AST 280


A Tender So Light it can be moved by one person

The AST 280 redefines what’s possible in the small dinghy market, combining lightweight carbon fibre construction with unparalleled craftsmanship. Designed for those who demand the best, this high-performance boat excels in efficiency, durability, and minimal maintenance thanks to its robust carbon build. It boasts a lighter frame than any RIB, eliminating deflation or aging concerns. Its optimised hull shape requires 35% less power, reducing emissions and allowing for perfect propulsion with electric drives. The AST 280 offers spaciousness unheard of in conventional tenders this size, promising unsinkability, easy boarding, and comfortable rides. It’s the epitome of innovation in tender design, ensuring a seamless blend of performance and luxury for the discerning yachtsman.


Overall Length




Max HP




Internal Length 2.01m
Internal Width 0.82m
Capacity 4 Persons
Max Load 365kg
Shaft Short
CE Category C

Standard Inclusions

Rigid carbon hull
Deep V-keel
High freeboard
2 transom platforms
Double bottom
Molded nonskid in cockpit and on gunwale
Bow locker
6 handles
4 lifting points
3 towing points
Extra thick rubber rail
Transom reinforcements
Large draining bung
Telescopic mini paddle
Tiller extension


2 side bags
Anchor package
Mooring package
KeelGuard with additional handles
Beach wheels
EVA foam nonskid decking
LED navigation lights
Hull reinforcement
Custom gelcoat colour



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