Rigid Inflatable Boats

A look at RIB construction materials

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Buying a rigid inflatable boat is an investment. You need to know if you’re getting your money’s worth. You need to know your RIB’s weight, speed, longevity, cost of purchase, and cost of care. You need to know how to make RIB repairs, and what it will take for you to finish the job. There […]

Rigid Inflatable Boats Buyers Guide

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ORIGIN OF THE RIGID INFLATABLE BOAT (RIB) This particular style of watercraft was developed in the United Kingdom, actually in Wales, in 1964. While attempting repairs on a badly damaged inflatable boat, the torn bottom fabric was replaced with marine plywood and attached to the inflatable flotation tubes. Though this design proved to be reasonably […]