The Complete RIB Manual: The definitive guide to design, handling and maintenance

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First built in the 1960s for rescue work, the Rigid Inflatable Boat has revolutionised the marine market. The Complete RIB Manual, published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first RIB, is the ultimate reference catering all aspects of a RIB's design, handling and maintenance, aimed at all owners and users, both commercial and leisure. The emphasis of the book is entirely practical, and covers:

1. A History of the RIB
· Early development
· Modern design: leisure, commercial and military

2. RIB Handling
· Impact of hull design, tube types, internal layout and engines
· Driving techniques: throttle control and driving position
· Advanced techniques for economy, sport and rough seas
· Cruising: planning, weather, anchoring and communications
· RIBs as tenders - stowing and towing
· Launching and transportation
· Safety and survival

3. Maintenance
· Outboards, diesels, water jets, stern drives, fuel tanks and electrics
· Tube care: cleaning, repair, replacement
· Hull maintenance
· Winter storage, checking for leaks, servicing

The Complete RIB Manual is a comprehensive worldwide reference for all RIB owners and users, covering all the information necessary to handle and maintain a RIB of any size.

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Dag Pike was involved in the development of the first ever RIB, has tested RNLI lifeboats and other rescue craft, and won a string of trophies for powerboat races around the world. He is now a navigation and powerboat journalist and the author of many books, including Disasters at Sea, Storms and Wild Water and Cruising Under Power all published by Adlard Coles Nautical.

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...every Powerboat School, RIB builder and dealer in the country should have a copy on their bookshelf.. www.rib.net If you have a RIB, or are thinking of buying one, then you should definitely read this book! Lifeboat Magazine

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