Length Over all, cm / ft-inches
500 cm / 16′ 5”
Length Inside, cm / ft-inches
400 cm / 13′ 1”
Width Overall, cm / ft-inches
215 cm / 7′ 1”
Width Inside, cm / ft-inches
111 cm / 3′ 8”
Tube Diameter, cm/mm
52 cm / 520mm
Bare Boat Weight, Kgs / Ibs
265 kg / 583 lbs
Maximum Bearing Capacity, Kgs / Ibs
1100 kg / 2200 lbs
Number of Chambers
Recommended Engine Power (h.p)
Maximum Engine Power (h.p)
Maximum Engine Weight, Kgs / Ibs
180 kg / 396 lbs
Engine Shaft Length, Inches
Aluminum Hull Thickness, mm
VALMEX – PVC / HYPALON
Boat Design Category
Country Of Origin
VIKING V500 opens up a new extensive series of aluminum hull cruising RIBs, suitable for heavy sea conditions and high waves.
This model is 5 m (16’5’’) long rated for 100HP engine, being the smallest RIB with 4-units cockpit configuration on a market. It features:
• Bow locker with cushion and seat back,
• Aluminum welded steering console with front seat,
• Aluminum captain seat with two storage compartments, three handrails and folding up seating,
• Wide rear seating with folding seat back and large rear storage compartment.
• Two rear walking platforms with motor well add a nice touch of comfort and safety.
The boat also offers some unique optional features, such as:
• Original GALA T-top with aerodynamically profiled framing.
• Heady-duty welded towing arch with two mooring cleats and waterski towing post.
These options transform this model into an excellent choice for watersports, family cruising or just comfortable, rough water boating.
The boat comes with two choices of tube material: either HYPALON, or VALMEX with nice selection of colors and original GALA styling.
5 reasons to choose GALA
- DEEP-V ALU HULL-Aluminum welded Deep-V stepped hull of V500 makes it a real performer
- REAR PART DESIGN-V500 rear part configuration is the one of a kind design to make the boat comfortable
- «GALA-TABS» HULL DESIGN-«GALA-TABS» hull design is a unique feature for easy getting on plane and water spray protection!
- TRANSFORMER SEAT-Seat back easily folds up to drive standing. It features three safety hand- rails and two storage compartments.
- SELF-BAILING COCKPIT !-The boat cockpit is remarkably deep! It gives a great feeling of safety, when you sit not ON but IN THE BOAT!
- Deep-V, powder-coated aluminum hull with motor well and rear compartment
- «GALA TABS» transom system
- Steering console C-04 with windshield, railing, front seat and seat back, steering system with wheel and cable
- Driver seat S-04 with soft seat, folding back and roomy storage
- Spacious bow locker with soft cushion
- 4 lifting eyes and 3 towing bow eyes
- Bow handle and 10 safety grab handles
- Soft curved 5-chamber Valmex or Hypalon buoyancy tube with rounded bow
- Overpressure valve
- Tough rubbing strake with splash guard
- One-way drain system with plug
- Two paddles, high-efficiency foot pump
- Repair kit and manual
- Valmex Tube
- Bow step plate with cleat, roller and soft seat back
- Fuel system with 75L tank, filler, fuel send and fuel gauge
- Electric package (includes navigation lights, bilge pump, horn, battery switch etc)
- Towing arch w/ 2 cleats & tow eye.
- T-top with top mounting plate
- Overall cover
- Console cover
- Seat cover
- Heavy 1400 g/sq.m PVC fabric upgrade
- Tube protector package
- SEADECK decking upgrade
- SILVERTEX upholstery upgrade
- Mechanical steering system with steering cable
- Hydraulic steering system
- Steering wheel GALA Deluxe GRAY
- Waterski towing arch with 2 mooring cleats
Gala Boats Warranty:
|PVC tube||2 years|