What are those rubber boats called?
A rigid inflatable boat (RIB), also rigid-hull inflatable boat or rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RHIB), is a lightweight but high-performance and high-capacity boat constructed with a rigid hull bottom joined to side-forming air tubes that are inflated with air to a high pressure so as to give the sides resilient
What is an inflatable rubber boat called?
Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRBs) are rubber boats with an outboard motor used in surf lifesaving. IRBs have been used for all forms of surf rescue, retrieval, and service by Surf Lifesaving in New Zealand, Australia, and Del Mar, California since the late 1980s.
Are inflatable boat any good?
They’re incredibly versatile and offer a surprising number of advantages over traditional hard-hulls. Inflatable boats are cost-effective and offer high performance and reliability that you can’t find in other types of vessels.