Kelpie is a purpose built Ribcraft 6.8m x Rigid Inflatable.
Based in the Outer Hebrides: available for hire throughout the UK and surrounding waters.
This boat is ideal for survey work, diving, filming platforms, safety standby, and fast passenger transfer.
- Ribcraft 6.8 metre RIB
- Yamaha 80 hp x2
- Comfortable seating
- Long range fuel tanks
- MCA(CAT 3) 20 miles 6+ 2 persons
- G.P.S (for accurate location)
- V.H.F. Radio communication
- D.S.C. (Emergency location positioning)
- Chart Plotter (for accurate navigation)
- Life raft for 8 persons
- Kelpie comes with its own road trailer.
Kelpie has been fitted out by Seatrek. At 6.8m long it can be towed by a 4×4 and is easily managed by two people for launching and recovery. This vessel is ideally suited for quick response situations.
It has been designed around the proven Ribcraft ribs. Seating is by 2 bolster seats with extra side padding. Seating for another 2 on a rear bench seat. With her twin 89hp Yamaha 4 stroke engines she has a top speed of 35 knots, but cruises comfortably at 23 knots. Having the 2 engines make her ideal for working in remote places.