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AB Ventus 8 VL

Lightweight, full-length fibreglass deep-V RIB, designed for extra space, durability and performance.

Whether you are cruising back to the marina for lunch or hosting a fishing trip, the Ventus 8 VL packs a variety of features into one small, light package. Designed with a deeper freeboard, the Ventus 8 VL is equipped with a spacious interior ensuring an enjoyable, stable and dry ride. With an CSM Orca® Coated Hypalon Fabric, it brings extra protection and with-it greater resistance and durability. Its integrated non-skid deck material also allows for extra safety and confidence on the water.

Please note photos are indicative only and may show additions not included in standard features.

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Standard Features

Hand Laid Fibreglass 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

3 Stainless Steel Davit Lifting Points

Inner Hull Drain with Plug

Deck Condensation Plug

Orca (CSM) Five Layer Coated Hypalon 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 Base

Telescopic Oars with Aluminium Shaft

Paddle Holders

Hand Pump

Maintenance Kit

Owner's Manual

Additional Air Retaining Chamber Under the Floor

3 Layers Reinforced Seams


Overall Length - 8' 6" / 2.60m

Overall Beam - 5' 6" / 1.68m

Inside Length - 5' 10" / 1.79m

Inside Beam - 2’4’’ / 0.72m

Tube Diameter - 16" / 0.40m

Number of Chambers - 3+1

Person Capacity - 4

Weight - 95lbs / 43kg

Recommended HP - 8HP

Maximum HP - 10HP

Shaft Length - 15" / 38.1cm

RDC Design Category - C


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