Difficult question that.Worth a LONG read via the search facility. Particualrly here:-
Brig Heavy-duty HD410, HD460 - how good are they?
I'd describe them as 'Europlastic Med boats'. They haven't really been around for long, and they aren't the kind of rufty tufty boat that seems to feature in refurb threads-(nobody seems to refurb Pro Opens,Avon 560s or any other similar boat either). Ie, once they lose the initial shineyness, they won't be worth much.
More seaworthy ribs have race or commercial heritage in their hull design.Nothing you're looking at so far has either, and you're not going to like them much in rougher weather whereas I'd be passing you airborne with a grin on my face and a drysuit on in a Searider,RC585,Osprey etc to name but 3.
If you asked 'Would it be better than the Dauntless' I'd only say 'maybe'. I'd say the same about the Pro 550 Open as well-though I'd be more likely to buy the Zodiac.
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