The 11-meter Naval Special Warfare Rigid Inflatable Boats (11m NSW RIBs) are constructed of composites with an inflatable tube gunwale made of reinforced fabric. They can operate in heavy seas and winds of 45 knots.
What is a Zodiac style boat?
They are the indispensable inflatable boats used to transport passengers on excursions away from the cruise ship. They allow passengers to go ashore in remote locations and to get closer to nature during their voyage. In these ways, Zodiacs are essential to the expedition cruise experience.
What is an air deck floor?
Air Deck is inflatable flooring for boats. It is made of two pieces of PVC joined with synthetic fibers. such structure makes the bottom rigid. Inflatable flooring doesn’t take carrying capacity of a boat as they weight from 3 to 5 kg depending on dimensions. That allows to glide with less powered motors.