sKIP is an old Norwegian word meaning “Little Ship”, our tenders are overbuilt, tough, reliable and most importantly sea-kindly. Each Skip Inflatable boat is designed and build with the best material available. The construction methods used in military and commercial vessels have been used to produce the very finest recreational tenders available. Our RIBs are designed and built for extended cruises, live-aboard and high use applications. Aluminum hull tenders offer many advantageous over fiberglass in weight savings and durability.