-excerpt taken from www.salterboat.com
Salter Watercraft is a manufacturing and trading company with over 20 years experience. We have developed into a comprehensive enterprise integrating manufacturing, marketing, importing, exporting & adhering to the management idea of "customer first and quality foremost". We are working hard to provide high quality products with factory direct prices to you our customer. What is a RIB/RHIB? RIBs, Also known as rigid inflatable boats, RHIBs, are rigid hull inflatable boats, or are fibreglass or aluminium powerboats fitted with inflatable collars or tubes.
As well as excellent fendering, this makes RIBs almost unsinkable and suitable for all sorts of conditions. RIBs are some of the most versatile boats available and are used as rescue boats by the coastguard, patrol boats by the military, work boats, race boats in international competitions, tenders to yachts and super yachts, and as general purpose all round cruising or fishing boats by families around the world. Our PVC coated fabric is 0.9 mm and 1.2mm thick. We use 1100 Denier polyester fabric which has been specially coated on both sides with PVC to make our units extra strong.