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Welcome to Ness Ribs


Ness Ribs provide MCA coded RIBs ( Rigid Inflatable Boats ) for charter and hire throughout the Highlands & Islands of Scotland. With bases on the Moray and Pentland Firths along with the famous Loch Ness, come join us for a Private Charter or Sea-Safari and witness some of the most spectacular coastlines, scenery and wildlife in Northern Europe.

Our RIBs are MCA coded, built to a commercial offshore design, very fast and always immaculatley presented. Our Skippers are professional mariners with extensive local knowledge of the areas in which we operate.

Rib Charter or Marine support package tailored to your precise needs and Budget

Ness Ribs can supply RIBs for the following

• Individual charter
• Group charter
• Stag & Hen partys
• Corporate events

• Safety & Guard provision
• Crew transfer
• Seabird surveys
• Cetacean surveys

• TV / Film & Media
• Work boat & Cargo transfer
• Diving


If you require a boat that provides a sense of security and well being, has excellent performance, handling and incredible versatility, then there is no better craft than a Rigid Inflatable boat. RIBs are commonly used by the RNLI and highly regarded as one of the safest methods of sea transportation for people and cargo even in the most challenging of marine environments.


Latest News

  • “Wee Beastie” on Loch Ness

    "Wee Beastie"  10mtr,  400hp RIB available for private Charter from £240 per hour for up to 12 on...

  • Unmanned Warrior 2016

    Ness Ribs recently supplied 3 x Ribcraft 8.8m RIBs to the MOD for the "Unmanned Warrior exercise based at Kyle of Lochalsh on the West coast...

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