BRIX Marine Launches The Aldebaran: The Latest Addition to the NAIAD Vessel Series

Port Angeles, WA — BRIX Marine, a renowned leader in marine craftsmanship, proudly announces the launch of its newest NAIAD vessel, the Aldebaran. This 11.3M NAIAD Pilot RHIB showcases the cutting-edge design, advanced technology, and unparalleled performance that have become synonymous with the BRIX Marine brand. 

Key Features of the Aldebaran Include: 

Hull Specifications

Length x Beam: 11.3m | 37′ x 3.85m | 12′ 6″ 

Lightship: 6,000 kg | 13,230 lbs. 

Trial Weight: ~6,422 kg | ~14,160 lbs. 

Propulsion: 2 x 300HP Yamaha 

3 bl 15.75″ X 18″ SS props 

Passenger Count: 4 passenger + 1 crew  


Length 11.3M (37′): Beam 3.9M (12′ 9″) 

Dead Rise 23 degrees progressive 

5086 alloy aluminum hull skins 

D-shaped foam EV50 (approx. 600mm diameter) 

IsoCoat polyurea hybrid elastomeric membrane 

Deck Accessories

Flush side & fore decks with aluminum grab rails around the cabin 

Boarding handrails at bow & aft splashwell 

Generator access hatches 

Fixed radar box & light mast on cabin rooftop 

Freeman 12″ round liftout hatch in outboard well 

Cabin Features

Walls & ceiling insulated & paneled with white FRP & aluminum trim 

Shockwave S2 mid-back shock-mitigating helm seat 

Shockwave S5 Pro mid-back shock-mitigating passenger seats 

Storage cuddy with built-in bunk areas 

Electric marine toilet with solar-powered exhaust fan 

Dometic rooftop air conditioning system 

Electrical & Navigation

Garmin GPSMAP 8612xsv MFD/Sonar 

Victron MultiPlus 12V/3000VA Inverter/charger 

Northern Lights 6kW diesel generator 

Garmin Twin SD card reader, VHF radios, radar, AIS Class B transponder

Safety Features

Dry agent fire extinguishers, carbon monoxide detector, gasoline fume detector 

USCG-approved life rings, Jason’s cradle, 6-person life raft 


Clear coat protective finish on exposed aluminum 

Zolatone interior paint, anti-fouling bottom paint 

Treadmaster non-slip exterior decking sheets 

Full house vinyl wrap in 3M 2080-G14 Gloss Burnt Orange 

The Aldebaran, meticulously built by BRIX Marine, is more than a vessel—it’s a purpose-built craft tailored to excel in its mission as a pilot boat. Seamlessly integrating quality, innovation, and functionality, the 11.3M NAIAD emerges as a stellar choice for both recreational and professional maritime pursuits. 

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About BRIX Marine: BRIX Marine is a leading manufacturer of high-performance vessels, known for their innovative design, superior craftsmanship, and dedication to customer satisfaction. With a commitment to excellence, BRIX Marine continues to push the boundaries of marine technology, delivering vessels that meet and exceed the expectations of boating enthusiasts worldwide. For more information about BRIX Marine, visit