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New Boat Showcase 2018

2017 October 1

Southerly 540

Premiering in the United States in Annapolis in October, the Dubois Naval Architects, in tandem with the Southerly design team, have developed a shorthanded cruiser with safety and security at the top of the list. The powerful rig is designed for easy sail handling, even by a crew of two people, in a variety of wind conditions. Whether coastal cruising or offshore adventures beckon, the Southerly 540 with its variable draft keel is well worth a look. 

LOA 55’2”; Beam 15’9”; Draft 3’6” to 11’; Displ. 51,478 lbs.; Sail area 1,421 sq. ft., www.southerlyyachts.com. Scheduled show: U.S. Sailboat Show.