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Maintaining a Yacht Tender RIB

Published March 20th, 2018 by Bernardo

Rigid inflatable boats, yacht tenders, in conjunction with yacht ownership create an unparalleled nautical experience. They make more activities and areas accessible to yacht owners and make it easier and more pleasurable to get to and from your yacht. Before starting your search for tenders for sale, it's important to understand how to properly care for one. Following a short list of simple tips can keep your yacht tender functional for years to come.

Highfield Tenders – Classic Series

Published July 28th, 2017 by Bernardo

With a 25-year history, Highfield Aluminum RIB’s are considered a leading manufacturer in the yacht tender category. Their best-selling Classic series is the perfect all-around tender which is built to last and comes alongside a 2-year structural warranty.

By stowing the gas tank in the built-in bow locker, guests have uninterrupted seating space, and the self-draining deck keeps feet dry. The Classic Series has a length range from 8 feet 6 inches to 12 feet 6 inches and a capacity of 4-7 people. These tenders are ideal for beach-hopping and for placing on sailboats or yachts.

Highfield Ultralite Tenders – Ultra Light, Yet Ultra Tough

Published July 14th, 2017 by Bernardo

If you’re looking for a tough, small, runaround yacht tender then Highfield’s Ultralite series is your go-to RIB. Their signature aluminum hull is a great alternative for those who’ve had a soft bottom tender in the past, but would prefer the performance and durability of a solid hull. These lightweight tenders are easy to transport, and can be launched and retrieved by a single person.

Highfield Tenders – Strength, Integrity and Style

Published July 11th, 2017 by Bernardo

Highfield tenders have evolved from many years of development in some of the toughest conditions around the world. From the Great Barrier Reef off tropical Northern Australia to the frigid artic waters of Alaska, Highfield Aluminum RIB’s have a 25-year history of endurance and are now they have become a leading manufacturer in the yacht tender category.

When it comes to Yacht Tenders, Novurania sets the bar high

Published April 3rd, 2017 by Bernardo

They built their first fiberglass hull in 1989 in the United States and have become a leading manufacturer for luxury yacht tenders. Their in-house engineers are equipped with the most advanced hardware and software applications, and continue to introduce new models based on the growing needs of their clientele.

Argos Nautic Yacht Tenders – Luxury, Style and Performance Combined.

Published November 18th, 2016 by Bernardo

Argos Nautic was conceived in 2009, when Ignacio Vadillo, engineer, designer, and boat enthusiast, joined forces with industrial designers Denise Brener and German Jimenez, to create a yacht tender unlike any on the water today. They saw the need for a new RIB concept for high end yachts with owners of discerning taste. 

It’s a Yacht Tender Moment at Nautical Ventures in Fort Lauderdale.

Published September 19th, 2016 by Bernardo

Back in the day, buying a yacht tender was easy. It was more of a utilitarian item designed to fit in a specific place on the boat, used for crew and passenger transport between the ship and the shore. To a yacht, it was a commodity, traded in every few years for a new model. These days, tenders have evolved to offer many innovative features into many varying designs. New technologies have redefined the tender and what it means to the modern yacht owner. 

Love Me Tender… Love Me Nautical Ventures.

Published August 30th, 2016 by Bernardo

Back in the day, buying a yacht tender was easy. It was more of a utilitarian item designed to fit in a specific place on the boat, used for crew and passenger transport between the ship and the shore. To a yacht, it was a commodity, traded in every few years for a new model. These days, tenders have evolved to offer many innovative features into many varying designs. New technologies have redefined the tender and what it means to the modern yacht owner. 

A Rip in the Rib? Here's what to do.

Published May 7th, 2016 by Bernardo

No matter how careful you are when boating, tears, rips, and holes to your boat will be hard to avoid. So knowing how to repair your boat, regardless of how big the job, is extremely valuable information to possess. This example is a 2" long cut, which requires a patch on the outside. A tear in the fabric 12"+ will require a patch to be placed on the inside and outside, also known as the "sandwich" patch. 

The Tough Side of Tenders

Published April 17th, 2016 by Bernardo

Aluminum has long been the boat hull material of choice in many parts of the world due to its strength, ease of repair, versatility and above all its weight saving characteristics. So it’s only natural that the evolution of tenders would find a place in the world with aluminum hulls. Highfield inflatables have evolved from many years of development in some of the toughest conditions in the world, the Great Barrier Reef of tropical Northern Australia. They are a direct descendant of the Australian Swift range of aluminum hulled RIBs.

Love me tender Love me Novurania

Published March 27th, 2016 by Bernardo

What do you think of when you think tenders? Whether you’re thinking about designs, innovations or functionality it most likely originated at Novurania.

The Evolution of the micro-tender.

Published March 14th, 2016 by Bernardo

The Evolution M10 Jet is the smallest offering from Nautical Ventures coming in at just under 11' LOA. This package was specifically designed for today's yacht tender garages and small swim platforms. Equipped with Evolution Tenders' signature collared fender system, the M10 has a small footprint while allowing for comfortable seating of up to 5 adult passengers. She boasts abundant storage for dock lines, anchor and life jackets with room to spare, a rarity among yacht tenders in this size range.

Chapman Transition The Ultimate Landing Craft.

Published March 12th, 2016 by Bernardo

The Transition by Victor Chapman brings a new dimension to what you should expect from your tender. Available in 20, 22, 25, and 28 foot models, these extremely well-constructed tenders are unique in the marketplace, featuring a 36” wide adaptive hydraulic bow ramp.

Yacht Tenders... they're not just for yachts anymore.

Published March 6th, 2016 by Bernardo

Off the beach, anchored in the turquoise waters of a Caribbean island, sits the megayacht- with passengers looking to make their way to shore. Cue the tender; that on-deck workhorse staple designed to ferry crew & passengers between the ship and ports of call. But these days the tender has taken on a whole new role...

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