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Commercial & Rescue RIBs

Gemini Commercial RIBs

In the Commercial and Rescue Sectors, Gemini have an outstanding reputation as a proven rescue craft with the South Africa’s National Sea Rescue Institution (NSRI), backed up by the fact the Gemini Marine has been the sole provider to the NSRI for rescue craft operating along the rugged South African coastline since 1984.

Gemini Ribs have been put to task in many differing commercial roles including:

  • Harbourmaster Duties
  • Survey Roles
  • Crew and Pilot Transfers
  • Engineering Support & Safety Cover
  • Dive Support
  • Daughter Craft
  • Search & Rescue
  • Tourism
  • Airport Crash Rescue

Search & Rescue Operating Gemini RIBs

  • UK Sea Rescue Agency
  • Indonesia BASARNAS Rescue
  • St Helena Airport Rescue
  • National Sea Rescue Institution
  • Marine Rescue New South Wales
  • Australia Emergency Services

Commercial Clients Operating Gemini RIBs include:

  • Boskalis Westminster
  • Sea Shepherd
  • Space X
  • South Africa Fisheries Dept
  • Cape Natur, South Africa
  • Smit Lamnalco, Russia
  • Sam Parks, South Africa
  • Anadarko Petroleum, Mozambique
  • Western Australia Dept of Fisheries
  • Western Australia Dept of Marine Education
  • South Australia University

Commercial & Rescue Sector – Key Technical Benefits

  • Quality
    Constructed from advanced composite materials; providing an exceptionally strong structure, and a damage and corrosion resistant craft.
  • Commercial Grade
    Heavy Duty Hypalon 1670 DTEX Sponsons with the Option for Double Skinning and extra armouring for additional strength and protection.
  • Interoperability
    Available with single or multipoint lifts designed for safe launch and recovery.
  • Proven
    A hull design for superior seakeeping, payload carrying and reduced hull slamming supported by advanced shock mitigation seating ensures personnel remain fully capable throughout mission.
  • Reliable
    Twin outboard or inboards engine options delivers improved reliability, superior shallow water capability (o/b) and exceptional manoeuvrability and control ay low and high speed.
  • Custom
    Flexible platform design which can be adapted in differing configuration, as well as incorporating a bespoke fit out and equipment fit.
  • Compliance
    Built to international recognised standard, and can be easily equipped and coded to meet local authority regulatory compliance.


Gemini Waverider 505 CR

The rugged GEMINI Waverider 505 was designed and built to withstand some of the harshest of weather conditions, in some of the most testing roles, put to work by some the most unforgiving operators.

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Gemini Waverider 550 CR

The rugged GEMINI Waverider 550 was designed and built to withstand some of the harshest of weather conditions, in some of the most testing roles, put to work by some the most unforgiving operators.

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Gemini Waverider 650 CR

The new Gemini WR 650 has taken the boating market by storm with its sleek lines and ultra-modern hull shape, and has quickly become one of the most popular models in the range.

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Gemini Waverider 780 CR

The WR 780 is used extensively in almost every possible boating application worldwide due to its proven ability in rough conditions as well as larger versatile deck space and long-range capability.

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Gemini Waverider 880 CR

Gemini Waverider 880 CR

The WR 880 is used extensively in almost every possible boating application worldwide due to its proven ability in rough conditions as well a larger versatile deck space and long range capability.

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Gemini Waverider 880 – Cabin CR

The WR 880 is used extensively in almost every possible boating application worldwide due to its proven ability in rough conditions as well a larger versatile deck space and long range capability.

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Gemini Waverider 1060 CR

The GEMINI WR 1060 is the latest edition and currently the largest in the Waverider Series of RIBS. This versatile and extremely powerful hull builds on the spirit of the ‘go-anywhere’ Waverider 780 & 880, designed and built to thrive in the harshest conditions.

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Gemini Waverider 1060 – Cabin CR

The GEMINI WR 1060 is the latest edition and currently the largest in the Waverider Series of RIBS. This versatile and extremely powerful hull builds on the spirit of the ‘go-anywhere’ Waverider 780 & 880, designed and built to thrive in the harshest conditions.

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