The RIBCRAFT 4.8 Coach delivers professional grade performance, reliability and durability that have become synonymous with the RIBCRAFT line of RIBs. The commercial grade construction combined with functional simplicity make the 4.8 Coach the ideal safety for sailing programs and yacht clubs. A proven RIB designed and built for the sailing community, the 4.8 Coach offers a forward position console for improved visibility, open deck for marks, sailors and gear and a deep V hull for unmatched performance while underway. RIBCRAFT has worked with coaches and programs to develop the only boat designed specifically for coaching.

4.8 Coach 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: 70

Designed by coaches, for coaches.

4.8 Coach Standard Equipment:

  • Console with front access hatch
  • Single pod seat with hinged storage locker and high backrest
  • Console grab rail
  • Heavy duty dark grey Hypalon® tube with five (5) chambers
  • Pressure relief valves
  • External Lifelines
  • Heavy duty black rubstrake
  • Stainless steel bow eye
  • Anchor locker
  • Bow cleat
  • Lifting points
  • Transom tie down eyes
  • Marine battery with box
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Underdeck wire conduit
  • Light grey gelcoat
  • Foot pump
  • Aft sump
  • Molded non-skid deck

4.8 Coach Optional Equipment: (Partial List)

  • Additional Pod Seat
  • Two Person Bench Seat
  • Aft Tow Post
  • Transom Bollards
  • Boarding wear patches
  • Tube grab handles
  • Paddle/hook retainers
  • Custom Hypalon® lettering
  • Hypalon Burgee
  • PropGuard

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

Interested in the 4.8 Coach?

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

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"Things worked out very well. The boat was a great addition."

Hyannis Yacht Club