The New Lightweight Carbon Cat Rigid Tender from Aspen Power Catamarans


Aspen Power Catamarans has introduced a new series of lightweight rigid tenders that combine the best aspects of a catamaran and inflatable RIB. Sporting a unique, patent-pending hard-bottom hull, the new Carbon Cat offers a single-entry front that delivers a fast, dry ride, while the lightweight carbon fiber construction makes it efficient and easy to handle.

This unique design allows for 35% less power requirements than a typical inflatable, and the Carbon Cat reached a top speed of 21 mph powered by a single 9.9-hp Yamaha outboard in its sea trials. The lighter weight makes it easier to stow onboard and launch, while optional transom wheels provide easy beaching. 

The gunwale is finished with a thick foam bumper constructed with SeaDek HD, with seating also cushioned with SeaDek for a softer surface and enhanced durability. A removable seating cube provides seating for both rowing and powering, while the hard bottom reduces the worry of punctures or leaks you might have with an inflatable.

Offering a unique new design that prioritizes performance, ease of handling and functionality, the Carbon Cat makes the ideal tender or dayboat. 

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