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Old 28 October 2012, 13:07   #21
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Wasn't/isn't Charlestown up for sale? You could buy it and offer RIBnutters discounts on everything including holiday cottages

You could also modify that slipway
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Old 28 October 2012, 13:32   #22
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Wasn't/isn't Charlestown up for sale? You could buy it and offer RIBnutters discounts on everything including holiday cottages

You could also modify that slipway
Details of the sale are here, no takers so far I think....

For Sale - Charlestown Harbour, Cornwall - First Peninsula Marine

The only thing to use that slipway to my knowlege is the Gig Rowers a few times a week. They take the boat off the trailer and carry it down. I've been assured it looks more dodgey than it is.....I'm not convinced.
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Does this count?

Slipway for the first 40 ft then a small drop followed by rapid slowing down.

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Old 28 October 2012, 14:02   #24
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Slipway for the first 40 ft then a small drop followed by rapid slowing down.

See video of the highest ever lifeboat freefall | MBY
Wonder what is the speed at the time of impact and what are the g forces involved?
At least the bow design is much different/improved from the first generation free fall life boats that is some cases was related to neck injury's.
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Old 28 October 2012, 14:41   #25
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Wonder what is the speed at the time of impact and what are the g forces involved?
I calculated 70+MPH
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Was quite interesting reversing down it, especially when the water level was down
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How about guaging slips like BLUE, RED and BLACK ski slopes?
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How about guaging slips like BLUE, RED and BLACK ski slopes?
Hur hur! - but the Green ones are the worst
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Attachment 73657you can launch a missile from this bugger. Penmarlam "Eat your heart out"!!

That's not a slip......its a cliff face
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That's a beach launch!!!!!!! Them's the ones where you need to sit the boat bow first and get the bugger running and do a nose first dump and hope it all works before the engine melts...........aaaaaarrrrggggghhhh!!!!!!!!
Done them and the green bit just refers to how fast the launcher's traveling whilst you're zipping up your drysuit and not paying attention to what's happening.
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Yes, it bloody well is a cliff face. I've launched my SR4 from there but only with front wheels of car on the top at high tide. I reckon a car would slide into the drink there when it's wet. Esp with a half ton on the back.
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