Welcome to Ribstore Tips and Advice for RIB and Inflatable Boat owners and skippers - please do use our FREE e-library for advice on how to care for and repair your RIB, rigid inflatable boat and dinghy.

When searching for help or advice to maintain and repair inflatable boats, we know how frustrating it can be trying to find a single source of concise information to help you enjoy, maintain and repair inflatable boats, Rigid Inflatable Boat's or RIB's, soft inflatable boat's or SIB's, dinghy's or indeed any floating inflatable structure; whether it be to discover if a RIB or inflatable boat is the right choice for you, to identify the fabric material that your inflatable collar or tube is made from, to carry out hypalon repairs, buy inflatable boat repair kit's or accessories for your Rib or dinghy. We hope the following tips, advice and relevant links help you to get the most out of your RIB boat.

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 All about Inflatable Boats & RIB's

Care, Maintenance and Repair of your RIB and Inflatable Boat

Manufacturers Manuals, Instructions and Technical Guides


 Rules and Responsibilities for RIB skippers and inflatable boat owners 

Towing a RIB or inflatable boat

Passage Planning 'Tools'

Marine Accident Investigation Board Reports (MAIB) & Safety