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Standen Presents Ribco and SEAir at SIBS 2019

Standen Marine is proud to present Ribco and SEAir at the 2019 Sydney International Boat Show (SIBS).


The Sydney International Boat Show, referred to as SIBS, is the largest event of its kind in the southern hemisphere.

Comprising in-water boats displayed on the purpose-built marina in Cockle Bay alongside the exhibition halls in the International Convention Centre (ICC) at Darling Harbour, the show is adjacent to Sydney’s CBD and easy transport.

Commencing yesterday on the 1st of August and running through to 6pm on Monday evening 5th August, the 2019 is anticipated to be better than ever!

Why not come and see our display on the marina at Stands 63 and 64 in the north-west corner?


On display is the ONLY foiling monohull powerboat at the show from SEAir Flying Boat, the Ribco R28s, official chase boat for SailGP Team Australia and the Ribco flagship, the Venom 44.


About the SEAir Flying Tender 5.5

The SEAir Flying Tender is a world-first foiling rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RIB) design that provides outstanding comfort whilst underway through the implementation of retractable hydrofoils made from over 100 layers of carbon fibre. The foils are automatically managed by a computer control “flight” system whilst underway to ensure that they are always in the optimum position for the most efficient operation.

Experience the quiet running and improved handling in rough water that make boating far more pleasurable.



About the Ribco R28s

The Ribco R28s offers superior speed, efficiency and performance due to the vessel’s advanced two stepped hull. This feature provides lift to the 8.5 metre Ribco machine and reduces drag, allowing amazing handling, greater efficiency and a soft, dry ride in all conditions.

The R28s features the same attention to detail and build quality that the larger Ribco vessels offer, with the centre console and driving position offering a sportscar like experience on the water.

There are large bow and stern sun lounges, as well as a substantial aft storage locker, perfect for wakeboards, water skis or other water toys.

The R28s is perfect as a chase boat or high-performance day boat, equally comfortable blasting between beaches and bays, running offshore or chasing turbo-charged SailGP F50-class catamarans.



About the Ribco Venom 44

The flagship of the Ribco Australia range, the Venom 44 is a sleek 13.5-metre vessel that moves with confidence, agility and speed. With solid fibreglass composite hull, durable Hypalon tubes, hand-laid teak decking, spacious seating area and huge rear sun lounges, the Venom 44 is the ultimate tender and luxury day boat.

The Venom 44 is set apart from most premium RIBs on the market in that it offers true offshore capability. It has Category B certification, which means it is capable of voyages 200-nautical-miles offshore and is also in 2D survey with a 10-person + 2-crew capacity. With its seven-bulkhead hull construction, the Venom 44 can withstand winds of force eight and waves of up to four metres.

The cockpit of the Venom 44 is completely sealed, and the self-draining deck means no water gets into the bilge. Its tubes are made of Hypalon fabric from French Manufacturer Orca and has no glaring external seams, unlike other major RIB brands.

The Venom 44 can also run at full speed with the tubes completely deflated and is delivered standard with three 350 hp Mercury Verado engines, capable of speeds of 62 knots.

The Venom 44 does not skimp on luxury, with two large sleeping cabins, a large centre console concealing a spacious toilet and shower space, a wet bar and fridge, a Nespresso machine and a top of the line JL audio system.




If you’d like more information, why not give us a call on +61 (0)2 8880 4088 or email at

Author: Steve Williams  |  Standen Marine
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