Berthon are pleased to present the Gemini Waverider 505 Sailing School Coach and Safety Boat on stand B65 at the RYA Dinghy Show 2020, alongside VersaDock and BHG Marine who are part of the Berthon Group.

Developed and built by Berthon in the UK, the team have worked closely with experienced coaches and sailing schools to create the perfect Sailing Coach Boat. It is a product of 40 years of Gemini knowledge combined with vital input from the intended user.

The internationally proven Gemini Waverider 505 hull with commercial-grade ORCA Hypalon 1100 DTEX sponson tubes is a tough coach boat suitable for a variety of operations. Existing models of this coach boat perform exceptionally, it is capable of all tasks demanded of it.

A spacious deck allows the buyer to choose from a range of consoles, seats and on-board accessories to best suit their requirements. A further range of available extras make the Waverider a fully customisable vessel. Buyers can choose from:

  • Tow post
  • Storage (ideal for sails and rigs)
  • Stretcher bracket
  • MOB Recovery Device
  • A variety of additional electronics
  • Turbo Swing
  • Propeller guard
  • Tube upgrade to DTEX 1670 and additional rubbing strakes on tube
  • Bow and Keel protection
  • Choice of hull and tube colours
  • Road trailer
  • Other Gemini models in the coach boat series include WR550/WR650

All boats are capable of housing an outboard engine from multiple brands, from F40hp to F100hp.

Choice of engine is dependent on required performance, available budget and area of intended operation. We invite everyone to discuss which size engine might best suit their requirements with Andy Andrews, who will be presenting the Waverider.

Orders are delivered within 90 days, all boats are RCD coded and we guarantee a full after-sales service and warranty support to ensure our customers are completely happy with their purchase.

There is also be a number of exclusive show offers for RYA members and Sailing Schools. If you have any questions and enquiries before the show contact Andy Andrews, Sales Manager, Gemini RIBs at or call 01590 647 404. Alternatively drop by the stand (B65) to find out more. The team look forward to seeing you at the show.

What’s on at the Show?

There’s lots in store at the 2020 RYA Dinghy Show (29 February – 01 March, Alexandra Palace, London) with visitors of all ages able to enjoy family-friendly show favourites. From the 360° ‘On the Water’ virtual reality sailing experience, to the sailing simulators, activity pool, trapeze rig and the famous RYA Dinghy Show Treasure Hunt. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re an experienced dinghy sailor, or just getting started.

As well as a full line up of expert talks and coaching sessions, you’ll also discover hundreds of boats from beautiful classics to the very latest in cutting edge design along with clubs, classes, boat builders, holiday companies and much more! Plus all weekend there will be plenty of activities to inspire and entertain the whole family.

Get your ticket

Advance tickets are available from October 2019 at a special discount rate of £10.00 for RYA members and £12.50 for non-members. Groups can also take advantage of a special ticket price of £10 when booking six tickets or more. Don’t forget four children go free with each paying adult as well.

Buy your tickets at or call the ticket hotline on 0844 8589069.

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