You will find here a selection of our ‘older’ articles.  We hope you will find something interesting to read.

hotRIBS sent me a RIBster Profile to fill in and I got to think that perhaps a little history on the ...
# 01 In the beginning ...

# 01 In the beginning …

RIB Surfers Own Online E-zine Lucky old you and a big thank you to Kevin for his effort to get this ...
# 02 hotRIBS E-zine

# 02 hotRIBS E-zine

The first article got off to a great start and created lots of interest. I had some interesting feedback from hotRIBsters, ...
# 03 Off to a great start

# 03 Off to a great start

I have just been down to Gibraltar where the Atlantic creeps around Spain and into the Mediterranean, so there is still ...
# 04 Tides can be important ...

# 04 Tides can be important &#...

My theme for this contribution to hotRIBS is ...  do not rush your boating, either in preparation, launching or manoeuvring 'Safety ...
# 05 Safety first ...

# 05 Safety first …

Automatic Craft Immobiliser, that is what Kill-Cords are, as far as powered craft are concerned. The correct fitting of the Kill-Cord ...
# 06 Kill cords ... think about them!

# 06 Kill cords … think ...

As I walked around the Earls Court Boat Show, I felt the buzz of the occasion. This atmosphere has taken some ...
# 07 Ready steady go ...

# 07 Ready steady go …

Holidaying in Blakeney, Norfolk, just after the war, we used to make almost daily trips, depending on the tide, in Stratton ...
# 08 Watch and learn ...

# 08 Watch and learn …

Yep, the sun is over the yard-arm once again and it’s that time of year when a man has gotta do ...
# 09 Summers here ...

# 09 Summers here …

One of my customers recently broke a transom stay and when I went to recover the craft for repairs I realised ...
# 10 Bellows on the road ...

# 10 Bellows on the road ̷...