2015, 03:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,765
Posted By SJHE
Thanks for your responses - really helpful. ...

Thanks for your responses - really helpful.

Is the hull skin itself always solid laminate or is there a chance that it may be balsa cored also? Maybe somebody has drilled a hole for a transducer...
Forum: RIBnet North America 14 April 2015, 17:35
Replies: 11
Views: 1,765
Posted By SJHE
Hurricane 733 Questions

I read somewhere that Zodiac use balsa core in the construction of their Hurricane RIBs. Does anybody know if this is 100% true? If so, what particular areas of the boat is it used in and is this the...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 February 2015, 14:12
Replies: 0
Views: 739
Posted By SJHE
Another RNLI Medina Class RIB on ebay...

Search 'Medina Lifeboat' and it should pop up... Looks like an interesting project for the right person... Nice piece of RIB history too!
Forum: Electrics and electronics 10 January 2015, 14:17
Replies: 5
Views: 2,995
Posted By SJHE
Excellent, will chase both of them up. Will let...

Excellent, will chase both of them up. Will let you know how I get on... Thanks again!
Forum: Electrics and electronics 09 January 2015, 15:18
Replies: 5
Views: 2,995
Posted By SJHE
Photo hasn't and won't attach for some reason!...

Photo hasn't and won't attach for some reason! Please see console photo here:

Ribworld - rigid inflatable boats, ribs for sale and rigid inflatables from Ribworld by Humber...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 09 January 2015, 15:08
Replies: 5
Views: 2,995
Posted By SJHE
Switch Identification

Does anybody happen to know the name of the company that manufactures the engine start and stop buttons in the attached console picture? I know Halmatic fit these to most of their RIBs and that they...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 10 December 2014, 07:22
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By SJHE
Removing Tube Paint

Is there any way of removing tube paint from fabric impression hypalon? Are there any chemicals that can be used that won't damage the material itself? I am only trying to remove a very thin 'wash...
Forum: RIBs wanted 06 November 2014, 09:04
Replies: 38
Views: 5,258
Posted By SJHE
Thanks to all those who responded to my original...

Thanks to all those who responded to my original thread. The outcome was that I did manage to find a Pacific 36 RIB and this is now undergoing a refit in readiness for it's new life.

What I hadn't...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 03 July 2014, 09:34
Replies: 15
Views: 2,542
Posted By SJHE
RIB with Bow Steps/Ramp - Do they exist?

Has anybody ever seen a RIB that has a good safe method of embarking and disembarking passengers over the bow onto a beach?

I was thinking along the lines of a retractable ramp or fold down steps...
Forum: RIBs wanted 29 June 2014, 15:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,055
Posted By SJHE
Still looking for a big jet RIB... Doesn't have...

Still looking for a big jet RIB... Doesn't have to be a Ribworker necessarily but needs to be pretty heavy duty as it will be used commercially. Any suggestions welcomed. Thanks
Forum: RIBs wanted 10 June 2014, 03:22
Replies: 38
Views: 5,258
Posted By SJHE
RIB-Teccie - thanks for posting that - I had...

RIB-Teccie - thanks for posting that - I had wondered what happend to her as up until about a year ago she was laid up in my local boatyard. She had been sat there untouched for at least 10 years and...
Forum: RIBs wanted 08 June 2014, 16:13
Replies: 6
Views: 2,055
Posted By SJHE
Anybody know anything about this one? As there...

Anybody know anything about this one? As there are so few of them about, it's hard to judge whether it's realistically priced... Seems a tad steep given it's age etc.

Ocean Dynamics Ribworker 35...
Forum: RIBs wanted 06 June 2014, 15:08
Replies: 6
Views: 2,055
Posted By SJHE
Ribworker Wanted

If anybody has/knows of a good Ribworker for sale, I'd be very interested to hear from them.

Thanks
Forum: RIBs wanted 24 May 2014, 16:11
Replies: 38
Views: 5,258
Posted By SJHE
Thanks for the info. One of the Scottish fishery...

Thanks for the info. One of the Scottish fishery boats sold a few years ago on findafishingboat - believe it was the Skua? Think a few went to the Netherlands too. Not sure how many are left as...
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