More Boats at Dusseldorf Boat Show
In early January, two brand new examples of the Cossutti-designed More 40 and More 55 left the More Boats factory in Croatia and began the long journey by road to Dusseldorf for display at the 2018 Dusseldorf Boat Show.
After a herculean effort from all the More Boats team, both yachts were ready and waiting when the doors opened on the morning of Saturday 20th January. Grabau International was there to help out. Here are our photos.
The More 40 displayed at the Dusseldorf Boat Show featured a three cabin, single heads layout. Various interior layout options are available including three cabin, two heads and two cabin, two heads variants. The show boat also featured the standard Alpi Oak interior joinery.
Externally, the new More 40 features a large aft cockpit with removable fold-down transom, a removable cockpit table and twin mainsheet positions. Forward is also a removable anchor stemhead fitting and factory-built facilitation for a bowsprit. Shroud bases can be positioned inboard or outboard depending on user requirements.Throughout the show, both the More 40 and More 55 were hot favourites with yachting press from all around the world. One such journalist was Toby Hodges from Yachting World magazine who conducted this brief walk-through of the new More 40.
The More Boats 40 is priced from Euro 185k+VAT. Please contact us for further details.
The saloon of the Dusseldorf show More 55 features the optional teak joinery and a cutaway section of aluminium honeycomb sole-board to expose the stainless steel matrix which transfers rig loads to the keel. The main saloon seating is offset to port with a folding dining table and pull-out seating amidships. The galley is sited to starboard.
The large and well-equipped navigation station is aft of the saloon area to port and just forward of the day-heads. The chart table is forward facing and has a dedicated seat. Plentiful space for AC/DC systems and navigation instruments is outboard. Opposite the saloon to starboard is the large L-shaped galley fitted out with twin stainless steel draw fridges, gas stove, twin sink and synthetic stone counters.
This particular version has an extremely large master cabin forward with full-width double berth. Aft to port and starboard are separate heads and shower compartments.
The boat show boat features two double aft cabins plus a further twin bunk cabin aft of the galley and directly opposite the day heads.Various other layout options exist.The large single cockpit features twin composite helm wheels positioned outboard for maximum visibility and comfort at sea. The twin cockpit tables have an infill to create a huge cockpit dining table and are also removable when racing. The foredeck and coachroof allows a secondary mainsheet point for sailing with a bimini, whereas for performance sailing, the full width hidden traveller in the cockpit allows optimum sheeting. At the stern of the yacht is a large tender garage that can accommodate a fully-inflated 2.80m RIB (also produced by More Boats).
An optional crew cabin is located in the forepeak complete with heads. This is accessible from the foredeck. The machinery space is large and well lit with ample space for either a shaft or saildrive engine along with generator and other machinery/electrical installations.
The More Boats 55 is priced from Euro 441k+VAT. Please contact us for further details.
Photos courtesy of Grabau International, Yachting Monthly Magazine and More Boats Plc