D-Marin Business Bay Marina takes delivery of a brand-new Ribcraft 5.85m Pro RIB to be used for operations support at the marina.
Featuring a center console with extended canopy, removable crew seat, highly reinforced inflation tubes, the RIB provides excellent open deck space for rescue operations, garbage collection as well as forward custom area for fitting a portable fire pump to be used in an emergency situation.
Powered by Yamaha 115HP outboard, the RIB can reach speeds in excess of 40 mph while still providing unparalleled safety and unsurpassed stability and performance.
Features of the RIBCRAFT 5.85m PRO include:
- Centre positioned console with stainless steel frame, fabric top and windscreen;
- Commercial specification Hypalon inflation tubes ORCA 866;
- Heavy-duty rubstrake fenders;
- Forward stainless steel bow post;
- Keel guard;
- Engine crash rail;
- 115HP Yamaha outboard with Seastar hydraulic steering;
- Copper coat antifoul;
- Complete set of electrical and electronics including: VHF, GPS, Horn, Emergency Light, Navigation and Anchor Lights.
Special features include the Ribcraft’s signature impact push bow, sprayed over with blast mitigation coating.
Ribcraft worked closely with D-Marin Business Bay Marina to understand their operational requirements and built a boat that meets all of their demands.
D-Marin Business Bay Marina is the first leisure yacht marina on the Dubai Canal, offering 157 berths. Linking the Creek with the Jumeirah coastline, D-Marin Business Bay Marina provides calm city cruising.
When asked what made them choose Ribcraft as the brand for their marina services RIB, D-Marin Business Bay Marina Management explained: “Ribcraft offered a high value product. Our requirements were considered at all times. We are enjoying the practical layout and rugged construction, whereas the small upgrades made for us will have great future benefits.”
Extremely durable, stable, and reliable, Ribcraft RIBs with their heavy duty inflatable tube and deep V hull are an excellent platform for law enforcement, search and rescue and marina services.
The boat was named Mako, after the fastest shark in the world.