“Stay Ahead of the Rest”
Want a yacht that effortlessly combines innovative design and ground-breaking technology, to make doublehanded sailing easy and fun – even at top speed?
Enter the Shogun 43.
Developed with a focus on performance and ease of use, this yacht goes beyond conventional and traditional design, taking performance cruising to the next level. It is the yacht for you who love speed and want to sail fast without a full crew. It is for you who want to have fun on the water and maximise your sailing experience every time you go out, but still want comfort onboard. Shogun 43 gives you both.
The interior of the Shogun 43 is developed to look and feel harmonious both from a sensory and auditory perspective. We wanted to create a quiet and cosy space with an interior that feels solid, and still is lightweight.
Thanks to a sleek design that can be customised specifically to you and your style of sailing, the Shogun 43 is a high performer – whether its weekend hops, long distance cruising or offshore racing. Change your setup depending on the number of crew, weather conditions, type of sailing, preferred power, and overall experience.
“Let’s go Doublehanded”
The exterior layout of the Shogun 43 is designed to be enjoyed by all kind of sailors, from keen racers to relaxed cruising yachtsmen – and especially if you are both. The unique addition of dual winches on the cabin top simplifies doublehanded sailing. Multiple onboard features are designed to remove the need for a crew the size of a football team normally required to set a kite.
Are you wondering how to use both winch handles at the same time? You don’t. The pit winches are electric. Use the organisers to efficiently manage the halyards and control lines from either side of the cockpit.
The standard jib tracks are placed on the coachroof to achieve an optimal trim angle and a good sail profile, even when not using the inhaulers. You can choose to have a second pair of tracks, conventionally placed down on the side deck, with floating inhaulers to maximise trim range. Alternatively, you can forgo the tracks on the coachroof and just have the ones on the side deck. It is also possible to add padeyes on the deck for genoa or outboard trim functions.
RIG & SAIL PLAN
“Tearing up the Rulebook”
The Shogun 43 is designed to be fun and an absolute thrill to sail, which is why we have torn up the rulebook and discarded the notion of what a sail plan should look like. Instead, we have placed the mast further aft, behind the dining table, to get a bigger fore triangle base for headsails. This allows the Shogun 43 to have a 100% self-tacking jib which is a break from conventional Scandinavian yacht design.
The large foretriangle base also gives the yacht multiple options for headsails. This gives Shogun 43 a flexible sail plan, which is easy to manage. Options for headsails allows you to easily choose how much horsepower you want in any given occasion. Change your setup depending on the type of sailing, weather conditions, preferred power, number of crew and overall experience. So even if the Shogun 43 is a high performer, you as a sailor decides how sensitive you want your Shogun to be.
We have made this yacht with two different rig and keel options. Your choice depends on the style of sailor you are and what you want to achieve on the water. If you are looking for thrill and exhilaration, the rig with runners and a square top mainsail with a 2.7 m draft keel is the setup that will give you ultimate performance. If you are a more into short-handed sailing or prefer relaxed cruising, then chose the rig with regular backstay and a pinhead mainsail for the shallower 2.4 m keel. Regardless which option you chose, both have a mainsail large enough to always have enough power to help you leave other yachts in your wake.
The Shogun 43 is as flexible as you want it to be.
The Shogun 43’s hull, deck, rig, rudders, and the structural elements of the interior are made entirely from carbon. Even the keel blade is made in carbon to maximise leverage, as the majority of the weight is then transferred to the bulb, giving the yacht better righting moment.
The fusion of the hull and deck is done differently. Instead of placing the deck onto the hull and fusing them at the shear line, the Shoguns hull sides fuses by the inside of the deck by the cabin house. This why Shogun can have such a smooth and rounded shearline.
When the hull and deck are laminated as one unit it ensures a stiffer structure. The bottom structure is then laminated in after the hull sides are fused.
The cabin top and stern are laminated in individual forms and later fused with the hull. With this stiffer overall structure, the bulkheads become less significant. Allowing the Shogun 43 to have a divided bulkhead structure forward with three aligned skylights. This is the reason the yacht has an open interior that creates a spacious feel.
All the carbon laminates are vacuum infused with epoxy and are created in collaboration with our partners and composite experts Vaxholm Komposit, Marstrom Composite and Linjett Yachts.
“All About the Atmosphere”
While performance is at the heart of the Shogun 43, style and comfort reign below deck. The whole interior has a wood veneer finish, and the floor is made in a customisable, synthetic fibre. The yacht comes with thick, comfortable cushions clad in a luxurious fabric in the colour of your choice. Every area below deck has multiple design options, allowing you to tailor the yacht entirely to your aesthetic preferences.
Underneath the wood veneer, the interior is built in using a flax fibre laminate sandwich construction with a divinycell core. The structural part of the interior is made in a similar way, but with carbon laminate, as it is stronger. Both laminates have the same low weight, but the flax resonates a more dampened sound when you touch it, creating a more relaxed atmosphere inside the yacht.
Specifically for the Shogun, we utilised new solutions to make the fine interior lightweight. Details, like the construction method of the of the corners, making them neither rounded nor straight – but rather like the vertices of a hexagon, cut the weight nearly in half compared to other cruising yachts. They are signature Shogun.
The layout has three double berth cabins, one in the bow and two aft. and has the salon table placed forward in the centre, with the mast situated aft of the table. Three large and aligned skylights are located above the table, allowing the sky to enter the salon. Two couches, with large portlights behind them, stretch along on both sides of the salon. The L-shaped galley is located to port, opposite the spacious heads to starboard.
ABOUT SHOGUN YACHTS
"Every element of a Shogun is focused on speed and comfort optimised for doublehanded sailing. If the thrill of going faster is your comfort zone, but you don’t want to sacrifice being able to have a nice dinner onboard, this is your yacht.
Using innovative, lightweight materials and ground-breaking technology, combined with Swedish boat building craftsmanship Shogun Yachts is at the forefront of modern yacht building. Our quest for perfection makes us pay attention to every detail in the development process of our yachts. We hope that you appreciate the little things as much as we do.
A Shogun yacht hits the sweet spot between the adrenaline rush of velocity in motion and the serenity of being at sea, with all the comforts of a modern luxury cruiser captured in a high-performance yacht. Shogun Yachts are not on the water to fit in… we are here to take the spotlight."
The Shogun Yachts Story
Founded in 2019, Shogun Yachts is a Stockholm-based innovative Swedish yacht builder.
Setting out to push the envelope from the get-go, our yachts are developed with a focus on the combination of performance and ease of use. By building our yachts in carbon fibre and utilising progressive production methods that keeps the weight down, we are able to create luxury yachts that suit sailors who love speed, but value comfort and enjoy cruising.
The Shogun signature: "all our yachts are designed for fast doublehanded sailing. They are the result of a strong design philosophy, bold choices and some of Sweden’s most skilled craftsmen coming together. We aim to go beyond conventional design to push performance cruising to the next level.
We do not compromise on quality or performance, but we do acknowledge that our customers have different demands. Our yachts are highly customisable and can be tailored to the owner’s aesthetic preferences and style of sailing."
Shogun Yacht Design
Design, yacht design in particular, is multi-dimensional: with many distinct aspects that need to be considered and that must work together. Out of tradition, they tend to be kept separate and are developed in isolation from each other: one person designs the hull, another the deck, a third the interior and then you approach a boat builder. At the very end you consult a sailmaker.
When we design the Shogun yachts, we aim to take a 360° approach – considering how all aspects will work together, visualizing the functionality of the end product from the get-go. The design team works closely with the production team in the development process, to ensure that everything work together.
Our yachts are designed in a collaboration between Oscar and Håkan Södergren.
Håkan founded his company Södergren Yachts in 1972. Since then, he has become a well-known name in the Swedish yacht industry with many successful yacht designs in his portfolio. Today, thousands of successful production-line boats and multiple of one-off racers and cruisers designed by Håkan are sailing the seven seas.
Håkan’s designs are successfully known for their effortless combination of style, beauty, and performance.
Most kids use their computers to play games, to do homework or watch YouTube. Oscar’s first computer had professional design programs, so rather than play videogames he started to draw digitally. That sparked an interest that took Oscar to the University of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm and resulted in a degree in industrial design.
Oscar’s previous projects include, amongst other things, the sailing yacht Linjett 39, the Agapi 800 powerboat and the concept Agapi E-power. He has also designed the Rowmore 5.5 – a performance oriented rowing boat. Oscar’s design philosophy is inspired by the car industry and goes in line with modern product design. By applying this to yacht design, he takes it to the next level.
Shogun Yachts Production
Our yachts are a Swedish production through and through: we utilise advance production methods and materials. We strive for perfection in everything that we do.
It is important for us to be able to oversee every step of the build process and have a good dialogue with our partners. We only work with trusted partners that are close to us. Therefore, the yacht design, plugs, moulds, laminates, and assembly are all by Swedish companies.
The production of the Shogun Yachts is managed by the Linjett Boatyard. With three generations of accomplished boat builders inhouse, with hundreds of years of combined experience and a heritage dating back to 1886 – they are the perfect partner in this venture.
The yard located just an hour and a half from Stockholm, outside Norrtälje, has state of the art facilities and equipment, and above all, a wealth of knowledge in building sailing yachts. Their knowledge and passion combined with the vision of the design team, and the use of the best available materials has resulted in a ground breaking sailing yacht.
“By bringing our experience of what works on a yacht and how to create long-lasting quality, together with experienced carpenters, impeccable project management and a sharp design that uses advanced materials – it is no wonder that the Shogun Yacht is truly unique.”
Marstrom Composites has helped develop the keel and rudder of both the Shogun 50 & Shogun 43 and are involved in the manufacturing of selected carbon interior details. The rig of the Shogun 50 is also developed and made by Marstrom.
Based in Västervik, Sweden Marstrom can design, develop, and manufacture virtually any composite detail in their autoclave: from tables used for medical proton treatments to high end loudspeaker cabinets and high-performance carbon rigs.
The North Sails loft in Stockholm have been heavily involved in the Shogun design process not only in the sail development – but also in the design of the deck layout and as a sounding board throughout the entire build process.
The North Sails philosophy is simple – get the best people and commit yourself to making the best product, the same philosophy we adopted in creating Shogun Yachts.
HULL & DECK
• Epoxy vacuum infused carbon fibre hull and deck
• Sandwich laminate with 25 mm custom divinycell core
• Carbon fibre bulkheads epoxy-glued to the hull/deck
• Beam structure and chain plate reinforcements made in multiaxial carbon fibre
• Tempered and laminated glass windows in hull
• Deck and hull painted with AwlGrip in Oyster white
• Deck and cockpit covered in Esthec carpet, “striped” pattern as a standard
KEEL & RUDDER
• Carbon fibre keel blade, built in autoclave by Marstrom, bulb of 2% antimony alloy lead
• Twin carbon rudders in, built in autoclave by Marstrom, in a redundant system
• Jefa self-adjusting rudder bearings, double draglinks
• Instrument pods at both steering pedestals
• Carbonautica carbon fibre wheels, 900mm
• Deck equipment from Antal according to specification
• 6 Antal winches
2 Harken electrical winches
• 6 Harken winch handles
• Electrically powered traveller by Antal
• Anodized or powder coated stainless pull pit, push pit, stanchions and lifelines
• Portholes in tinted glass
• Flushed opening skylights
• Opening portlights in the stern cabins
• MOB ladder at stern
MAST & RIG
• Seldén 9/10 fractional carbon fibre rig with three pairs of swept spreaders (23 degrees), gas spring vang and manual hydraulic mast jack
• LED anchor-, navigation-, and deck lights
• Recessed electrical Furlex 304TD MKII
• Complete equipment for the main- and headsails: overlapping, self-tacking and 107% jibs
• D2 30 Volvo Penta with SailDrive 130
• 2-blade Flex-o-fold, folding propeller
• Stainless steel fuel tank with a stepless sensor, 140 L
• DC 12V system with a control panel and battery monitor with consumption and SOC indicator
• Quiet, fanless lithium-ion compatible shore power charger (12V/50 A – 230V), with Bluetooth interface
• Alternator 120A
• Shore power distribution box with residual current circuit-breaker complete with cable with LED indicator
• Digital stepless water/diesel tank monitor
• USB sockets by the chart table and all cabins
• Dimmable LED interior and reading lights
• Dimmable LED comfort lighting in the salon and owner’s cabin
• LED navigational lights
• Main switch via remote controlled relays
• DC panel by the chart table for easy handling
• 3 x 125 Ah AGM battery with voltage guard
WATER & FRIDGE
• Shower in the bathroom and cockpit
• Water cooled Isotherm fridge SP, 75 L
• Complete fresh & saltwater system, stainless steel tanks 2x130 L
• Hot water system with 2 showers, 30 L capacity, 230V and engine heating
• Gas stove and oven
• Two propane PC5 canisters in ventilated compartmentswith electrical valve, leakage indicator, remote switch
• Electric and manual bilge pump
• Automatic shower-drain in the bathroom
• Manual Marine WC with holding tank in stainless steel, 60 L capacity, emptied by pump-out or gravity
• Large selection of high-quality fabric by Bogesund for the salon and cabins
• Corian countertop in the kitchen and around the bathroom sink
• Double fire extinguishers
• Complete launch, fully fuelled, rigged and tuned by Linjett Yachts
• Please contact us for the latest price and options lists
AVAILABLE EX-FACTORY, SWEDEN
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