Since 1998 Ribeye has changed the way the leisure user approaches the sea. From humble beginnings in the beautiful seaside town of Dartmouth, Devon, Ribeye’s driving ambition has always been to manufacture the best leisure RIBs in the world. The legacy continues and Ribeye engineer the best handling hulls in the market and is inspired to build boats that are safe, dry and truly deliver for whatever their purpose. A Ribeye embodies capability and exemplifies performance, challenging individuals to go beyond what they thought was possible. The ride quality and safety of a commercial grade hull combines harmoniously with the refinement of a luxury RIB. With beautiful styling and precision finish, every Ribeye is bespoke and instilled with iconic British design cues. Ribeye has become the pinnacle of refinement in the RIB world and is underpinned by cutting edge design and British craftsmanship.
"Innovation, quality and performance. These three factors sum up Ribeye. They are encapsulated within the hydrodynamics, luxury and excellence in all our boats. The whole Ribeye family live and breathe this every day. I am very proud of what we have achieved." Charles Chivers, Founder
Ribeye has an eye for design. With a wealth of experience on the water coupled with advanced manufacturing techniques, the latest generation of Ribeyes truly represent the very pinnacle of refinement in British boat building. Ribeye have become the pinnacle of refinement in the RIB world and are underpinned by British design and craftsmanship.
The combination of British craftsmanship and state of the art technology in the infusion composite and rigging headquarters in Dartmouth and network of facilities around the world ensures consistency, robustness and safety in the Ribeye products which is met with fresh and contemporary British design. Every Ribeye is manufactured and finished using the best hypalon tube material, premium gelcoats and luxurious upholstery and textiles, ensuring superyacht quality is found on every vessel.
Ribeye runs a continuous testing programme in Dartmouth, not only to finely tune performance and safety but also to evolve the design and usability, with automotive-like ergonomics, functions and features subtly found throughout.
Ribeye have engineered the best handling hulls in the market and are inspired to build boats that are safe, dry and truly deliver for whatever their purpose. Ribeye embodies capability and exemplify performance challenging individuals to go beyond what they thought was possible. Ribeye combine the ride quality and safety of a commercial grade hull with the refinement of a luxury RIB. The current generations of Ribeye build on its legacy and the new generation go beyond this.
Ribeye’s turbo deep V hull is one of the best of its kind in the world. It is the legend behind the outstanding sea keeping capabilities of every Ribeye and enhances suspension, dryness of ride, fuel economies and responsiveness. It was designed and engineered for class leading-capability and robustness with a level of finish and function not traditionally seen on a RIB. The architecture of Ribeye’s hull design promises to deliver best in class hydrodynamics in every size.
Every Ribeye is different and each one is instilled with iconic British design cues. A wide range of colourways and materials are available to suit every taste. Primary and complementary secondary colour textures allow specific personalisation for interior and exterior. Ribeye offers an extensive range of layouts and features that allow you to personalise your vessel. Once your model is selected and customisation configured, the Ribeye is dialled-in and tested to result in perfect performance and a reassuring sense of control in the command-helm state.
Handovers are Ribeye’s forte and are tailored to the client’s requirements both on and off the water. It is essential that you feel confident and safe in your boat so Ribeye encourages everyone to join them at the handover, to ask all the questions and spend as long as you need on the water. As a RYA Powerboat School, Powerboat II training courses are offered in your new Ribeye delivered by the in-house RYA powerboat instructors.
For complete piece of mind, Ribeye offers the most comprehensive and unrivalled five year warranty in the market.