Southern Pacific has released the PerformR, a RIB focused on filling the role as a yacht club support boat.
Thirty years of experience with providing chase boats to yacht clubs has led to creating a class-leading rigid inflatable. Focusing on yacht club support boats, Rob Shaw Design was commissioned to create a 6m inflatable with improved features to make it effortless to operate in any conditions.
The new hull has a 2.18m external beam, is 20 deg deadrise at the transom, and weighs 500kg. Orca b828 fabric is used for the tubes.
Their team of designers worked collectively to produce the ultimate high-performance coach boat. Alongside Rob Shaw, Hauraki Consultancy engineered an extremely stiff and strong GRP hull with internal side channels to improve water flow to the bilge.
The high – shear bow design, outboard well and high transom provides a dry ride with controlled wind performance allowing it to penetrate through all seaways whilst maximising the waterline length.
The PerformR includes seating aft without compromising internal space whilst featuring improved storage space in the bow. The hull deck and interior structure are entirely CNC moulded, with a range of tubes being offered.