After much online window shopping and dreaming for a couple of years I've finally joined the SIBing world with the purchase of a very reasonably priced little project.
She's an Avon S100 in what appears to be pretty good condition for her age. The valves are a touch leaky but with the caps in, the tubes are holding air perfectly well.
She does need a new floor and a couple of nice additions (launching wheels, some storage boxes, &c) but for the price I paid I'm pretty well pleased.
I can't imagine I'll get out on her much in the next couple of months now that autumn has well and truly arrived in West Sussex. Hopefully come the better weather I'll have a nicely renovated little SIB for the local river and some coastal fun at Worthing/Littlehampton once my experience increases.
Looking forward to a fun and clearly banter-full time on here with you folks...
All the best,