9 Tantalizing New Tenders

From fish-friendly to high-speed fun, there's a vessel here for everyone.

Boating season is back. Here are 9 yacht tenders to help you have fun on the water.

The Toy Turned Tender: Vanqraft 16

Vanquish Yachts, Vanqraft 16
Vanquish Yachts’ Vanqraft 16. Courtesy Vanquish

The Vanqraft 16 is a crossover between a tender and a water scooter. It doesn’t get more fun than that.

Sensible Style: Invictus 200FX

Invictus Yacht, Invictus 200FX
Invictus Yacht’s Invictus 200FX. Invictus Yacht

The Invictus 200FX is a 20-foot tender designed by Christian Grande. She has a Bimini top option and room for 6.


One Racy RIB: Revolt 35XS

Revolt Custom Boats, Revolt 35XS
Revolt Custom Boats’ Revolt 35XS. Courtesy Revolt Custom Boats

She’s not only fast, with a reported top hop of 65 knots, her deep-V hull is designed by renowned British performance-boat designer Mike Ring.

American Made: Catalina 30 Pilothouse

Chris-Craft, Catalina 30 Pilothouse
Chris-Craft’s Catalina 30 Pilothouse. Courtesy Chris-Craft

Iconic American builder Chris-Craft debuted this center console at the Miami International Boat Show. The Catalina 30 Pilothouse even has a cabin down below with a head and berth. She’s the ideal tender for the aesthetics-forward angler.

Sea-Taming Tender: Chase 31

Novurania, Chase 31
Novurania’s Chase 31.

The Novurania 31 Chase has a solid fiberglass hull keel with foam core above it. She’s ready to tackle chop when you are.


The Fisherman’s Favorite: Everglades 253cc

Everglades Boats, Everglades 253cc
Everglades Boats’ Everglades 253cc. Courtesy Everglades Boats

The Everglades 253cc is the tender for the yachtsman who wants to hop off the yacht and for a fresh catch of the day.

The Mega-Yacht Tender: Gladiator 428

Canados Yachts, Galdiator 428
Canados’ Gladiator 428.

You read that right. Canados Yachts is on a tender list. The Italian shipyard’s Gladiator 428 is 42’9″ LOA, making her the smallest boat the shipyard has produced in the past three decades.

Head-Turner: Wallytender X

Wally Yachts, Wallytender X
Wally’s Wallytender X. Gilles Martin-Raget

Wally packs a punch with the Wallytender X. The Italian builder, known for it’s signature minimalist yacht design, has managed to fit all that style into the 45-foot, 60-knot Wallytender X.


The Speedster: SeaDNA 999 G5

Technohull, SeaDNA 999 G5
Technohull’s SeaDNA 999 G5. Courtesy Technohull

Got 90 knots? RIB manufacturer Technohull does. The builder’s 34-foot SeaDNA 999 G5 may knock your socks (hats, sunglasses and anything not properly secured) off. She’ll catch the attention of yacht owners who have a serious need for speed.


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