2017 United States Sailboat Show is one of the most important events for passionates. We selected 13 premiering sailboats that will debut at the next edition.
Built in France to an exacting standard, the 45.9 is a rugged yet refined cruiser, excelling as a mid-latitude passagemaker to high latitude cruiser. Each vessel is uncompromisingly configured for blue cruising with a dedicated workroom, easy-to-use sail systems, ample tankage and storage, a watertight bulkhead and sail locker, and twin rudders and a centerboard or lifting keel. Length 48.39′. www.allures.fr
Beneteau Oceanis 51.1
With taut lines, a new stepped hull and a stylish deck plan, the Oceanis 51.1 is the first of a new generation that will be on display at the 2017 United States Sailboat Show. Easy to handle, comfortable and smart, the number of customizations available has been increased to provide more than 700 combinations. Length 52′. www.beneteau.com
Elected Boat of the Year 2010 in France and 2011 in Holland. This is the first time to show outside of Europe. Comes with sun deck with direct access to the water, aesthetic appearance, four big lockers, stairs, and the possibility to use a windpilot or even an hydrogenerator. www.boreal-yachts.com
Sporting an alternative contemporary coach-roof design, the new Discovery 58 offers an option of inboard twin wheel or single wheel cockpit design and the option of a 4th cabin. The new Discovery 58 retains the performance and easy motion from her classic Ron Holland designed hull, resulting in exhilarating and effortless sailing. In-mast furling, twin-head sail rig, self-tacking jib and electric winches as standard all enable her to be sailed easily by just two people. Length 58.8′. https://discoveryshipyard.com
Dufour 520 Grand Large
Innovative features to maximize the enjoyment of life at sea. Outside, the aft end of the cockpit has been improved with an expanded sun deck and security railings, a larger outdoor galley and a better cockpit table. Throughout the interior, elegant woodwork warms the open spaces which are immersed in natural light. The port aft cabin has been extended allowing a new split berth. Additional lighting and storage make the entire cabin both beautiful and functional. Length 49.86′. www.dufour-yachts.com
The 412 is the largest aft cockpit by Hallberg-Rassy. She offers the option of twin or single aft cabins, one or two heads, arm chairs or settee in the salon and a large cockpit. The 412 combines speed and comfort and class. Length 41.5′. www.hallberg-rassy.com
Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440
Jeanneau has completely re-imagined a new generation of Sun Odyssey sailboats. From the innovative layout and a clever ergonomic design the new generation of Sun Odysseys reflects harmony on board. At once seaworthy and welcoming, cosy and sporty, masculine and feminine, the Sun Odyssey 440 is as attractive on the interior as on the exterior. Length 41.5′. www.jeanneau.com
Malbec 18 Pocket Cruiser
Nominated 2018 Best Boat of the Year. A modern classic with six foot cockpit berths for four. Modern deck plan and centerboard allowing easy towing and beaching.
Nautor’s Swan 50
The brief was clear and simple: an extremely fast boat that would also be easy to take to the limit, convertible into a sports cruiser with limited crew, with captivating looks and the natural elegance of a Swan. Both competitive in class racing and conceived as a One Design. Length 50′. www.nautorswan.com
World’s only nesting performance sailing dinghy. Assembled in less than three minutes. Take the Reverso for an afternoon sail, a weekend at the lakeside, holidays by the sea. Reverso is equally at ease in a holiday studio as on board an exploration yacht to navigate any body of water in the world with style and efficiency. Length 11.1′. www.redbeardsailing.com
Brand new compact boat that delivers more crew space and practical, enjoyable features than older generation rivals. Class leading space for two sailors, yet small enough for convenient single-handing. Instructors will love the practical design solutions engineered by our team. Length 11.9′. www.rssailing.com
Innovative design, sleek styling, powerful sailing performance, superior build quality and luxurious accommodation are all hallmarks of this superb yacht. The hull is characterized by a long waterline, fine entry and beam carried aft to ensure the highest degree of performance, comfort, stability and safety. The New Southerly 540 is designed for easy handling, and can be sailed by just two people. The tall powerful rig with swept back spreaders will keep the yacht sailing fast in all weather conditions, with minimum effort. Length 54.7′. www.southerlyyachts.com
The groundbreaking design features high interior volume due to its modern chined hull, yet retains the performance and style of high-end yachts. Its unique open transom with a drop down swim platform and oversized salon and galley is enhanced by a unique wrap-around windshield, ensuring a bright living space and ventilation, plus 6’1” of headroom integrated with a full head compartment. Length 26′. www.wahine-yachts.com
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