First 9.8m Amphibious RIB developed by ASIS on its way to owner.
Following the success of the ASIS Amphibious RIBs 7.1 and 6.1m, and in response to popular demand; ASIS just developed, tested and delivered its biggest amphibious RIB ever manufactured yet; A 9.8 meter Black Rigid Inflatable Amphibious boat.
This boat is intended for private use, and will reach its owner in The United States in September.
The Sealegs® amphibious system available on the ASIS 9.8m RIB consists of motorized, retractable and steerable wheels, powering the boat with off-water capabilities
The entire system is marinised and stays completely out of the water while underway. This means there is no compromise to on-water performance.
Once fitted with the amphibious technology Sealegs®, any ASIS RHIB will be able to travel directly between land and sea by the use of three retractable wheels with a hydraulic system linked to an inboard motor.
Powered by a single 350Hp Mercury, Verado 4 stroke outboard engine, this 9.8m amphibious RIB can reach speeds of up 41 mph when fully loaded. On land, it can travel to up to 10kph.
Featuring Hypalon Tubes, 225 L fuel tank and self-draining deck, the Asis 9.8m is also equipped with 4 Ullman Patrol Shock-mitigating Seats designed for additional comfort and lateral stability. The stand-up double center console has a forward seat and the Canopy has a custom 4 sided Canvas/Isinglass seasonal cockpit enclosure that can be added to it.
This boat was ordered fully in black, from fiberglass to Tube to Accessories; So all stainless steel and aluminum equipment have been powder coated in black, such as the aft tow post, the forward Samson post and the T Top.
As for the electronics and the navigational equipment, the 9.8m ASIS Amphibious RIB has been filled with the latest, including but not limited to the following:
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