New sailboats: what’s coming on the market between 9 and 11 meters


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Having passed the busiest boat show season, the sailing world is showing good vibrancy, with many projects coming in for 2024-2025. After the binge of new model introductions by shipyards, it is possible to take an overview of what is coming to market in the next 12 months.

New sailboats from 8.99 to 11.00 m

Let’s start with boats in the 9- to 11-meter range, which in some cases can be considered entry-level in the world of small sailing cruisers.

8,99 m –
Sunbeam 29.1
/ Sunbeam Yachts

New sailboats 2024Sunbeam, a well-known Austrian brand, has chosen an innovative direction by focusing on boats under 32 feet. The SUNBEAM 29.1 follows the success of the 32-footer, offering a modern, sporty style ideal for short cruises. With a hydraulic canting keel, it can sail in shallow water and is trolleyable. The bright interior, together with the high standard of construction quality, ensures great on-board comfort. Hull design, modern rigging and quality equipment result in excellent sailing performance

Data: length. f.t.: 8.99 m, hull length 2.49 m, draft 0.85 to 1.85 m, displacement 2000 kg, sail area 47 sq. m.

9,99 m –
Grand Soleil Blue
/ Grand Soleil Yachts

New sailboats
The Polli-style stern of the GS Blue

From a design by Matteo Polli, water lines, and Nauta Design, for deck and interiors, and in technical collaboration with Northern Light Composites, the pioneers of recyclable composites applied to boating, comes the new Grand Soleil BLUE. It is a daysailer/weekender, built to be completely recyclable at the end of its life cycle. DISCOVER MORE.

Data: length f.t.: 11 m, width 3.70 m, draft 2.20 m, displacement 3,300 kg, sail area 62 sq. m.

10,40 m –
Sun Odyssey 350
/ Jeanneau

Sailing Boats
The new Sun Odyssey 350

The Sun Odyssey 350 is a boat that can be customized in some details to fit the owner’s schedule, and it offers different keel versions to meet the expectations of different sailors: a deep draft (1.98 m), a shallow draft (1.49 m) or a pivoting keel draft. The Sun Odyssey 350 is offered in an electric-powered version, available for coastal sailing. DISCOVER MORE.

Data: overall length 10.94 m, length 10.40 m, width 3.59 m, draft 1.98 m, sail area 55 sq m, displacement 5,656 kg.

10,80 – m
RM 10.80
/ Fora Marine

Sailing Boats - RM 1080

With modern lines, again designed by Marc Lombard, an inverted foredeck, a pronounced knee from the stern to the bow, and a large dolphin bay, the RM1080 has an innovative cockpit that can be adapted according to the needs of the moment (sailing or relaxing) for comfortable and safe cruising. A distinctive feature of this RM 1080 is its full beam cockpit that can be converted into a single sunbathing area. DISCOVER MORE.

Data: length 10.80 m, width 4 m, draft 1.72 m – 2.04, displacement 5,050 kg, sail area 78 sq. m.

11,00 m –
Hanse 360
/ Hanse Yachts

Hanse 360

This new model follows in lines and forms the innovations we had already seen on Hanse 410. There is a well-pronounced edge at the bow, which in addition to providing better stability when the boat is tilted, should provide more space inside the hull. As with its big brother, a (optional) next-generation electric propulsion system will be available on Hanse 360, which the shipyard says will have an unmatched range for its class. DISCOVER MORE.

Data: length 11m, width 3.90m.,,,




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