RIBbing After Storm Ciarán

Ciarán’s Last Convulsions

This video captures the navigation through various types of seas in the aftermath of the powerful European storm Ciarán from late October to early November of 2023.

This course is given by the French based OLM Perfectionnement Mer Formée using a RIBcraft and a Mercury outboard.

If you have a keen interest in navigating through challenging sea conditions, I’ve published a collection of captivating videos for your enjoyment.

This video was published on the OLM Perfectionnement Mer Formée YouTube channel.

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Williams Jet Tenders Adrian Newey SportJet Handover

Who is Adrian Newey

He’s the chief technical officer of Formula One’s Red Bull Racing & Red Bull Technology team.

He picked up a Williams SportJet 460 tender to complement his new, 27.4-metre British built Oyster 885 yacht to sail around the world.

The video shows him testing the RIB on the Williams’ 80-metre lake and the shipyard’s visit.

I have released additional videos featuring the Williams Jet Tenders.

This video was published on the Williams Jet Tenders YouTube channel.


FOCCHI 480: Small and Beautiful by e-Ribbing


“Giampaolo Focchi – Cesistenza Battelli Pneumatici” was founded in Ravenna in 1979. The founder, owner and true soul and driving force of the company is its owner: Giampaolo Focchi.

The origins of the Italian based company are in fact to be found in his studies in engineering, in his passion for the sea and speed and in his Romagna stubbornness, combined with the seafaring air of Ravenna and the city’s tradition in the production of inflatable boats.

What makes Focchi inflatable boats different from all the others on the market is a set of truly unique and essential features.

This video was published on the e-Ribbing. com YouTube channel.


One Bright Day in a Highfield Sport 900

The Brand’s Flagship Sport 900

The scenic beauty of Florida’s coastline is truly captivating. In this short video, a family is portrayed savoring the picturesque views while aboard this Highfield

In this blog post more info is provided. You ca read there that the hull of this flagship based on that of the famous Patrol 860, was redesigned by Petter Martens to offer stability and performance as expected. The boat keeps these features up to a speed of 60 knots.

Via this link you’ll get the specs of this Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB).

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Choosing a Rigid Inflatable Boat? Now’s the Time!

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Time to dream your destination

Time to Put Your Mind to it

You decided to go boating and thoughts of cruising on open waters, discovering hidden spots, and enjoying water sports begin to take center stage.

If you’re itching to spend your upcoming summer soaking in the sun and sea, now’s the time to think about getting yourself a Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB).

I’ve crafted several articles to assist you in navigating the process of purchasing a Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) so that you can make an informed decision and select the optimal one that aligns with your requirements:

Time is of the Essence

Anyone who loves boating knows that once the sun starts shining and temperatures rise, everyone and their grandma wants to be on the water.

Deciding on a RIB early means you beat the “summer rush”.

Not only do you get the boat you want, but you might also snag some sweet pre-season deals from manufacturers and dealers itching to get their boats on the water.

Waiting until the last minute to decide on a boat can be a bit like trying to find a needle in a haystack.

The cool models might be gone, and you could end up settling for something less than ideal for you.

Decide on a RIB now, and you’ll have your pick of the litter, ensuring your boat is perfect for your style and plans.

Grab the Opportunity

Many RIB manufacturers let you pick your colors and add extra features.

By deciding early, you’ve got time to get everything just right. Plus, it gives you the chance to get to know your boat, complete any training you might need, and make sure you’ve got all the safety gear on board.

So, if the idea of spending your summer out on the water has got you daydreaming, don’t wait. Now’s the time to decide on a Rigid Inflatable Boat.

Grab the opportunity, get your boat ready, and get set for a summer filled with unforgettable moments on the water.

The waves are calling, and your RIB is waiting to take you on an unforgettable summer adventure.