Maintaining your rigid inflatable boat, or RIB is key to ensuring that it stays looking and functioning like new for years to come. Even if your RIB is frequently deployed in saltwater, with a little tender loving care, it can stay in tip-top shape and performance. At Hysucat, we pride ourselves on being the top manufacturer of RIBs in the United States and beyond. When you purchase one of our RIBs, we want you to prepare you to keep the boat around as long as possible. In this two-part post from the Hysucat blog, we’ll go over some tips for maintaining your Hysucat RIB so it can be around as long as possible. Clean Your RIB Regularly This is such an important part of maintaining the look of your RIB. Especially if you use your boat in saltwater, cleaning it is one of the most critical aspects of owning a boat. For new boat owners, this can be a lot
Rigid Inflatable Boats, or RIBs, are a great choice for those interested in getting into boating, but not spending tons of money on their boat. These smaller, inflatable boats can be used for a number of purposes. At Hysucat, our RIBs are a great choice for use as workboats, fishing vessels, and more. In this post from the Hysucat blog, we’ll go over a few tips for purchasing a RIB. If you’ve never purchased a boat, there are a few things to consider that may not have crossed your mind. Continue reading to learn more!
Why Can’t Standard Boats Go As Fast As Cars? Have you ever been curious as to why a powerful, recreational boat can’t make the same speed as a standard car? The answer lies in friction. A standard car only needs a bit more than one hundred horsepower to reach one hundred miles an hour, but getting a boat to do that same speed through the water takes a few hundred or more horsepower. Why is this the case? Primarily, it’s because water is about a whopping eight hundred times denser than air. Imagine standing on a dock in ten knots of wind. That’s a relatively simple thing for any person to accomplish. Now imagine standing in a river in ten knots of current. Regardless of how strong you are, you’ll be swept away by the force of the current. This is due to the density of the water. The hull of a boat has to push through tons of dense