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Forum: Other stuff 04 August 2021, 12:00
Replies: 22
Views: 789
Posted By MustRib
Brilliant - no doubt owned by Peter Kay !

Brilliant - no doubt owned by Peter Kay !
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 05 July 2021, 22:08
Replies: 91
Views: 24,379
Posted By MustRib
Maybe your just a smoother driver than I am. ...

Maybe your just a smoother driver than I am.
:cool:
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 05 July 2021, 16:56
Replies: 91
Views: 24,379
Posted By MustRib
yep - if only that was the answer. have always...

yep - if only that was the answer.
have always found the smell seeps out.
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 05 July 2021, 12:58
Replies: 91
Views: 24,379
Posted By MustRib
Interesting thread and thanks for posting. How...

Interesting thread and thanks for posting.
How do you manage with the smell of petrol in the car?
When I used to carry my Sib in the car - it got pretty nausea inducing after about 30 minutes.
I...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 21 June 2021, 18:24
Replies: 22
Views: 737
Posted By MustRib
for the benefit of the OP - my thoughts are that...

for the benefit of the OP - my thoughts are that the training and courses - apart from the knowledge you get, also give you confidence.
And that confidence, I always found enhanced my time spent on...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 16 September 2020, 18:22
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By MustRib
lovely part of the world. Were you sold the...

lovely part of the world.
Were you sold the boat on the basis that it is a Zodiac Hurricane model ?
I can tell you its not, that the Hurricane is a deep V model much sought after,
generally sold...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 September 2020, 15:04
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By MustRib
They really orca know better ! :bolt:

They really orca know better ! :bolt:
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 August 2020, 18:35
Replies: 34
Views: 1,389
Posted By MustRib
I found one of these works well :D

I found one of these works well :D
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 April 2020, 10:31
Replies: 59
Views: 3,687
Posted By MustRib
you could always make a few crank calls from that...

you could always make a few crank calls from that Phone Box PD !
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 06 August 2019, 09:53
Replies: 74
Views: 5,265
Posted By MustRib
Have to agree with PD. There are a few things I...

Have to agree with PD.
There are a few things I really enjoy,
...the smell of the land blowing out to sea...
...a rain storm - really seems to freshen up the boat !!!
... the dynamic of horizon...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 01 April 2019, 16:11
Replies: 26
Views: 1,797
Posted By MustRib
Did someone say the “ribnobber” word ? It’s...

Did someone say the “ribnobber” word ?
It’s been a while. ::)
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 January 2019, 13:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By MustRib
:thumbs:+1

:thumbs:+1
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 22 October 2018, 05:32
Replies: 28
Views: 3,286
Posted By MustRib
Questions of legality aside, I don't pass an...

Questions of legality aside, I don't pass an accident on the M1 and then reach for a police scanner to satisfy my curiousity.
I live a sheltered life so maybe thats what everyone else is doing and...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 20 October 2018, 08:23
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By MustRib
testimony to the build quality of that Gemini...

testimony to the build quality of that Gemini Rib, that
18 years and one re-tube later it still looks tidy. It had a 150 VRO bolted onto it
when I first acquired it.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 16 August 2018, 19:16
Replies: 24
Views: 2,849
Posted By MustRib
If I had a quid for the number of times I have...

If I had a quid for the number of times I have come millimetres away
from Face to Wheel in the rough stuff, I would have about 17 quid.
Lot to be said for the Gecko with visor down when it gets...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 03 August 2018, 22:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,797
Posted By MustRib
make sure you check in with the harbour master at...

make sure you check in with the harbour master at Hope Cove if your launching there, apart from payment, he can let you know about hazards.
I recall there being a couple of rocks near the end of the...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 02 August 2018, 13:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,797
Posted By MustRib
been a couple of years since I was last there,...

been a couple of years since I was last there, but everything you want to do is tide dependent.
At low tide you can walk across the estuary from Bantham beach to Bigbury beach,
with the water...
Forum: Other stuff 01 August 2018, 09:55
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By MustRib
yep just adding to all the previous comments, a...

yep just adding to all the previous comments,
a remarkable man, both on and off the boat.
Anyone not familiar with his Exide Challenger rescue should take
a look at this interview with him.
RIP
...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 28 July 2018, 07:31
Replies: 25
Views: 1,860
Posted By MustRib
worth noting for all the Australian readership on...

worth noting for all the Australian readership on the forum, but to be clear for the
UK leisure boaters reading this, there is no mandatory requirement for an EPIRB.
The RYA do have some guidance...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 28 July 2018, 07:02
Replies: 25
Views: 1,860
Posted By MustRib
Just going back to the original post, my humble...

Just going back to the original post, my humble opinion is get the best safety
kit you can afford, make sure anything that is "personal" is securely attached
and carry some redundancy in your...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 08 March 2018, 01:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
Posted By MustRib
do you have to use three bungs in those drains? ...

do you have to use three bungs in those drains?
they are so close together I can't believe they drain different sections.
I dont have a rear seat, but do have two hatches as in your 3rd pic,
and...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 07 March 2018, 18:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
Posted By MustRib
Interesting.... I only have one under deck area -...

Interesting.... I only have one under deck area - with my fuel tank in it - and the boat only had two drain holes originally.
One with a captive ball type drain and the other with a bung.

I have...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 07 March 2018, 05:19
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
Posted By MustRib
Just one of the two ... I kept the other with...

Just one of the two ...
I kept the other with a drain bung in it...
(just so I would have something to forget when launching ;-)
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 07 March 2018, 03:09
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
Posted By MustRib
Not sure this helps that much...but shows back of...

Not sure this helps that much...but shows back of the transom,
blanked off drain hole and the "bung" drain hole.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 06 March 2018, 15:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
Posted By MustRib
My Gemini has a drain hole, (that should be...

My Gemini has a drain hole, (that should be fitted with a plug)
plus it also had a rather crappy captive ball type drain.
That was taken off and the hole filled and sealed.
Yes you should have a...
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