August 23, 2021

Thinking of Buying a RIB Boat?

The RIB, or RHIB, has been one of the most reliable and iconic types of boat for many years. RIB or RHIB simply stands for Rigid (Hulled) Inflatable Boat and can be seen almost anytime you are on the intercoastal or the open ocean. RIBs are extremely reliable boats, constructed with a solid hull, lightweight, and inflatable tubes that line the entire outside of the boat. The unique design of a RIB makes it extremely easy for the boat to withstand large wave impacts and boat wake. This is achieved using something called Variable Geometry Hull, meaning the hull will change shapes when taking an impact.  The tubes that line the side of the boat are meant for additional protection around the hull when coming close to another vessel or trying to dock. These unique safety features that are only found on a RIB make it very appealing to sailors everywhere.    Things to Consider When Looking for a RIB

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