First Responder Boats

Fast, reliable and safe, Willard Marine first-responder craft enable professionals to successfully complete their mission while maintaining their own safety in rough waters and dangerous weather conditions. First responders need a reliable, stable boat from which to orchestrate challenging rescue operations and fight fires, even while waves crash overboard. Willard Marine first-responder RIBS and hard-sided vessels are specially designed to keep responders safe in these precarious situations with a number of features like automatic bailing cockpits and flow-through transoms, polyurethane ruggedized collars, specialized electronics and marine fire-fighting pumps, to name a few. Strategically placed rescue doors enable responders to easily pull victims aboard. Designs vary for coastal, inland lake or river applications. Proudly built to USCG and ABYC specification standards, combined with the stringent quality controls required through our ISO-certification, Willard Marine first-responder boats will successfully endure years of heavy usage, saving first-responder organizations significant time and money. Please contact us for more information about our First Responder 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.

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.

55’ Patrol Boat

The large and versatile 55’ Willard Marine Patrol Boat can be utilized for search and rescue, fire fighting, piloting, coastal missions and commercial purposes. Using a proven fiberglass or aluminum hull originally engineered for the United States Navy, Willard Marine has improved the creature comforts to provide your crew with a smooth and safe ride with full-range viewing capabilities and a spacious cabin with berths for 8 people. A hydraulic bow thruster enables impressive maneuvering capabilities in narrow waters.

40’ Open Ocean Fast Response

Willard Marine’s 40’ Open Ocean Fast Response cabin vessel is capable of handling emergency responses in all weather conditions, including search and rescue, air-sea disasters, medical support and transportation. Built with a fiberglass or aluminum hull and deck, the collar is a combination of air and foam polyurethane to provide durability and stability. It features a berthing, kitchenette, and head and shower areas.

SEA FORCE® 1100 Cabin

Built to U.S. Navy Standards, this is the cabin version of our 11m Standard Navy RIB. Powered by twin inboard diesel engines and water jets, this RIB comes equipped with air conditioning, heating, interior ventilation fans, and weathertight sliding port and starboard screen windows. While very fast, this boat is comfortable for crew, offering protection during long patrols.

22' Riverine

Willard's 22-foot Riverine is designed for many functions from a heavy-duty work boat to an armed patrol boat. This fast, agile craft can be air lifted into an area of operation or be trailered over road to the required destination. With a large capacity fuel tank, full complement of electronics and high speed capability, this boat is well-equipped to perform demanding military and commercial tasks in shallow and littoral waters.

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.

MISSION PRO™ 730

The MISSION PROTM 730 is designed with input from some of the largest patrol units in the country and includes a weather-tight laptop display, ergonomic console and seat design, plenty of dry storage, and an aft-folding windscreen that’s safe and convenient for one-person crews. Our inflatable collar and reinforced rub-rails reduce risk of boat damage upon boarding and provide stability during personnel and equipment weight shifts. Crash rails for engine protection, tow-posts, gun lockers, communications gear, electronics packages, colored light lenses, and a variety of boat colors and graphics are just the beginning of customizable features that Willard offers. Proudly built to USCG and ABYC specification standards, combined with the stringent quality controls required through our ISO-certification, MISSION PROTM patrol boats will successfully endure years of heavy usage, saving patrol units significant time and money. Please contact us for more info about Willard Marine Patrol Boats.

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

In an exclusive licensing agreement with SeaArk Marine, Inc., Willard Marine offers the new 30-foot Dauntless with a high-deadrise, deep-v hullform and history of proven ocean performance. This stable and capable boat design is preferred by many law enforcement and military agencies that board other vessels in potentially rough conditions. Now, with updated equipment and outfitting, the Dauntless features wide chines, access to all equipment for maintenance, and an enclosed cabin for protection from the elements.

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.