7 New Sailboats Revealed In The Latest Months

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We have selected seven new sailboats launched during the latest months from our archive to fill those long lockdown hours whether you’re self-isolating…

Befoil 16 Sport

Tthe Befoil 16 Sport is designed by a renowned firm of naval architects, VPLP. Based in Lorient, Brittany, since 2017, Befoil is a boat manufacturer building foiling boats. The manufacturing of the Befoil 16 Sport is entirely Made in Europe.
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Contest 55CS

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Don’t call it “simply” a bluewater yacht. The stunning lines both above and below water from star German designers Judel/Vrolijk shall ensure a real sporty character. See the modern sea-going hull form of the Contest 55CS with buoyant plumb bow and tapered forward sections flaring aft into a widened stern with underbody and foils so well balanced for big sea comfort. 
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Discovery Revelation 480

discovery revelation 480 new sailboats

This is the first model of the new Revelation line and differs from the Southerly line for the fixed keel and the lowered saloon. Yes, the Revelation 480 is a lowered saloon boat based on the well-known Southerly 480.
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Dufour 530

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The latest Dufour model is 16.30 LOA and 4.99 meters wide. She offers an impressive volume mainly beneficial to the owner’s cabin or the double cabin forward for charter version. She may also be equipped with an additional skipper cabin.
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Hallberg-Rassy 40C

hallberg-rassy 40c new sailboats
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The Hallberg-Rassy 40C has twin rudders for full sailing control and safety. Needless to say, there are typical Hallberg-Rassy solutions, such as: very well sheltered cockpit. An integral and protective rub rail. A heavy lead keel with low center of gravity on a deep bilge for tough conditions. A proper bulwark with teak toe rail so that rain water is drained below the water line, to avoid staining the hull.
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Hylas H60

Hylas H60 new sailboats
Hylas 60 leaving Riviera Beach. Photo Billy Black

Hylas Yachts has collaborated with German Frers for over 40 years and built a reputation for yachts that combine ocean sailing capability, classic lines and exquisitely finished interiors. Now the company is staking out new territory with the H60. Still ocean capable, still with an exquisite interior but also embracing some of the contemporary demands of today’s cruising sailors. 
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Saffier Se 27 Leisure

saffier se 27 sailing yacht design

To obtain high speeds, the new Saffier SE 27 Leisure has modern hull lines with a good form stability. This is achieved with a flat underwater section in the hull and a 2.60 m beam. Weight reduction is also important. Aside from building the hull and deck in sandwich and vacuumed she is, as standard, fitted out with a 4.0 Kw Torqeedo engine with Lithium battery and folding prop.
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