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Old 07 September 2012, 03:18   #1
Country: UK - England
Town: Brighton
Join Date: Jul 2003
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RIB Weight - A22

Have just returned from the local weigh-bridge to check weight of our A22 before deciding on new OBM(s) and Console. See below if you are interested.

Date Measured 7th Sep 2012
Location EMR Shoreham
Calibration 1st Sep 2012
Tolerance 20 kg


Mass of Boat, Trailer and Vehicle 4220 measured
Mass of Boat and Trailer 1620 measured
GVW of trailer 2600 on plate
Margin for growth to remain legal 980 calculated

Boat Condition at time of weighing

Mercury 200 Offshore 191 web
Console 0 not fitted
Deck Hatch 0 not fitted
Loose equipment (ropes, anchors etc) 0 not fitted
2s Oil Tank 10 on deck
Battery & Control Cables 5 on deck
Fuel 20 estimate

Total equipment mass 226

Estimated mass of trailer 600 from plate
Total equipment mass from above 226
Estimated mass of hull, deck, tubes and tank 794

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Old 10 September 2012, 05:31   #2
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Glasgow
Boat name: Thunder
Make: Halmatic Arctic 22
Length: 6m +
Engine: 2 x 150 Etec
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 521
Useful info.

I reckon that with both underfloor and extended range fuel tanks full of fuel and the boat bare of any anchors etc it weighs roughly 1.4 tons with my set up. Had a quick look as I couldn't remember the figures, the yams would be an extra 50 odd kgs in a twin set up vs Evinrudes.


Boat 800 kg
Engines 390 kg
Fuel 200 kg

Total 1390 kg.

My set up definetely handles better with a bit of weight on board, I tend to put three sets of dive kit up in the bow which seems to have her balanced very nicely. Without this if you go out on your own she is a bit stern heavy.
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