Yacht Tenders are the penultimate arrival and departure experience associated with yachting, Hodgdon Tenders have recently launched two 10.5m luxury tenders that are sure to change the concept of taking the ‘dinghy’ to shore. The tenders are referred to as the ‘limousine’ and the ‘open tender’, they shall be carried onboard a large Superyacht delivered in 2017 however details of which ‘yacht’ are kept confidential.
The Limousine tender features a large under cover and luxurious seating arrangement for up to 12 guests, it features a HD entertainment system, refrigerator/bar and full leather interior. Need some air or want to enjoy the outdoor breeze ? No problem, the roof is hydraulic and can be lifted to increase headroom and provide a full 360 degree scope of visibility.
The 10.5m Open Tender features similar amenities however focused on water sports and storage of toys and beach equipment.
The Hodgen shipyard describes the boats as ‘tenders of unmatched quality’ noting that has been special care to ensure both boats provide a secure and stable platform, even in rough conditions.
About Hodgdon Yachts
As an established superyacht builder, Hodgdon’s Custom Tenders division is uniquely positioned to bring the highest standards to the tender world. Using the finest materials and most innovative methods, tradition and technology are expertly blended. The outcome is an extraordinary vessel of unrivalled performance, construction and visual aesthetic. The strength of Hodgdon’s dedicated shipyard and in-house Hodgdon expertly blends technology and www.hodgdonyachts.com tradition, resulting in an extraordinary vessel of unrivalled performance, construction and visual aesthetic. design and engineering team allows for projects that range from fully custom and completely unique to the time-tested Venetian series. Hodgdon Custom Tenders offers limousine and open tenders from 6.5 to 12 metres. Based in Maine in the USA, with offices in Monaco and Newport and a dedicated after-sales team, Hodgdon is prepared to provide worldwide service and support.