• Claire Horsman

New venture for Ring Powercraft

The new manufacturer of Ring Powercraft boats 'Cetus Powercraft Ltd' has launched a platform to develop and distribute high performance Sports Boats and RIBs. This new venture with new premises at Northshore Shipyard will bring significant changes with plans for new products in the leisure, commercial and defence sectors.

Designer and ex racer 'Mike Ring' who has been building boats with wife and business partner Liz since 1968, joins the company as Head of Innovation and Design and will lead product development.

Martin Blench, following an outstanding 34 year engineering career in the Royal Navy will manage all production processes and quality assurance aspects of the business.

CEO David Jackson comments " It is an honour to the leading this initiative with such a revered brand and renowned team. Mike has built and outstanding reputation over the past 50 years for ground breaking high performance hulls, with exceptional manoeuvrability and rough water handling, that have resulted in numerous racing accolades and speed records It is our objective to build on this success by maintaining the high speed DNA of the Ring product.

We have a robust management team and infrastructure which will facilitate an extensive expansion strategy and best-in-class customer service. We will provide a blend of bespoke and off-the-shelf products to deliver optimal and creative solutions to our clients, whilst also building strong and strategic relationships with our partners and suppliers.

Introducing new products, concepts and materials is a key focused there are a number of exciting opportunities scoped out with us having the luxury of being able to utilise propulsion systems from the worlds' leading manufacturers. We will ensure that we are at the forefront of new green technologies so that we will always be the partner of choice in innovative marine projects.

For more details, visit http://ringpowercraft.co.uk/


Itchenor, Chichester, West Sussex PO20 7AY

Tel: 01243 512611