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speed freak, 2

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speed freak, 2


Driving the kids to their sailing class, we spied a pretty wicked looking RIB being towed in front of us. As we got closer we read Pure Yachting on the truck – "hey I know those guys!" Sure enough they were in town showing the boat to dealers and Josh Trout from pure invited us out for a spin today. This one is the 730 – 24′, all carbon, 225 hp Merc outboard, full electronics, power steering, and just about as bitchin as can be.

The thing flat hauled ass on SD bay – hitting 65 mph and as smooth as a gravy sandwich. Turned on a dime and was just a blast. All these RIBS are, but this one ups the Gucci factor considerably. How much to roll this way? Complete with all the goodies, including teak cockpit sole and refrigeration, plan on a buck and a quarter…