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Why a RIB?

Posted 11 May 2011 by Mako RIBS under Articles
Why a RIB?

Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs) are craft constructed with a conventional planing hull manufactured out of fiberglass with an inflatable collar for increased buoyancy and stability. The collar (or tube), which acts like a shock absorber, ensures the craft has an unparalleled degree of seaworthiness and safety. These unique high performance craft represent the very latest in boating Technology and this sector has been recognized as the most rapidly growing within the marine industry. RIB's are used all around the world for leisure, military, commercial and rescue applications.

Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs) are craft constructed with a conventional planing hull manufactured out of fiberglass with an inflatable collar for increased buoyancy and stability. The collar (or tube), which acts like a shock absorber, ensures the craft has an unparalleled degree of seaworthiness and safety. These unique high performance craft represent the very latest in boating Technology and this sector has been recognized as the most rapidly growing within the marine industry. RIB's are used all around the world for leisure, military, commercial and rescue applications.

Advantages of a RIB

 

  1. Our RIBs are designed tested and built to withstand the most treacherous and hazardous sea conditions world wide)
  2. They are ideal for any application including offshore venturing, diving, fishing, sight-seeing, as well as inland skiing, leisure, fishing and other pursuits.
  3. This is all done with economical savings due to the weight-saving aspects of the craft which enable it to be driven with a smaller motor - thus achieving an unparalleled degree of performance (fuel saving).
  4. A higher degree of safety and stability is ensured due to the RIBs very high degree of buoyancy.
  5. The RIBs are easy to launch and retrieve. Any vehicle can be used to launch and retrieve the craft provided the trailer is built correctly and is launched from a proper launching facility.
  6. Because the tube absorbs a lot of shock in rough conditions a RIB gives you a softer dryer ride.