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Old 28 December 2009, 11:41   #1
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new 5m rib wanted

I've been asked to source a 5m or there abouts for my sailing club.

Any manufacturers wishing to quote pls PM / eMail or post here.

Decision will be made within a few weeks.

We're looking for roughly sub 5m, trailer, 50hp (willing to change spec if there a deal to be had).

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Old 28 December 2009, 13:21   #2
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The RYA Ribcraft 4.8 package is a good deal - we just bought one in our club it flies with the Suzi 50 on the back.
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Old 28 December 2009, 13:35   #3
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we just bought one in our club it flies with the Suzi 50 on the back.
is that the desired spec for a club rescue boat?
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Old 28 December 2009, 15:21   #4
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We just purchased a new Humber assault for ours and we got a 15% discount on evinrude through Humber.
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is that the desired spec for a club rescue boat?
I guess it depends on where it's going to be used. The Club uses it for dinghy training (i.e. coaches) and for taking to events to support sailors.

Most Clubs if they have a rib usually have either an SR4 with a 30 or so on the back, or a 5mish rib with a 50 or so on the back.
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Old 28 December 2009, 19:01   #6
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... it flies with the Suzi 50 ...
Does it?
My mate has one with a Mariner 60, 4-stroke, and it's hardly exhilerating.
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Old 29 December 2009, 16:38   #7
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We tend to down rate the RIBS due to inexperienced crew.

For many years we ran a tornado 4.8 with a 30.

Basically, if it can catch a cat (20knts) in a fair sea, it;s fast enough.

I will make a point of looking at Ribcraft (didnt know about the RYA package) and Humber, thanks.
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Just sorting out the RYA offer for this year, if you send me an e-mail, I will forward you the new Information later this week

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I've been asked to source a 5m or there abouts for my sailing club.

Any manufacturers wishing to quote pls PM / eMail or post here.

Decision will be made within a few weeks.

We're looking for roughly sub 5m, trailer, 50hp (willing to change spec if there a deal to be had).

Ex-Demo / New only please.
Hi Daniel, when I saw your post I e mailed Ribeye ref the Ribtec boats and having spoken again today you may get a call/e mail from BHG at Lymington who have just taken on distribution of Ribtec, hope this helps you. Ian
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Old 10 January 2010, 14:05   #10
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Spec now "evolved" to 5m - 5.5m boat, small ish 4stroke.

£15,000 budget (with trailer and ideally delivery)

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XS
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RibTec if they get in touch / i will call them
Ribquest (no prices on their website)
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Old 10 January 2010, 19:19   #11
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Speak to Dave Rose at Ribquest reference 4.8m commercial or 5.8m commercial Antibes. They fit Suzuki 4-stroke. http://www.ribquest.com/boat_sales.html
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Spec now "evolved" to 5m - 5.5m boat, small ish 4stroke.

£15,000 budget (with trailer and ideally delivery)

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Daniel, I had an e mail from Ribtec today asking for your details, I have linked them into your website so hopefully they will call you. I have their details if all else fails and you still wish to gain some info. Ian
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Old 12 January 2010, 05:56   #13
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Daniel,

I have a quoite for you but am havinf trouble attaching document.
Please can you drop me a mail on paulmartin@bhg-marine.co.uk and I can send back to you.
I am currently working the London Boat Show where we have a Ribtec on display on the Yamaha Stand.

All the best,

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I've been asked to source a 5m or there abouts for my sailing club.

Any manufacturers wishing to quote pls PM / eMail or post here.

Decision will be made within a few weeks.

We're looking for roughly sub 5m, trailer, 50hp (willing to change spec if there a deal to be had).

Ex-Demo / New only please.
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Old 13 January 2010, 06:47   #14
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Redbay Boats have a new listing in the brokerage.

5.1m Redbay with 60hp Suzi 15hrs use.

Would post a link but don't know how!!
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Old 13 January 2010, 11:26   #15
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Nice setup for the money.

It's not for us though, too many seats, A-frame in the way of towing and rescuing and suchlike.
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Old 13 January 2010, 12:16   #16
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Nice setup for the money.

It's not for us though, too many seats, A-frame in the way of towing and rescuing and suchlike.
A good angle grinder would sort that out!!!
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Old 13 January 2010, 14:21   #17
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the day you buy you must remember the day you sell, check out second hand ribs of that size??
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