Commercial Boats

Whether you need a Pilot or Tow Boat, Excursion, Research or Fishing Vessel, Willard boats are built to take a beating and keep on working. In addition to our proven commercial boats, our expanded line of SeaArk Marine boats give you the variety of designs, deck and cabin layouts, equipment and ergonomic creature comforts that you need. With nearly 60 years experience designing and building boats for commercial endeavors of all types, and a long list of repeat customers that praise our high build quality, you will be glad you contacted Willard to configure a boat that’s perfect for you. Please contact us for more information about our Commercial Boats.

SEA FORCE® 1100

Willard Marine’s SEA FORCE®1100 is designed and built for the most discerning mariners in the world: the United States Navy. For 15 years, we have collaborated with the Navy for today’s most rugged and reliable 11-meter rigid hull inflatable boat (RIB) that can accommodate up to 26 crew members. It is designed with a deep-v hull for maximum stability, center console and non-skid deck. The U.S. Navy and many allied foreign military agencies rely upon these durable RIBs for patrol, rescue, and Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) operations performed around the world. It is currently built with Cummins QSB 6.7-liter 380-hp twin engines paired with Hamilton Jet HJ292 water jets, but similar version is available with twin Cummins QSB6.7 480-hp engines and Hamilton Jet HJ292 water jets. Each vessel has aft seating plus removable seating for additional people on the foredeck and a multi-chamber, 40-ounce polyurethane tube that is exceptionally strong, puncture resistant, UV-coated and provides buoyancy and reduced vessel weight for maximum performance, fuel economy and safety at sea.

SEA FORCE® 900

Willard Marine’s SEA FORCE®900 is a military-grade rigid inflatable boat (RIB) with a deep-v hull for maximum stability and non-skid deck. The forward open deck provides an unobstructed work area with an 18-person capacity, and serves well as a patrol, tug, tow, or work boat. 

SEA FORCE® 730

Willard Marine’s SEA FORCE® 730 is a proven, military-grade rigid inflatable boat (RIB) designed with a deep-v hull for maximum stability and non-skid deck for a 10-person crew. Known for its exceptional durability, the 730 is also fast and responsive, which is ideal for patrol, rescue, and commercial applications. Its multi-chamber, 40-ounce polyurethane tube is exceptionally strong, puncture resistant, UV-coated and provides buoyancy and reduced vessel weight for maximum performance, fuel economy and safety at sea.

SEA FORCE® 700

Willard Marine’s SEA FORCE® 700 is designed and built for the most discerning mariners in the world: the United States Navy. For 25 years, we have collaborated with the Navy for today’s most rugged and reliable 7-meter rigid hull inflatable boat (RIB) that can accommodate up to 18 crew members. It is designed with a deep-v hull for maximum stability, a non-skid deck, center console, and is compatible with a variety of existing shipboard handling and stowage systems, including traditional davits and stowage chocks and other class-specific launch, recovery, and handling systems. It is currently powered by a 258-hp inboard Steyr diesel engine with a Bravo Two X MerCruiser sterndrive and includes a Briartek man overboard indicator system display and antenna. Its multi-chamber, 40-ounce polyurethane tube is exceptionally strong, puncture resistant, UV-coated and provides buoyancy and reduced vessel weight for maximum performance, fuel economy and safety at sea. 

SEA FORCE® 670

Willard Marine’s SEA FORCE® 670 is a proven, military-grade rigid inflatable boat (RIB) designed with a deep-v hull for maximum stability and non-skid deck for a 9-person crew. Outfitted with either an inboard or outboard engine, the 670 makes an agile and extremely rugged patrol boat, work boat or tender. Its multi-chamber, 40-ounce polyurethane tube is exceptionally strong, puncture resistant, UV-coated and provides buoyancy and reduced vessel weight for maximum performance, fuel economy and safety at sea.

SEA FORCE® 540

Willard Marine’s SEA FORCE® 540 is a proven, military-grade rigid inflatable boat (RIB) designed with a deep-v hull for maximum stability and non-skid deck for a 6-person crew. Outfitted with and outboard engine, the 540 makes an agile and extremely rugged patrol boat, work boat or tender. Its multi-chamber, 40-ounce polyurethane tube is exceptionally strong, puncture resistant, UV-coated and provides buoyancy and reduced vessel weight for maximum performance, fuel economy and safety at sea.

SEA FORCE® 490

Willard Marine’s SEA FORCE® 490 is a proven, military-grade rigid inflatable boat (RIB) designed with a deep-v hull for maximum stability and non-skid deck for a 6-person crew. Outfitted with an outboard engine, the 490 makes an agile patrol boat, work boat or tender. Its multi-chamber, 40-ounce polyurethane tube is exceptionally strong, puncture resistant, UV-coated and provides buoyancy and reduced vessel weight for maximum performance, fuel economy and safety at sea.

SOLAS 670

Willard Marine is proud to be the only American manufacturer of SOLAS rescue boats. Our 670 SOLAS is designed and built to meet all United States Coast Guard standards required for this type of Safety Of Life At Sea vessel, featuring a fiberglass, deep-v hull for maximum stability and a non-skid deck. The multi-chamber, 40-ounce polyurethane tube is exceptionally strong, puncture resistant, UV-coated and provides buoyancy and reduced vessel weight for maximum performance, fuel economy and safety at sea. The 670 is also outfitted with a self-righting system and three-point lifting sling. When you need the safest rescue boat available, please contact us for more information about our SOLAS products and other Willard Marine vessels.

SOLAS 490

Willard Marine is proud to be the only American manufacturer of SOLAS rescue boats. Our 490 SOLAS is designed and built to meet all United States Coast Guard standards required for this type of Safety Of Life At Sea vessel, featuring a fiberglass, deep-v hull for maximum stability and non-skid deck. The multi-chamber, 40-ounce polyurethane tube is exceptionally strong, puncture resistant, UV-coated and provides buoyancy and reduced vessel weight for maximum performance, fuel economy and safety at sea. Both our tiller and side console models are outfitted with a self-righting system and three-point lifting sling.

43’ Assault

Using a high-speed hull design proven through years of ocean racing and long-range endurance runs, Willard’s interceptor is built for exceptional performance combined with stability, comfort and safety. This rugged fast-boat can be configured to perform at speeds of 65 knots, making it ideal for visit, board, search and seizure operations and pursuing other craft. The Willard Marine 43' Assault was chosen by the America's Cup organization to be the official Umpire Boat during the 2013 sail boat races in San Francisco Harbor for its overall speed, stability and responsive maneuverability.

Transporter 46

In an exclusive licensing agreement with SeaArk Marine®, Willard Marine offers the Transporter line of vessels that are often used as barges and landing craft. The designs are based on proven hull shapes, and are available with flush or recessed decks, bow ramps and various types of cabins. Each Transporter has a 5˚ Vee bottom for enhanced maneuverability, better directional stability and improved bilge drainage. Propulsion systems include outboards, stern drives and inboard diesels on the large models.

Transporter 30

In an exclusive licensing agreement with SeaArk Marine®, Willard Marine offers the Transporter line of vessels that are often used as barges and landing craft. The designs are based on proven hull shapes, and are available with flush or recessed decks, bow ramps and various types of cabins. Each Transporter has a 5˚ Vee bottom for enhanced maneuverability, better directional stability and improved bilge drainage. Propulsion systems include outboards, stern drives and inboard diesels on the large models.

Little Giant 25

In an exclusive licensing agreement with SeaArk Marine®, Willard Marine offers the Little Giant line of vessels that utilizes a proven cathedral hull shape. Their stability and large cabins make them ideal for survey work, small crew boats and multipurpose workboats. The standard cabin is 6-feet long, but longer cabins squared bows, railings and stern drives are a few of the many available options.

Little Giant 23

In an exclusive licensing agreement with SeaArk Marine®, Willard Marine offers the Little Giant line of vessels that utilizes a proven cathedral hull shape. Their stability and large cabins make them ideal for survey work, small crew boats and multipurpose workboats.  The standard cabin is 6-feet long, but longer cabins squared bows, railings and stern drives are a few of the many available options.

65′ Semi-Submersible Viewing Vessel

Launched and very profitably operating is the first semi-submersible, 49-passenger viewing vessel completely built in high-strength, low maintenance fiberglass reinforced plastic. Boat number one, named SS NAUTILUS, was constructed at the Willard Marine facility in California for Catalina Adventure Tours, Inc., which serves thousands of annual visitors to Avalon, Catalina, enabling them to explore and view the beautiful coastal island waters and sea life. An investment has been made in the molds for this vessel so that sisterships can be constructed and receive U.S. Coast guard passenger approval in an expeditious and cost-effective manner. This vessel is the perfect destination activity for those in the tourism industry. In the right operating environment, this unique vessel will amortize its capital cost in two to three years. The revenue from the special Fish Feeder Concession option can pay for the cost of crew.

SeaView 49′ Glass Bottom Viewing Vessel

The perfect vacation activity for cruise ship passengers and tourists near ocean harbors to view colorful underwater coves, reefs, plants and fish from a glass-bottom boat. U.S. Coast Guard approved to carry 49 passengers, one operator and one crew, this boat is constructed of fiberglass for the lowest in maintenance and operating costs.  Viewing windows are arranged two aft, port and starboard; two amidships, port and starboard; and one forward. All five viewing windows have wrap-around seating. A fixed canopy covers the passenger area.

Willard Scarib® 54

Designed to be for up to 60 passengers, this RIB is fast, safe, stable and spacious with a surprisingly comfortable ride provided by the large air-filled sponsons. This vessel is specifically designed for Ocean Rafting, Sightseeing, Whale/Dolphin Watching, Diving, Snorkeling, Exploring and Ecological Tours. Included are two enclosed restrooms under the control console. Power is provided by twin diesel Cummins-Mercruiser engines with water jet propulsion for reliability and safety. Optional surface drives or shafts and propellers are available.  These craft are built in the U.S.A. by Willard Marine with proven hull designs from the World Champion SCARIB Offshore Boats.

Aquabus 40′ Water Taxi

This 40′ passenger boat is USCG approved for 49 passengers. This is a perfect ship to shore passenger boat for the cruise ship industry or tourist trade. With seating in the fore and aft sections of the boat loading and unloading passengers is done with ease.

Island 30 Shore Boat

The Island 30 is a USCG approved passenger vessel that can accommodate 47 passengers. This boat is ideal for the cruise ship industry or harbor taxi service for bringing passengers to their shore destinations.

SOLAS 590

Willard Marine, Inc., is proud to be the only American designer and manufacturer of Safety of Life At Sea (SOLAS) rescue boats, which are built under ABS inspection, rigorously tested and certified by the United States Coast Guard. Emergency services, rescue agencies, commercial shipping companies and other organizations appreciate the speed, stability and maneuverability of Willard Marine SOLAS boats in the most challenging rescue operations.

Crystaliner 33

Willard Marine, Inc., has acquired the rights to design and manufacture Crystaliner boats, a line of surf and rescue vessels that have been an icon on the West Coast for nearly six decades. Crystaliners are still being used by law enforcement and lifeguard divisions in the California coastal cities of Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and Oceanside to name a few. Now in development is a 33-foot Crystaliner Patrol Boat designed by Willard Marine with an updated, all-fiberglass hull and deck, plus modern equipment and outfit items for today's advanced patrol officers and first responders.

Dauntless 30 Open Cabin

In an exclusive licensing agreement with SeaArk Marine, Inc., Willard Marine offers the newly engineered 30-foot Dauntless with a high-deadrise, deep-v hullform and history of proven ocean performance. This stable and capable boat is preferred by many law enforcement and military agencies that must board other vessels in rough conditions. Now, with the latest marine equipment and outfitting, the 30' Dauntless features wide chines, access to all equipment for maintenance, and an enclosed weatherized cabin for protection from the elements. The boat featured in these photos has twin 250 HP outboard engines and achieves 34 knots at full load.

Commander 27

In an exclusive licensing agreement with SeaArk Marine, Inc., Willard Marine offers the new, trailerable, 27-foot Commander featuring highly flared bows and wide side decks. This stable and capable boat is preferred by many law enforcement and military agencies that board other vessels in potentially rough conditions. Now, with updated equipment and outfit items, the Commander features wide chines, access to all equipment for maintenance, and an enclosed cabin for protection from the elements.

SOLAS 590

Willard Marine is proud to be the only American manufacturer of SOLAS rescue boats. Our 590 SOLAS is designed and built to meet all United States Coast Guard standards required for this type of Safety Of Life At Sea vessel, featuring a fiberglass, deep-v hull for maximum stability and a non-skid deck. The multi-chamber, 40-ounce polyurethane tube is exceptionally strong, puncture resistant, UV-coated and provides buoyancy and reduced vessel weight for maximum performance, fuel economy and safety at sea. The 590 is also outfitted with a self-righting system and three-point lifting sling. When you need the safest rescue boat available, please contact us for more information about our SOLAS products and other Willard Marine vessels.