The request came from an owner who intends to use the boat in the Baltic Sea, along the archipelagos of the Swedish coast in fun cruises, or in racing in events such as the Round Gotland Race Running in those very waters. Thus the Shogun 50 was born , and with similar philosophy the brand has the 42.6 in store.
The goal was to seek an avant-garde design suitable for a contemporary sport boat with the functional solutions to use the craft for pure cruising fun as well. It was designed by the Swedish firm Södergren Yachts Design; the shipyard that built it is also Swedish, Linjett Yachts, builder of the boat line of the same name, with Marstrom collaborating on deck equipment and fittings.
An all-Northern European high-tech product, the boat among other things was built of epoxy and carbon, as is now practically a must if you intend to make a really light and rigid hull. Two features that are now essential to go in search of the true feel of a sports car.
The overall aesthetic echoes much of the latest design trends, but adds some original and interesting details.
AESTHETICS OUT OF THE CHORUS
Reverse bow with a significant slope, no edges, maximum beam that just past the center of the boat continues evenly to the rear ends, open stern and wide cockpit. But the special feature will come in the bow volumes. They are quite fine though not razor-sharp, but more importantly they have two particular flaps, two redans, sticking out, which are interesting.
They will serve to divert water flow and keep the deck drier, which is now a goal of all designers who design fast boats but want to make them comfortable even in high winds. Many designers increase bow volumes, in this case a different choice was made, partly because these steps will not only divert the flow but also serve to make the bow submerge less. However, the front volume is V-shaped and increases going up toward the deck.
With the interior, the yard’s goal was to build it as light as possible with divinycell sandwich material, carbon fiber, epoxy and oak veneer-and at the same time bring out the true feeling of craftsmanship. All woodwork on the boat is handcrafted by experienced Swedish carpenters
You can see the quality of the attention to detail, yet there is nothing superfluous or excessive; every thickness of the furniture seems carefully designed to respect the idea of a boat that first and foremost must be fast sailing. Fast but not limited to. Also a perfect sport cruiser where the engine shuts off as soon as it leaves port and its noise is forgotten for long hours. www.shogunyacht.se
Length. 15,24 m
Width. 3,88 m
Displacement. 7,900 kg
Dive: 2-3.5 m
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