Xtenders 8.5m RIB

T/T Roe

The story

This 8.5m RIB is a perfect example of applying the main advantages of Xtenders custom approach and manufacturing technology in a different area of industry. The tender is designed to offer better protection and comfort for the passengers plus increase amount of storage onboard.

Special attention was spent on the safety and guidance throughout the tender to safely accommodate 6 passengers on the shock mitigating seats plus extra 4 on the aft deck.

A large volume console is designed in a military manner. The folding arch positions the radar in a perfect spot without sacrificing storage space. The helm is a state of technological art piece equipped with dual 12” Garmin touchscreens with all the controls, C-Zone digital environment and remote input devices for high-speed operation.


  • Design -
  • Engineering Xtenders
  • LOA 8.5m
  • Beam 2.6m
  • Height for storage m
  • Hull weight 380kg
  • Weight 1500kg
  • Drivetrain VW Marine V6, TDI
  • Power 265 hp
  • Max. speed 42knots
  • Capacity 10 people incl. crew
  • Ce Category B

Standard options:

  • GPS + Chart plotter
  • VHF
  • Instrumentation control package
  • Sound system with radio & speakers
  • Vinyl upholstery package
  • Deck Shower
  • Watertight storage lockers
  • Anchor
  • Fenders
  • Navigation lighting
  • Shore power connection & battery charger
  • Bilge pump system
  • Hydraulic steering