Working with RIB's for over 20 years
RIB Worx as established due to the lack of quality service and repairs within the marine industry specializing in Rigid Inflatable Boats. After working in the industry for over 20 years Steve Simpson has managed the busiest workshops and sold more inflatable boats into WA than any other person.
After traveling around the world teaching windsurfing and dinghy sailing mainly in Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Steve was introduced to Rigid Inflatable boats while using them as teaching platforms. The repairs came as part of the maintenance program on the boats all year round. After learning special techniques and methods his skills were called upon year after year and an many of the jobs that followed with the marine industry.
After settling in Western Australia in 2005 selling the Rigid Inflatable boats with one of the largest boat dealers in Fremantle 'Freedom Marine'.
Once Freedom Marine was sold on, Steve assisted in the opening of West RIBS in Fremantle, going on to run and manage the workshop and sales department. At the same time running the sales and import of Gulf Craft and Majesty Yachts into Australia.
Steve left and started up RIB Worx during the winter of 2015 due to an exceptional demand for a high quality RIB repair center.
Steve is joined by Rob Cook full time in the workshop. Rob has years of experience while working in Texas USA as a boat repair technician working on military, Zodiac, AB and Highfield boats.
Ribworx is conveniently located just outside of Fremantle Western Australia, close to many sailing clubs and marinas.