Vanguard Marine Professional Series RIBs consist of two ranges designed for armed forces, rescue organisations and police. The Professional Series includes six Medium V RIBs from 3 metre to 7.6 metre and three Deep V RIBs from 5.4 metre to 8.6 metre. Each RIB can be produced to individual customer requirements with outboard or inboard engines linked to stern drive or water-jet propulsion. Vanguard SOLAS range includes inflatables and RIBs meeting stringent technical specifications in accordance with the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea.
Vanguard Marine hulls are built in GRP. Deck layout options include standard or custom consoles, fixed or supension seating plus storage systems and dive bottle racks. The Vanguard Marine manufacturing process incorporates specialist techniques linked to advanced design and production tools such as CNC and robotic cutting. The entire production process is carried out under the ISO 9001:2008 Quality System certified by Lloyds Quality Assurance.
Vanguard Marine manufacture inflatable tubes and collars in house with three fabric options. Tubes can be manufactured from Polyurethane PU and Neoprene-Hypalon to meet different user requirements. The PVC-Hypertext and Elastar PU Polyurethane options are manufactured using mechanical and robotic systems, together with Thermosealing technology, an industrial system that ensures consistent quality. The Orca Hypalon neoprene manufacturing process uses the traditional manual cold gluing method.
The technical team at Vanguard Marine have over 30 years experience in the RIB industry. In house skills include the complete process of design, manufacture and servicing of RIBs. The Retubing and Rivernaut divisions are dedicated to the re-tubing and repair of RIBs from all manufacturers.
Vanguard Marine clients include:-
Spanish Aduanas (Customs), Civil Defence Department of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Sibelco Europe Mining Group, Scorpio Actividades Nautica - Dive Charter Madeira
Vanguard International, North Fambridge, Essex CM3 6LS UK TEL: +44 (0)1621 744250