Earlier this year Boat-Dusseldorf looked at the new sailboats being offered. They broke down some of the trends they noted by sailboat length.
Extensive space on board allows the yachts to be sailed with large crews, and yet the short-hand principle is often sufficient for operating the boat safely in cruising conditions. Halyards, stretchers and sheets are all brought together centrally in the cockpit on most yachts, so that leaving the helm is rarely necessary during manoeuvers. In addition to clearly structured workspaces, modern yachts usually also offer large areas for recreation and socializing on board – both on and below deck. In addition, a lot of natural light in the cabins makes life onboard a pleasure. Read More