Rafnar 850 Leisure

A unique hull-and-keel design
£331,000.00 (Approx €375,632.04)
  • Boat REF#  ·  316042
  • Length  ·  8.70m
  • Year  ·  New
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Other
  • Lying  ·  Southampton
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Bruce Stirk

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Rafnar 850 Leisure

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Special Offers: Available in three options: Leisure, Professional and Tactical.

Lifestyle & Use

The cabin versions of the Rafnar Leisure are ideally suited for passenger transportation, recreation, and adventure on the water like longer distance exploration voyages in often changeable and difficult conditions. With unlimited features and many different layouts to choose from, Rafnar Leisure is the ideal boat for the leisure and recreation market. These vessels were designed for the world’s most demanding conditions, they are at the same time perfect for leisure cruising in more hospitable waters.

Unique Features

The biggest innovation to date, the revolutionary ÖK Hull, which is unique to Rafnar vessels, drastically reduces slamming and bouncing. Its essential shock-mitigating qualities, provides the perfect platform for all of the additional comfort and luxury features required for a multi-purpose yacht tender, day cruiser, or stand-alone explorer. Tested by independent research to be capable of up to 95% fewer slamming impacts than competing deep-V hulls, ensuring an otherwise unattainable seakeeping standard for vessels in the most extreme marine environments.

Design & Build

All Rafnar Leisure boats are designed by the Rafnar team of naval architects and are built by Rafnar in Southampton, UK, using only the highest quality vacuum-infused glass fibre. All the versions of the Leisure range are also fitted with shock-absorbing seats, to further improve cruising comfort, reduce fatigue, and ensure driving stability and safety in all weather conditions. Every aspect of the Rafnar Leisure range has been fine-tuned for safety, stability, and durability.

Prices & Process

The price for the Rafnar 850 Leisure Base boat, excluding engines starts at £ 331,000.00. A full suite of optional extras and custom features are available to be discussed with the boat yard.

Extra Details

Designer Rafnar
Builder Rafnar
Lying Southampton
Fuel capacity 300.0 ltr Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 70.0 ltr Total - 1 Tanks


Cruising speed (approx) 30 knots
Max speed (approx) 45 knots

Available engine options:
Volvo D6 (Hp depending on performance required, up to 440Hp).
Either a Volvo Dpi sterndrive or (usually) a Hamilton Jet HJX27 or HJX29.
OXE of COX single diesel 300Hp will give tremendous economy, good low down torque and capable cruising speed where very high speeds are not required.
Mercury Verado 300Hp single petrol is the cheapest viable engine option giving a little less torque and economy than the single diesel but, a slightly better top speed.
2x Mercury 200Hp will give great manoeuvrability and handling and a balance of performance.
2x Mercury 250Hp will offer a top speed in excess of 40 knots
2x Mercury 300Hp gives truly exciting performance and handling.
2x Mercury 350Hp is for those looking for extreme performance with no compromise.
Cruising speed is drive dependent – 25 to 30 knots.
Maximum speed is drive dependent – Up to 45 knots.
Extended fuel tanks available.
Range at cruising speed: +/- 200nm (depending on drive).


Length 8.70m
Beam 3.05m
Draft Max 0.55m
Displacement 3,600kg


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Other
Finish Gelcoat finish

Unique ÖK Hull design.
Vinylester vacuum infused hull and superstructure in choice of colour.
Centre Console with screen and grab rails with built in seating for 4x pax.
Orca Hypalon 1500 in a choice of colours.
Wear Patches (optional) in a choice of colours.
Optional T-Top.


4x Ullman Dynamics Biscaya seats.
Moulded rear cockpit sofa in lieu of 2x Ullman seats.
-Moulded forward cockpit picnic area with table forming sunpad.
-Optional Other seating choices and brands are available on request.


Fresh water wash

4x Ullman Dynamics Biscaya seats.
Moulded rear cockpit sofa in lieu of 2x Ullman seats.
-Moulded forward cockpit picnic area with table forming sunpad.
-Optional Other seating choices and brands are available on request.

Deck Gear

Swim Platform
Swim Ladder

1 anchors
Powder coated Samson Post on bow OR
8” Stainless pop-up cleats.
Powder coated Samson Posts on rear quarters OR 8” Stainless pop-up cleats.
Powder coated OR GRP bathing platform
with swim ladder & ski eye.
Mooring Kit (4x braided mooring lines and
4x fenders with socks).
Anchoring Kit (10kg Stainless anchor,
8mm Stainless chain and Rode).
Towing eye in bow.
Full cover (not available with T-Top).
Console cover (not available with T-Top).
Powder coated heavy duty rear arch OR
Powder coated grab hoop at transom.
-12V electric windlass with dual controls.
-Treadmaster non-slip deck in lieu of SeaDek.
-Synthetic Teak deck.
-Teak (10mm natural).
-Henriksen Single Point Hoist for craning to mothership.
-Optional Four Point Hoist for craning to mothership.

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Chart plotter
Navigation lights
AIS Receiver
Depth sounder

Raymarine RAY73 GMDSS DSC VHF Radio with class A AIS.
Raymarine AXIOM Pro 9 with Depth and GPS.
All electronics digitally switched.
LED Navigation Lights.
Low Level LED Courtesy Lights.
Night Eye Search Light.
- 2nd Raymarine AXIOM Pro 9
- Raymarine AXIOM Pro 12 in lieu of standard 9” screen.
- 2nd Raymarine AXIOM 12
- Raymarine Quantum Radar (with Rear Arch or T-Top only).
- Fusion Stereo with bluetooth and four speakers.

Safety Equipment


3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)

2x 12V bilge pumps with float switches and manual override.

Broker's Comments

In the event that you are in the market for either a leisure or commercial RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) that will be used in challenging and unforgiving sea states, the Rafnar RIB and its ÖK hull design is in a league of its own. The patented ÖK hull technology has the ability to reduce hazardous slamming, when compared against conventional deep V hull designs, by an approximately astounding 80 percent and reduced overall slamming in excess of 90 percent. She also has reassuring directional and stability control and can “turn on a dime” The direct advantage of these wonderful characteristics, are reduced injuries, crew or guest fatigue, equipment damage and structural damage to the vessel.
The RIBs are offered in numerous sizes, drive systems & power plant options. Including inboard & outboard motors, deck & cabin or console configurations that can accommodate most operational requirements.
If you need to get a job done at sea, in conditions that has the rest of the fleet running for home, I have no hesitation in suggesting you have a good look at this brand.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, these particulars are not a part of any contract or offer and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Brokerages, who are acting as brokers for the manufacturer.

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