An overview of the new 2019 40-foot cruisers, which premiered during the Düsseldorf Boat Show. Below are boats in the 40-48 feet range, from smallest to largest.
An overview of the new 40ft cruisers of 2019. In the photo: Dufour 430 Grand Large
Small cruiser with open cockpit Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 410
New Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 410 Uses the concept of unobstructed cockpit access and allows free movement on deck. Model 410 developed by Mark Lombard, provides for a functional deck free from sheets and ends. All halyards and sheets pass through the deckhouse roof and coamings to the winches. The boom is positioned low for easy sail access and increased sail area.
The yacht is equipped with two steering wheels and can be fully steered from the cockpit by a small crew. The cockpit is spacious and open to the stern, equipped with ample benches with large lockers, a folding table and a swim platform on the transom.
2019 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 410
Jeanneau offers 4 different cabin options, 2 versions with two double cabins each with one or two bathrooms, and 2 versions with three double cabins each, also with one or two bathrooms. Thus, Sun Odyssey 410 can accommodate up to 6 people inside.
- Maximum length: 11.99 m
- Width: 3.99 m
- Draft: 2.14 m
- Displacement: 8,000 kg
- Engine: max. 45 h.p.
Center cockpit yacht Southerly 435
New yacht Southerly 435 shipyards Discovery Yachts offers all the features you need to travel comfortably and safely on long haul cruises with a small crew. Well balanced hull shape with long waterline and wide stern provides seaworthiness and good performance. The yacht offers an impressive sail plan with a total area of 73.62 m² and can be operated by a crew of two.
2019 Southerly 435
The central cockpit is equipped with a helm, high coamings and a fixed spray hood. The yacht has two rudders and the propeller is protected by a strong skeg. Optional bow thruster and stern thruster provide Southerly 435 exceptional maneuverability in marinas. The pivoting keel, traditionally found on Southerly yachts, allows you to safely navigate shallow coastal waters and isolated coves with a minimum draft of just 77 cm and is operated at the touch of a button. Inside, an unusual layout as this is a more classic premium yacht.
- Maximum length: 12.86 m
- Width: 4.03 m
- Draft: 0.77 m - 2.27 m
- Displacement: 11,300 kg
- Engine power: 57 HP
Aluminum cruiser Alubat OVNI 400
Alubat launches a new generation of aluminum cruising yachts. The French shipyard has announced a completely new concept for the yacht, which differs from its predecessors in terms of construction and design: OVNI 400 successfully combines safety at sea with good driving characteristics, as well as the comfort required for long journeys.
Designed by Mortain & Mavrikios, OVNI 400 differs from OVNI 395 a very voluminous bow section that provides more living space below decks. Two steering wheels, and a rather massive structure of the wheelhouse - this is a new design Alubat... Thus, the interior is provided with a good height and abundant natural light. The pivoting keel, which allows the yacht's draft to be reduced to 98cm, makes shallow waters accessible and allows standing in tidal waters, is part of the normal standard. Alubat.
2019 Alubat OVNI 400
Below decks, the shipyard offers a wide variety of layouts, with light oak or teak interior finishes. Standard OVNI 400 has two double cabins, a bathroom with separate shower and a large technical room or storage space for sails. The guest cabin is located aft on the port side. The technical room is opposite her and can be replaced by a symmetrically located double cabin. In the bow there is a large spacious owner's cabin. An additional bathroom can be ordered on request. The fifth layout is the four-cabin variant, in which the forward cabin is split into two separate cabins.
- Maximum length: 12.90 m
- Width: 4.35 m
- Draft: 0.98 m - 2.88 m
- Displacement: 11,200 kg
- Engine: 50 HP
Fast cruising yacht Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 42
The smallest model in the line Wauquiez Pilot Saloon, new Pilot Saloon 42 Is a fast cruiser of the French shipyard Wauquiez Yachts. Saloon 42 was designed Berret Racoupeau Yacht Design and is only 13 meters long. But backed by a strong and powerful hull, the low structure and vertical bow provide the longest possible waterline, allowing this modern yacht to reach high average speeds.
Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 42 has a sturdy bow and a sheathed hull that not only provides hydrostatic stability, but also makes the yacht maneuverable in strong winds, always keeping a steady course, and increases comfort below deck by reducing pitching. The yacht is equipped with two steering wheels at the stern, is easy to control and is directed against the wind. The teak deck is almost completely flush with the cockpit slightly lower, providing a more sheltered space.
2019 Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 42
The shipyard offers two keel options: a long keel (draft 2.15 m) and a standard version with a short keel (draft 1.65 m). The short keel allows access to shallower waters and small harbors.
Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 42 available in two versions: 2-cabin with separate showers and toilets. In this configuration, the owner's cabin is aft. 3-cabin version with bow owner's cabin, and two aft cabins with one bathroom for two cabins
- Maximum length: 12.99 m
- Width: 4.34 m
- Draft: 1.65 m / 2.15 m
- Engine: max. 80 h.p.
Sports cruiser Arcona 435
Swedish shipyard Arcona Yachts built a fast and light sport-oriented sailing cruiser. The task of the designer Stefan Oviberg was to create a yacht for owners who do not want to compromise on performance and comfort on board. Eventually, Arcona 435 has an effective sail area and low weight with high stability and thus offers good performance without compromising on comfort below deck.
2019 Arcona 435
The interior is made with quality wood finishes in a traditional, light Scandinavian style. The spacious saloon does not restrict freedom of movement below deck. Convenient galley. Everything is functionally simple. 3 double cabins provide enough space for sleeping and storage + 2 bathrooms with showers.
Arcona 435 Is a boat that wins regattas on weekends and then travels safely and comfortably with the family on vacation.
- Maximum length: 13.20 m
- Width: 3.98 m
- Draft: 2.00 m - 2.30 m / 2.60 m
- Displacement: 8,900 kg
- Engine power: 45 HP
Seaworthy family cruiser Dufour 430 Grand Large
Cruise yacht Dufour 430 - this is a completely new improved design of the hull and deckhouse in the line Grand large... Architect Umberto Felci designed an even more powerful and spacious hull, with a moderately wide stern, which does not impair the yacht's performance. The roof of the saloon has become higher, in general, the yacht has become much more spacious, without making its weight much heavier. Despite global trends, the shipyard still adheres to its strategy and traditions. Dufour yachts are known for their seaworthy hulls, and although they are ranked among the mainstream producers, the quality of their construction and interior is not comparable to other shipyards. There is no smell of plastic inside the yacht, and the trim is well-fitted, like on more exclusive yachts.
2019 Dufour 430 Grand Large
On deck, the shipyard offers a neat, modern layout that is expertly tailored to the needs of offshore cruising. The bow and side decks remain free of halyards, which are elegantly hidden under the deckhouse roof and lead back to the halyard winches. The carriage for the main sheets is located on the roof of the wheelhouse, the sheets are directed along the superstructure to the sheet winches near the helm station, without creating a risk of stumbling on the working decks. If the automatic staysail, which is standard, is lowered and a genoa is selected instead, its sheets will also steer discreetly towards the helm posts, making the yacht easily manageable for one person.
Dufour 430 Grand large available in two configurations and three different finishes: a spacious 3-cabin version with an L-shaped galley, and a 4-cabin version with a straight galley.
- Maximum length: 13.24 m
- Width: 4.30 m
- Draft: 1.75 m / 2.10 m
- Displacement: 9,500 kg
- Engine: max. 50 h.p.
Sports sailing cruiser Solaris 44
Solaris 44 Is a luxury cruising yacht with solid performance that can be safely operated by a small crew. The new model is designed as a cruiser / racer and is a reliable cruising yacht that is also suitable for regattas.
Naval architect Javier Soto Asebal designed a yacht with a wedge-shaped hull, two rudders and a functional cockpit. With a streamlined bow, wide stern and modern hull shape, the new Solaris has the characteristics of an absolutely sporty sailboat.
2019 Solaris 44
The deck is cleared of sheets and halyards that run below deck to winches near the helm station, which protects the cockpit and side decks from tripping hazards. Behind two steering wheels at the stern there is a folding bathing platform. The wide aft allows plenty of room for two spacious, luxurious aft cabins with large double beds.
- Maximum length: 13.35 m
- Width: 4.18 m
- Draft: 2.60 m
- Displacement: 9,900 kg
- Engine: max. 75 h.p.
Agile cruiser X4⁶ from X-Yachts
New X4⁶ from X-Yachts Is a versatile family cruiser with an improved hull design and a large sail plan. The modern T-shaped hull with a heavy keel bulb provides the boat with a high level of stability. With this model, the shipyard showcases Scandinavian craftsmanship in all its glory, both inside and out.
The deck is functional and structured. The halyards and sheets go under the saloon roof to the winches in the cockpit, the sheets go to the winches on both sides of the steering wheels. In this way, the deck remains largely free of ropes, which increases safety on board. Electric winches are available as an option. Cockpit, cockpit benches and helm are in teak as standard, the rest of the deck is optional.
2019 X4⁶ X-Yachts
X4⁶ offers a large L-shaped galley with a three-burner gas hob, oven, large refrigerator, double sinks and plenty of storage space. U-shaped dining area is on the port side, a large sofa on the starboard side, there is a separate navigation area. The owner's spacious cabin has a large bed and a bathroom with a shower. Two double cabins with king size beds aft share a second onboard bathroom opposite the galley.
- Maximum length: 13.50 m
- Width: 4.27 m
- Draft: 2.30 m / 2.50 m
- Displacement: 10,900 kg
- Engine: max. 80 h.p.
Hanse 458 seagoing yacht
Hanse 458 from the new 8 Series combines simple comfort and driving performance. Ergonomic plotters, teak bathing platform, and multiple portholes in the saloon and cabins that illuminate the spacious interior. Salon with panoramic windows, L-shaped galley. The interior is quite minimalistic.
2019 Hanse 458
For family sailing, you can opt for a version with a large bow owner's stateroom and two aft cabins. There is also a 4-cabin version, with two bow and two aft cabins.
- Maximum length: 14.04 m
- Width: 4.38 m
- Draft: 2.23 m
- Displacement: 11,700 kg
- Engine power: 57 HP
Family cruiser Brueteau Oceanis 46.1
Mass production giant Beneteau unveiled a new cruiser that offers even more interior volume. Frame Oceanis 46.1 further expanded to ensure the comfort of living on board. The technical equipment is undeniably modern and guarantees easy navigation. Performance is not the priority of the line OceanisBesides the wide hull, the interior and equipment make the yacht very heavy.
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Everything on deck is designed for ease of use. Mainsail with a twist into the mast, automatic staysail, halyards and sheets go to the winches near the helm station with two steering wheels. The cockpit can accommodate up to 8 people and there is also a small sun deck with cushions.
2019 Beneteau Oceanis 46.1
Oceanis 46.1 will be available in two versions: 3-cabin, and 4-5-cabin versions for charter. The saloon and dining area has a large U-shaped corner around the large dining table, a separate navigation area, an L-shaped galley and an additional sofa for relaxing. Everything on the yacht is tailored for the comfort of living quarters, but the quality of finishing materials and workmanship correspond to the mass manufacturer.
- Maximum length: 14.60 m
- Draft: 1.75 m / 2.35 m / 2.65 m
- Displacement: 10.597 kg
- Engine power: 57 HP
Cruising yacht Sunbeam 46.1
This year Sunbeam yachts presented the new flagship of the shipyard. Sunbeam 46.1 Is a good 46ft yacht for long cruises and for a small crew. The yacht was designed J&J Design with a classic stern, two steering wheels, a folding bathing platform and a spacious cockpit with a large table. A new detail is the arch with an integrated spray hood.
The narrow stern and carefully designed hull provide the boat with high performance in all weather conditions and provide good handling, while the high ballast content of the L-keel (35%) ensures stability. All sails can be steered from the cockpit. Main sheet winches and stoppers are installed on both sides of the cockpit and are easy to operate for the helmsman.
2019 Sunbeam 46.1
The owner's forward stateroom is very spacious, with a large bed and separate shower room, large wardrobe providing a comfortable living space. Three hatches and two side windows provide excellent ventilation. There are two double cabins aft, each with a hatch and two portholes and a headroom of 1.90 meters. There is also a 4-cabin version.
- Maximum length: 14.75 m
- Width: 4.45 m
- Draft: 2.20 m
- Engine power: 75 HP
Yacht-transformer Grand Soleil 48 Performance
New 48-foot model Grand Soleil 48 Performance available in two versions: Cruiser and Racer. The shipyard decided to cover two target groups at once. The cruise version is designed for yachtsmen who do not want to compromise on performance and comfort and who plan to sail with a small crew. The racing version has been specially optimized for those planning to race. It is extremely lightweight and offers the ability to remove lightweight furniture for upcoming regattas in a few simple steps to further reduce weight.
When designing a racing version Grand soleil 48 the owner can choose between GRP sandwich constructions made from epoxy or vinylester vacuum infused resins. The hull and deck of the Cruiser version are made from fully laminated GRP and weigh about one ton more than the racing version.
2019 Grand Soleil 48 Performance
Below deck layout Grand Soleil 48 Performance light and friendly, and when equipping, the shipyard pays attention to the use of modular light wood construction to save weight. At the bow there is a spacious owner's stateroom with a large double bed and a private bathroom with separate shower. The salon is spacious with a dining area with a U-shaped couch with an additional couch and a navigation area, as well as a U-shaped galley. There are two double cabins aft. Also at the stern there is a garage for a small dinghy.
- Maximum length: 14.90 m
- Width: 4.50 m
- Draft: 2.60 m / 2.80 m
- Displacement: 11,500 kg
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