Zodiac Milpro - Searider Rib Range
zodiac milpro searider ribs were formerly sold under the Avon brand name. The zodiac milpro ribs are the definitive small and fast sea rib, fast, agile and easy to handle. zodiac milpro searider SR rib boats have a tough military and navy specification including heavy duty neoprene /hyperlon tubes and floodable searider hull for stability. Avon searider rib specifications, prices and catalogs are all available from Pennine marine in yorkshire, the searider rib experts in GB and UK. Zodiac Milpro seariders

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zodiac milpro searider ribs were formerly sold under the Avon brand name. The zodiac milpro ribs are the definitive small and fast sea rib, fast, agile and easy to handle. zodiac milpro searider SR rib boats have a tough military and navy specification including heavy duty neoprene /hyperlon tubes and floodable searider hull for stability. Avon searider rib specifications, prices and catalogs are all available from Pennine marine in yorkshire, the searider rib experts in GB and UK. Zodiac Milpro seariders
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Zodiac Milpro (formerly Avon) Searider - Offshore and Rough Weather Capability
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Many knowledgeable rib enthusiasts strongly believe that in rough seas that the Zodiac Milpro (formerly called Avon) Searider has the best handling hull characteristics of any small rib. The Zodiac Milpro (formerly Avon) Searider rib is simply a legendary piece of rib hull design.
 
The Zodiac Milpro's Searider rib’s water ballast system gives it superb stability when stationary. However at speed, this tough little Zodiac Milpro (formerly Avon) Searider rib can tackle the more extreme wave patterns that would defeat many ribs of a similar size and still - even then - keep pace with larger and more powerful ribs.

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zodiac milpro searider ribs were formerly sold under the Avon brand name. The zodiac milpro ribs are the definitive small and fast sea rib, fast, agile and easy to handle. zodiac milpro searider SR rib boats have a tough military and navy specification including heavy duty neoprene /hyperlon tubes and floodable searider hull for stability. Avon searider rib specifications, prices and catalogs are all available from Pennine marine in yorkshire, the searider rib experts in GB and UK. Zodiac Milpro seariders
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Zodiac Milpro (formerly Avon) Searider - Compact
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The Zodiac Milpro (formerly Avon)  Searider is a compact rib.
 
The Zodiac Milpro Searider’s narrow beam makes it very lightweight for a rib of its size.
 

The classic design of the Zodiac Searider (formerly Avon) rib has in more recent years been developed into two larger designs – the Zodiac Milpro SRMN rib and the Zodiac Milpro SRR rib. These larger rib ranges are described separately on this website.
 

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zodiac milpro searider ribs were formerly sold under the Avon brand name. The zodiac milpro ribs are the definitive small and fast sea rib, fast, agile and easy to handle. zodiac milpro searider SR rib boats have a tough military and navy specification including heavy duty neoprene /hyperlon tubes and floodable searider hull for stability. Avon searider rib specifications, prices and catalogs are all available from Pennine marine in yorkshire, the searider rib experts in GB and UK. Zodiac Milpro seariders
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Zodiac Milpro (formerly Avon) Searider - Tube Colours and Seating
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The Zodiac Milpro (formerly Avon) Searider rib is available only in grey hull and grey tubes.
 
The Zodiac Milpro (formerly Avon) Searider is made from tough neoprene/hyperlon fabrics, which is well proven during many years of service throughout the world in both commercial and military applications.
 
The standard Zodiac Milpro (formerly Avon) Searider is normally specified with a single twin jockey seat and an integrated low console. The fuel tanks will be removable from inside the console. However other seating, console and fuel tank options are available. The Zodiac Milpro Searider would be supplied with a remote steering engine, with all throttle and steering controls located at the helm.
 

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zodiac milpro searider ribs were formerly sold under the Avon brand name. The zodiac milpro ribs are the definitive small and fast sea rib, fast, agile and easy to handle. zodiac milpro searider SR rib boats have a tough military and navy specification including heavy duty neoprene /hyperlon tubes and floodable searider hull for stability. Avon searider rib specifications, prices and catalogs are all available from Pennine marine in yorkshire, the searider rib experts in GB and UK. Zodiac Milpro seariders
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Zodiac Milpro Searider - Stowage and Engines
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The lightweight of the Zodiac Milpro Searider rib makes it easy to both stow and launch on most other vessels and platforms. The lightweight of the Zodiac Milpro Searider rib also makes it a great little rib for trailer launching from a road trailer.
 

Pennine Marine has supplied Zodiac Milpro Seariders with a wide variety of Yamaha, Suzuki and Johnson/Evinrude outboard engines. Recommended engine sizes are given below for each size of Searider.
 

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zodiac milpro searider ribs were formerly sold under the Avon brand name. The zodiac milpro ribs are the definitive small and fast sea rib, fast, agile and easy to handle. zodiac milpro searider SR rib boats have a tough military and navy specification including heavy duty neoprene /hyperlon tubes and floodable searider hull for stability. Avon searider rib specifications, prices and catalogs are all available from Pennine marine in yorkshire, the searider rib experts in GB and UK. Zodiac Milpro seariders
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Zodiac Milpro (formerly Avon) Searider - Sizes and Outboard Engines
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The Zodiac Milpro Searider rib - fitted with an outboard engine - is available in four boat hull sizes;
 

  • Zodiac Milpro Searider SR 4.0 rib - 6 persons – 40hp
  • Zodiac Milpro Searider SR 4.7 rib - 8 persons – 60hp
  • Zodiac Milpro Searider SR 5.4 rib – 10 persons - 80hp
  • Zodiac Milpro Searider SR 6.3 rib - 15 persons – 2no at 70hp

 

The Zodiac Milpro Searider with an inboard diesel engine is available (to special order) in two sizes;
 

  • Zodiac Milpro Searider SR 5.4 rib– 10 persons - 80hp
  • Zodiac Milpro Searider SR 6.3 rib -15 persons – 2no at 70hp