Renowned Manufacturers of Quality British Built Rigid Inflatable Boats

RIB Range Rib Boat Q&A’s

What most people want to know...

Q: What type of Rib Boat can you offer ?

A: Ribquest have a wide range of Rib Boats to suit professional, commercial or leisure requirements. The options are a 4.8m – 5.3m with a 2.3m beam. A 5.8m – 6.3m with a 2.4m beam.
A 6.8m – 7.3m – 7.8m – 9m – 10m Rib with a 2.9m beam.
All with soft riding deep V hulls. We can also supply inboard diesels and cabin options on our larger ribs.

Q: Can I have in board fuel tanks?

A: Our Rib Boats can be supplied with any of the following options: 25 litre portable fuel tanks for the smaller engined craft, fitted within the console or seat base. These tanks can be removed for re-fueling. We can also supply and fit fixed
inboard 60 or 70 litre plastic in console tanks (Spec dependent).
However our most popular choices are under deck aluminum or stainless steel tanks ranging from 90 to 400 litres or twin inboard fuel tanks up to 600 litres if required.

Q: What type of trailer do I need?

A: Our special offer packages include a roller glide trailer (braked or un-braked) with, winch , light board and securing straps.

Q: Can I choose my own seating layout?

A: Yes, we have a flexible approach when dealing with our customers and design our Rib Boats around your specific needs. A wide range of console and seating layouts which lets you choose the Rib that’s right for you.

Q: Do I need a braked trailer?

A: As a general rule a braked trailer is required with a Rib Boat of 5.3m fitted with a 70HP engine and above. If the gross weight of your boat and trailer is under 750kg, then you can use an un-braked trailer, however, if the gross weighs above 750kg then by law you have to use a braked trailer.

Q: How long will it take for my Rib Boat to be built?

A: Unless purchasing from our stock items, all our Rib Boats are built from scratch to suit the customers exact requirements.
It usually takes between 5 to 12 weeks to complete a build , however, it is dependent on our production schedule and the size and specification of your RIB. We will provide you with a timescale when you place your order.

Q: I am buying the Rib Boat for commercial use. What about certification?

Ribquest can offer full coding facilities including supplying all of the relevant equipment to meet the required specification.

Q: How do I order?

A: Once you have decided what size Rib boat you require, all you need to do is call to discuss your requirements to ensure we provide a quotation for a Rib that suits your exact needs.
You can visit our workshops to view Rib Boats in stock or Ribs currently in build. Ribquest will require a deposit before we commence the build. The balance of funds will need to be cleared before you take delivery of your new Rib Boat.

if you have any further questions please either call or email and we will be delighted to help.