Commercial Workboats

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These are used for anything from ecotourism trips to white knuckle pleasure rides. The Ribcraft hull lends itself perfectly for the job, from its superior construction, superb sea keeping and handling, to plenty of internal space for seating.


Ribcraft design and manufacture Rigid Inflatable Boats “Ribs” from concept to reality at our UK based Factory. Leisure, Commercial, Rescue, Military and Dive versions available


The Company

Ribcraft are based in our own purpose built factory in Yeovil, Somerset, UK. We are one of the few British manufacturers who have the capabilities to design and manufacture the complete boat ‘in house’ giving us total quality control throughout. Our company place great emphasis on safety, durability and quality of construction, each new project undergoes a rigorous testing and commissioning schedule.


Model Range

Ribcraft manufacture boats from 4.2 to 15.0 metres and each commercial project is unique to the customers individual requirements



Ribcrafts in house design department models each project using 3D CAD to enable the client to visualise the final product. Ribcraft hulls were designed by the late George Marvin C Eng. m.r.i.n.a. who had the reputation of being the most experienced designer of Ribs in the industry through his works in fluid dynamics. George designed the majority of our hulls during his time with us.



Ribcraft are constructed to the highest standards using Lloyds approved materials. Our standard boats are built to MCA Type approval, CE approved (ISO 6185) and our company complies with ISO 9001


Project management

Ribcrafts design and project management team have a wealth of experience in using and constructing commercial boats. Ribcraft deliver the highest level of specification at a very competitive price to exacting standards.