These days, a RIB or Rigid Inflatable Boat is much more than a tender. However, some differences, for example compared to fibreglass construction boats with solid hulls, make special care necessary.
Buyers of used RIBs should also bear this in mind. A survey protects against unpleasant surprises, as Brian Gatt of Marine Proaction System knows. In this edition of our Best Practice Videos, he and Chris Tilley from Pantaenius Sail and Motor Yacht Insurance look at the dos and don’ts of inflatable boats.