CARSON – PROFESSIONAL RIB RANGE  (also see our gallery page)              

Carson RIBs are recognised for their innovative and practical design features since the early 1980s. Supplied to numerous professionals around the globe they are also renowned for their rugged construction, safety, great seakeeping and high performance capabilities. Our range extends from 5.5m to 20m with a wide choice of layouts and specifications.

We use only the best approved materials and can offer the latest in recycled technologies utilising PET foam cores, with the option of using bio-based resins. We also build Carson RIBs with aluminium hulls and deck structures.

All our RIBs can be supplied with an MCA workboat certificate or CE certificate as required to ensure our customers get the highest possible build quality for maximum reliability, reduced maintenance, high performance, longevity and good value retention.

 

CARSON 1000 WITH OPEN COCKPIT OR WHEELHOUSE & CABIN OPTIONS FOR COMMERCIAL/MILITARY/LEISURE

LOA: 9.75M X OVERALL BEAM: 4M X BEAM MOULDED: 2.49M X HULL DEADRISE: 22 DEGREES

RECOMMENDED POWER: Twin 200 - 300HP. MAX SPEED IN EXCESS OF 50KTS.                                             

                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE CARSON 1150 - 1450 SERIES MAIN DESIGN FEATURES:

  • DEEP V HULL WITH SEMI WAVE-PIERCING BOWS FOR SMOOTHER RIDE

  • LARGE FULL LENGTH GULLWING SPRAY CHINES AID LEVEL ONTO THE PLANE ATTITUDE, BETTER FORWARD VISIBILITY, DRIER RIDE AND ADDED STABILITY

  • LARGE BROAD WORKING DECK AREA RIGHT TO THE BOW

  • BROAD FORWARD DECK SURROUNDED BY LARGE COLLER/FENDER AIDS OVER THE BOW PERSONNEL TRANSFER

  • WIDE BOW SECTION ENABLES BOW TO PUSH AGAINST OTHER VESSELS OR STRUCTURES

  • DEVELOPED HULL DESIGN CAPABLE OF MAINTAINING HIGH SPEED IN OFFSHORE SEAS

  • CAN CARRY LARGE PAYLOADS AND FUEL LOAD FOR LONGER RANGE OPERATIONS

  • HIGH VOLUME HULL ENABLES LARGE ACCOMMODATION LAYOUTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CARSON 1150 (FULL WHEELHOUSE OPTION SHOWN)

LOA: 11.6M X OVERALL BEAM: 4M X BEAM MOULDED: 3.24M X HULL DEADRISE: 22 DEGREES

DISPLACEMENT: 7 TONS APPROX. - HIGH PAYLOAD & LONG RANGE - SPEED IN EXCESS OF 40KTS      

RECOMMENDED POWER: TWIN 300 – 400hp 

 

 

CARSON 1250 (FULL WHEELHOUSE OPTION SHOWN)

LOA: 12.5M X OVERALL BEAM: 4M X BEAM MOULDED: 3.24M X HULL DEADRISE: 22 DEGREES

DISPLACEMENT: 7.6 TONS APPROX. - HIGH PAYLOAD & LONG RANGE - SPEED IN EXCESS OF 40KTS    

RECOMMENDED POWER: TWIN 300 - 450HP 

   

 

CARSON 1350 (FULL WHEELHOUSE OPTION SHOWN)

LOA: 13.5M X OVERALL BEAM: 4M X BEAM MOULDED: 3.24M X HULL DEADRISE: 22 DEGREES

DISPLACEMENT: 8.2 TONS APPROX. - HIGH PAYLOAD & LONG RANGE -  SPEED IN EXCESS OF 40KTS 

RECOMMEMDED POWER: TWIN 350 – 500HP

 

CARSON 1450 (FULL WHEELHOUSE OPTION SHOWN)

CARSON – CTRUK 1450 (FULL WHEELHOUSE OPTION SHOWN)

LOA: 14.5M X OVERALL BEAM: 4M X BEAM MOULDED: 3.24M X HULL DEADRISE: 22 DEGREES

DISPLACEMENT: 9.0 TONS APPROX. - HIGH PAYLOAD & LONG RANGE - SPEED IN EXCESS OF 40KTS   

RECOMMENDED POWER: TWIN 400 – 600HP

  • ALL SIZES AVAILABLE WITH VARIOUS CABIN OR OPEN DECK LAYOUTS

  • VARIOUS ENGINE AND DRIVE PACKAGES

  • INFUSION GRP OR ALUMINIUM HULLS

  • INFLATABLE OR FOAM FILLED COLLERS AND FENDERS

  • FULL MCA CODING AND OTHER CERTIFICATIONS AS REQUIRED

  • RECYCLABLE MATERIALS USED

  • DECADES OF PROVEN EXPERIENCE OFFERS ONE STOP SHOP FROM DESIGN TO BUILD TO DELIVERY & ONGOING SERVICE

 

OTHER CARSON RIB DESIGNS

Carson Ribs are adaptable for various professional and leisure operations in sizes up to 20 metres. Models range from classic Carson deep V gull winged chined hulls to the latest advanced semi wave piercing bows and multistep hull types. All aluminium hull variations are virtually custom designed and built.

Following decades of proven professional designs the latest models are more advanced and offer even more performance, improved seakeeping, shock mitigation and enhanced safety. The list below shows just some models from the Carson range.

In addition to our range of ribs we also make a unique inflatable catamaran rescue craft, the Carson 4XR. Please see the separate drop down menu for more details.

CARSON 1150

CARSON 1250
Carson Interceptor Class Hull
Carson Interceptor Class Hull

Semi wave piercing bow and unique Carson Delta stepped 24 degree deep V hull

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Carson 1350, others 10.5m - 15m
Carson 1350, others 10.5m - 15m

Carson 1350 deep V hull with advanced semi wave piercing bow (others available 10.5m - 15m)

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Classic Carson Design
Classic Carson Design

Classic Carson deep V hull with gullwing chines for drier ride, more stability & overall performance

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Carson semi wave piercing bow
Carson semi wave piercing bow

Semi wave piercing stem with square bow tube allows bigger deck area

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Carson Cabin Rib
Carson Cabin Rib

Carson Quickstep model 7.5m: cabins and wheelhouses available on all models

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Carson 4XR Catamaran
Carson 4XR Catamaran

Carson 4XR (Rapid Response Rescue Raft) in different sizes

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