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Postby Bigcod31 » 05 Sep 2017, 20:16

Hi from tyneside.
Been reading this great forum for a while trying to gather as much info as possible before hopefully getting into rib / sib boating.
I have sea fished for 40 years boat, shore and last 9 years kayak fishing mainly around the north east coast and mull of galloway using a kazkazi dorado and a fatyak.
I must admit when looking into getting my first kayak i had such a buz inside, this is the way i am starting to feel about starting sib/rib fishing.
I am thinking small honwave but hopefully going down the route of a f-rib 2.75, will definitely not be using a trailer but will opt for transom wheels of some sort but some of the launching sites i have in mind involve some soft sand before reaching the firm.
So thats about it for now, i will continue to read and learn from ribs and sibs and hopefully not to long will have my own
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Re: New from tyneside

Postby Paul B » 05 Sep 2017, 21:07

Hi Pete. Welcome to the forum :welcome The Honwave or F-ribs are both very capable boats, and I'm sure the other members will be along shortly to help and advise
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Re: New from tyneside

Postby Bigcod31 » 11 Sep 2017, 09:21

Hi paul
Thanks for the reply, noticed you have a honwave do you trail it or use transom wheels to launch ? That's probably about maximum size sib i think i would require as all my launches form the area would be transom wheeled and will need to keep the weight down.
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Re: New from tyneside

Postby Paul B » 11 Sep 2017, 09:34

Hi Pete. I trailer the sib around, but use launching wheels to launch it so the triller never get put into the sea, reason being I live right by the coast and it's handy having the sib ready inflated if I fancy a quick runout

I even on short road runs leave the outboard on the transom with a strap wrapped around the leg onto the trailer to stop it bouncing
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Re: New from tyneside

Postby pugwash2 » 11 Sep 2017, 11:52

Hi pete and :welcome to our great forum, I have a honwave t40ae with a aluminium floor I fold it up into a bag and it goes into my car very easy the launch wheels make life better too,
Tthe only problem is the weight my wife wanted a solid floor but I was thinking of the t38ae which is a inflatable floor but probably half the weight, :thud
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Re: New from tyneside

Postby Bigcod31 » 11 Sep 2017, 19:43

Thanks for the info pugwash.
Will definitely be the v airfloor or an f-rib at the moment.
Where i live they charge for every slip access so thinking more of the transom wheels for beach launching
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Re: New from tyneside

Postby mattswan2512 » 13 Sep 2017, 20:13

Welcome to the forum and the best boating community......if carlsberg did boating community's well they would do this.........u get my drift. Enjoy sir and looking gorward to some fishing advice and tips
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