we begin our fifth decade of manufacturing the most reliable, seaworthy
inflatables in the world, we do so in a new AB Inflatables headquarters
and factory in Barranquilla, an industrial city on Colombia’s
Caribbean coast. We moved from Venezuela in December 2007, in order to
better serve our customers and enjoy a facility where new quality
standards could be achieved as well as stronger professionalism of
Our new 100,000 square-foot factory is strategically located in the duty
free zone on the waterfront, 500 feet from customs and Barranquilla
Port. It not only offers larger production and design capabilities but
allows for improved lead times to ensure reliable on-time delivery. Our
dealers and customers world-wide appreciate our investment and
commitment to their needs.
The entire manufacturing process, from the building of fiberglass and
aluminum hulls, to the fabrication of the tubes, is done under one roof.
Each craft is handcrafted with exacting care, not mass-produced. We use
only the highest quality materials and the most advanced technology to
meet the demands of discriminating boaters for safety, dependability,
performance and styling.
Among our commercial clients, we supply inflatable boats to the American
marine towing company Sea Tow; the charter companies The Moorings, Sun
Yacht Charters, Sun Sail, Nautor Swan; and many other consumer and
official boating organizations.
Our boats are the choice of the elite forces of many of the world’s
armed forces to carry them on patrol and in harm’s way.
years, explorers and their expeditions have selected AB Inflatables
because they know of our earned reputation in the rugged and remote
parts of the world they plan to visit. Only the best, trouble-free
equipment will do for these hardy adventurers.
In the professional area, well-known Caribbean photographer Tim Wright
has chosen AB Inflatables as a photographic platform because of the
incredible stability and durability of our craft. Among our OEM clients,
we have also supplied boats to the Italian company, Selva Marine S.p.A.,
with both inflatable and aluminum boats.
Our most loyal, but demanding customers are our civilian owners. Those
who daily live the boating lifestyle and need the rugged reliability AB
provides and also those occasional boaters who want their boats to be
ready when they are.
At AB, we believe that quality is only achieved when first-rate
materials are combined with superior craftsmanship. Our commitment to
innovation and our attention to detail define our market, attracting
discriminating customers who demand quality boats, reasonably priced.
We invite you to explore our catalog and Web site for the complete AB
story, from our modular models to our larger multi-engine models. We are
confident you will find the inflatable boat that is right for your