Cobra 7.7m Shoot-Out

Cobra 7.7m Shoot-Out

Greg Copp from Powerboat & RIB boards one of a pair of Cobra 7.7m Nautiques and reports on a Yamaha vs Suzuki Solent shoot-out

Boat Specs

  • LOA: 7.7m
  • Beam: 2.55m
  • Transom deadrise angle: 26 degrees
  • Displacement: 1600kg (with engine)
  • Power options: 200 to 300 hp
  • Fuel capacity: 300 litres
  • RCD category: B for 11Cobra 7.7m Shoot-Out


This is Cobra’s most popular RIB and with good reason. It is easy to tow and launch and yet is big enough to rough it offshore. It is a high-quality British-built boat that has been meticulously designed as a fast driver’s boat. However, it is not a boat that will get rejected by the family after one season, as happens to many RIBs. As with any high-performance craft, the key point is the driving experience, and this boat, with its generous power-to-weight ratio and such a capable hull, excels in this department.

Read the full article here – Powerboat & RIB