Skip to main content

Argos Nautic set to debut 13-foot tender at FLIBS

The Argos Nautic 396 weighs 925 pounds and can be stowed in a yacht garage.

The Argos Nautic 396 weighs 925 pounds and can be stowed in a yacht garage.

Argos Nautic, a builder of semicustom luxury tenders, is debuting its newest model at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which opens Wednesday.

The Patrizio Facheris-designed 396 is a 13-foot RIB with classic teak and holly flooring and custom stainless steel fittings.

It has a 6.8-foot beam, seating with legroom for five and hidden storage.

Different from production boat manufacturing, building a 396 is a hands-on process. Argos Nautic works with the customer to select colors, finishes and textures, whether to match the mother vessel or the latest trends.

The tender comes with an Isotta tilt steering wheel and Fusion audio system. It’s powered by one 40-to-70-hp outboard.

At 925 pounds, the Nautic 396 is easily hoisted onto davits or craned up onto a deck, the company said. It can be stowed in a yacht garage. The price starts at $35,000.

Click here to read more.

Related

FARSOUNDER

FarSounder Announces Leadership Changes

Matthew Zimmerman will take over as CEO for Cheryl Zimmerman as she transitions to a new role as market development strategist.

1_MARKETUPDATE

U.S. Stocks on Verge of Bear Market

Investors, analysts and small-business owners are growing more pessimistic about economic conditions.

1_SAFEBOATINGWEEK

Resources Available for Safe Boating Week

The Safe Boating Campaign and marine associations have issued videos and other materials to promote this week’s observance.

1_MIASF

MIASF Holds Annual Meeting

The South Florida trade organization announced new and reelected members, handed out awards, and arranged presentations by business leaders.

1_GASPRICE

Gas Reaches Record $4.59 Per Gallon Average

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, the summer driving and boating seasons will contribute to continued demand for gasoline.

1_MILLERMARINE

Power Lodge Acquires Miller Marine

The deal gives marine and powersports dealer Power Lodge four locations in Minnesota and one in Florida.

1_DOWDIVE

Boating Shares Suffer in Market Selloff

Major U.S. stock indices weakened yesterday, and recreational marine shares fared even worse on a percentage basis.