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Old 28 December 2012, 01:30   #1
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Hello mates, I need your suggestion, really!

Hello everyone, Iím a new comer of RIB world, I want to buy a RIB, but I donít how to choose one, which parts are important and need to be focused, and how much I will cost about upkeep every yearÖ Iím so happy to find you guys in this forum, you are the number ones. Any help is appreciated.
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Old 28 December 2012, 03:34   #2
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3 how many do you regularly carry and how old are they,
4would you generally be a fair weather boater or an all weather boater,
5what do you use the boat for diving/fishing/short cruises or long/skiing et
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7 are you a Beckham or RNLI wannabee

Then people can help - though you're in OZ
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David beckham or rnli wannabe?
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Old 28 December 2012, 04:42   #4
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David beckham or rnli wannabe?
Yes: Olympic flash boat with lights and rockets

Utilitarian or Mediterranean
Orange /black or Blue and white stripe
Jockey or sun loungers
GPS or iPod dock
Nav lights or blue deck lights

Neither are worse, just very different styles which help give advice to an appropriate boat
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Yes: Olympic flash boat with lights and rockets

Utilitarian or Mediterranean
Orange /black or Blue and white stripe
Jockey or sun loungers
GPS or iPod dock
Nav lights or blue deck lights

Neither are worse, just very different styles which help give advice to an appropriate boat
Aahahahahahahahah i like the : iPod dock or GPS ...but if you have an iPhone dock you have a GPS ... )) that s enough this is How i m gonna do the circum nav around ireland ..... nOooooooOoot
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that s enough this is How i m gonna do the circum nav around ireland .....
...or just keep turning left! When you get that sense of deja vu, you have made it
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...or just keep turning left! When you get that sense of deja vu, you have made it
If he's going clockwise it could be a loooooong trip
Thread drift, sorry
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Round Ireland rib thingy is Anticlockwise
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Round Ireland rib thingy is Anticlockwise

Ahh!!
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nothing to add ....in this case, i m gonna sale all my equipment and join all circum nav, the challenge will be if it s clokwise or anti clockwise




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Old 29 December 2012, 20:14   #12
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nothing to add ....in this case, i m gonna sale all my equipment and join all circum nav, the challenge will be if it s clokwise or anti clockwise

but you could end up like:

BBC News - Man rescued off Isle of Sheppey after sailing blunder

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oh my gosh, that s funny, i met one guy like this in Corsica, he was sailing with a road map of the all island and a compass, NOOO, a GPS, NOOOO A CLOCK
ahahahah he explained us that with a clock and any map you can sail around the world ahahahah

PS : he was waterskiing naked at 73 yo, funny old chap
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Gilles , mock ye not !

How on earth do you think our forebears DID manage to navigate ?

A very good clock gave you an idea of local noon , and therefore your longitude . An understanding of Astrology gave you a rough latitude .

( The constellation ,The Great Bear not only indicates North, but also estimates your amount of " Northness " if you know what to look at )

A typical modern book of car maps would be far more accurate than than a 300 year old shipping chart .......

I'm not advocating these techniques today , but your old Corsican chum probably understood navigation better than you ?

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Gilles , mock ye not !

How on earth do you think our forebears DID manage to navigate ?

A very good clock gave you an idea of local noon , and therefore your longitude . An understanding of Astrology gave you a rough latitude .

( The constellation ,The Great Bear not only indicates North, but also estimates your amount of " Northness " if you know what to look at )

A typical modern book of car maps would be far more accurate than than a 300 year old shipping chart .......

I'm not advocating these techniques today , but your old Corsican chum probably understood navigation better than you ?

Happy New Year.........Bern
As far as I'm aware, hazards to navigation aren't marked on the AA roadmap
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As far as I'm aware, hazards to navigation aren't marked on the AA roadmap
But, but, um - aren't the blue bits water and the colouredy bits land?
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But, but, um - aren't the blue bits water and the colouredy bits land?
Depends what coloured crayons you use !!

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As far as I'm aware, hazards to navigation aren't marked on the AA roadmap
Course they don't Nos , but you can have ALL the modern gizmos in the world , and with bad seamanship , there goes another Costa Concordia....

There's an awful lot to be said for a bit of common sense , a knowledge of the tides and a good look out......

Sorry have we derailed this thread ?

Ps I did mean astronomy and not astrology in my last comment
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First tell us:
1budget,
2new or age you'd settle for,
3 how many do you regularly carry and how old are they,
4would you generally be a fair weather boater or an all weather boater,
5what do you use the boat for diving/fishing/short cruises or long/skiing et
6 do you have a max length for storage
7 are you a Beckham or RNLI wannabee

Then people can help - though you're in OZ
Hello, HUMBER, I'm sorry for replying you so late, I went out to have a party at the
weekends.Well, my budget is about 8000 dollars, and I want to have a new
one since it's my first boat, I think the boat about 3.9-4.2 meters is ok,
I want to use this boat to go fishing, I'm learning how to fish right now,
so my passangers are men about 45years old, huh, there will be 2 or 3
people on the boat at most of time. By the way, an all weather boater will be better and
I'm not Beckham

Thanks advance, looking forward to your suggestion, have a good day.
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