June 30, 2017

RIBCRAFT Delivers Patrol Boat to Spotsylvania Sheriff's Department

RIBCRAFT Delivers Patrol Boat to Spotsylvania Sheriff's Department. As the leading manufacturer of professional grade rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) for safety professionals, law enforcement, and military agencies around the world, RIBCRAFT delivers a RIBCRAFT 6.5 to the Spotsylvania County Sheriff.

Marblehead, MA June 2017 - Located on Lake Anna in Virginia, the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Department provides on water enforcement and rescue operations along the lake's 220 miles of shoreline. The 21' RIBCRAFT will serve as a patrol boat for the Department, greatly expanding their response capabilities while providing a safe platform for interacting with recreational boaters.

RIBCRAFT worked with the Department to understand their operational requirements and built a boat that meets all their needs. The 6.5 features a center console with front bench seat, windscreen, and two side-by-side jockey style pod seats under the aluminum T-top to accommodate the 2-3 officers onboard during patrols. Powered by a 150HP Mercury, the RIB will reach speeds in excess of 45MPH while still providing unparalleled safety and unsurpassed performance.

Additional features of the 21' RIB include:
- Antenna arch with integrated dive ladder
- Keel guard
- Electronics box within the T-Top
- Heavy duty Hypalon dark grey tube with black rubstrake and (2) sets of boarding wear patches
- Battery maintainer and 12V outlet

Designed specifically as surf rescue craft, the RIBCRAFT RIB will provide the Sheriff's Department with increased maneuverability and rough water performance. The 6.5 is a reliable and durable patrol boat for the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Department to patrol Lake Anna and surrounding waters all summer long.

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

RIBCRAFT designs and builds safe, durable, performance oriented rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) that fulfill the most demanding military, 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 15', capable of fulfilling most any mission. www.ribcraftusa.com

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