RS Venture

RS Sailing


The new benchmark in family, exploration and training dinghies, the RS Venture can carry 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!



  • Highly stable training boat that is suitable for beginners and more advanced sailors
  • Responsive and rewarding performance under sail – great for club racing


  • Capacity for multiple crew (640kg max)
  • Mast well forward and optional move-able thwart provide huge, flexible cockpit space
  • Strut vang above the boom gives space and safety for the crew
  • Comfortable and spacious for cruising with the family

Stability & Safety

  • Exceptionally stable hull
  • Low freeboard for capsize recovery ease and safety
  • Built-in self bailers and transom flaps quickly drain the cockpit
  • Preventing inversions: Foam inside the mast
  • Optional ballasted centreboard for exceptional stability


  • Very durable composite GRP hull construction
  • Thick woven GRP skins and 3mm coremat construction, under a double layered gelcoat
  • Optional rubber gunwale fendering
  • Optional aluminium keelband on hull bilge rails – protection when grounding – minimum maintenance


Designers: Phil Morrison & RS Sailing

Length: 4.9m

Beam: 2m

Weight: 198kg

Additional Options

This is just a selection of the extra kit you may want to go with your dinghy. To find out more about rig options or discuss your particular requirements please get in touch using the contact page or call 07712 896 502.

Breathable top cover: £349

Cockpit cover: £299

Launching trolley: £509

Alloy keel band: £259

Gunwhale protection: £359

Outboard motor mount: £149

Front stowage bag: £99

Roadbase: £1,150


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