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Humber Destroyer 7.2m with a 150hp Yamaha outboard


The Destroyer range of RIBs were designed and developed through recognition of the concept of a rigid inflatable boat's sea keeping capabilities. This model has endured extensive sea trials in the harshest of conditions to achieve, without doubt, a perfect performing RIB that is in a class of its own.

The combination of high strength, low weight, advanced deep 'V' hull design, together with its sheer high bow and unique tapered keel planing surface produces excellent results whatever the sea state. The most amazing characteristics of these superb looking craft are their ability to 'grip' the water enabling sharp responsive high speed turns. Any short attempt to become airborne end with a soft landing as the perfectly formed deep 'V' irons out the shock of re-entry.

The range is a popular choice for the both the serious leisure user and commercial operators and as each craft is built to an individual's requirements.

150hp Yamaha outboard
Length : 7.2 m
Beam : 2.28 m

Aircraft 7.8m with a 225hp Evinrude ETEC outboard


The "Aircraft" RIB was established by Liverpool Power Boats in the early 1990's and has earned itself an excellent reputation which has been built up over the years. The "Aircraft" has been built with the serious RIB user in mind. It's a go anywhere, anytime, do anything watercraft. This RIB is robustly built in the traditional manner featuring a GRP hull and marine ply GRP glassed transom and deck, A-frame, deep 'V' 24 degree dead rise hull, Hypalon tubes (45cm diameter) and five independent inflation chambers. The "Aircraft" can be used either as a leisure or commercial boat and is ideal for use in demanding coastal environments.

Seawake 5 is an Aircraft 7.8 metre powdered by a powerful but efficient Evinrude 225hp Etec. Aircraft Ribs are CE Category C approved - Inshore: Designed for voyages in coastal waters, large bays, estuaries, lakes and rivers where conditions up to and including wind force F6 and significant wave heights up to and including 2 metres may be experienced.

Model 7.8m
Internal length 6.9m
External beam 2.6m
Internal beam 1.70m
Tube diameter 0.45m
Dry weight 750kg
Required power 175-300hp

Ribeye 785s with a 2012 Evinrude 225 ETEC outboard


Hypalon 2-tone blue and light grey tubes, with 6 grab handles, moulded lifeline holders, lifelines, wear patches, dual rubbing strake
Bow fairlead on GRP moulding with stainless steel cleat
Deep V hull, monocoque construction Moulded deck with self-draining cockpit
Deluxe 2-man wraparound helm seat with rear grab rail, fitted onto a stowage box
Integral sculpted rear seat with large storage area
Sports console with front seat, screen and stainless steel rail, cushion and back rest, hatch, removable dash panel
Navigator console Backrests for sculpted rear seat
Swing back helm seat Bow sunbed
Bimini cover Boarding platform with telescopic ladder
Bow eye, 2 transom U bolts, anchor eye Mooring cover
Underdeck stainless steel fuel tank: 250 litres Boarding ladder
2 x 3-man jockey seats 3-way bolster helm seat
Bow seat with cushion and locker beneath Splashwell including drains, hull drains
Steering wheel, helm1-man, 2-man, 3-man jockey seats
A-frame with navigation lightsTeak decking
Hydraulic steering Click HERE for a YouTube movie of a 785
Technical Specifications
Overall Length7.83m
Internal Length6.67m
Overall Width2.50m
Inside Width1.58m
Tube Diameter0.46m
Number of Air Chambers55
Number of Persons14
Maximum Payload1500kg
Boat Weight Std Spec820kg
Maximum Power250hp
Engine ShaftXL
Design CategoryB
Boat Weight inc Engine/Rigging1377kg
Boat & Trailer Weight1877kg
Trailer Weight500kg
Height on Trailer2.43m
Height of Boat1.95m
Engine Weight280kg
Prop Size24”
Draft in Water at Rest0.55m
Max Speed52knt