Rs Venture

Rs Venture

Product Details

The RS Venture is a new benchmark in family, exploration and training dinghies, capable of carrying up to eight sailors in its huge, self-draining cockpit. Sparkling performance makes it great fun and multiple equipment options allow to boat to be configured for you. Winner of multiple awards, the RS Venture has a choice of standard or ballasted centerboards – there’s even a lifting keel version too (see RS Venture Connect). Exceptional stability makes the RS Venture ideal on estuaries and coastal waters - with stowage for all the equipment you'll need, including an outboard motor. Imagine the adventures in store!

RS Venture Connect - This is the self-righting keelboat version of the RS Venture, with a lifting bulb keel for exceptional security and seaworthiness. Its large, self-draining cockpit makes the RS Venture Connect perfectly suited to unforgettable family adventures afloat. And it offers training centres a secure, multi-person boat for confidence-inspiring tuition.

The RS Venture is available in 3 trims:

  • Venture S: Standard Fiberglass Centerboard
  • Venture SE: Ballasted 132 lb Steel Centerboard
  • Venture Connect: Vertical Lifting Keel With A 275 lb Lead Bulb


  • Highly stable family / training boat, perfect for adventures with the family or friends
  • Can be left on a mooring
  • Optional outboard motor mount
  • Crew capacity of 1,140 lbs means you can bring everyone with you
  • Self Draining Cockpit
  • Storage under the side seats and foredeck


  • LENGTH: 16'4"
  • BEAM:6'8"
  • HULL WEIGHT: 436 lbs (Excludes SE and Connect ballast weight)
  • HULL MATERIAL: Composite GRP Construction
  • MAIN SAIL AREA: 118 ft2
  • JIB SAIL AREA: 41 ft2
  • NUMBER OF CREW: 1 - 8
  • CREW WEIGHT: 220 lbs - 440 lbs