Ballistic 4.8m RIB (L)

A versatile, compact support RIB or yacht tender

A robust and reliable support RIB that can fit the family and look good on the driveway, the Ballistic 4.8m is a great starting point. Affordable and compact, even the smallest Ballistic RIB boasts the same outstanding handling, build quality and craftsmanship as her big sisters.

Her excellent stability and sea-keeping in waves comes from the combination of a strong deep V-shaped hull and large tubes which skim the water. With capacity for six passengers, the 4.8m serves as an excellent yacht tender for larger sailing boats or whisking your family to the beach.

It will happily tow wakeboarders, water skiers or inflatables providing hours of fun. With its double sit-down console, front console and rear bench seats as an optional extra, there is plenty of storage too.

What’s included

  • 5 year warranty
  • Ballistic ultimate DryRide
  • Double A frame with navigation lights
  • Tow Point D eyes on Transom
  • Bilge pump : Single
  • Foot pump

Lighting & safety equipment

  • LED Navigation lights

Mooring & anchoring

  • Anchor Locker, with Anchor, chain, rope and docking lines
  • Anchoring system with mooring strop
  • Mooring Strop


  • Tows behind most standard cars

Optional Extras

  • Synthetic teak decking
  • Garmin electronics upgrade options
  • Fusion Marine Stereo system
  • LED deck lighting
  • Steering compass
  • Full boat cover

Seating & storage

The Ballistic 4.8m has a maximum seating capacity for 6 passengers

  • Single console seat : 1
  • Rear Bench seat – with secure storage : 1
  • Front console seat with secure storage : 1



  • Tinned Silicon Wiring
  • Single Yamaha engine gauge

Please contact us to discuss our instrument packages.


Engine and steering

  • Yamaha outboard engine – four stroke MINIMUM : F25 HP
  • 25 Litre removable fuel tank in dedicated locker
  • Engine bolt lock (if applicable)
  • Yamaha digital engine gauges
  • Power trim and tilt (if applicable)
  • Mechanical steering system
  • Batteries : Single



  • White gel coated GRP hull
  • Strong GRP deck and chassis
  • Moulded deck
  • Wide protective console
  • Grey and Black Orca® Hypalon tubes with grab handles (PVC optional)
  • Spray deflecting fender
  • Wear patches
  • Ballistic stainless steel grab handles throughout RIB
  • Premium weatherproof Silvertex® upholstery

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  • Overall length 4.8m
  • Internal Length 3.6m
  • Overall beam 1.95m
  • Internal beam 1.0m
  • Tube diameter 430mm
  • Number of chambers 4
  • Tube material PVC
  • Maximum HP 70 HP
  • Fuel Tank 25 litres
  • Weight (including trailer) 590 kg
  • Max seating capacity 6
  • CE category C

* average weight including trailer, average engine & fuel load

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A wee comment or two from my powerboat 2 instructor….

Says the boat is impressive and also very economical – he couldn’t believe we had done all those manoeuvres and playing about and barely used quarter of a tank.

Thanks again we are delighted with the boat – comfortable, safe and great fun 

N Corrie, Portsmouth


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Trafalgar Wharf, Hamilton Road, Portsmouth,
Hampshire, PO6 4PX United Kingdom.
+44 (0) 2392 397 000

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