Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA June 28, 2005 - RIBCRAFT, based in Marblehead, MA today announced that the thirteen member clubs of the Barnegat Bay Racing Association each took delivery of their own RIBCRAFT 4.8 at a special celebration on June 13th.
The thirteen rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) will be used by the clubs’ junior sailing programs as coach and safety boats. The Barnegat Bay Racing Association, a US Sailing member, consists of all active yacht clubs from the waters of Barnegat Bay in New Jersey. At 15’7”, the RIBCRAFT 4.8 provides sailing programs with an ideal coaching platform for virtually all classes and abilities. Each boat is equipped with a Honda 40HP four-stroke engine, center console, removable bench seat, and durable blue Hypalon tubes.
RIBCRAFT is the country’s leading RIB supplier for yacht clubs sailing programs and race committees. The Barnegat Bay Racing Association deliveries are part of RIBCRAFT’s innovative Direct Buy program for clubs. Under the program, clubs work direct with sailing professionals at RIBCRAFT to design a layout and power option specifically for their need.
The membership of Barnegat Bay Racing Association will be able to put their new RIBs to use immediately following the celebration on June 13th.
With twenty years experience, RIBCRAFT has gained an enviable worldwide reputation as one of the leading designers and builders of rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) for law enforcement, safety professionals, yacht clubs, and recreational boaters. Built to the strictest commercial grade standards, RIBCRAFT boats satisfy people who regard safety and performance as essential. With sizes starting at 15’, RIBCRAFT boats are built to go anywhere, do virtually anything and always perform.
About Barnegat Bay Yacht Racing Association
The BBYRA is a regional sailing association of 13 sailing yacht clubs located around the waters of Barnegat Bay in New Jersey. They host a weekly championship series and provide coordination of sailing events between the thirteen member clubs. www.bbyra.org
Matthew Velluto, RIBCRAFT USA
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