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Rules and Responsibilities for RIB Skippers and Inflatable Boat Owners

Rules and Responsibilities for RIB skippers and inflatable boat owners

Towing a RIB or Inflatable Boat

Passage Planning 'Tools'

  • Tidal predictions - by Admiralty Easy-Tide
  • Always check-out the weather forecast before you get underway in your RIB or inflatable; at Ribstore we use this great free weather forecast tool at

Marine Accident Investigation Board Reports (MAIB) & Safety

  • Link to the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB)
  • Safety video from - reminder why wearing a life jacket on your boat, is so important and the dangers so misunderstood
  • Link to MAIB findings following the MAIB’s investigation into the RIB Milly fatal accident on 5 May 2013
  • Link to RYA Safety Advisory Note 01/2014 - The RYA's first Critical Safety Issue provides the RYA's advice on current safety issues, inlcuding the importance of always wearing a kill cord