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IBS Boats - Valiant Ribs
New stern drive RIB

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New 6.4m Valiant Stern Drive

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Valiant launch new stern drive rib the Vanguard 64 - Incorporating environmentally friendly features.

Brunswick owned Valiant have launched a new 6.40 metre sterndrive rib which will be offered with 3 engine options. The engine options are the Mercruiser Vazer 1.6 litre 100hp, Cummins Mercruiser diesel 2.0 litre 150 hp and the Mercruiser 3.0 litre 135hp MPI petrol engine which incorporates a catalytic exhaust system which reduces harmful emissions as well as a multipoint injection system which reduces fuel consumption.

The engine is Californian 4 star super ultra low emission certified, and with the Valiant hull which uses vitech injected grp parts which reduce styrene emissions, as well as the Valiant tube which has thermowelded seams which reduces glues & solvents, Valiant can claim to have a truly environmentally friendly green boat.

Standard features on the rib include bathing platform, sundeck, gps, navframe, fold down seats, underdeck fuel tank and bilge pump and two tone tube colouring. Technical details: length: 6.42m, beam: 2.51m, max persons: 10. Price: from £29,999 inc vat.

Further info from UK distributor IBS Boats International Ltd.
Tel: 01621-744250. Contact: Graham Somers

December 2008