Speed and style: Standout Superyacht Tenders and Dayboats



Custom designed and built for a superyacht built by a leading Italian shipyard, the WB14 is the latest creation of Wooden Boats. Designed inside and out by Giorgio Cassetta, the 14 metre WB14 is inspired by traditional Venetian taxi boats with a guest cockpit aft. The sunken deckhouse is accessed via steps and has enough seating for 14 guests in teak-lined, leather upholstered and air-conditioned interior.

  • LOA: 14 metres
  • Beam: 3.53 metres
  • Engines: 2 x Yanmar 370hp with stern drives
  • Top speed: 40 knots
  • Range: 200 nautical miles
  • Passengers: 14
  • Builder: Wooden Boats
  • Designer: Giorgio Cassetta

Tender 15

_Winner of the Open Tender of the Year category in the BOAT International Design and Innovation Awards_

Designed to accompany a 30 metre Sunseeker yacht, the Tender 15 sports a number of unique features, including petite dimensions and ease of use, which makes it a good fit for smaller yachts. At 4.5 metres long and two metres by beam, the tender is small enough to be launched and retrieved without the use of heavy cranes or specialist equipment. The Tender 15 can accommodate a total of seven passengers and includes a hull shape specifically designed for a dry ride.

  • LOA: 4.5m
  • Beam: 2m
  • Engines: 80hp Mercury outboard
  • Passengers: 7
  • Builder: Schaaf Yachtbau
  • Designer: Steve Leisner


_Winner of the Limousine Tender of the Year category in the BOAT Innovation and Design Awards_

One notable feature of this limousine tender includes its ability to fit snugly inside a yacht garage with a total height of just 2.4 metres. It can also serve as both the guest tender, with comfortable accommodation in a sheltered, air-conditioned interior for 15 guests. Solas can reach speeds of up to 30 knots thanks to two Volvo Penta D3 220 engines. At this speed, even water-skiing is an option too. And the Solas tender can also hold up to 38 people when acting as a rescue boat in an emergency.

  • LOA: 11m
  • Passengers: 15
  • Top Speed 30 knots
  • Engines: 2x Volvo Penta D3 220
  • Builder: Knierim Yachtbau
  • Designer: Beiderbeck Designs
  • Interior Design: Beiderbeck Designs

Evo T2

This seven-metre custom tender was originally commissioned by the owner of a new 46 metre Sanlorenzo superyacht but its success has led to Evo Launches launching a new range of day boats for superyachts. The tender was designed by Valerio Rivellini, who followed the owner’s brief for a “luxurious, elegant and high-performance” tender. Key features include space and charging points for two Seabobs, a table for eight people and a towing hook for water skiing. A 300hp inboard engine provides a cruising speed of 28 knots and top speed of 36 knots.

  • LOA: 7m
  • Beam: 6.1m
  • Draught: 2.55,m
  • Top Speed: 36 knots
  • Fuel Capacity: 150 litres
  • Designer: Valerio Rivellini
  • Engines: 1x300hp
  • Passengers: 8

48 Wallytender

An evolution on the 118 Wallypower first introduced in 2002, the 48 Wallytender is the first Wally product to be revealed following the brand's acquisition by the Ferretti Group. This standalone runabout is intended for day or overnight cruising and features general interior volumes, with an owner's suite down below. A key exterior feature is the fold-down bulwark sections that increase the swim platform while at anchor.

  • LOA: 14.5m
  • Beam: 4.4m
  • Displacement: 11,500kg
  • Top speed: 38 knots
  • Draught: 1.2m
  • Range: 305 nautical miles at 32 knots

Onda 331GT

This 10 metre open tender sports a fully customisable modular design, allowing owners to create their own ideal boat. With a Deep V hull, the boat can reach top speeds of 60 knots thanks to a pair of 250hp outboard engines, though an inboard option is also available. Onda chief executive George Riginos said the 331GT was “not just a support boat or tender to a superyacht, but a ‘mini yacht’ in its own right.”

  • LOA: 10m
  • Beam: 3.25m
  • Top speed: 60 knots
  • Displacement: 3,200kg
  • Fuel capactity: 600 litres
  • Max horsepower: 1400 HP

Hodgdon Venetian Limousine tender

This 9.5 metre Limousine tender was designed by the Florida-based designer Michael Peters Yacht Design and was delivered earlier this year to a German shipyard. Key design details include mirrored windows and port and starboard hull side doors for easy aft side boarding. Inside, the luxury cabin is equipped with spacious seating for up to 12 passengers.

  • LOA: 9.5 metre
  • Beam: 2.96 metre
  • Speed: 36+ knots
  • Engines: Twin Volvo D3-220
  • Passengers: 12 guests + 2 crew

T/T Scout

This eight metre tender, instantly recognisable for her striking sunshine yellow hull, has been specifically designed by Cockwells to mimic the exterior design detailing of her mothership, the 63 metre Hakvoort explorer Scout. The convertible limousine tender can transport a total of 10 guests and two crew and has been described as a "touchscreen heaven", with electric doors that can be tinted at the touch of a button to offer protection from the sun.

  • LOA: 8 metre
  • Beam: 2.53 metre
  • Max speed: 37 knots
  • Displacement: 3325kg
  • Engines: 2 x Volvo D3 - 220 HP
  • Passengers: 10

Whitehaven Harbour Classic 40

This brand new 12.9 metre day boat from Whitehaven debuted last month and evokes “the elegance and ease of a bygone era,” according to the yard. Key features include generous aft deck seating, a spacious saloon and lounge for hosting social soirees and accommodation for a maximum of six guests. Offering the option of either single or twin propulsion packages, the Whitehaven Harbour Classic 40 is available with a sporty short roof or a longer roof for a fully covered cockpit.

  • LOA: 12.9 metre
  • Beam: 3.9 metre
  • Draft: 0.9 metres
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,000 litres
  • Passengers: Six

Sunseeker Hawk 38

This new performance day boat from Sunseeker sees the yard “return to its performance roots” and “draw on the company’s racing heritage,” the yard said. The 11.85 metre boat has been designed in collaboration with Fabio Buzzi Design and has a top speed of 62 knots thanks to twin Mercury R400 outboard engines. Described as “the ultimate superyacht chase boat”, the Hawk 38 is available in a number of paint finishes and upholstery meaning that two boats are unlikely to ever be the same.

• LOA: 11.85m

• Beam: 3.01m

• Displacement: 5,000Kg

• Top Speed: 62 knots

• Fuel Capacity: 700 litres

• Designer: Fabio Buzzi Design/ Sunseeker

• Engines: Twin Mercury R400 outboard engines

• Passengers: 7