Funky RIB 500 by Paris Giannikos Design

Funky RIB 500’s Hull Design

This Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) has remarkable updates in hull and deck design as show in this video (no subtitles).

Leading the charge is Paris Giannikos, the visionary behind XTRIM and the newly established Paris Giannikos & Architects.

Together with his partners, he embarked on the ambitious endeavour of crafting this extraordinary project.

The Funky RIB 500 effortlessly combines a multitude of innovations, setting new standards in both hull and deck construction.

FUNKY RIB 500 by Paris Giannikos Design @ RIBs ONLY - Home of the Rigid Inflatable Boat
Funky RIB 500 particular hull design

Distinguished by its wave-piercing vertical bow and intelligently incorporated step, the hull ensures optimal performance and manoeuvrability.

Meanwhile, the deck impresses with its generous space, even featuring a toilet discreetly integrated within the console.

Boat & Fishing magazine had the privilege of joining the manufacturer on a thrilling sea voyage, where Paris Giannikos himself unveiled the groundbreaking features of this exceptional watercraft.

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This video was published on the Boat & Fishing YouTube channel.


External length5.48 m
Inner length4.80 m
External width2.44 m
Internal width1.57 m
Angle of deadrise23°
Tube diameterfrom 0.33 to 0.41 m
Number of air chambers4
MaterialHypalon Neoprene 1100 dtex
Fuel tank95 l
Water tank35 l
Horsepowerfrom 70 hp to 150 hp
Empty weight420 kg (depending on version)
Class certificationC

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