• 31.1666'
  • 1991
  • HBI Boats
  • Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States
  • $220,000


  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: HBI Boats
  • Category: Tender
  • Model: HBI-30 MIL, USCG Cert RIB
  • Model Year: 1991
  • YearBuilt: 1991
  • Year Refit: 2016
  • Refit Type: complete
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: Open W/T-Top
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 0/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 31' 2" (9.50m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 11' 9" (3.58m)
  • Min Draft: 2' 0" (0.61m)
  • Max Draft: 2' 2" (0.66m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: 30' 0" (9.14m)
  • Cruise Speed: 25 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: 31 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 9,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: 5 Ton
  • Water Capacity: 0 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 0 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 150 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: N/A
  • Heads: N/A
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: N/A
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: Fiberglass
  • Hull Configuration: Deep Vee
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: C. Raymond Hunt
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: Hunt Boats
  • Interior Designer: Hunt Boats
  • Manufacturer: CAT
  • Model: CAT 3116-T w/water jets
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


Designed to carry 23 fare paying passengers plus two crew.  Seating is all on cushioned seats with foot straps for safety.

Hull & Deck

Wing Inflatable 40 oz. polyurethane fabric w/UV coating & double rub strake, first installed 2/16
All sea strainers rebuilt
New ball valves throughout
(3) Coats of Awlcraft 2000 (light grey, med. grey) on all fiberglass surfaces & seats
New watertight aft bilge hatch
Micron CF black bottom paint 3/16
Exterior life lines
Interior life lines
New 3” Drifast foam seating cushions 6/16
Sampson post forward recently powder coated
Aft bollards recently powder coated
New gasketed hatches into jet drive area aft
Stainless steel T top w/hinged radar
New Stamoid T top material w/laceless fasteners
Hiking straps (foot straps) for 27 people
New interior LED lighting
Life jacket & safety equipment storage box w/new 3” Drifast foam seating cushion 6/16
(2) Recently certified fire extinguishers
Small stainless steel bow rail w/anchor holder
New hatch into forepeak anchor rode storage area
(2) Lifting eyes that facilitate lifting the boat without emptying air chambers in tubes
New zincs
Fiberglass nonskid decking
Foot pump for tube inflation
Wing inflatable tube repair kit
New LED Navigation lights

Helm Area & Equipment

New Garmin GPS map 5208 plotter/sounder/radar w/cover
New Garmin 18X HD color radar 18 mile
New Garmin VHF 100 w/cover
New Garmin Bronze thru hull transducer
New Garmin GPS antenna
New carbon fiber dash panels
New VDO engine gauges, oil pressure, water temp, volt meter
New VDO fuel tank gauge
New VDO tachometer w/LCD digital hour meter
New VDO analog clock
Backlit LED identification for switches
New Carling rocker switches
New Rule high water alarm w/siren
New emergency fuel shutoff valves & ID badge
New manual fire system pull & ID badge
New Teleflex clutch & throttle control 
New electric/hydraulic motor for jet bucket controls (replaced hand crank)
Ritchie 4” magnetic Power Damp compass
New VHF antenna
Stainless steel helm wheel
Black Sunbrella console cover
New Fireboy engine shutdown monitor gauge
New Plexi windscreen
Flip up helm seat w/newly upholstered cushions

Engine & Drives

Both CAT engines removed from boat with following work completed:
a) Removed cylinder heads for cleaning
b) Replaced all freshwater coolant hoses & clamps
c) Replaced all salt water coolant hoses & clamps
d) Replaced turbo boost hoses & clamp
e) Disassembled, cleaned & installed both engine after coolers
f) New raw water pumps & coolant
g) Replaced belts
h) Replaced starters
i) Rebuilt alternators
j) Replaced air cleaners
k) Replaced all engine mounts
l) Repainted engines before installation
m) Fluid change engines, transmissions & coolant

New throttle cables
New hydraulic pump for buckets
New shaft bearings on jet drives
New USCG approved (for inspected vessels) fuel lines
New exhaust hose
New polished stainless steel exhaust risers (Metcalf Marine Exhaust)
New hydraulic steering hoses
Kodiak jet drives removed, soda blasted & painted w/Micron CF
New emergency fuel shutoff system
Engine alarm system
New high pressure hoses on jets (inside & out)
New exterior raw water hoses & clamps on jets
New zincs on jet buckets
Tilt up engine box w/seating cushions
New engine/bilge blowers w/emergency flaps
Rebuilt (2) Racor 900 fuel filters
New high pressure hoses on engines
Gutter around engine box to help keep water off engines
New “U” joints on drive shafts
New VDO senders for engine gauges
New fuel tank sender

Electrical Systems

12 Volt DC electrical system
Computerized electrical schematics for 12 volt DC system as per USCG
(2) New Deka 8D batteries
New positive & negative battery cables & lugs
New battery shutoff switch
All new terminal blocks & terminal ends
New bonding wires
Special wire run securing hardware as per USCG
All new wiring with the exception of the engine wiring harness


PRIME RIB just finished an 18 month remanufacture process that has left her as new from top to bottom.  Her USCG fare paying passenger registry is pending.  She was certified for 23 fare paying passengers and used as a whale watching boat off Catalina Island, CA.  Her new certification will for Florida coastal waters.  Rare twin diesel RIB designed and built by Hunt Boats in CT.  She carries all needed equipment for her Certificate of Inspection (COI) for day and night use.