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14'490.00 CHF

  • RS Venture S
  • RS Venture SE
  • RS Venture Connect
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RS Venture

RS Sailing

The new benchmark in large cruising and training dinghies - the RS Venture is capable of safely carrying up to eight sailors in its spacious, self-draining cockpit. Sparkling performance makes it fun and multiple specification options allow the boat to be tailored for you.

RS Venture model range:
RS Venture S - GRP centreboard
RS Venture SE - Steel ballasted centreboard 60kg
RS Venture Connect - Lifting keel with lead bulb 125kg
RS Venture Connect SCS - Adds seated controls for adaptive sailing

The RS Venture is a remarkably stable and dependable boat - perfect for family sailing or in a sailing school environment. Choose between S, SE and Connect models (see RS Venture Connect pages for full information about the keelboat version) to suit your sailing plans.

A host of equipment options allow you to further customise the RS Venture - from swimming ladders for summer beach fun to gennaker or spinnaker packs for training versatility, the RS Venture can be safe, practical and exciting.

Rapidly gaining popularity across the world, the RS Venture has won major design awards and become the big dinghy of choice for many experienced centres and sailors.

"...it is simply a great family dinghy for mum, dad, the kids, dogs and friends to go exploring together. For those who have a holiday cottage on the water then the Venture is the perfect accessory" Andi Robertson Yachting Life

More details

Data sheet

Fabricant RS Sailing
Length4.98
Width2
Surface of the Mainsail11
Surface of the foresail3.8
Spinnaker14.8
Weight total (app.)198
Weight of the hull (app)198
Keel weight125 ( Venture Connect)
Number of persons authorisedVenture S: 7; Venture SE + Connect: 6

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Versatile

  • Highly stable training boat
  • Suitable for beginners and more advanced sailors
  • Can be left on a mooring
  • Responsive and rewarding performance under sail - great for club racing
  • Outboard motor option for ultimate versatility
  • Choose either spinnaker method: asymmetric or conventional (symmetric)

Space

  • Capacity for multiple crew (640kg max)
  • Mast well forward and optional move-able thwart provide huge, flexible cockpit space
  • Strut vang above the boom gives space and safety for the crew
  • Comfortable and spacious for cruising with the family

Stability & Safety

  • Exceptionally stable hull
  • Low freeboard for capsize recovery ease and safety
  • Built-in self bailers and transom flaps quickly drain the cockpit
  • Preventing inversions: Foam inside the mast and optional mast head float
  • Righting lines
  • Optional ballasted centreboard for exceptional stability
  • Grip surface throughout entire cockpit

Storage

  • Multiple stowage options - under side seats and foredeck

Robust

  • Very durable composite GRP hull construction
  • Thick woven GRP skins and 3mm coremat construction, under a double layered gelcoat means that the RS Venture will stand up to intense use
  • Optional rubber gunwale fendering
  • Optional aluminium keelband on hull bilge rails - protection when grounding - minimum maintenance

The RS Venture Connect uses the same hull as the centreboard models and incorporates a vertical lifting keel for self-righting capability and a self-draining cockpit with large aft stowage locker. The keel lifts simply so the boat can be easily transported ashore, slipway launched and kept afloat on a mooring.

The huge cockpit means the RS Venture can seat up to eight people and wide side decks with secure inner seats give a range of options to suit uncertain beginners, families and experienced sailors.

A full range of para sailing equipment options mean the boat can be configured to suit virtually all disabilities. Options include single or twin seats, manual joystick, electronic joystick and sip/puff steering.

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