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RIB Hire in the Solent

RIB Hire – Cruise the Solent in one of our outstanding Ridged Inflatable Boats

Short or Long Term Hires

Low hassle handovers, available in many locations throughout the Solent. Maintained and supported by our team at Bembridge Marine on the Isle of Wight.


Pick up a spacious, fully fueled, Sashma coded RIB, equipped with full navigation & safety kit, including a life raft. You'll be welcomed with tuition videos & full personal hand over on your first hire of the year.

Cruise The Solent

Our great cruising area boasts a variety of beach stops, local landmarks, harbours and creeks. Perfect for picnics and full of seaside hospitality to make your day memorable.

RIB Charter in Cowes with Lifejackets lined up on the pontoon

Our RIBs can be hired in the Solent area within our permitted cruising area. Our limits are Bembridge lifeboat station to Chichester Harbour. Needles to Hurst Castle. Renters can’t go to the south of the Island past these limit lines. Skippers must be 21yrs or over and hold an RYA powerboat level 2 certificate as a minimum. We will accept other certificates such as day skipper as long as the hirer has previous power boating experience.

We are SASHMA coded and local authority licenced for use within the Solent. Our Rigid hull inflatable boats are very safe and come fully equipped with GPS navigation and depth gauge, VHF radio, safety and first aid kits, 8 man life raft and all the general boating equipment you expect for a safe trip in the Solent.

Hire RIBs on the pontoon in Bembridge Harbour

Explore The Solent Waters in One of Our Hire RIBs

RIB Hire Isle of Wight

Our Boats

6.5m RIB

The 6.5m RIBs have a 100hp/115hp engine (depending on RIB allocation), 7” touch screen GPS plotter with VHF/DSC. The seating configuration is a bench helm seat with 2 double jockey seats behind.

R70 RIB (7.3m)

The R70 RIB is our latest premium RIB built for 2022. It has a 150hp engine, 7” touch screen GPS plotter with VHF/DSC; music system; front and rear sun decks and a bathing platform.

Get In Touch

If you are considering hiring a RIB in the Solent area or have any questions, give us a call.