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Stingher 800 gt

This is indeed an impressive and desirable RIB, a true GT of the sea but rather than writing about her strengths, I will leave that to Alex Smith of Powerboat & Rib Magazine who headed for Drivers Wharf in Southampton in March 2013 to undertake tests on the new ‘Sport Custom’ version of MRL’s Stingher 800GT…

MRL, the sole importer of Stingher RIBs, is justly renowned as something of a pioneer. Not only has it been forging ahead in its bid to transform Redbay’s ultra-durable Stormforce into a desirable leisure boat, but it also seems to be taking the lead in making basic necessities (like anchors and compasses) standard fare. As for its boats, the current MRL fleet comprises everything from glamorous, Mediterranean-style Stingher and Predator craft to bulletproof Redbay RIBs and stoic Sea Champion fishers. And yet, having tested the original Stingher 800GT back in April 2012, it is the new ‘Sport Custom’ version of this family RIB that I am particularly keen to test…

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