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The RIBCRAFT 4.8 employs RIBCRAFT’s signature deep V Hull to offer superior handling and performance. Incorporating the qualities of exceptional safety, design, and reliability, the 4.8 planes with ease, corners without skidding and provides a smooth stable ride. Easily launched by trailer or hoist or towed and stored aboard a larger boat, at just under 16’, the 4.8 is an exceptional all purpose boat. The 4.8 features a solid commercial fiberglass hull, a molded non-skid deck, and heavy duty Hypalon® tube with multiple chambers and pressure relief valves.


4.8 Specs

LOA: 15’7”
Beam: 6’11”
Weight (w/out engine): 685 lbs
Dead Rise Aft: 23º
Dead Rise Forward: 43º
Tube Diameter: 18”
Internal Length on Deck: 11’10”
Internal Beam on Deck: 4’1”
Draft (w/out engine): 12”
Maximum People: 6
Maximum HP: 60

Agile Performer. Deployable. Stable.


4.8 Standard Equipment:

  • Single seat console with attached pod seat with upholstered backrest
  • Stainless steel console grab rail
  • Heavy duty no-feedback steering with wheel
  • 1670 dtx Hypalon® tube with five (5) chambers
  • Pressure relief valves
  • External lifelines
  • Heavy duty rubstrake
  • Stainless steel bow eye
  • Anchor locker
  • Stainless steel bow cleat
  • Stainless steel transom tie down eyes
  • Battery with retainer and switch
  • Electrical panel
  • Navigation lights
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Underdeck wire conduit
  • Light grey gelcoat
  • Foot pump
  • Aft sump
  • Molded non-skid deck

4.8 Optional Equipment: (Partial List)

  • Additional pod seats with upholstered backrest and grab handle
  • Two person bench seat
  • 16 gallon internal fuel tank
  • Antenna arch
  • Tow post
  • Stainless steel lifting points
  • Reinforced tow eyes for towing
  • Folding bimini
  • Keelguard
  • Boarding wear patches
  • Tube grab handles
  • Paddle/hook retainers
  • Custom Hypalon® lettering
  • Electronics packages
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Complete engine packages
  • Various hull and tube colors

With accessory choices, console and seating configurations, propulsion options and a variety of navigation and communication equipment, the 4.8 can be personalized to the mission.
All specifications, equipment, and options are subject to change without notice.


Interested in the 4.8?

Tel: 781.639.9065 | Toll Free: 1.866.RIBS USA (1.866.742.7872)
Email: sales@ribcraftusa.com

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