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Old 15 February 2001, 00:23   #1
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Jet RIBs and aluminium RIBs

I am presently looking at large'ish 10 Meter Jet Boats .

I don't want to buy a boat manufacturers first attempt at a Jet installation , so I am looking at Delta , Tiger ( tomorrow ) and RTK Marine . Anyone have any other suggestions on experienced JET RIB builders.

Also any one have any thoughts on Aluminium Boats ?

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Old 15 February 2001, 08:15   #2
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For aluminium jet-drive RIBs the company that comes to mind immediately is Ocean Dynamics -- that's all they make!

Other manufacturers that I know have experience of jet installations are Ribtec and Crompton.

Let us know what you go for -- and invite me out to play!


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Old 15 February 2001, 09:57   #3
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Stuart dont look to far from home try Redbay
Boats they have built quite a few jet ribs
around the 10m mark.Our marine survey unit
have one based at Bangor marina CoDown
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Old 16 February 2001, 10:42   #4
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I suggest giving Trevor at Pepe Boatyard a call (02392 461968). He specialises in Aluminium, and makes hulls to order.

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