Preparing the Rib before the trip
Handling a Rib in rough weather

Some "secrets" of Rib's Setup in tough weather

By Thomas P.

Undoubtedly two of the most important characteristics of a Rib are speed and flexibility, to which the excellent handling in difficult conditions is due.

However, to achieve optimum handling, we first need to ensure that the Rib is suitably set up. Even if we are the world's best master with the best boat in our possession, our handling on a rough sea will be doubtful if the setup is not proper.

It's not possible to expect the boat to perform well in bad weather if the engine has been mounted very high or the propeller is too long. No matter how capable and experienced we are, we're bound to end up disappointed.

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Some “secrets” of Rib’s Setup in tough weather
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