Recent RIB Articles

Rope Care

GOOD ROPE CARE = SAFETY AND SAVINGS.  A good rope is an invaluable asset but sloppy handing can result in early failure, dangerous situations and substantial expense. Here are a few tips … read more →

June 25, 2014 at 2:08 am by


RIB cruising

Why go RIB cruising? Whilst many RIBs are used for diving, club safety, or racing, they are increasingly being bought by people who would, in the past, have bought ski boats or … read more →

December 23, 2012 at 10:17 pm by


Buying a New RIB

Make sure you know what you are buying! Advice about buying new comes from Colin Jones, author of Rigid Inflatable Boats, with seven questions to ask your friendly RIB dealer. < Edit: … read more →

December 7, 2012 at 2:03 pm by


Docking Poles DIY Style

I should have my new docking poles finished tomorrow and since info on DIY ones is thin on ground thought i’d add this incase anyone wants ideas for their own. was going … read more →

August 12, 2010 at 10:26 pm by


Best Corrosion Protection for Aluminum in Saltwater

I have had several aluminum boats out here on the Chesapeake Bay, not quite as salty as the Gulf, but salt is salt. Here is what I do: First part of year … read more →

August 9, 2010 at 3:54 pm by


How to Make Your Own Windscreen

After seeing many posts regarding windscreens, and the fact I have yet another pattern to add to my collection. thought that I may give my input and assist other DIYer’s A.) cut … read more →

July 2, 2009 at 8:53 pm by


DIY Sundeck

I was very frustrated that the weather was so poor for the IOM weekend and that I was at home thinking that I really should have gone up regardless, I did what … read more →

July 2, 2009 at 8:25 pm by