NIFCA takes delivery of patrol RIB

A new cabin rigid inflatable boat (RIB) has been delivered by UK builder Ribcraft to the Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NIFCA).

The 9.5- by three-metre GRP-hulled newbuild has been named Robert Arckless MBE after a former chairman of the NIFCA.

The RIB has a heated cabin with seating for three crewmembers, a lavatory, a range of 480 kilometres, and two Suzuki DF250 186kW outboard engines.


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