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In addition, CRC have a large fleet of 7.8m and 8.8m open Ribs. CRC can provide you the right boat to meet your exact requirements with or without crew.


CRC provides commercial organisations with reliable and cost effective vessels including Cabin Rib Charter and Catamarans and offer Safety Boat Services, Survey Boats, Cable Lay Support, Crew Transfer and Dive Support. In addition, CRC charter commercial Work Boats, Guard Boats, Security, Military and Police boats to a wide variety of public, private and defence institutions.


CRC specialise in offering efficient, cost effective and high quality Crew Transfer Vessels. CRC operate a fleet of crew transfer Cabin Ribs and catamarans. Our CTV's range from 12 metres to 15 metres and have been designed with both safety and comfort in mind. Our purpose built vessels have a proven track record of transferring personnel and equipment in complete safety. CRC have operated at multiple wind farm projects throughout the UK and Europe including the London Array, Galloper, Rampion, Burbo Bank, Dudgeon and many more.


Commercial Rib Charter prides itself on the ability to provide solutions to client’s problems fast and effectively. Almost all our vessels can be trailered on the road, making their deployment anywhere in the UK or Europe very fast, usually within 24hrs. Even our larger vessels have been specifically designed to fit on flatbed lorries for rapid transport.

Partner Supplier

By striving to be the best at everything to do with the commercial operation of Ribs; the company's success has been reflected in both its growth, and industry recognition. Commercial Rib Charter has been appointed as partner supplier to many recognisable organisations which have found a continued need to charter Ribs. Clients include London 2012, The Royal Navy, VBMS, BAE Systems, SMIT, Lockheed Martin, Thales UK and many others.

About Us

Floating Pontoon Hire (FPH) and Commercial Rib Charter Ltd (CRC) are both trading divisions of Solent Rib Charters Ltd (SRC) who own and operate Europe’s largest fleet of commercial Rigid Inflatable Boats (Rib).

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Do you have a pontoon requirement in mind? Send us your details using the form below or have a quick chat with one of our experts on 01590 607104.

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