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Smaller but plenty of space- The Nautitech Open 40

by Des Ryan on 2 Apr 2014
Nautitech Open 40 at anchor SW
With new cruising boats getting longer and longer, the desire for a smaller boat with plenty of space is still alluring to the seasoned sailing couple. The smaller the boat the easier to handle, the smaller the boat the smaller is the expense of the fittings, and you'll never even think of needing to take crew to handle the big blows or cross oceans. Enter the brand new Nautitech Open 40.

French naval architect and boat designer par excellence, Marc Lombard, has bent his mind to incorporating all the lines of her bigger sister, the Nautitech 542, to produce and open plan compact boat perfect for the cruising couple, the Open 40.

He has redefined the spaces to maximise comfort. She is innovative, modern, fast and powerful despite being the smallest boat in the range,

For more information about this newest boat in the range, email contact [at] nautitech.fr



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