Cobra Ribs

British made family ribs that are built to high specifications.

Cobra Ribs is a highly respected company based in Dorset, specialising in rib boats, made by APV Marine, who are responsible for the world famous power boats, Nautique. These British made family RIBs are built to high specifications where safety, comfort and speed are concerned.

Each Cobra Rib is made to order, available in various lengths from six metres to twelve metres. Customers have a free rein when it comes to commissioning a boat as they can choose bespoke tubes, upholstery colours, layout and engine options. Register your email address and you can then download a brochure giving full specifications and a gallery of images.

Cobra Ribs also has a selection of used boats to purchase, full details of which are available on the site. The company will also undertake refits.


Cobra Ribs recommend that all prospective purchasers and rib owners undergo adequate training and suggest the minimum qualification of RYA Power Boating Level 2. These courses can be arranged either with the use of your own craft or in an approved RYA school craft. There are also coures in Sea Survival and all important First Aid.


To ensure that you're correctly kitted out, make sure you visit Cobra Ribs shop where you'll find a selection of waterproof jackets from Musto and a range of chandlery including fenders, prop bags, anchor kits and life jackets.

July 2013