By Thomas P. – Tasos Sachidis

One or two outboard engines?
That’s an essential dilemma that concerns many sea-friends who have decided to buy a larger rigid inflatable boat. And the answer is not as easy as it may seem.

By Karel Overlaet

Do you want to buy a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) but you do not know how to go about it?
Worry no more. This article will guide you on what to consider in making the best possible decision in 10 chapters.

By Thomas Panagiotopoulos

It would not be an exaggeration if we said that it is wonderful and sometimes even fascinating to have the required basic knowledge so as to be able to setup a boat properly, thus making it possible to maximize its performance in every condition.

By Thomas Panagiotopoulos

It is true that we often hear about «great» captains who «flatten» the waves with their unbelievable Ribs, even waves created by winds of 7 or 8 bf. Of course, they never talk about waves created by winds of 5 or 6bf, considering these winds of negligible intensity.

By Carlo diMeglio

Every year we have always the same problem: “how can I clean my Rib without damaging its tubes’ surface?” Here it is a complete tutorial for the restoration of your inflatable boat. Here it is a complete tutorial for the restoration of your inflatable boat.

By Thomas Panagiotopoulos

Each time we are going to tow our Rib, it is necessary to check thoroughly the trailer to ensure not only our own safety but our beloved inflatable boat as well.

By Thomas Panagiotopoulos

Having completed the maintenance of your engines, which must remain in a vertical position in order to drain well from the water, we proceed to the maintenance of the Rib with simultaneous inspection of any possible damage that may need to be repaired.

By Thomas Panagiotopoulos

Please, do not abandon your passion! The water, and especially the saltwater, corrodes everything while the immobility accelerates the wear.
The above phrase speaks by itself and there is no room for doubt. So, when the leaves of the trees begin to fall, it’s time to start thinking about preparing the hibernation of your rib and engines.

By Giovanni Bracco

The word «raid» has the power to bring to mind mysterious islands and unlimited rides to every devotee of ribs deserving this title, and it is now common belief that «raid» is the greatest expression of cruising and adventure with a rib.