What people are saying about us


John and Lyn Martin from Sail South Pacific

“To all those thinking of upgrading to an OC Tender, go ahead, you’ll never look back! Two years ago we moved from a RHIB (Rigid Hulled Inflatable boat) to a 3.0m OCT. 

We named her OCeloT because she’s good in the water thanks to a Tohatsu 9.8hp outboard and out thanks to her light weight and a great pair of wheels. Boarding steps at the back of our OC Tender allow easy access from the water and she’s an all round great platform for everything we need to do away from mother ship Windflower.

On a scale of 1 – 10 for practicality our OCT comes in right up there, 🙂 10. For after sales service Russell, Karin and the team go above and beyond and rate the full 10.1 Since taking possession or our OCT there has been continuous development in both the small detail and large.

Well done guy’s, keep up the great work, we highly recommend your product.”

Daniel & Anna Swedma – Sweden, Lagoon 45 – S.Y. Baydreamer

“We would like to thank you for our awesome tender! Its bloody amazing! Everyone I meet wants one and I understand why! With our 15 hp we are faster than most tenders with way way bigger motor! We can load way more “cargo” than we could with our old inflatable and this with a smaller motor! Instead of doing impossible “rubber” repairs on an inflatable we can make our new baby look like brand new with the help of a little gelcoat! We also keep the weight down on our davits with is another huge upside!Feel free to use us a reference at any time! Thanks again! And keep the good work up!”

Peter Nicholls – Kerikeri – NZ (email 17/08/2021)

“Hi Karin.

Just want to thank you for helping sell my fantastic OC300 2016 model via your social media. I was amazed at the response within a 48 hour period with eight cruisers all wanting to purchase my second hand tender. I highly recommend your product. It is a great example of kiwi ingenuity. They certainly hold their second hand value!

Once again thanks for your help.  All the best to the team.

Cheers Peter Nicholls”

Richie Rigg

Fishing out of an OCT is a dream,no worries about barracuda or big mackerel bites, gaff or other punctures, with a much faster, drier ride in rough conditions.


Tim Dunlap – OC350-C #1

“We think the OC is a total game changer and are very pleased to have purchased one. As any boat gets smaller, the compromises get larger. It becomes harder to get things right. You guys have manage to build the perfect yacht tender. That is something of a major achievement in such a small boat.”

Dan Deddo – 2020 Ranger R29 “Chill Awhile” – Seattle WA

…” told them I ordered mine with 2 bungholes because I wasn’t sure how it would sit on the davit and whether I’d keep the stern to port or not… they loved the wheels. I gave my reasoning for going with the carbon model. Weight of the engine and tender, with the accessories, comes in at LESS than 150 pounds. The Davit system is about 40 pounds. This is unheard of.  Every day I have people stopping to look at it. I warned them:  if you don’t want anyone to ever introduce themselves to you, then don’t buy one!!!! People will come up to you.” 

Ranger Tug Seattle USA


Julie Taylor – New York – USA (email 24/07/2021)

diving using ladder

“Hey Karin Just a quick thank you note. Our OC330 is everything we hoped. I’ve named her Fluffy, because I’m a Renegade;). Here are a couple photos to show how she’s getting a good workout in the Bahamas this season. The boarding ladder is VITAL when you are tired after a dive. All our gear fits easily, and we plane instantly with a 10hp. Also, the OC is a great conversion starter. Today, the opening line was “want to trade dinghies?” We are starting to meet a few people with the magic tender, so it seems your business continues to flourish, as it should. Best wishes and see u in NZ in a 2022, I hope! Julie Taylor Follow me in Instagram @SYRenegade”

Hamish Willcox

Go for it guys, best tender in the world !!”

Tim Chrisp

“Now in Sardinia, heading West through Italy, Sicily and to Montenegro. I have this big beautiful catamaran and honestly 80% of the people who come up to gawk are looking at the OCT !! She is cool.”

Jean-Pierre Massicote (owner of the original Super Mini OC270 since 2015)

“Hello, we are now back in the Caribbean, Vanille custom super mini tender still looks stunning and draws constant comments from many cruisers. We are still proud and very happy users, no more wet back, very good load carrying capacity, the 8 hp mercury is more than enough for speedy and comfortable ride. What to say more? I think I like my tender more than the sailboat I own! ”

Paul and Andy S/V Talulah Ruby 111

We on Talulah Ruby 111 took delivery of our OC tender 3.00 last month, we are now in Fiji giving her a real test, we are so pleased with the performance and ease of handling.

The build quality is fantastic, we opted for a few extras the extra nonslip which has proved invaluable getting on and off our boat, wheels that actually work, and a  boarding ladder that is the envy of all snorkelers and divers. Thank you.”