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Old 05 January 2014, 09:25   #1
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Country: Hong Kong
Town: Hong Kong
Boat name: Biggus Dickus
Make: DeltaBay
Length: 6m +
Engine: Outboard Mercury 115
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 15
Hi from Hong Kong

Hi all, I have just joined RIBnet and have great RIB that I use all year round on day trips for Island beach lunches and helping out as safety/coach boat for kids/youth sailing regattas... I found a RIB factory in Mainland China on the Internet a couple of hours drive from me in Hong Kong ... I went to check it out & was impressed... they make a number of European Brand boats for export and I decided to order one... a 6.35 metre with French ORCA Hypalon tubes and GRP hull & German Marine Grade Stainless Steel fixtures. I had several custom features at no extra cost... eg. Fuel tank expanded from 80 to 120 litres etc... I fitted instrumentation & a music system along with a new Mercury 115 4 stroke... clocked up well over 400 hours over nearly 3 years and it's great! ...good for 50 knots on flat water... have many many great days out on my RIB which has the registered vessel name & Maritime VHF Boat Station name 'Biggus Dickus' with is always good for a few giggles...
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Old 03 September 2016, 05:40   #2
Country: USA
Town: Seattle, WA
Make: Novurania
Length: 4m +
Engine: 90 HP Jet
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 25
RIBing in Hong Kong

Hi Peter,

I am from Seattle, WA and I moved to HK in 2014. Still have the RIB back in Seattle (now on a trailer rotting away in a backyard).

I am thinking about getting a small RIB here to run around in HK, any pointers where to start? Any good used RIBs in HK?

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