Navigo 13 VS



The Navigo 13 VS by AB Inflatables is a large and versatile inflatable boat, known for its exceptional “V” hull design, enhanced payload capacity, and premium construction materials. It stands out for its spacious interior and robust performance.

Brand Background

AB Inflatables is renowned for its excellence in the inflatable boat industry, with a legacy of innovation, durability, and quality. The brand has consistently set benchmarks with its advanced design and manufacturing techniques, earning a prestigious reputation globally.

Specifications and Features

Specifications and Features

  • Specifications: With an overall length of 13′ and a beam of 6′ 4″, the Navigo 13 VS offers ample space with an inside length of 9′ 9′ ‘ and inside beam of 3’ 1″. It features an 18″ tube diameter, supports a capacity of 7 persons, weighs 293 lbs, and accommodates up to 40 hp engines.
  • Unique Features: Key attributes include a diamond shape non-skid deck, double solid rub rail for added protection, ORCA (CSM) coated fabric for durability, and an internal aluminium plate with a security lip. Custom colour options and Sunbrella fabric accessories are available upon request.

Design and Construction

The Navigo 13 VS showcases a hand-laid fibreglass deep “V” hull and a laminated stringer system within the hull, ensuring optimal stability and durability. Its design emphasises both aesthetic appeal and practical functionality, providing a safe and enjoyable boating experience

Performance and Handling

Designed for superior on-water performance, the Navigo 13 VS delivers outstanding stability, manoeuvrability, and speed across various water conditions. Its “V” hull design and construction materials contribute to a smooth and comfortable ride.

Setup and Maintenance

The boat is designed for straightforward setup and low maintenance, featuring push-push plastic non-corrosive 2-stage inflation valves and additional air retaining chambers under the floor, enhancing its durability and ease of use.

Accessories and Customization

  • Included Accessories: Standard equipment includes paddles with aluminium shaft, a hand pump, maintenance kit, and a removable rowing seat.
  • Optional Equipment: Offers extensive customization options, including a bow hatch cushion, boat cover, chock set, various seating configurations like a fibreglass console with forward seat, and a Bimini top for added comfort and functionality.

User Experience and Reviews

While specific user feedback is not provided, the comprehensive design and features of the Navigo 13 VS suggest that it is well-regarded for its spaciousness, reliability, and versatility in various boating activities.

Price and Value

Pricing information is not directly available. Interested customers should contact AB Inflatables or authorised dealers for the most current pricing. The boat’s quality, features, and performance indicate it offers excellent value for the investment.

Pros and Cons

  • High-quality construction, excellent stability and handling, convenient features for easy setup and maintenance, and customization options
  • Lack of direct pricing information and the need for additional purchases for full customization.

Conclusion and Recommendations

The Navigo 13 VS is highly recommended for individuals seeking a high-performance, durable inflatable boat that offers ample space and versatility. It is suitable for a wide range of uses, from family outings to more adventurous boating activities.


What is the maximum horsepower for the Navigo 13 VS?

The maximum horsepower is 40hp.

How many people can the Navigo 13 VS accommodate?

It can accommodate up to 7 persons.

What type of hull does the Navigo 13 VS have?

It features a hand-laid fibreglass deep “V” hull.

Can I customise my Navigo 13 VS?

Yes, there are extensive optional accessories available for customization.

What are the dimensions of the Navigo 13 VS?

The boat is 13′ long and 6′ 4″ wide.

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