Vanguard DR Series


Vanguard DR400 DR 400

The Vanguard DR400 is an entry-level Dive and Rescue boat: small enough to be used with a tiller-steered Mercury outboard and strong enough to stand up to the rigours of a working life.

The DR400 is suitable for professional and sports use in clubs, marinas and beach rescue. It is towable - and can be unloaded on any ramp or beach close to desired area.

Closed-cell polyurethane foam filling provides extra buoyancy, making the boat practically unsinkable. It can optionally be fitted with a jockey console with remote control.

A high-capacity bow locker permits the location of the fuel tank forward to improve the centre of gravity.

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Vanguard DR450 DR 450

The Vanguard DR450 is a compact boat with high bow sheer that favours dry and safe sailing in all sea conditions.

It is perfect for supporting sports sailing activities and transfers.

Closed-cell polyurethane foam filling provides extra buoyancy, making the boat practically unsinkable.

The DR450 has a large, strong and non-slip bow stowage locker, which can be used for access to other boats via the bow.

The DR450 can be fitted with an optional jockey console - internal cable conduits free up the deck and the transom counterbracket provides access to the bilge, allowing the installation of a pump.

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Vanguard DR500 DR 500

The Vanguard DR500 is a multi-purpose boat with high bow sheer that ensures safety in all sea conditions. It is designed for beginners, sports activities and family touring.

It can be easily towed and is compact for storage at the end of the season.

Closed-cell polyurethane foam filling provides extra buoyancy, making the boat practically unsinkable.

The DR500 has a large, strong and non-slip bow stowage locker, which can be used for access to other boats via the bow.

The DR500 can be fitted with an choice of optional jockey consoles - internal cable conduits free up the deck and the transom counterbracket provides access to the bilge, allowing the installation of a pump.

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Vanguard DR500 Family DR 500 Family

The smallest boat in the DR Family range is the DR500 Family, a perfect starter boat which is easy to tow, launch and recover. Its compact size makes it easy to store at the end of the season.

It features two-colour tubes and the deck is inset with an attractive synthetic Teka finish. The hull design offers agile, quick, comfortable and dry sailing thanks to its generous sheer and V bow. The tubes touch the waterline when stationary, providing excellent stability during anchoring and bathing.

The DR 500 Family is fitted with a centre console and bench seat with a storage locker underneath. A folding boarding ladder is standard. The optional high-pressure inflatable sundeck is innovative and is extremely compact when deflated.

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Vanguard DR560 DR 560

The Vanguard DR560 has a wide beam, making it extremely stable during use and when anchored. The high bow sheer ensures safety and a dry ride in all sea conditions.

The DR560's high capacity makes the boat ideal for support duties, club rescue and other professional operations - but it can also be configured for sports and leisure.

The compact size and weight of the DR560 means it can be easily towed, launched and recovered - it's a big boat with small boat handling requirements.

Closed-cell polyurethane foam filling provides extra buoyancy, making the boat practically unsinkable.

The DR560 has a moulded deck with non-slip finish and a large, strong and non-slip bow storage locker which makes for easy access to other boats or jetties via the bow.

The DR560 can be fitted with an choice of optional jockey consoles - internal cable conduits free up the deck and the transom counterbracket provides access to the bilge, allowing the installation of a pump.

Detailed Specification

Vanguard DR560 Family DR 560 Family

The DR560 Family is a capable sea boat, yet still compact enough to make it towable and easily launched from a slipway.

It features two-colour tubes and the deck is inset with an attractive synthetic Teka finish. The hull design offers agile, quick, comfortable and dry handling thanks to its generous sheer and V bow. The tubes touch the waterline when stationary, providing excellent stability during anchoring and bathing.

The DR 560 Family is fitted with a centre console and bench seat with a storage locker underneath. A folding boarding ladder is standard. The optional high-pressure inflatable sundeck is innovative and is extremely compact when deflated.

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Vanguard DR660 DR 660

The Vanguard DR660 is perfectly suited to being used by diving clubs, diving clubs and the most demanding professional users.

It is highly manoeuvrable, with deep V hull at the bow. It has a wide, self-bailing 6.35 m² deck, with a large bow stowage locker which allows easy access from the bow to jetties and other boats.

The tubes sit above the waterline at rear, improving handling performance and preventing the accumulation of seaweed and barnacles when anchored for extended periods.

The DR660's hull has a reinforced internal structure and deck; and a built-in 130 litre fuel tank ensures stability and a good range. The stern counterbracket has access to cable conduits and the 6,000 litre/hour bilge pump.

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Vanguard DR760 DR 760

The Vanguard DR760 is a robust, high-capacity boat with wide beam and large self-bailing 8.75 m² deck, providing a high level of safety and comfort for charter and diving activities.

At rest, the tubes sit above the waterline to prevent the accumulation of seaweed and barnacles when anchored for long periods; and at speed this improves the handling and performance.

The DR760's hull has a reinforced internal structure and deck; and a built-in 300 litre fuel tank below deck that provides range and stability. A large bow stowage locker and forward deck allows for easy boarding or transfers to another boat or jetty. The large deck area enabled the use of a wide range of optional accessories.

The large transom to prevent waves coming on-board during sharp deceleration and bilge access with a 6000 l/hour pump.

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Vanguard DR760 Family DR 760 Family

The DR560 Family is a capable sea boat, yet still compact enough to make it towable and easily launched from a slipway.

It features two-colour tubes and the deck is inset with an attractive synthetic Teka finish. The hull design offers agile, quick, comfortable and dry handling thanks to its generous sheer and V bow. The tubes touch the waterline when stationary, providing excellent stability during anchoring and bathing.

The DR 560 Family is fitted with a centre console and bench seat with a storage locker underneath. A folding boarding ladder is standard. The optional high-pressure inflatable sundeck is innovative and is extremely compact when deflated.

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Note: all specifications are subject to change without notice. Please contact us for details of prices and any further information.


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