About /Company Profile
Solent Rib Charters Ltd was established in 2001 with one boat and has grown over sixteen years to become Europe's largest Rib Charter Operator with a wholly owned fleet of twenty six boats.
By trying to excel at everything to do with the commercial operation of Ribs, the company's progress has been reflected in both its growth and recognition as partner supplier to The Royal Navy, Volvo Ocean Race, Offshore Challenges, RYA, The J Class Association, Americas Cup, Clipper Ventures, Cowes Week Ltd and The Home Office.
The highest possible levels
SRC try to establish the highest possible levels of customer service and delivery with an overarching focus on the safety of our passengers. We have a terrific team of highly qualified hard working full time employees augmented by trusted contract staff in peak season.
Europe wide reach
Solent Rib Charter operate anywhere in Europe where there is a requirement for a fleet of matched boats capable of supporting major events. Typical examples include The Route Du Rhum, Vendee Globe, Volvo Ocean Race stopovers and Tall Ships host cities. The Ribs and skippers are licensed to operate throughout Europe.
SRC's Ribs range from 6.5m SOLAS approved jet drive Fast Rescue Craft, though a substantial number of conventional open passenger carrying Ribs pictured on this page to fully enclosed Cabin Ribs with 'Galaxy' a 15m MCA Category One coded vessel as our flagship.
Solent Rib Charter is owned by the same two people who started the business, giving the company unrivalled market knowledge and expertise. The company is able to make decisions quickly and price competitively.