Jaw-dropping Bernico RXP14 Twin 600 hp V12 Mercury

Bernico RXP14 Twin 600 hp Impresses

This Bernico RXP14 twin 600 hp V12 Mercury outboards is a high-performance Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB).

This RIB measures 14 meters in length and has a beam of 3.5 meters. It is constructed using advanced composite materials, such as carbon fiber, to ensure a lightweight and durable design.

The RXP14 boasts a deep-V hull design which provides great stability and manoeuvrability even in choppy and rough waters typical for Nico Bertels’n RIBs.

Bernico RIBs are some of the fastest ones in existence and can reach speeds as high as 120 knots. And this one is no exception making your head spin well beyond 80 knots.

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Bernico RXP14 twin 600Hp V12 helm

High speed performance is the essence of Bernico RIBs but make no mistake, once on board you’ll be flabbergasted by the level of luxury and detail.

In short this Bernico RXP14 Twin 600 hp really stands out in the market for big RIBs.

Checkout these videos of other Bernico RIBs.

About Bernico International

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Nico Bertels

The Belgium based shipyard, established in 1991, delivers yacht tenders and custom performance boats from 7 up to 18 meters all over the world.

This video has been published on the Sytse de Vlas YouTube channel.

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LOMAC Turismo 7 point 0 a Beauty on the Water

LOMAC Turismo 7 point 0

The feel-good video take you on a tour of the Rigid Inflatable Boat’s features, including its elegant design, spacious deck, and comfortable seating.

The RIB is powered by a Mercury Verado 250 hp outboard.

What immediately stands out of this LOMAC Turismo 7 point 0 is the well-designed deck layout which offers plenty of space featuring a sun deck and a convertible dining area, making it a good choice for day trips with 2 to 6 people.

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LOMAC Turismo 7.0 a Beauty on the water

The video showcases the boat’s excellent maneuverability and stability on the water, making it an excellent choice for cruising, watersports, or fishing.

The company states this LOMAC Turismo 7.0 is their best seller.

This video was published on the LOMAC NAUTICA YouTube channel.

More well-selected LOMAC RIB videos here.


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2 Rafnar RIBs Fly-by in Impressive Black and White

Rafnar RIBs

Rafnar RIBs (Rigid Inflatable Boats) are high-quality boats, developed in Iceland that have gained a reputation for their superior behaviour in rough seas.

These RIBs are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions and rough seas, making them ideal for professional and tactical use.

Karatea based Rafnar Hellas has built a leisure version, seen in this video as the white model. Want to know more about that model, just click here.

One of the key features of Rafnar RIBs is their innovative hull design (Ök hull), which incorporates a unique wave-canceling system that minimizes shock and vibration.

This results in a smoother ride, improved stability, and greater fuel efficiency, so they claim.

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Rafnar RIBs in Black and White © Boat Zone


Another notable aspect of Rafnar Rigid Inflatable Boats is their versatility. They are suitable for a wide range of activities, including fishing, diving, rescue operations, and military applications.

The boats can be customized to meet specific requirements and can be equipped with a variety of features, such as high-tech navigation systems, powerful engines, and advanced safety equipment. As is the case with other professional RIB brands.

High Priced

They come at a premium price but their superior performance make them well worth the investment for those who demand the best.

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Club del Gommone Magnificent Winter RIB Run

On 9 February 2023, members of the Club del Gommone held a winter RIB run on the beautiful Lake Como in Italy to open the season.

This 52nd edition of the Invernale started this year from Vercurago at the Cantiere Bolis on Lake Garlate.

After leaving the boatyard, the group sailed north to exit Lake Garlate and, after a short stretch of the River Adda, entered Lake Como just in front of the city of Lecco.

From there, they went up the lake for about fifteen miles, passing Abbadia Lariana, Mandello, and heading for Punta Spartivento di Bellagio, recognizable by the cliff that separates the lake into two branches.

Near the cliff, as is tradition, they toasted with an auspicious aperitif to start the season.

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“Invernale 2023 Club del Gommone”

After the aperitif in the water, they returned to Vercurago (around 14:00-14:30) for an additional aperitif, which by then will have become a snack, at the Bar Restaurant ‘Il Molo’ opposite the boatyard for the 2022 edition.

There was no participation fee.

As a good organiser some agreements were made:

  • On Lake Garlate, you may not exceed a speed of 10 knots.
  • Under the bridges along the stretch of river connecting the two lakes, you must not exceed 5 knots
  • On Lake Como, you cannot exceed 22 knots.
  • The boatyard has fuel.
  • Navigation communications channel 73.

Their other RIB Raids are impressive as well.

About Club del Gommone

The Club del Gommone is an association of pneumatic boat owners founded in Milan in 1970 with the aim of gathering all nautical pleasure enthusiasts and promoting nautical tourism. The Club organizes gatherings, raids, and competitions, and is non-profit and apolitical. The Club is known for its organization and educational initiatives, making it one of the most respected nautical clubs.

Where they are
Currently due to renovations, the temporary headquarters are at the Centro Pavesi Via Francesco De Lemene 3 Milan.
We meet two Wednesdays a month from 21:30 to 24:00

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Cruise into the Cool RIB Boatshow at BMC March 2023

BMC organizes a RIB Boatshow on their premises to provide you with the best selection of Rigid Inflatable Boats from top brands, including Technohull, Salpa, Capelli, Osprey, Highfield, BSC and more.

A RIB boatshow of this scale is unique in Belgium and will take place from March 4 to 12, 2023.

No matter what size and power you need they will be able to help you out.

Would you like to buy a Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) but you are not sure how or where to start? Let this article inspire you in 10 thoughts.

Cruise into the Cool RIB Boatshow at BMC Defender @ RIBs ONLY - Home of the Rigid Inflatable Boat
Admire the new Defender amongst the many RIBs

Proud to share that Brugge Marine Center (BMC) is a good Friend of RIBs ONLY.

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