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Wight Shipyard Co set out to build the ultimate all weather Solent RIB drawing on the experience of Guy Whitehouse design and input from several highly experienced RIB drivers and users, both commercial and leisure. Driven by a 300hp Mercury V8 Fourstroke Outboard the WAR8 achieved 48knots during sea trials in a range of challenging conditions. 


Engine: 5-year Mercury Warranty

Tubes: 5-year Henshaw Warranty

Hull Structure: 1 year Warranty


Price for prototype £100,000+VAT ready for delivery at East Cowes Yard.


Boat is setup ready for navigation package to be fitted at Buyers expense.



Self Draining deck

Remove Isolators

Twin AGM Battery setup

Hempel Hard Racing antifoul

Stainless Samson Posts

Auto bilge pump in hull

Fake teak deck


Overall Length: 8m

Top Speed: 48 knots

300hp Mercury V8 Fourstroke Outboard

280L Fuel Tank

Power Steering & Smartcraft Gauges

4 WSC Custom Semi Suspension Seats

Rear Bench & Bathing ladder 

© Jake Sugden Photography

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