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Rigid Dinghy WB8


Weighing only 71 pounds the Walker Bay 8 is easy for one person to handle in and out of the water. It’s light weight and innovative features like Wheel in the Keel make it perfect for people who want a boat they can transport easily.

Optional Tube Kit:
Walker Bay’s Rigid Inflatable Dinghy (RID) combines the best features of a reliable hard-shell dinghy with the stability and utility of an inflatable. The Variable Profile Design (VPD) tube, unique to Walker Bay®, engages with the water only when required. Available in Heytex PVC or ORCA CSM fabric, the RID offers a tender solution for everyone


  • One piece HIMC hull
  • Integrated motor/tiller mount
  • Wheel in the Keel™
  • Stainless steel bow eye
  • One way drain plug
  • Add-a™ Inflatable Tube ready
  • Sail kit ready 
  • Optional


Dimensions (ft-m)
Length Overall   8'3''
Inside Length     8'
Beam                4'4''
Inside Beam       4'1''
Tube Diameter    optional

Hull Storage (ft-m)
Hull Length    8'3''
Hull Width     4'4''
Hull Height    -

Outboard Data
Shaft Length            Short
Max power               2 hp
Max speed                -
Max. Motor Weight    35 lbs

Passengers(ISO)           2
Load Capacity     425 lbs
Airtight compartments    n/a
Total weight                 71lbs

All Dimensions & Weights indicated have a tolerance of plus or minus 3% and 5% respectively. Weights as measured for lifting purposes do not include removable seat and oars.

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