Luxury Rib Tender Spacious for Four, Yet Only 10
Too many small inflatable tenders today are purely utilitarian in design, lacking in any kind of style or panache. And RIBs are often too large and difficult to stow to be practical on many yachts. Enter the Argos Nautic 305 Yachting. It's a luxurious, center console rigid inflatable boat that's a mere 10' in length with only a 5.7' beam.
The 305 model weighs only 750 lbs., so it's effortlessly brought up onto davits or a deck. And because of its small size, it slides easily into most mid-sized yacht garages. Due to its straked, fiberglass hull and Orca Hypalon inflatable tubes, it also tows smoothly with little resistance.
The 305's small size doesn't mean it's cramped, however. It was designed to maximize storage and legroom. Spacious, it comfortably carries four passengers. Their supplies and belongings are neatly stowed in a myriad of dry and secure on board locations.
Argos Nautic 305 Yachting
Designed by Patrizio Facheris, its stylish, Italian pedigree shows. The tender comes replete with a long list of high-end appointments including a 1/2" teak cockpit sole, Fusion stereo, Isotta steering wheel, LED lighting and gleaming, stainless steel fittings.
Because it's semi-custom, the owner has a wide choice of premium hull, tube and seating colors and textures, and a broad assortment of available superior quality options. It truly becomes a one-of-a-kind bespoke vessel that is easily designed to match its mother ship's décor.
The Argos Nautic 305 Yachting's striking good looks belie its performance. With its 40 hp outboard, it'll make 31 knots and reaches planing speed in three seconds-an amazing feat for a 10' boat. And due to its hull and tube design, it also provides and extremely stable and dry ride. A demonstration of its lithe ability is at vimeo.com/153616209.
U.S. Coast Guard approved, Argos Nautic's 305 Yachting Tender runs from $30,000 to $42,000.
Contact Argos Nautic,
1572 NW 165th St., Miami, FL 33169. 786-520-4700.