After the excitement of owning a RIB sets in, the next thing an owner will want to consider is how to maintain the vessel. After all, a rigid inflatable boat is an investment and one that will take a reasonable amount of care and maintenance. After a day of play on the water, it’s time to put the vessel away or store it properly. BRIG Rigid Intelligent Boats believes that caring for a boat after each use significantly impacts the longevity of the vessel. We don’t mean some sort of four-hour process; however, the small consistent maintenance will keep a RIB in tip-top shape.
We thought it might be helpful to create a guide for our customers to help them maintain the life of their vessels. This will be a great start to building a routine around the boat and will support an owner by identifying problems faster which can significantly impact an owner’s bank account.
Caring for a Rigid Inflatable Boat
For starters, a RIB is easier to care for than ANY hard-sided boat and requires no polishing. Secondly, they are much lighter than a solid fiberglass yacht tender of similar size, thanks to the inflatable tubes.
Ultimately, every aspect of a RIB design translates into a number of advantages.
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