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.
Semi wave piercing bow and unique Carson Delta stepped 24 degree deep V hull
Carson 1350 deep V hull with advanced semi wave piercing bow (others available 10.5m - 15m)
Classic Carson deep V hull with gullwing chines for drier ride, more stability & overall performance
Semi wave piercing stem with square bow tube allows bigger deck area
Carson Quickstep model 7.5m: cabins and wheelhouses available on all models
Carson 4XR (Rapid Response Rescue Raft) in different sizes