One of the most versatile tender designs is the centre console. With a long history in the sport fishing fraternity, the design elements allow for lots of storage, multi-use deck layouts and a powerful suite of propulsion units
Article by Chris Clifford
Invincible, the premium high-performance and saltwater sport fishing boat brand, offers the perfect chase boat or on-board tender for larger yachts. The expert builders use the latest techniques and the finest materials. With 10 semi- customisable boats in the range, from 10 metres to 14 metres, they ensure your Invincible is built to their exacting standards and with your distinct, personal wishes in mind. Invincible Catamarans utilise the patented Morelli & Melvin innovative hybrid semi-asymmetrical design (exclusive to Invincible) bringing unprecedented performance and handling. The fastest and flattest riding hulls in the business must be experienced to truly feel the Invincible difference. XScape Marine are the sole distributors of Invincible Boats in Europe, including Spain, the Balearic Islands, France, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro and Greece. The experienced team have been in the marine industry for over 20 years and the European head office is ideally located in Mallorca in the Balearic Islands. To give their customers the best experience possible, XScape Marine offers customers an outstanding level of professional service and after sales support.
Scout makes an incredible product, but for some, it’s more than just a primary vessel….for some it becomes their primary yacht tender! The luxury Scout models are beyond seaworthy and the ideal trusted brand to tow behind your yacht anywhere. Travel in style, while you tender in comfort and innovation. And don’t be surprised if you find yourself spending more time in your Scout than on your yacht. The models are the perfect luxurious complement to your lifestyle. Scout design and manufacture world-class luxury models from 17’ to 53’, each packed with timeless innovations, technology, and trendsetting features. Dual console Dorados are ideal for the family, centre console sportfishing machines ready for action, performance, efficiency and style wrapped in to one tender.
Elegance, spaciousness and high performance are the hallmarks of Pardo Yachts, allowing anyone aboard to feel completely at one with water. The innovative expertise of Cantiere del Pardo, consolidated over more than 50 years, is the secret of producing yachts that are increasingly more environmentally friendly whilst characterised by an unmistakable design. The deck can be comfortably walked-around, developed on a unique surface, from bow to stern. The walkaround range by Pardo Yachts is designed for safe cruising, ideal for those who choose functionality and an iconic design. Pardo Yachts are the perfect partner for
larger superyachts as a luxury tender: high performance, an iconic design and spacious layout.
If you are looking for one of the coolest chasers on the market then you should contact Brizo Yachts. They build the chaser of your dreams from aluminum and handcrafted to the smallest detail. The team are very proud to be different and present the luxury aluminum yachts as part of Finland’s well known and highly valued boatbuilding industry. Functionality and design run hand in hand delivering the best solutions to their exacting clients with expert technical and engineering using well known and proven technologies. Whether semi- custom or fully custom, no two Brizo yachts are the same. From the very beginning, their goal has been to be different and build yachts that customers dream of. The team moto is to always say, yes your wishes are possible.
For decades, Intrepid Powerboats has been one of the acknowledged leaders in providing best- in-class tenders to the superyacht market around the world, with their “One of a kind. One at a time.” approach to boat building. This incomparable level of build-to-order customisation ensures that each tender will perfectly complement the mothership, while delivering all the performance, style, and versatility that owners and their guests require. Intrepid liaises with owners and their captains to individually design, customise, and hand craft each vessel down to the finest detail. Outfitted for fishing, diving, or cruising, the versatile model lineup delivers incomparable comfort and style. If you can dream it, they can build it.
Castoldi Jet Tenders
Castoldi brings luxury and creativity in the design space to every model with excellent performance, rough water stability and shallow water ease. Castoldi is proud to announce the upcoming JT 28 due in 2023. Designed to comfortably accommodate 16 passengers well protected at aft by the recessed and folding bow shelter, at stern by a foldable and removable convertible bimini with removable side curtains, with the driver protected by a foldable T-top. The new JT28 is a real multi-role tender for any water sport with a beaching bow ramp and the stainless-steel keel protection. For a thrilling ride the tender is equipped with Yanmar 8LV 370 HP + Castoldi Turbodrive 284 H.C.T. easily reaching 38 knots speed as it cruises on a 24° deep V hull made in Kevlar.
The DFNDR 9 is the first centre console XO boat for optional overnight use, which along with extensive customising opportunities, makes it an exceptional multipurpose boat. While the open cabin structure enables you to enjoy the warm winds, optional walls provide shelter from harsh weather. The clever design allows a wide variety of uses, from water skiing and sport fishing to day cruising and challenging adventures. The aft deck and bow areas convert into enormous sunbeds while private head and berths for two enable a comfortable and private relaxation area. Equipped with two Mercury 225 V6 engines, the boat can reach a cruising speed of up to 50 knots. Built of the lightest, yet most durable material possible, it goes without saying that the DFNDR 9 is responsive and agile to drive. The light aluminum superstructure is extremely rigid, helping make the DFNDR 9 an ideal boat for day cruising, fishing, diving, wakeboarding, and any kind of other activities; ample storage space hides all equipment efficiently, so whatever hobby or sports you head out for, the equipment can be hidden out of sight.