Looking for a boat between 11 and 12 meters? Here are seven specimens to choose from!


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Boats between 11 and 12 meters are among the most popular in the market. This is because space, on deck and below deck, is now maximized on the latest generation of boats, especially those under 40 feet in length. Boats like these are in demand because they are comfortable, fast, and easy to maneuver, even wanting to do so on their own. Here are seven examples!


Dehler 38 SQ (m. 11.64 X 3.75): The sports boat that is also a comfortable cruising boat

Dehler 38 SQ
perfectly represents the new generation of performance cru isers , boats as comfortable cruising as a true “blue water” cruiser, yet capable of exhilarating sailing performance. Despite their performance, they are very easy boats to maneuver even for a crew of only two. To give you an example of the performance that Dehler 38 SQ can achieve, without penalizing comfort: with 12 knots of wind it spins at over 7 knots!

Dufour 390 (m. 11.94 x 3.99): the best example of what a Dufour offers

Dufour 390
is one of the best examples of the new generation of yachts from French shipyards Dufour that combines performance and comfort. Among its strengths are the immense cockpit equipped with a stern platform to make a superyacht envious and the interior spaces with three possible layouts of two or three cabins and two bathrooms.

Elan E5 (11.96 x 3.87): for going full speed while being comfortable

Elan E5
is the perfect compromise between maximum cruising comfort and racing boat performance. In the Elan E5, the cruising interior and exterior ergonomics are married with a retractable carbon fiber bowsprit, furling genoa, through-mast and adjustable split backstay.

Hanse 388 (m. 11.40 3.90): perfect interior as a home but also goes fast

She was born to sail fast and offer maximum comfort when you are at anchor, but theHanse 388 is perfectly suited to being a second home on the sea. If you step aboard the Hanse 388, we were saying, you immediately understand that the space above and below deck is incredibly increased compared to the past, thanks to hull volumes that extend the maximum width all the way to the stern and to some ergonomic cleverness that you can appreciate by watching the Hanse 388 videos now.

Isla 40 (11.93 x 6.63): unbeatable value for money

The “little one” Fountaine Pajot is set to revolutionize the entry-level segment of the world sailing catamaran market with its impressive features, performance and value for money.Isla 40 is a true second home on the water. And what a boat! The great strength of the
Fountaine Pajot Isla 40
is in comfort with bright and spacious interiors. Every volume on board is designed to provide a luxurious and practical lifestyle.

Nordship 40 DS (m. 11.99 x 3.95): the 40-footer made to measure

The yard’s craftsmen and Lars Buchwald have succeeded with the Nordship 40 DS to make sure that the helmsman in the center cockpit has all the maneuvers at his fingertips. Combined with adequate sail area, self-tacking jib and a gently balanced hull shape, it is easily maneuverable. The interior of the Nordship 40 DS is handcrafted by experienced artisans and can be customized to individual personal preferences.


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