|If you are a cruising sailor or you keep your boat on a mooring, the 9 VS was made for you! Designed as the ideal sailboat tender for up to 4 passengers, the 9 VS combines a rugged, go-anywhere double-molded hand laid fiberglass hull with internal stringers and buoyancy tubes that feature an all-around rubrail to cushion and protect yacht hulls from cosmetic and gel coat damage. Add to that a 9'6" length that's perfect for carrying aboard sailboats with narrower beams, plus fast, solid performance, and you've got an unbeatable first rate tender. When powered by a 10HP outboard, the 9 VS gets up on a plane within seconds, and remains stable even on the tightest turns. The raised bow and large tubes guarantee a smooth, dry ride for both passengers and gear.