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Ribeye RIBS at Selby Boat Centre

Selby Boat Centre is a fully authorised Ribeye RIB Dealer offering the full range of Ribeye RIBS and Inflatables. We are also an approved service centre and can carry out repairs to your RIB.

Larger A Series, S Series and Grand Tourer RIBS are tailored and ordered to your specific needs. A selection of the T Series Ribeye RIBS are stocked and available to view, or take away immediately, or within a few days delivery time.

Ribeye RIBS are exclusively powered by Yamaha, so complete boat packages including Yamaha Outboard Engine, Accessories, Trailer, Electronics & anything else you may need can be customised to meet your individual requirements.


T Series

A unique new range of 12 RIB Tenders for up to nine persons, built using epoxy powder-coated all-aluminium hulls.

The boats, from 2.4 to 4.8m overall length, have been developed and designed by Ribeye for use with a selected range of Yamaha four-stroke outboards, giving customised packages to suit most needs.

Like all Ribeye craft their quality is excellent, with well-constructed two-tone, multi-chamber Hypertex buoyancy tubes and heavy-duty rubbing-strakes for alongside berthing.

All models are finished with Ribeye colour trim and the now familiar Ribeye "powered by Yamaha" logo.

What especially singles out these Ribeye Tenders, with their white aluminium hulls, is their ideal suitability for beaching roles, typical for long-term tender use. Such smaller boats are much more likely to be dragged onto beaches or slipways where gravel, shingle and hard surfaces can be less than friendly to GRP hulls, which can be prone to deep scratching and the wear and tear of frequent abrasion. Aluminium hulls will take the punishment year after year.

These Ribeye aluminium tenders are roomy, strong and robust, yet light and easy to transport. The smaller models travel easily on roof rack, swim platform or coach roof; however all models can be davit hung or towed astern.

Because of their light weight they are a real alternative for those who may have chosen an inflatable in the past for getting to and from a larger boat but would prefer a hard hull. Tiller steering is standard on all models but an attractive range of consoles can be fitted for use with higher hp for remote use.

There are three types of Tender within the range. The TL (Tender Light) 240, 260, 280, 310 has a single skin aluminium hull; the TS (Tender Standard) 280, 310, 350, 370 has a double skin hull; the TA (Tender All-Aluminium) 365, 400, 430, 480 has a heavy-duty aluminium hull.


A Series


The ideal family boat for every occasion, formerly called the Playtime range.

These Ribeyes have "fun" written all over them. Ideal for beach hopping, skiing, exploring, fishing, swimming, snorkelling, or just sun bathing. They are a favourite for every occasion

The A Series have a genuine deep "V" load-carrying hull, designed to cut through and cushion the impact of the waves, giving a smooth comfortable ride. The smaller models in the A Series are unique in having a deep V hull as most RIBs of this size have shallow hulls. Like all Ribeyes they handle superbly and are easy to manoeuvre at any speed. The A Series are quick on the plane even when fully loaded.

The A Series are practical and safe. They offer a very dry ride and is reassuring and forgiving to drive. It is the ideal boat for the first time RIB owner with limited experience. The integral moulded deck provides a stable platform, with its tough easy to clean, slip-resistant finish.

There are three standard models, with seating, console and accessory options available for them all.

The A Series are fitted with a splashwell. The higher freeboard helps prevent swamping when the RIB is moored or from a following sea. The splashwell also acts as a bathing platform.

Available Sizes: 5.00m, 5.50m and 6.00m


S Series


Fast, high performance RIBs - great for long distances, formerly called the Sports range.

The Ribeye S Series are pure thoroughbreds. The design of the 650 and 785 has evolved from the arduous environment of RIB racing. This monocoque deep "V" hull has proved itself time and again winning many races and championships.

But the S Series are not just spartan racing boats. The present models have been designed with recreation and conviviality in mind. The latest design features a broader beam. This extra room gives a dimension of spaciousness and increases passenger comfort and stowage capacity.

Compared with hard boats and many other mass-produced RIBs, the hull of the S Series is very forgiving, safe and predictable offering an exceptionally comfortable and dry ride. Handling capabilities are superb which is why the S series has terrific agility and manoeuvrability with exciting full throttle performance.



The S series are also ideal RIB tourers for long distance trips, coast and island hopping, and are totally suitable for family use. The powerful deep "V" hull is bonded to the moulded, slip-resistant deck forming a true monocoque construction.

The consoles and seats have been ergonomically designed to provide for maximum storage without encroaching on the spaciousness. There is plenty of room to move about. For sun worshippers the bow will convert into a good-sized sundeck with the addition of a bow cushion.

Both these boats have moulded spray deflectors that give dynamic lift at high speed. The 785 has a unique planing wedge which creates better lateral stability, enhanced turning and precise tracking. These high performance hulls demand high performance engines. The high powered F250 fourstroke is the natural choice. So head for the open sea.

Available Sizes: 6.50m, 7.85m


Ribeye Grand Tourer


The performance, handling and safety of one of the world's finest RIB hulls, with the stay-aboard comfort of a sports cruiser.

A beautifully balanced hull and superstructure have enhanced the performance of a highly acclaimed, professional RIB, the Ribtec 1000 - one of the most respected RIBs in the world. Throughout the world this is the benchmark for professional RIBs having completed ocean crossings and circumnavigation.

The Grand Tourer's tough all-weather ability belies its awesome performance, with jet like acceleration and top speeds in excess of 60 mph (subject to choice of Yamaha engine).

Whilst the on-board comfort of the accommodation maybe comparable with a small modern sports cruiser, the sea-going ability and performance of the Grand Tourer leaves conventional boats in its wake.

The Ribeye GT delivers a notably superior ride, greater comfort, improved sea keeping and better fuel efficiency than a similarly sized, conventional motorboat; the hull's buoyancy being provided by the tubes which ride clear of the water until needed in turns or heavy weather.

Available Sizes: 10.50m


Why Choose a New Ribeye RIB & Yamaha Engine from Selby Boat Centre?

  • Yamaha's legendary Reliability.
  • Ribeyes World Class performance and build quality
  • Wide range of RIBS from 2.4m to 10.50 to suit all budgets.
  • Exclusive YCOP Immobilising system on engines over 30Hp.
  • 5 Year Engine Warranty (subject to servicing).
  • Free 1st Service (20 Hour) - Parts & Labour.
  • Price match promise - we will match any genuine like for like quote.
  • Experienced after sales service and support.
  • Only Genuine Yamaha & Ribeye parts and lubricants used.
  • Reduced Rates on ongoing servicing as long as you own the engine.
  • Fixed Rate 5-year service contracts available.
  • Part Exchange available.
  • A friendly family run business.


For Further information please contact the office on 01757 212211

All our servicing rates are fixed, so you know how much you will have to pay before you bring your engine to us. (see workshop section)

All repair work is performed using Yamaha Motor's "Flat Rate" manual which sets timescales for every type of repair. This way an accurate quotation can be provided before any work starts and you are safe in the knowledge that you will not be "ripped off" but charged in accordance with the manufacturers recommended times.

We hold a range of Ribeye RIBS and Yamaha engines in our chandlery showroom, and can offer full technical advice when choosing your package. If you want to come and have a look at what you are buying, to discover the unique benefits of Ribeye & Yamaha, or to discuss price or to see what deals are available please drop in.

Why not drop in and take a look around !

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