Modern rigid inflatable boats designed with a solid, Deep V hull, are gradually gaining the attention of yacht owners. This is commonly referred to as a “Deep V”. The sturdy construction of the hull adds extra strength, allowing it to easily cut through waves, rough waters and choppy conditions with little effort.
But why are they becoming popular only now? When were they created, anyways? Before we discuss the history of rigid inflatable boats, let’s define what RIBs are and what makes them so special.
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