MARBLEHEAD, Mass. – Ribcraft, a manufacturer of professional-grade rigid inflatable boats for law enforcement, safety professionals, and military agencies, announced the recent delivery of two Ribcraft 6.5s to the Vermont State Police Marine Patrol.
The RIBs will be used by the State Marine Patrol and SCUBA Team for patrols, dive operations, and general search and rescue applications on Lake Champlain. The two 21′ Ribcraft 6.5’s are designed to provide the flexibility required for the varied mission requirements while still offering a large open stable platform for the dive team.
The two 21’5″ Ribcraft 6.5 professional grade RIBs feature a center console with bolster, aluminum T-top, an aft tow post, and an antenna arch with integrating folding dive ladder. Equipped with a single 150HP Evinrude E-TEC engine, the boats will reach speeds in excess of 40 knots.
Designed to be extremely durable, stable, and reliable, Ribcraft RIBs, with their heavy-duty inflatable tube were created as a platform for law enforcement, search and rescue, and maritime interdiction.