MARBLEHEAD, MA – July 10, 2013 – RIBCRAFT, the United States manufacturer of professional grade rigid inflatable boats (RIB) for law enforcement, safety professionals, and military agencies announced the recent delivery of a specialized RIBCRAFT 4.8 to the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Department.
The RIB will be used by the Sheriff’s Department Underwater Search and Rescue Team for dive operations, general search and rescue applications, and special operational patrols. Easy to deploy at a moment’s notice, this versatile RIB will be used extensively in lakes, ponds, and rivers throughout Berkshire County.
The 15’7” RIBCRAFT 4.8 professional grade RIB features a forward positioned console, large open aft deck, an antenna arch, and a single 50HP Yamaha four stroke engine. Although small, the boat provides the flexibility and transportability required, while still offering an open stable platform for diving and rescue operations.
The Berkshire County Sheriff’s Underwater Search and Rescue Team, responds to water emergencies year round throughout Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
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 ranging in size from 14’ to 41’ capable of fulfilling most any mission. www.ribcraftusa.com
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