Macoupin Boats

the product of Lake Rip Rap, Inc.

Macoupin Boats are transportable boats designed to haul and place riprap along remote shorelines without disturbing the banks or upland habitat. The design of these boats was developed by Lake Rip Rap, Inc. to meet littoral conditions commonly found on inland lakes.

MACOUPIN 420 – the next generation automated riprap boat

The Macoupin 420 is the result of 17 years of research and development.

The advantages of the Macoupin 420 are: simplified mechanical systems, improved safety features, productivity increased up to 20% and ease of operation.

Details : 14' X 50' – 54" sides – 42" bilge depth – empty wt: 60,000 lbs – payload: 40,000 lbs – gross wt: 100,000 lbs empty bow draft: 28" – empty stern draft: 8" – loaded draft: 33" level – gunnel freeboard: 21" bow freeboard: 33" – solenoid shift hydraulic valves – twin Mercury 4 stroke 90 hp outboards with tunnel hull – grab cable emergency stop – diesel auxiliary power – 48" wide conveyor maximum riprap: 500lbs/ piece – cruise 8 mph – unloading cycle: 90 seconds – overall length: 73'

 

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