I’ve always been fascinated by the Rigid Inflatable Boat. Their form, style, lay-out, toughness, seaworthiness, safety and sportive way of navigating are the unquestionable advantages you’ll rarely find combined in another type of boat.
The T-Top of the Ribco Seafarer 36X which is made entirely of carbon. This is by the way the very first pan-European sea trial of the new Mercury V10 400 hp Verado done by our Greek friends at e-Ribbing.
There into the bigger RIBs market with lengths staring from 10 meters as you can see in these videos here on RIBs ONLY.
Ribco uses the renowned Scorpion hulls who have a proven record. A very good choice.
The Ribeye winter boat show 2023 will take place from January 30 to February 4. And they offer a good formula.
“The whole family is welcome; for those who want to venture out to sea can experience a fully immersive sea trial with our expert team and for those who want to stay back at base, let the team at Ribeye spoil you with some hospitality by the fire pit.”
Specs of this RIB are in the beginning of the video and if you want to see more of this model, click here.
Canada designs the Gala boats and started in 2015. They use aluminum to make the hull.
After searching a lot (the website only mentions “‘manufactured in Europe”) I finally found this decisive information: “The city of Kharkiv in Ukraine (…) is home to 3 well-known brands in the European RIB sector: Grand, Brig and Gala. The Grand shipyard also has a factory in Odessa, on the shores of the Black Sea.” (source)
Experience the world of rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) at Brugge Marine Center’s RIB boat show from 4 to 12 March. Led by Kris Deraedt, explore their state-of-the-art selection of RIBs and discover why this type of boat has been growing in popularity.
As every year, they have an extensive range of stock models available in our showroom, where you can choose both recent used RIBs and beautiful demo models.
The Boat Show’s collection
This winter’s selection of offers is extensive and varied, featuring a great range of second-hand RIBs from popular brands like Technohull, additional new stock models from Salpa and more famous brands like Highfield amongst others.
You can choose between no less than 4 different engines as well: Yamaha, Mercury, Suzuki and Honda.
Their team is as always ready for you at any time.
On May 1st 1987 the Deraedt family, were able to take over the Brugge Marine Centre. The years that followed were not only dedicated to reorganisation but also to the development of a robust marketing plan and the search for new market segments.
For several years now, Brugge Marine Centre is also one of the most flexible, fastest growing companies of its kind.
This Maxi Rib Capelli Stradivari 43 offers luxurious trips on the water by the looks in this video. Its topspeed in this video was around 45 knots with 1 person aboard. So it’s clear you don’t buy this RIB to go fast.
This € 600K+ RIB accommodates up to 4 people, has a toilet and shower on board, making it possible for weekend getaways.
MIke Horn is a well-known adventurer with an amazing palmares. Together with his fellow explorer Fred Roux they were scaling an iceberg in the Arctic circle on august 3 in 2020. This endeavour nearly ended in tragedy … fast forward to 04:16 and be a witness.
The rescuers used a Honda powered Highfield to save these men. …