MAKO INFLATABLES manufactures a diverse line of quality inflatable craft from 3 meter yacht tenders to heavy duty rigid hull (RIBs) up to 8.5 meters for leisure, commercial, military and rescue
applications. Our production facilities are located in South Africa and due to the favorable Dollar
to Rand exchange rate and low operating costs, we are able to offer our products on the world
market that are unsurpassed for value and quality.
MAKO is among the few manufactures that retain control over the entire manufacturing process
including in-house productions of inflatable tubes, GRP fiberglass hulls, consoles, seating, and
other major accessories. We use the highest quality fiberglass & resin materials in the hulls and
the Hypalon tubes are constructed with materials from Penel-Philipo, France... a leading
manufacturer/ supplier of Hypalon to leading inflatable boat manufacturer worldwide.
MAKO location provides an ideal testing grounds for our various boat lines. The semi-rigid (RIBs)
are tested and proven in the extreme conditions of the Continent's southern oceans. Do not let
the good looks of these boats fool you into thinking that they are only suitable for leisurely
weekend cruising.The 7.8M Ballistic with it's kevlar re-inforced hull is a superb performer in rough
water. It is designed to accept up to twin 225 HP engines and provide a smooth, dry ride in 1 meter
seas at 60 kts. As a testament to the quality of constructiona methods, in the eight years these
boats have been delivered to customers worldwide, there has never been a warranty return due to
fiberglass delamination or separation.