Valiant - 450 4.5m
A Valiant Vanguard 450 RIB, 50hp 2/Stroke mariner outboard, full cover and engine cover, Lowrance Hook 3 fishfinder.
In good condition. Note that the hull has been painted.
Valiant ribs are a premium brand in the Rib line up and the quality, equipment and design is outstanding. This particular model has the perfect size 50hp engine and is the advisable power rating for this boat.
The boat is Cat C and rated for 7 Adults + luggage and there is ample room to move around the boat safely and to load equipment and gear for the day. There is a good amount of storage on this boat with a large bow locker, console locker and large under seat locker for family days out or sports equipment.
Definition of Category C:
Category C - Inshore: Designed for voyages in coastal waters, large bays, estuaries, lakes and rivers where conditions up to, and including, wind force 6 and significant wave heights up to, and including, 2m may be experienced.
This 2000 rib has been well cared for.
The power delivery is smooth and responsive and it starts first flick of the key. The power to weight ratio is impressive, it flies up onto the plane with several adults in the boat and has plenty of power to pull a skier.
It is the ideal size rib to store as it will fit into most garages saving on Marina fees or storage costs.