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September 28, 2007
Pod Seats: Comfortable, Functional, Safe
Looking at the video I posted the other day of the woman and her passenger getting thrown from the boat, I am reminded just how much I like the RIBCRAFT pod seats. First, a pod seat is RIBCRAFT's version of a jockey seat. At first glance most people's reaction is that they don't look comfortable. Some people at boat shows have made such bizarre comments as it looks like an old fashion lunch box or even a mailbox. To an extent I would agree with that initial impression, however, they are anything but uncomfortable and more important they do what their meant to do – keep you in the boat. A RIB is the ultimate performance boat and though they are designed to go through anything safely, we passengers aren't without help. I like to equate a pod seat to a bucket seat in a high end sports car. You don't see large bench seats in a Porsche 911 or...
Posted by ribcraftusa at 09:07 AM
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September 24, 2007
Incredible Video - Should Have Worn the Kill Switch!
Take a look at this incredible and somewhat frightening video. The commentator says the two should have buckled up, but more importantly the driver should have been wearing his kill switch. I'm scared to know what happened to the people after falling out of the boat. Though this accident didn't happen on a RIB, it could happen on one if you take a tight turn at high speeds. Like this speed boat, a RIB is designed for high speed maneuvers but us people aren't. That's why you should always wear a kill switch while boating....
Posted by ribcraftusa at 04:17 PM
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