Mark Cameron Yachts

Ribeye 785 Classic Sport


A complete package, ready to launch and use.



Lying: Argyll, United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelRibeye 785 Classic Sport
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
LyingArgyll, United Kingdom


Hull ConstructionGRP hull with hypalon sponsons


EngineYamaha F250 AETX outboard. 250hp, 4 stroke V6. Fuel Injection, 24-valve, DOHC with VCT.



A much loved, fastidiously maintained and well-presented example of this classic sports RIB from the South African builder Ribeye.
With her current owners since 2013, PATRONUS has been shed stored when not in use. She is offered for sale as a complete 'turn-key' package including:

Yamaha F250 4-stroke outboard.

Suzuki 4-stoke auxiluary outboard.
Bramber road trailer.
Chartplotter and VHF.
Selection of lifejackets.

We have a large selection of additional photographs available by request. Stored in a private shed she is available for viewing strictly by prior arrangement only.

7.85m RIB with GRP hull and Hypalon sponsons.
Hull finished in white gelcoat with blue antifouling applied below the waterline.
Sponsons light grey with royal blue detailing.
Light grey fender strip running the length of the sponsons outboard.
Single bow roller and stainless steel mooring cleat mounted on sponson forward.
Jockey type seating for 6 with additional bench seating for 3 across aft end of deck.
Small bench seat for two moulded into forward face of helm console.
Seating finished in royal blue and off-white vinyl upholstery.
Backrests and stainless steel grabrails fitted on all seats.
Storage lockers within all jockey seat pods and under aft bench seating.
Moulded helm console, movable on deck slide system.
Perspex windscreen and stainless steel grabrail fixed to top of console.
Stainless steel A-frame gantry over aft end.


Main Engine
Yamaha F250 AETX outboard.
250hp, 4 stroke V6.
Fuel Injection, 24-valve, DOHC with VCT.
Electric Start.
Power trim and tilt.
Rev-Counter, Oil Pressure Fuel Management and Boat Speed gauges.
Hypro hydraulic steering system.
Single lever morse cable control.
Fully serviced autumn 2018.

Auxiliary Engine
Suzuki 4 hp.
4hp, 4-stroke, single cylinder.
Self-contained fuel tank.
Manual start.

Bramber RL1500 road trailer.
Fully galvanised steel frame
4 wheels with independent braking on each.
Full roller support system.
Bearing stripped and flushed after each immersion.

Plotter - Simrad CX33 colour plotter.
VHF - Icom IC-M323G DSC VHF with inbuilt GPS receiver.
Magnetic Compass - Silva Type 70.
BEP Fume Detector System - Bilge space located transducer.
Electric Bilge Pump - Manual and auto switching.
Bilge Alarm
Radar Reflector
All Round White Navigation Light.
Removable table to fit forward of console.
Fenders x4
Mooring Warps x2
10kg Anchor with 20m rode (10m chain / 10m warp)
5kg Anchor with 11m rode (5m chain / 6m warp)
Boarding Ladder - Folding, stows in bag.
Console Cover
Full Boat Cover
Horseshoe Buoy with Light and Drogue - x2
Throwing line
4x Adult Lifejackets
2x Childs Lifejackets
12x Thermal Protective Aids
First Aid Kit

In this case we are acting as brokers only.
The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. whilst every care has been taken in their preparation , the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at their expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.
This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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Available to view by appointment.

Please note all our listed yachts are privately owned and located in the owner's home port or marina. Due to the varying geographical marina locations of our yachts and the subsequent travel time and distances involved, please only make travel arrangements to view if actively considering purchase.

Office Hours Mon- Fri 08.30 – 18.00
Saturday & Sunday by prior appointment

For more information or to arrange an appointment please contact Mark Cameron Yachts

Tel: +44 (0)7988 763254