Sept 24, 2020

Argos Dinghy OverheadHere’s a dinghy that will get you to the shoreside pier in style; this bespoke 10' RIB tender has a striking profile that quickens the pulse and unrivaled luxury. The 305 Yachting from Argos Nautic will be on display at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in October.

Designed by Patrizio Facheris, each is handmade and can be fully customized to match the mother yacht. Customers have a broad palette of colors, textures and patterns to choose from. Every 305 Yachting becomes a distinct reflection of its owner. A sampling of what's available can be found at Argos Nautic's configuration site at bit.ly/Configure305Yachting.

Argos Dinghy Running EngineWhile the 305 Yachting provides sumptuous luxury for up to four passengers, it is first and foremost a performer. Matched with a 40 hp outboard, it delivers impressive speed—reaching plane in three seconds—and unrivaled maneuverability. Few boats of its size and weight are as confident when turning at speed or running through chop.

Argos Dinghy RunningWith a 5' 8" beam and fully rigged weight of only 750 lbs., the 305 Yachting is ideal for yachts from 45'–70'. Prices start at $25,000.


Contact Argos Nautic, 1572 NW 165th St., Miami, FL 33169

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Beneteau Antares 11By Andy Adams

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