F-RIBs are foldable and stable thanks to rigid V-shaped hull
This revolutionary RIB – the F-RIB - is foldable, and has a rigid V-shaped hull. We predict that this new range, being distributed through several UK dealers, will be a big hit in the run-up to the 2016 boating season because it has so many standout features. Firstly, thanks to the V-shaped hull it is extremely directionally stable and seaworthy.
The solid GRP hull provides this inflatable with stability and that means passengers can enjoy a very comfortable ride. The tubes with up to 4 chambers are neatly glued. The material is PVC Mirasol 1100g/sqm, a light and UV durable material. Buoyancy is excellent even if rougher conditions.
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The F-RIBs are easy to pack down and store – fitting into the boot of a large car, boat or caravan. For example, the 275 folds down to a boot-sized 900mm x 850mm x 400mm. They are also lighter than comparable products.
F-RIBs are suitable for all types of boating. Using smaller, lighter engines, the F-RIBs are fast, economical, safe and fun to use with assembly being achievable in under five minutes.
The F-RIB is a space-saver that removes the need for paid storage or a trailer.
Each F-RIB comes complete with an accessory bag, benches, 2 oars, an air pump, and a repair kit. There’s also a 4 year warranty on purchase. Prices are highly competitive with the smallest model, the F-RIB 275 selling for £2,216, and the larger folding sailing boat, F-RIB 460S selling for £5,474.
Video: Setting up a foldable rib boat
The smallest in the F-RIB range, the F-RIB 275 is only 9 feet in length can be packed away to an impressive 2’10″x3’x1’6” The F-RIB 275 can be assembled and inflated in less than 5 minutes with no hassle and extra parts to worry about. These compact inflatable boats have a rigid fiberglass hull making them very resistable to wear and tear.
Could this be the perfect tender? The First Foldable RIB with a worldwide patented design. The best solution when storage size matters. The F-RIB 330 weighing only 95pounds/43kg carries up to 4 passengers. The F-RIB can be assembled and inflated in less than 5 minutes with no hassle and extra parts to worry about. Simply fit the two bolts and inflate.
The F-RIB 460 is the biggest in the range at its 15ft LOA and with a nice deep cockpit. The F-RIB 460 can be assembled and inflated in less than 5 minutes with no hassle and extra parts to worry about. Simply fit the two bolts and inflate. These compact inflatable boats have a rigid fiberglass hull making them very resistable to wear and tear.
460 SAILING F-RIB
F-RIB 460S is the most innovative solution yet- a folding sailing boat that will fit into a SUV or a hatchback. At 15ft length she will fold to 4’6” x 3’6” x 1’6” / 1400 x 1100 x 450mm The 460S has a deep cockpit a centerboard keel and a foldable rudder which will allow very shallow draft. As all the other F-RIB range boats the 460 is easily assembled and inflated within minutes.
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