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Old 28 April 2005, 12:46   #1
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Extreme ribbing

Follow the link under!!!!!!!
http://www.scanout.com/scanout/?cach...no6y2peefr28rn

and click : Documentary

Yngve ASK a Norwegian proffesional photographer, took 1920 pictures of extrem ribbing out in 5-6 meters waves 14 days ago. here are some of the best pictures.

This is how we do it here in Norway

they allso made a movie that i will put a link to as soon as it's ready.

this is real fun ribbing
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Old 28 April 2005, 12:50   #2
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EXCELLENT! But what a dirty bottom! Thanks for the link.
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the boat has been out all winter and is now been taken up too put on some new antifouling and other maintaince
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Old 28 April 2005, 13:08   #4
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Great photos - just love them!!!!

Proof though that unless you need to carry lots of passengers the console should be as far forward as possible to try to counteract the weight of the engines!!!

Seems to me most ribs are too stern heavy!!!
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codprawn, to get enough action for the passangers riding with us we need to have them in front of the boat.

500 kg on the back of the rib and a total weight of 1400 kg of the rib and engines the bow will go up like on the pictures.

the black rib unlimited 36 feet goes very flat out of normal waves even without passangers and it has twin heavy diesel engines.
But in 5-6 meters waves like these pictures where taken the bow would go up anyway.
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Old 28 April 2005, 14:35   #6
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Picture no 2 ( top row, middle col ) is unreal.

The rest are tame ( rettferdig kidding )

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codprawn, to get enough action for the passangers riding with us we need to have them in front of the boat.

500 kg on the back of the rib and a total weight of 1400 kg of the rib and engines the bow will go up like on the pictures.

the black rib unlimited 36 feet goes very flat out of normal waves even without passangers and it has twin heavy diesel engines.
But in 5-6 meters waves like these pictures where taken the bow would go up anyway.
I know that - that is why I said "unless you carry lots of passengers"!!!

The 36' boat is awesome - I DID notice from the pics it stays very flat - most impressive - please hurry up and do a nice big video we can all download!!!
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EXCELLENT! But what a dirty bottom! Thanks for the link.
LOVE dirty bottoms!!!
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Old 29 April 2005, 03:09   #9
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fantastic pics you got there!!
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Film to watch

This has probably already been posted so appologies if so. If not have a look at http://www.fjordrafting.no/ and then under "galleri" the 1st in the list is a short film. Well worth a watch!

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This has probably already been posted so appologies if so. If not have a look at http://www.fjordrafting.no/ and then under "galleri" the 1st in the list is a short film. Well worth a watch!

Tony.
Yes it is a great video BUT why do people insist on using streaming video on their websites??? It is SHIT - sorry but it really is.

It seems most big companies like Sunseeker etc use it but don't they realise most people have broadband and would much rather download a nice big file and watch it full screen whenever they like!!!

Who wants to watch a video in a little window not much bigger than a postage stamp???
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Old 29 April 2005, 13:19   #12
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Who wants to watch a video in a little window not much bigger than a postage stamp???
Me, we dont get broadband too far away from exchanges!!!! Broadband for Scotland....my arse
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This is real ribing, not like the ribing the English guys in the 5.5 m. with a too big A-frame do inside the Solent in 1m. waves!
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This is real ribing, not like the ribing the English guys in the 5.5 m. with a too big A-frame do inside the Solent in 1m. waves!
Try what the rest of the Brits do then - the Atlantic/Irish Sea/North Sea aren't exactly calm!!!!

You may think you invented extreme rib rides but have a look at what quinquari get up to in Wales!!! You would be hard pressed to find much rougher water ANYWHERE.

Their predecessors used to run REALLY extreme rides - in the end they gave it up as being too risky - they just build very serious ribs now!!!

http://www.ribworker.com/riviera.htm
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Fjordraft. I think you will find the conditions the photo's are taken in are not that bad. What makes the pictures nearly exciting is the fact that the boat is being driven very badly and in a manner that would cause damage and harm to all on board. Perhaps you should bring it over here and we can teach you how to drive a boat in really big seas. Chichester Bar, St Cat's, The Needles, Portland race not to mention any headland around Britain etc etc Alan P
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Fjordraft. I think you will find the conditions the photo's are taken in are not that bad. What makes the pictures nearly exciting is the fact that the boat is being driven very badly and in a manner that would cause damage and harm to all on board. Perhaps you should bring it over here and we can teach you how to drive a boat in really big seas. Chichester Bar, St Cat's, The Needles, Portland race not to mention any headland around Britain etc etc Alan P

Yah what do you know about it Priddy???

Seriously though where do you reckon the scariest bit of water is that you have been in??? Yes I know it depends on conditions and a million other variables but some places have pretty awesome reputations like the Bitches or skerries etc.
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Somewhere between Ireland and Iceland ?
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We went around the skerries the other evening .... it got very scary (for us anyway), that and the sand bar at Salcombe on the wrong day are probably the scariest i've been in!
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