RS Venture Keel

SKU: 10073

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The RS Venture Keel adds a new level of stability and safety to the proven RS Venture design. Perfect for clubs and schools looking to offer expanded options for accessibility sailing. An innovative Sailabilty Pack can easily be installed or removed so the boat can be sailed by a wide range of able-bodied and disabled sailors. The RS Venture Keel is performance sailing on an all inclusive level.


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Description

Details

    Stability and Safety
  • Self righting 264lb keel with lead bulb
  • Removable keel hoist post and winch for easy keel lifting & lowering
  • Self draining cockpit - transom drain tubes quickly clear spray and rainwater
  • Non-slip grip surfaces throughout the entire cockpit

  • Space
  • Fits many people (1200lb max)
  • Forward positioned mast and optional moveable thwart produces huge cockpit space
  • Strut vang above the boom gives space and safety for the crew

  • Versatility
  • Easily handled by beginners
  • Sparkling performance and incredible range of sailing options for experts
  • Can be stored afloat on a mooring
  • Easy keel lifting for convenient launching and transport ashore
  • Keep your boat in one place – or explore fantastic new venues

  • Durability
  • 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 aluminum keelband on hull bilge rails - protection when grounding - minimum maintenance

  • Performance
  • Optional spinnaker pack (asymmetric or symmetric) to add speed, take sailing to the next level and increase the fun factor

  • Sailablity Pack
  • Full range of Sailability options which can be added or removed as required - allowing the same boat to be used by sailors of all physical abilities. A significant step forward for many sailing and training centers



Buying From West Coast Sailing

We represent a dozen sailboat brands from all around the world. Our dinghy sailboat inventory is second to none, with at least 80-100 boats in stock in our warehouse at any time. Our staff has extensive experience sailing, racing, rigging, coaching and delivering boats worldwide. This is what we do:

  • Selection – 70+ models of sailboats from manufacturers around the world.
  • Service> – Our staff is focused on helping you Own The Water.
  • Experience – The team here has decades of experience on all types of dinghies.
  • Inventory – Over $1millon of boats and parts inventory in stock at all times.
  • Logistics – We have experience shipping boats all over the world, at reasonable rates, quickly.
  • Rigging – We rig most boats by hand, and stand behind our work.
  • Long Term Support – We are a leader in our industry, and we didn't get here by cutting corners. We have your back.
  • Apparel and Accessories – We have the apparel, accessories, trailers and dollies to go with each boat.

Reach out to our team anytime at BoatSales@WestCoastSailing.net or (503) 285-5536 ext 2.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Specifications
    Length & Weight
  • Length: 16'4ft
  • Beam: 6'8ft
  • Draft: 3'9ft
  • Air draft (mast above water): 23ft
  • Weight (hull): 435lb

  • Sails
  • Mainsail: 118sqft reefs to 98sq ft
  • Jib: 41sq ft
  • Spinnaker (optional):
  • Asymmetric 150sq ft
  • Symmetric: 113sq ft

SKU 10073
UPC No
MPN No
Manufacturer RS Sailing

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