Highfield Sport 800

Highfield Sport 800 RIB - Looking for a Land Rover of the sea? The Highfield Sport 800 with its hard wearing aluminium hull design, hard T-top and adaptable seating has loads to offer, so you can really make the most

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BRIG Eagle 6.7

BRIG Eagle 6.7 - BRIG is back! Great to see a whole line up of their RIBs at Boot. The BRIG Eagle 6.7 has always been a family favourite and with Mercury Marine Pro XS she's a true pocket rocket.

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Grand Drive 600 Lux

                       Test-Grand-Drive-600-RIBDownload With a non-existent extras list, it seems that no stone goes unturned in this high-spec boat, as Greg Copp reports … Considering this boat falls into the most hotly contested section of the RIB market, UK importers

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Grand Golden Line 580

The Grand 580 is a very complete RIB, especially considering its size. It drives and handles well, making it perfectly suited as an all-round sports boat. Plenty of thought has gone into the detailing of the 580. Grand Golden Line

 The Making of RIB Tubes

… The appeal of PVC tubes is straightforward; their price advantage is spectacular. … PU is the uncontested Arnold Schwarzenegger of the RIB fabric world. … For builders of custom and semi-custom RIBs, CSM’s versatility is a big plus.   The

Ready for Blast-off

Ready for Blast-off With thousands of youngsters having tried their hand at the throttle in the Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship over the past 16 years, it’s time once again to get the engines revving and offer a new wave

Ribcraft 7.8m

You get the impression that every aspect of the boat has been carefully thought through.  This particular version is obviously not designed for the average family, though its seats would certainly win a few hearts and minds in rough weather.

Ribquest 7.8

Not that surprisingly, the build quality is rock solid. … this boat proved itself hugely capable in some big seas, providing a steady sure-footed ride, with responsive sporty handling to match.  Ribquest 7.8 Greg Copp takes a close look at

The Eagle Has Landed 

Brig are the world’s largest builders of RIBs, producing 5,500–6,000 inflatable boats each year … and growing fast! Brig are currently the best-selling brand in Australia and across Europe. They have also recently launched in the USA to great acclaim.

Brig 10m Eagle

The attention to detail throughout the boat is impressive. It is… a very exciting boat to drive, and will appeal to the water sports enthusiast. Its price tag is reflected in its build quality and attention to detail. Brig 10m

Walker Bay to Unveil New RIB

Walker Bay have unveiled their new Generation Light RIB (Generation LTE) at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in early November. The light weight and hull design mean this boat only requires 20hp to hop up onto the plane, so

MDL Marinas Winter Offers

Boat owners across the UK will be able to ensure their boats are kept safe and well maintained throughout the winter months and enjoy savings on berthing packages and essential maintenance from MDL Marinas.   MDL have special winter offers

Britain’s Boatbuilders Buoyant

A new industry report released by British Marine indicates that across the whole of the UK boat manufacturing sector, revenue increased by 1.6% in 2016, generating £859 million in turnover, while unit production climbed by 1.5% to 9,907 units.  Growth

Blue Lagoon Private Boat Storage

Opened by Ben Walker in September 2017, Blue Lagoon are located along Sandbanks Road in Lilliput, Poole. The company provides secure and private boat storage and is looking for winter customers. In the near future, Blue Lagoon will also be

Northern Lights

The memories will live forever, and I would gladly repeat it anytime. We had a few situations where the waves were breaking into the boat and it filled up with a lot of water. The more I replayed the situation

Grand Golden Line 850

Grand’s new flagship is the point at which the company’s most lavish internal facilities meet its most potent driving experience There’s a clarity to its internal design, a user-friendliness to its communal layout and a sophistication to its styling that

Cap Camarat 75CC

If you are looking for an open-decked boat to participate in water sports, the Cap Camarat should certainly be on your shortlist. This boat can be driven hard and frenetically and it shrugs it off like a sports boat. Cap

Quicksilver Activ 755 Open

The space, convertibility, family-friendly layout and level of performance are of a standard that will appeal to many middle-of-the-road boating families. It looks good, goes well and can accommodate six without overcrowding. I didn’t find any failings in the handling


Another outstanding beacon of hope, technical excellence and … real-world relevance from the excellent Gibbs yard An amphibious bike from Gibbs is much more than just an indulgent curio Weird but Wonderful: Gibbs Biski Alex Smith explores the latest amphibian

Avon 340 Seasport Deluxe

A great tender from a returning brand. The hull on the Avon is pretty impressive; even an inexperienced driver is safe, which is important if you’ll be letting your children loose at the helm. The Avon Seasport is the type

Chris Craft 22

As a comfortable family craft that can stretch its legs when needed, this boat is pretty unique in this country. The standard of finish to the gelcoat is outstanding, and when you lift the engine hatch you find that this

Boston Whaler 270

You expect a Boston Whaler to work well, feel robust and drive obediently – and the new 270 Dauntless does exactly that. For those who favour substance over bravado, this is an indisputably capable, versatile and reliable family companion. When

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