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 centers a secure, multi-person boat for confidence-inspiring tuition. Designed with plug & play para sailing equipment options, the RS Venture Connect can be set up for almost any disability – and changed between sessions as required. From able-bodied to sip / puff electronic control, the RS Venture Connect does it all. A game changer with sparkling performance that everyone will love. Find out more about the award-winning RS Venture Connect Plug & Play Para Sailing System.
Beam: 6 ft. 8 in.
Standard features: Specifications Length: 16' 4" Beam: 6' 8" Centreboard – ballasted Steel: 60kg Air draft (mast above water): 23' Weight (hull): 436 lbs Mainsail: 118' Jib – Dacron: 41'
ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS Manual joystick or sip/puff steering Electronic mainsheet control Battery and electronic control box fitted in aft locker – removable
CONTROL LINE CONSOLE Required with the forward facing seats Brings all key sheets and control lines within reach of seated sailors Adjustable height and reach for various size sailors
STORM SAILS Reduced size mainsail and jib For use with the forward facing seats
MORE RS VENTURE ACCESSORIES Top cover – breathable Launching trolley Road trailer combi base Rubber gunwale protection Alloy keel band Transom boarding ladder Outboard motor transom bracket Anchor pack Trapeze pack Fenders Anti-foul paint below the waterline
Optional Features Storm mainsail & jib (required for use with forward-facing seats) Can be ordered in lieu of standard sails Race mainsail & jib Availability to be advised Asymmetric Gennaker 14m (150ft) Single forward facing seat Para sailing Twin forward facing seats Para sailing Central sheeting and controls console Para sailing Manual joystick steering Para sailing Electronic joystick steering Para sailing Sip/puff electronic steering Para sailing Rubber gunwale protection Factory fitted Alloy keel band protection Factory fitted Mast head float Transom boarding ladder Outboard motor transom wear pads Anchor pack Includes ancor, warp, chain, bag Fenders Top cover Breathable polycotton Road trailer combi base Anti fouling paint below waterline