Versatility and Modernity: Meet the Highly Adaptable Nimbus T9

Versatility and Modernity: Meet the Highly Adaptable Nimbus T9

By HMY Contributor   April 28, 2023

Boasting exquisite Scandinavian craftsmanship, the Nimbus Tender 9 spans just over 30 feet and delivers an array of features designed to suit a broad range of boating needs. Marked by the detail-oriented design, quality, and comfort that has characterized Nimbus vessels since their founding in 1968, the Tender series is an updated interpretation of their award-winning Nova line which took the yachting world by storm in the 1990s. Here’s a closer look into the walk-around day boat that checks all the boxes. 

Features Galore 

The T9 has a double berth for two people and is the first of the manufacturer’s three models built with the same nine-meter hull; Nimbus also includes its Commuter and Weekender options in the lineup. With an eight-person capacity, the T9 has been crafted with recreational boating in mind. It reaches a top speed of 40 knots and has an air lubricated stepped hull, open cockpit, and a 250-hp Mercury outboard engine. However, there is the ability to upgrade if desired, with a wide range of engines to choose from.  

Cockpit layouts include a straight sofa for more open space — an option that may be preferred by those seeking to optimize functionality, such as skippers or anglers — or a U-shaped design with added seating for socializing. The teak table is foldable and can be kept in a dedicated in-deck storage spot.  Rounding out the T9’s core features are its extended aft swim platforms, custom-built refrigerator, aft deck shower, and spacious interior storage. Both seasoned and new boat owners will also take comfort in the fact that Nimbus is well-known for its unwavering commitment to the utmost safety standards, including certification from DNV, one of the most esteemed marine certification agencies across the globe. 


A Wealth of Options to Consider 

The T9 is about as multifaceted as it gets in boating. Whether you’re a watersports enthusiast seeking your latest thrill or you prefer sipping cocktails under the sun (or both), this vessel offers near-endless options to make it truly your own. It also has features available to support sportfishing, or to simply serve as a commuter boat to transport supplies to larger yachts.   

For instance, you can choose between single or twin Mercury outboard engines, add on a wet bar with a hand basin and a portable grill behind the helm seat, and outfit the helm with single or twin chart plotters. There are also three canopy options available: harbor cover, spray hood, or T-top.  

Other upgrades include Mercury joystick steering, underwater LED lights, rod holders, a water ski pylon, and a foredeck sunshade, among others. The foredeck has a large loading hatch with access to the cabin and an optional daybed, which can also be used for extended seating with a table. With so many possibilities, the boat can adapt to virtually any use with ease. 

No matter how you intend to use it, the Nimbus T9 is sure to delight. If you’re considering a vessel from the Swedish manufacturer, shop with HMY Yacht Sales for a first-class experience. Our brokerage firm has been trusted among the yachting community since 1979. Browse through our Nimbus boats here or contact one of our dedicated Nimbus specialists by calling 561-785-1500. 

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