RS Sailing
Premier Way, Abbey Park
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9DQ
01794 526760
RS Sailing
Premier Way, Abbey Park
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9DQ
01794 526760


RS Venture
RS Venture
RS Venture
RS Venture

RS Venture

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!

RS Venture at a glance

No. of Crew

Crew Weight (kgs)

Beam (m)

No. of Trapezes

Sail Area (m²)

Length (m)

  • Highly stable training boat
  • Perfect for weekend adventures with family and friends
  • Can be left on a mooring
  • Rewarding performance – secure sailing
  • Outboard motor option for ultimate versatility
  • Choose from asymmetric or symmetric spinnaker options
  • Huge 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 family cruising
Stability & Safety
  • Exceptionally stable hull
  • Low freeboard to assist capsize recovery and safety
  • Self draining the cockpit
  • Preventing inversions: Foam inside the mast and optional mast head float
  • Righting lines
  • Optional ballasted centreboard for even greater stability
  • Multiple stowage options – under side seats and foredeck
  • Durable composite GRP hull construction
  • Thick woven GRP skins and 3mm coremat construction, under a double layered gelcoat means that the RS Venture will stand up to intense use
  • Optional rubber gunwale fendering
  • Optional aluminium keelband on hull bilge rails – protection when grounding – minimum maintenance
Rig & Sail Configuration options
  • Mylar or Dacron mainsail
  • Furling jib (standard)
  • Asymmetric gennaker
  • Trapeze pack
RS Venture Options and Accessories
  • Ballasted centreboard
  • Thwart option (factory fitted)
  • Rear stowage locker (factory fitted)
  • Rubber gunwhale protection (factory fitted)
  • Alloy keel band protection (factory fitted)
  • Mylar or Dacron mainsail fabric
  • Gennaker / asymmetric spinnaker and equipment
  • Symmetrical spinnaker and equipment
  • Mast head float
  • Transom boarding ladder
  • Outboard motor transom wear pads
  • Stowage bag – under foredeck
  • Anchor pack
  • Trapeze pack
  • Cockpit water bottles – pair – fitted
  • Fenders
  • Top cover – breathable
  • Launching trolley
  • Road trailer combi base
  • Antifoul below waterline

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RS Venture SRS Venture SERS Venture Connect
DesignerPhil Morrison/RS Sailingbulletfillbulletfillbulletfill
Length4.9m (16'4")bulletfillbulletfillbulletfill
Beam2.0m (6'8")bulletfillbulletfillbulletfill
Centreboard – ballastedSteel – 60kgbulletfill
Keel (vertical lifting)Lead bulb – 125kgbulletfill
Draft (keel down)0.9m (3'2")bulletfill
Draft (keel raised)0.3m (0'10")bulletfill
Air draft (mast above water)7m (23'0")bulletfillbulletfillbulletfill
Weight (hull)195kg (430lbs)bulletfillbulletfillbulletfill
Mainsail – Dacron with reefing system9.0m² (97ft²)bulletfillbulletfillbulletfill
JIb – Dacron3.8m² (41ft²)bulletfillbulletfillbulletfill
Jib furling systembulletfillbulletfillbulletfill
Storm mainsail & jib (required for use with forward-facing seats)Can be ordered in lieu of standard sailsbulletoutlinebulletoutlinebulletoutline
Race mainsail & jibAvailability to be advised
Asymmetric Gennaker14m² (150ft²)bulletoutlinebulletoutlinebulletoutline
Mast – aluminium alloybulletfillbulletfillbulletfill
Boom – aluminium alloyWith single-line reefing systembulletfillbulletfillbulletfill
Lifting rudderPlus stock plus tiller plus extensionbulletfillbulletfillbulletfill
Centre-mainsheet arrangementbulletfillbulletfillbulletfill
Rear stowage lockerbulletfill
Single forward facing seatPara sailingbulletoutline
Twin forward facing seatsPara sailingbulletoutline
Central sheeting and controls consolePara sailingbulletoutline
Manual joystick steeringPara sailingbulletoutline
Electronic joystick steeringPara sailingbulletoutline
Sip/puff electronic steeringPara sailingbulletoutline
Rubber gunwhale protectionFactory fittedbulletoutlinebulletoutlinebulletoutline
Alloy keel band protectionFactory fittedbulletoutlinebulletoutlinebulletoutline
Mast head floatbulletoutlinebulletoutlinebulletoutline
Transom boarding ladderbulletoutlinebulletoutlinebulletoutline
Outboard motor transom wear padsbulletoutlinebulletoutlinebulletoutline
Anchor packIncludes ancor, warp, chain, bagbulletoutlinebulletoutlinebulletoutline
Top coverBreathable polycottonbulletoutlinebulletoutlinebulletoutline
Road trailer combi basebulletoutlinebulletoutlinebulletoutline
Antifouling paint below waterlinebulletoutlinebulletoutlinebulletoutline
Premier Way, Abbey Park
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9DQ

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