AB Ventus VL 9 - light weight ,fibre glass hull, Inflatable RIB tender

The AB Ventus 9 VL for sale is an easily towable tender, or stored on davits. Capable ot taking a 15hp to provide good performance. With the deepest freeboard in its class, the Ventus 9 VL is great for fishing and snorkelling on the reef. The fiberglass deep V RIB makes an ideal tender for ocean sailors, cruising passage makers or even as a run about.

The Ventus 9 VL can be used as a snorkel support vessel or as a tender to bare boats in the commercial sector.


Overall Length

9’6”/ 2.90m

Overall Beam

5’7” / 1.72m

Internal Length

6’9”/ 2.06m

Internal Beam

2’8” / 0.81m

Tube Diameter

17” / 0.43m

Number of Chambers


Weight (Preliminary)

106lb / 48kg

Persons Capacity


Recommended HP


Max HP


Shaft Length

15” / 38.1cm

RDC Design Category


Standard Equipment:

  • Hand Laid Fiberglass Deep ‘V’ Hull
  • Stringer System Laminated into Hull
  • Non-Skid rubber Floor Panels
  • Plastic External Transom Plate
  • Aluminium Internal Transom Plate with Security Lip
  • Stainless Steel Bow Eye
  • Stainless Steel 3 Davit Lifting Points
  • Inner Hull Drain with Plug
  • Deck Condensation plug
  • Orca(CSM) Five-layer Coated Fabric
  • Raised Single Rub Rail
  • Push-Push Plastic Non-Corrosive 2 Stage Inflation Valves
  • 1 Front & 2 Side orca(CSM) Fabric Handles on Tubes
  • 2 Inside Bow Sets of 2 Orca(CSM) Fabric Handles on Tubes
  • 2 Inside Stern Single Orca(CSM) fabric handles on Tubes
  • Removable Rowing Seat
  • Oarlock Bases
  • Telescopic Oars with Aluminium Shaft
  • Paddle Holders
  • Hand Pump
  • Maintenance Kit
  • Owner’s Manual
  • Additional Air Retaining Chamber Under Floor
  • 3 Layer Reinforced Seams

Optional Equipment:

  • Tube Covers
  • Boat Cover
  • Chock Set
  • Bow Step with Fold Down Stainless Steel Cleat
  • Lateral Fold Down Stainless Steel Cleat
  • Removable Stern Seat
Price $7774.00 AUD
Length 2.90 Meters
Engine Make Mercury
Condition New