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News - 17/06/20

Engine maintenance at Kingston

We have a good number of independent local businesses now based at our Cowes Harbour Services Kingston Wharf site in East Cowes that offer a wide variety of services. Island RIBs continues to be busy producing RIBs for both local and national customers, and the company is now an authorised Suzuki distributor. Islandwide Marine has spent over a year in the yard and continues to complement our boat storage facilities with their on-site engineering facilities.

Islandwide MarineIslandwide Marine are marine engineers with over 35 years’ experience in the marine trade. Owner Rob Kitcher told us: “We are fully qualified inboard and outboard specialists that offer a 24-hour breakdown service. We have a fully fitted out van so we can come to you, and a fully functional workshop at the Cowes Harbour Services yard at Kingston for the larger jobs.” 

Islandwide Marine offer services from basic servicing to full engine rebuilds and refits. “No job is too small,” said Rob.

Islandwide Marine are dealers/service agents for Bukh, Sole diesels, Tohatsu outboards and Beta engine installer. The company is Sea Start approved and works very closely with marinas across the Island. Please call Rob on 07872 140214 or email islandwidemarineengineer@gmail.com for all enquiries.

Island RIBsIsland RIBs design and manufacture Rigid Inflatable Boats from 6.9 to 10.0m. Island RIBs are known for their excellent sea-keeping, predictable handling, soft ride and a high standard of finish. All models are independently verified as RCD category B and can be MCA coded. All models are available with inboard or outboard (single or twin) engines.

As OEM suppliers and authorised dealers for Suzuki, Honda, Mercury, Mercruiser and other leading brands, Island RIBs are authorised to supply and install engines and undertake warranty work, servicing and repairs as well as to supply parts. Island RIBs experienced and well-regarded engineering team are engine-manufacturer trained and their services extend to all types of vessel. Please give their team a call on 01983 242727 to discuss your requirements, or email info@island-ribs.co.uk. Visitors to Island RIBs workshops are welcome by appointment.