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Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs)


Built for Takacat by Stingray Marine (SA), the Takacat "EXPLORER" and "PREDATOR" Rigid Inflatable Boats are a patented stepped-tunnel design catamaran incorporating thirty years of catamaran technology. 

At low speeds, the tunnel creates an air-cushion effect enabling the craft to rise quickly out of the water and to plane with ease. The twin hull construction increases stability and creates a more comfortable ride in choppy conditions.


A fast, stable and reliable craft, the "EXPLORER" and "PREDATOR" may be used as ski or fishing boats, pleasure craft, diving and resort vessels or any work applications requiring exceptional stability and maneuverability.


7.5m Predator


6.4m Predator


All Takacat RIBs are made from Hypalon ORCA® * fabric and has a warranty for 5 years.


The Hull and decking in the Takacat RIB range are made of hand laid up Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP) with all gel coat finish. 


The Takacat "EXPLORER" 4.4m and 4.9m each have a five compartment configuration, being one bow, two port and two starboard compartments.

The Takacat "PREDATOR" 5.1m, 5.4m and 6.3m has a six compartment configuration being two bow, two port and two starboard compartments.

The Takacat "PREDATOR" 7.5m has a 10 compartment configuration being two bow, four port and four starboard compartments.


The Takacat RIBs have a custom transom, constructed from glass reinforced polyester encased laminated ply.

* ORCA® is a Pennel & Flipo SA registered trade mark.

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4.4m Explorer

Just 4 - 5 Months for  Manufacturing
+ Shipping


Each Takacat "EXPLORER" & "PREDATOR" conforms to CE Directive 2013/53EU and is built to pass stringent quality control tests, using innovative materials and advanced construction technology.


  • 5 Year warranty on Hypalon "ORCA®" pontoons*

  • 3 Year structural warranty*

  • 1 Year warranty on other items

  • All-round life line

  • Tow-eye

  • Protective rubbing strake

  • Repair kit and pump

  • Wide range of optional extras

  • Customised layouts available on request

  • Customised colours are also available

(* Conditions Apply)

**  2022 NZ Hutchwilco Boat Show**

2nd Equal -  Most Innovative Boat  Award

NZ Boating Magazine Review - May 2022

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