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Gemini Waverider 1060 Cabin Launch

Gemini are known for building some of the most durable RIBs on the market and proudly launch perhaps their hardiest yet with the impressive new Waverider 1060 Cabin RIB. 'Designed to take on the harshest of conditions in unparalleled comfort and security.'

UK-built by Berthon RIB Solutions, this capable 10.6m multi-chine, deep-vee hull with a state-of-the-art, fully enclosable cabin provides incomparable shelter from the elements to take on ferocious conditions. Boasting enough internal space for crew and extensive amounts of equipment, whilst having no impact on its outstanding sea-keeping. 

Known for providing workhorses for commercial and military purposes, the tubes are made from 1670 dtex Hypalon and wrapped in two robust shark fin rubbing strakes. Access throughout the deck are functional from the sides and with an optional bow access through a seperate forward hatch.

The options include having a seperate forward cabin with a galley, toilet and berths or a more basic plan for storing equipment. Built for a range of varying environments, the 1060 can have AC, heating systems, demisters and even night-vision, as part of a range of electronic options with varying shock-absorbing seating plans and an open T-top version.

The Waverider 1060 Cabin Top comes with a CE Category B Certificate if required and is fully compliant with MCA Workboat Code 2. This boat can be certified for Category 2, up to 60nm from land in day and night. 

1060 Cabin outside Berthon Boat Company

Andy Andrews comments, 

“This is an exquisite offering; we are excited to add it to our already broad range of boats. 40 years of Gemini knowledge and the world-class construction facilities at Berthon let us create the ideal solution for every client. This Waverider 1060 is able to face whatever the sea can throw at it, and still get the job done.”

The spacious Waverider 1060 is customisable with a variety of diesel and petrol engines; A-frames; colours and finishes. Now presented with this all-weather defence, the WR1060 is built for purpose. The choice of large fuel tank sizes allow longer patrol cycles and with the unparalleled Berthon support and aftersales service, satisfaction is guaranteed.


LOA: 35ft (10.60m)

Beam: 10ft 3" (3.30m)

Draught: 2ft 4" (0.75m)

Weight: 1350kg

Recommended HP: 500-640

Fuel Capacity: 656l (Optional 1080l)

Engine options range from twin 250hp outboards, such as the preferred Yamaha F250s giving a top speed of 42 knots or COX 300hp engines, which are also available via Berthon. Max rating for the 1060 is 640hp with the option of a single diesel sterndrive.

MED Wheelmark approved equipment is used throughout to ensure the boat meets meticulous international standards. QHSE standards can also be met to ensure this boat is compliant for commercial use. The A-frames used are designed to incorporate a powerful self-righting system and of course, the dimensions of the WR1060 mean it is easily towable and fits into a standard ISO container. 

Waverider 1060
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Boats and Outboards Team
Published on 2020-07-13