Bespoke Design and Manufacture

Inflatable design is a unique skill. and  creating beautifully shaped tubes that are structurally complimented is Lancer speciality. The evidence of this is in our multiple world records also our design awards and design patents.

7.3m Custom Navy RIB

7.3m Custom Navy RIB

Lancer is regarded as having one of the worlds best design teams led by our Technical Director with over 30 years of custom inflatable design. We are credited with 3 world records for inflatable collars/tubes on mono hulls and hold the record for the largest collar/tube on a multi hull.

Lancer has been supplying custom tubes and collars for over 30 years in this time Lancer has developed its own proprietary software and invested in the technology of inflatable tubes and Collars. We are an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to many companies and provide high quality products that are ensure a long term relationship.

The key to a successful design is to engage with Lancer at an early stage. We can discuss options and how they will impact design and product manufacture.

Open Rescue RIB

Open Rescue RIB

Our experience allows us to step into a project and view it from a Naval Architects or  boat builder perspective. Both have a similar goals with different approaches, we work to create a design that will be achievable and practical.

Lancer design also extend to foam collars. Lancer pioneered foam filled collars for commercial work vessels and are continuing to innovate for the recreational market.

D Tubes are becoming increasing popular and have many benefits. The design is different approach than a cylindrical tube and to create an efficient working D tube takes not only skill in design but also manufacture. D Tubes have unique forces involved and it is worthwhile to consult with Lancer at an early stage so these can be accounted for.