Power & Motoryacht

Technohull Omega 45

Marine professionals depend on RIBs in the line of duty for a number of reasons. RIBs are lightweight, burn less fuel and need less horsepower to go faster—but can still accommodate large powerplants. The inflatable collar makes them durable and less prone to damage when docking or in the event

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