From 70 to 270 thousand euros: I’ll buy it new! PART FOUR.

Ore-entering the world of new production boats, for those who intend to buy, is undoubtedly a fascinating “game” but it is not always easy to have clear ideas. In the editorial staff, we asked ourselves a question: if today a hypothetical potential owner had a budget, 70 to 270,000 euros, which would then translate roughly from 30 to 45 feet, what boat could he or she buy?

The price range is not random; it is what we might call “average” for potential buyers of a new boat. Out of this reflection came a market analysis , of which we offer here the fourth of 4 POINTS, (HERE’S THE THIRD) aimed at “unearthing” some of the best-known models currently in production among major boatyards. A sort of mini “book” of the new that you may need in preparation for the upcoming boat show season or simply to get an idea of what new boats are out there, at what price and with what features. As you will read in the next few pages, they range from small cruising boats to long sailing boats, through sporty models for use in both racing and cruising. For each we give you the latest known list prices, these are the starting cost, without accessories or extra optionals compared to the standard version of the boat, excluding VAT and transportation. Of the prices however indicative if we intend to consider its purchase.


In terms of equipment and interiors, the new version of this best seller from the Slovenian shipyard is more oriented toward cruising: room for solid wood and a higher level of interior trim, while the layout of the rigging is now inspired by easy sailing and handling even with a smaller crew. Specifications: f. t. length: 11.96 m; w.: 3.87 m; draught: 2.40 m; displacement: 7,300 kg; sup. sail 89 sq. m; shipyard: Elan; price: 204,900 E.


Aesthetically, the look recalls all the canons of the “Pure X” line, or the range that represents the middle ground between the Xp dedicated to performance and the Xc dedicated to cruising.

The X4⁰ is the boat that completed downward this line. The deckhouse design of the larger models is replicated, along with pulled lines at the bow and softer lines at the stern, where there is a soft knee and no real step. Excellent sailing qualities pir remaining in the sphere of cruising. Technical data: length f. t.: 12.09 m; beam: 3.81 m; draft: 2.10 m; displacement: 8,100 kg; sup. sail. 78 sq. m; shipyard: X-Yachts; price: 257,500 E.


The French shipyard Latitude 46 is famous for building classically styled day sailer, and the 9.5 is one of the symbols of its production.

A simple and essential boat to season, ideal for inland water use or coastal sailing. Distinguished by timeless aesthetics and a central cockpit, good sailing qualities. For those who enjoy pure sailing.

Technical data: length f. t.: 9.5 m; width: 2.45 m; draught: 1.2-2.2 m; displacement: 2500 kg; sup. vel. 41 sq. m;

shipyard: Latitude 46; price: 115,000




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