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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 06 August 2019, 12:35
Replies: 13
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Posted By 1978SeaRider
No idea to be honest pal, I have to drive half...

No idea to be honest pal, I have to drive half hour for fuel and mess about with 5 Jerry cans so the extra cost will cover the hassle, but Iím hoping to be on the water Friday / sat so Iíll make a...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 05 August 2019, 13:51
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By 1978SeaRider
No, I mean Holyhead - RibRide have installed a...

No, I mean Holyhead - RibRide have installed a petrol pump - right next to Langdonís restaurant. You can get petrol 2 hours either side of high tide. You pay at the marina office. Guy at Ribride...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 02 August 2019, 19:00
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Thanks ! Went today and itís still there, ran by...

Thanks ! Went today and itís still there, ran by RibRide, really friendly and helpful... the pumps working at Holyhead too, 2 hours either side of HW, no more Jerry cans !
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 02 August 2019, 09:22
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Petrol Station - Menai Strait ?

Hi,

Can you still get fuel on the pontoon at the marina near Dillonís please ? Heading down there today

Thanks !!
Forum: Engines & props 01 August 2019, 09:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Hi, Iíve spoken to both Scorpion and Suzuki and...

Hi, Iíve spoken to both Scorpion and Suzuki and they have me measurements to check on transom height position etc and it all seems fine. Iíve had Lenco tabs fitted so no issue with the controls......
Forum: Engines & props 12 July 2019, 16:43
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Engineís not changed since it was installed at...

Engineís not changed since it was installed at the factory so hopefully it was done right. Took it out today and max revs I can get is 5250 trimmed right up and flat out... think the max recommended...
Forum: Engines & props 11 July 2019, 11:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Thanks Dave, Iíve currently got a 3x16x23 not...

Thanks Dave, Iíve currently got a 3x16x23 not sure what the max RPM is, hopefully checking that tomorrow. Iím having to almost fully extend the left tab to keep her level. Trying to avoid moving the...
Forum: Engines & props 09 July 2019, 11:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Scorpion 8.5m Suzuki DF300 4blade

Hi,

Any advice would be great

Looking for a 4 blade option to try and reduce the boats tendency to lean left and cavitate on heavy acceleration... Iíve got lenco tabs

Has anyone tried a 4...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 11 May 2019, 11:35
Replies: 2
Views: 1,071
Posted By 1978SeaRider
First ever RIB in North Wales ?

My dad brought this RIB in 1979.

People used to gather around it on the beach in Anglesey at that time as theyíd never seen a RIB before

My dad thinks it was the first RIB used on Anglesey,...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 10 April 2019, 21:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Thatís great thanks guys, really useful...

Thatís great thanks guys, really useful information.

Looks like itíll be best to stay over as you said and those marinas sound good.

Maybe stick to Nefyn for the booze cruises !
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 10 April 2019, 14:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Fancy that at some point, but fancy a day trip...

Fancy that at some point, but fancy a day trip first I think... how far down the river into town can you get in Dublin bud ? Can you moor up and walk to pubs ?
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 10 April 2019, 13:40
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Holyhead to Dublin

Anyone fancy a day trip this spring ?
Thinking, leave early, few pints of the black stuff and lunch then cruise back.
Very flexible on dates, so planning to pencil some in and hit the one with the...
Forum: RIB gallery 26 March 2019, 16:53
Replies: 474
Views: 128,673
Posted By 1978SeaRider
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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 January 2019, 11:34
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By 1978SeaRider
About 46 knots, sheís not particularly fast, but...

About 46 knots, sheís not particularly fast, but sheís a good family cruiser... not sure on weight
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 January 2019, 07:42
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Sheíll just about pull the skin off a rice pudding

Sheíll just about pull the skin off a rice pudding
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 25 January 2019, 11:11
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Back on the water at last

After 4 years away from RIB ownership (due to kids) Iím back on the water in a Scorpion 8.5m that I picked up this week.

Hopefully see some of you around Anglesey this summer ! [emoji1303] 128336
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 23 September 2018, 10:55
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Thanks guys ! Appreciated ! Iíd not...

Thanks guys ! Appreciated !

Iíd not considered the cockpit space, thatís a slight concern but hopefully with an 8.5m, I wouldnít notice too much lost space from my old 7.5m. I think the flat...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 23 September 2018, 07:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By 1978SeaRider
8m+ In board v Outboard

Hi,

Looking for a quick bit of advice please...

Iím currently looking at 8m+ Scorpion RIBS and Iíve seen some great looking boats with Inboards and Outboards (Petrol and diesel)

Are there...
Forum: RIBs wanted 14 August 2018, 08:51
Replies: 3
Views: 1,096
Posted By 1978SeaRider
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Forum: RIBs wanted 13 August 2018, 18:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,096
Posted By 1978SeaRider
8m Cobra 350hp

Hi,

Iím in the market for the above or similar.

Cash ready, 35-45k budget but realistic and flexible.

Thanks !
Forum: RIBs wanted 25 April 2015, 15:07
Replies: 11
Views: 2,902
Posted By 1978SeaRider
I've got a fine 7.5 mOsprey Vipermax you could...

I've got a fine 7.5 mOsprey Vipermax you could have for about that... Low hours 250 ETEC with full service history...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 06 August 2014, 11:27
Replies: 10
Views: 2,178
Posted By 1978SeaRider
We are going to see friends who live in Ramsey so...

We are going to see friends who live in Ramsey so there will be plenty of fuel waiting for people who need it.

Probably spend the day seeing some of the IOM, pub lunch, couple of pints then...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 05 August 2014, 20:52
Replies: 10
Views: 2,178
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Holyhead - I.O.M September

I'm heading to Ramsey Harbour on the Isle of Man in Sept if anyone fancies a run over. Planning to pick a weekend dependant on weather forecast, so relatively short notice.

Leave Holyhead circa...
Forum: Engines & props 04 June 2014, 18:44
Replies: 12
Views: 6,156
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Sorry Dave, yes it's been dealer serviced...

Sorry Dave, yes it's been dealer serviced annually since new, apart from last season... so hopefully they've done the software updates, I'll check they've checked recent software updates tomorrow
Forum: Engines & props 04 June 2014, 18:42
Replies: 12
Views: 6,156
Posted By 1978SeaRider
Thanks everyone, really appreciate the help ...

Thanks everyone, really appreciate the help

I'm going over in the morning to try the above, I'll let you know how I get one. Fingers crossed
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