The RIBs

The RIBs

Lyme Bay RIB Charter operate 3 fully bespoke, purpose built passenger carrying RIBs.


RIB Challenger

Our 7.8m RIBcraft  powered by the latest 250hp four stroke engine.

With comfortable seating for 10 and plenty of dry storage, Challenger is at home in all situations..


These boats are widely recognised as one of the best RIBs, and one of the most commonly used RIBs for passenger charter.

She is fast, capable of 43kts. Nimble and reassuringly sure footed.

Challenger is our primary teaching vessel and used for water sports in our summer base of Lyme Regis.


RIB Tickler


Tickler is our 8.5m Humber Ocean Pro RIB powered by a 300hp supercharged Mercury Verado.

Seating for 12, Tickler has the additional 2 seat forward of the console which provide uninterrupted views.

She is capable of 40kts and her high bow and large diameter tubes offer a dry and comfortable ride.

Based in West Bay, Tickler is operating throughout the season.


Dash of Lyme

Dash of Lyme is our newest vessel and what a RIB she is!

10m long and over 3m wide makes her SUPER comfortable in the waves.

Powered by twin 300hp outboards Dash can reach speed in excess of 55mph (if required..!)

Comfortable seating for 12 passengers and 2 crew, Dash has dry storage beneath the seats makes her a superb sea going passenger RIB.


Our RIB’s are fitted with the latest safety and hi-tech navigation equipment, AIS, fixed and portable VHF radios, plus everything required to meet the MCA standards (plus more!)  ensuring the highest standards of protection and comfort for passengers.

Purpose built to bespoke specifications all of our boats are fast, fuel efficient, comfortable and provide dynamic handling capabilities whilst remaining incredibly safe.

We pride ourselves on the condition of our RIBs which are ALWAYS well presented!

The Lyme Bay RIB Charter RIBs are MCA cat 4 coded and licensed to carry a combined total of 34 passengers. (11+11+12)

We also offer a range of waterproofs should the need arise!