BHG Marine, alongside Berthon, are the UK distributor for Gemini leisure range of RIBs, with several new 2021 models due into stock.
The stylish WR880 is another newcomer to the Gemini Waverider leisure range, this offshore RIB has been constructed without compromise to meet the high demands of the commercial world.
On the water, this stepped-volume mono-hull WR880 RIB is unsurpassed for a smooth dry ride, safe handling, exceptional seakeeping, keeping crew and passengers safe, dry and comfortable.
The flexible deck layout can be adapted to meet the leisure customers’ functional needs with a capacity for up to 18 seats or alternatively a large deck space to incorporate a full range of additional extras. A comprehensive choice of engine brands and models gives the customers options for their required performance and available budget.
Gemini's 40 years of experience in designing, engineering and building Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats, inspires confidence in quality, dependability and capability. Gemini WR880 is in use with international commercial operators, Special Forces, Police and Rescue institutions worldwide all testing the WR880 to the limit.
The WR 880 is used extensively in almost every possible boating application worldwide due to its proven ability in rough conditions as well a larger versatile deck space and long range capability.
The WR 880 adheres to the rigorous requirements of government, rescue and commercial agencies around the world who expect the best in performance, safety and reliability.
The WR 880 comes with a large choice of engines, consoles, seating and onboard equipment, and is also available with cabin or T-top to protect crew and passengers from the elements.
Hull Quality – Constructed from advanced composite materials; providing an exceptionally strong structure, and a damage and corrosion resistant craft.
Superior Seakeeping – Gemini’s stepped volume hull offers outstanding seakeeping, improved stability, and increased payload carrying capability, as well as being forgiving to operate.
Interoperability – Available with single or multipoint lifts designed for safe launch and recovery.
Proven – A hull design for superior seakeeping, payload carrying and reduced hull slamming, supported by advanced shock mitigation seating.
Reliable – Outboard or inboard engine options delivers improved reliability, superior shallow water capability (o/b) and exceptional maneuverability and control at low and high speed.
Flexible internal layout, with options for jockey seating, shock mitigation seating, various console options and configurations.
Hypalon sponson (Military Grade 1670Dtex)
2 x Heavy duty shark fin rubbing strakes
Full length grab line
7 x Inflation Valves
7 x Over pressure release valves
Internally taped seams
2 x Paddles
2 x Stainless steel bow eyes
Anchor rope bow protection
Aluminium keel protection
3 x Transom knees
Engine motor well
Under deck cable track
2 x Below deck fuel lockers
2 x Towing points
1 x Double action pump
1 x Repair kit
Single or twin Yamaha outboard engines.
Choice of Consoles Configurations
Choice of Jockey or Shock Mitigation Suspension seats
Lifting eyes & Lifting Strops
Extra fuel tanks (up to 1080 l.)
Foam filled hull
M8 deck utility bolt system
Deck track system
Strengthened deck for high load areas and mounts
Single Post Quick Release Hook for Davit system (integrated in console)
A Frame Options
Choice of A-frame Configuration & Material
Engine protection bar on A-frame
Self-Righting system on A-frame
Additional fenders on sponson (1 or 2 extra)
Colour strip between bumpers
Additional rubbing strips on the front for bow protection
Anti-slip surfaces on sponsons
Navigation & Communication System Options:
VHF Radio (Fixed & Handheld)
Contact Daniel Yeates at BHG Marine to discuss your requirements and to start configuring your very own Gemini Waverider 880.
BHG Marine are part of the Berthon Boat Company group. Situated within Berthon Lymington Marina on the Lymington River, we have a wealth of services and facilities within our 20-acre site.
Visit our sales office and showroom to see a wide range of new and used powerboats and yacht tenders. Specialising in Jeanneau powerboats, Zodiac and AB RIBs, inflatables and yacht tenders, Linder aluminium boats, Yamaha outboard engines, davit systems, Propguards and much more.
With such a large boatyard and a 300 deep water berth marina, we are well facilitated to not only help you buy your boat, but also find it a home with the best facilities to make ownership simple.
BHG Marine was originally founded in 1947 and has a long-standing, and leading, presence in the outboard-powered powerboat market. Berthon has been synonymous with yacht services and yacht building since 1877, and as a result, we have a combined wealth of knowledge and experience that is rivaled by no other.
With 100 skilled craftsmen, at modern boatyard facilities in Lymington, Hampshire, BHG Marine and Berthon have the ability to deal with all aspects of yacht and motorboat repairs, refits, maintenance and servicing. We also project manage yacht and boat construction or fit-out projects of the highest quality.
At our Lymington boatyard, the dedication to providing the best marine services is key to the yard’s success; we constantly invest in new equipment and carry out very regular lean management exercise to ensure the utmost efficiency as well as operating an award-winning apprenticeship scheme which embraces modern technology whilst allowing many of our craftsmen who have been with us throughout their working life to pass on their skills and best practices.
We pride ourselves on our very comprehensive handovers and training with our own technically skilled boat handlers. We ensure you are confident in handling the boat, as well as using all systems onboard and the correct maintenance.
BHG Marine can also arrange for your boat to be delivered anywhere in the UK and Europe, making sure it's shrinkwrapped and carefully prepared for the journey.