Originally Posted by RIB-Teccie
Does anyone remember the Fletcher Rib, It debuted in 1986 and after trials was modified a bit to be used in the Standby Industry. Does anyone have photos or know the whereabouts of one??
Fletcher sold the hull design and moulds to Northern Diver who then started Offshore Components which before long became Osprey. The Fletcher rib went through many evolutions before becoming the Viper, and more recently the Vipermax
More info on the history page of the Osprey Owners' Association