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Avon Jet RIB Range on Show in London
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#AVONRIBS – Worldwide specialist Jet RIB tender designer and manufacturer Avon is displaying its entire 2012 Seasport Jet Tender range at the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show 2012 today. The recently launched Seasport 380 Jet Tender will be accompanied by…
RIB Maker Continues to Expand
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#ZODIACRIBS – Rigid Inflatable manufaturer Zodiac continues to evolve its range of RIBs, inflatable boats, tenders and liferafts with the some new concepts, new hulls and designs. In addition to displaying three new models for the first time at today's…
Galway Crew Win RIB Challenge
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On Saturday the 22nd of October three elated Galway teenagers, their coach and parents drove home from Dublin with a brand new powerboat in tow valued at €12,500. Fionn Delahunty (16), Ciaran Jordan (14) and Eamonn Murphy (12) were representing…
RIB Challenge Prize up for Grabs at National Yacht Club
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14 teams have reached the final of the Yachtsman Insurance/ISA RIB Challenge. The competition promotes safety in power boating and it is aimed at training young crash boat drivers. The final round of the competition is being hosted by the…
Stunning New Look to McLaughlin's Red Bay 650 RIB
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There's a new look to Red Bay Boats all new look 6. 5 metre RIB and by all accounts from this week's Southampton Boat Show the Irish built performance RIB is a real head turner.  They could've easily be dubbed…
Foynes Takes Regional RIB Title at Royal Cork
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The first of three regional finals of the ISA Yachtsman Euromarine Rib Challenge 2011 was held at Royal Cork Yacht Club last Saturday and it was an exciting start to the competition. This year the competition was designed to encourage…
Red Bay RIBs Enjoy Trip to Ardbeg Distillery (Video)
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18 Redbay RIBs under the watchful eye of the firm's Tom McLaughlin headed out from Cushendall in Antrim trip to Islay in Scotland for their annual visit to Ardbeg Distillery on September 3rd. Last year the fleet encountered stormy force…
The Avon SeaRider Becomes the Zodiac SeaRider
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One of the best known RIB makes in the world, the Avon Searider, with hundreds in service with schools, clubs and commercial organisations around Ireland, and literally tens of thousands with similar organisations all over the world, has been treated…
Details of 8th Annual Rib Run Unveiled
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Details of the eighth annual Rib Run from Cork to Wales were announced on Thursday. The event will see 15 rigid inflatable boats (ribs) set off from Kinsale on 5 May following a 400-nautical-mile route to Aberystwyth. The Irish Examiner…
Rib Run from Kinsale to Wales Scheduled for May 5th
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The eighth annual Kinsale Rib Run in aid of the RNLI takes place between 5th and 8th May 2011 to Aberystwyth in Wales. The first general crew meeting will take place in the Trident Hotel on Wednesday 23rd March at…
Fancy a New RIB? Here's Your Chance....
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Fancy a new or second hand RIB? On the weekend of the 23rd and 24th October, Irish firm Redbay Boats on the Antrim coast will be holding a used boat and demo weekend. The firm will have special offers on…
240 Miles, Five Islands,Two Days; That's a Red Bay RIB Cruise!
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Eight Red Bay RIBs and 35 crew have completed a 240 nautical mile cruise and visited five Scottish Islands. Not bad for a 2 day cruise! This is the second cruise Tom McLauglhin of Red Bay has organised and boats…
Excalibur Delivers RIBS Round the Coast
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Excalibur RIBs of Cork have been busy this summer not only with a new 65 knot RIB for Round Ireland record holder Philip Fitzgibbon but also with new boats for Civil Defence teams in two locations around the coast. Joe…
New Redbay Angling Rib goes on Fish Patrol
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People don’t generally associate Ribs with fishing, their perception is that the hooks will puncture the tubes.  One man Hamish Currie has disproved this theory, Hamish who runs one of the top charter angling businesses in Ireland has just taken…
Bear Grylls to open Cowes RIB show
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Ribex 2010, sponsored by Suzuki and running from May 7-9 at Cowes Yacht Haven is on course to yet again be Europe’s largest boat show devoted entirely to RIBs. Adventurer Bear Grylls, who will tackle the Northwest passage in a…
Win a FREE RIB for your cub
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You could win a brand new RIB for your club or sailing school courtesy of Yachtsman Euromarine this summer. The ISA Yachtsman euromarine Rib Challenge. The RIB skills competition takes place with heats around the country at the end of…

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