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Old 23 September 2013, 10:51   #1
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now thats a rib

spotted on route some place up north this morning
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500 000 pounds getting build in Liverpool , I believe ten on them are going to france
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Doesn't look inflatable to me
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Doesn't look inflatable to me
They're not blow up....foam collar but still very cool looking and purposeful.
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think that was at the boat show, probably heading home.
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Yes it was...
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Pretty sure that's the boats the marines use on the Clyde when escorting the subs. Mod police still use Arctic 28s.
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Doesn't look inflatable to me
Agreed it's not a rib it's a rfb. :-D
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It's an ORC (Royal Marines craft)....twin steyr inboards and jets.....
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Old 27 September 2013, 11:13   #11
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Not an MST if thats what your thinking
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news to me, though are often seen there both in the marina, and at the quay near holyhead boatyard. as it happens there was a ship (sd victoria) out in holyhead bay the other week carrying several of these on her rear deck - two of which were in the marina
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news to me, though are often seen there both in the marina, and at the quay near holyhead boatyard. as it happens there was a ship (sd victoria) out in holyhead bay the other week carrying several of these on her rear deck - two of which were in the marina
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One was legging it around the Mersey and Liverpool bay August bank holiday tuesday testing, it went like the clappers and looked impressive!!.
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We're lucky down here...they are always about. Saw one stuff brilliantly a while a ago...about 35 knots and vanished under water.....:-)

Crew looked abit shocked, then turned round to pick up the stuff that had washed out!!!
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Old 27 September 2013, 16:44   #16
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haha, sounds like us on the straits on last years round anglesey cruise!
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You know I thought I saw them been built there a couple of weeks ago when we were doing some try dives in front of the coastguard station. The hulls looked very capable and strongly built in Aluminium.
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Here's a couple of them that were at the Bournemouth Airshow this year
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