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August 31, 2011

RIBCRAFT Delivers Fleet of Patrol Boats to New Jersey Fish & Wildlife

MARBLEHEAD, Mass. – Aug. 31st 2011- RIBCRAFT®, the United States manufacturer of professional grade rigid inflatable boats for law enforcement, safety professionals, and military agencies announced today the delivery a fleet of RIBCRAFT 6.8’s to the state of New Jersey.

The 22’5” 6.8’s will be used by New Jersey Fish & Wildlife Officers for law enforcement duties, patrols, and vessel inspections. A versatile boat equipped for long days on the water, the fleet provides the handling, performance, and protection needed for patrolling the vast waterways throughout the state.

Configured for patrol and law enforcement operations, the 6.8 features a center console with bolster, aluminum T-top, forward tow post, and aluminum crash rail with bollards. RIBCRAFT’s signature deep-v hull, full length lifting strakes and heavy duty multi chambered Hypalon tubes with pressure relief valves coupled with a 200HP Honda engine allows the department to respond to almost any situation on the water within their jurisdiction. Additional features include remote control GPS chartplotter with radar, LED light bar, remote control search light, VHF and private channel radios, and a hailer/siren.

Extremely durable, stable, and reliable, RIBCRAFT RIBs, with their heavy-duty inflatable tube are an excellent platform for law enforcement, search and rescue, and maritime interdiction.

About RIBCRAFT RIBCRAFT designs and builds safe, durable, performance oriented rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) that fulfill the most demanding professional and recreational applications. A leading manufacturer of professional grade RIBs and inflatables for safety professionals, military agencies, yacht clubs, and recreational boaters throughout the world, RIBCRAFT offers vessels starting at 14’ capable of fulfilling most any mission. www.ribcraftusa.com

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