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cruising sailboat / center cockpit / 3-cabin
cruising sailboat
AE 28

Length: 8.6 m

Sailboats are by nature graceful, and many claim to please your eye. But the Alerion Express 28 has consistently been recognized as one of the prettiest boats on the water. That she also has a thoroughly modern underwater ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit / 3-cabin
cruising sailboat
AE 38

Length: 11.65 m

... the jib on all points of sail. Her gracefully contoured cockpit comfortably seats as many as eight or lets you stretch out with a book or to snooze. You’ll reign supreme in the separate rear cockpit ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit
cruising sailboat
ALERION 41

Length: 12.35 m

... very DNA of Alerion-Express and Alerion Sport. The cockpit is the heart and sole of the 41 maintaining the format of her smaller sisters with comfortable settees port and starboard and command center ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit
cruising sailboat
SOUTHERLY 420

Length: 12.86 m

The New Southerly 420 centre cockpit, blue water cruising yacht, designed by Northshore and Rob Humphreys can be easily sailed by two people and boasts an impressive sail plan. The tall fractional rig with swept back ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit / with 2 or 3 cabins
cruising sailboat
CRUISER 34

Length: 9.99 m

A big cockpit with two wheels and a comfortable layout under deck with three cabins are only two features of the new CRUISER 34 of BAVARIA YACHTS. In January the CRUISER 34 will be presented to the public. The perfect ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit / 3-cabin
cruising sailboat
475

Length: 14.81 m

... latest and most advanced design engineering techniques has allowed us to make the hull and deck light, strong and stiff. Her Cockpit design calls on lessons learnt from professional ergonomic studies, and her generous ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit / 2-cabin
cruising sailboat
37

Length: 12.12 m

... complements the new profile. Lengthening the cockpit has allowed the MH37 to have a cockpit that is roomier and the fold down cockpit table allows the crew to take advantage of more ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit
cruising sailboat
50

Length: 15.21 m

The Hunter 50 Center Cockpit is a “breakthrough” boat that defines a safe, comfortable and exceptionally easy-to-sail center cockpit cruiser, which allows for short-handed ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit / 2-cabin
cruising sailboat
IP 465

Length: 14.86 m

... exceptional livability and practical cruising features coupled with impeccable craftsmanship and handsome good looks. The large center cockpit provides more than just a comfortable place for your crew ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit / 4-cabin
cruising sailboat
IP 520

Length: 15.9 m

Island Packet Yachts will introduce a new aft cockpit 520 for debut later this year. The new IP520 features the great looks and combination of seakeeping, comfort, livability, quality, ease of handling, race proven offshore ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit
cruising sailboat
HR 40 Mk II

Length: 12.4 m

... category - Overall winner in Boat of the Year in USA 2004 - Best Liveaboard cruising boat in USA 2004 - Sailboat of the Show in Stockholm The Sailboat of the Show jury says: “The Hallberg-Rassy 40 ...

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Hallberg-Rassy
cruising sailboat / center cockpit
cruising sailboat
HR 43 Mk III

Length: 13.57 m

The Hallberg-Rassy 43 Mk III is presented as model year 2014. She follows the success of the 64, 55 and 48 Mk II with more natural light, more elegance and further improved interior comfort. An already good boat got even better. 26 ...

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Hallberg-Rassy
cruising sailboat / center cockpit / 3-cabin
cruising sailboat
45 CS

Length: 12.06 m

The sleek lines of the joinery and furniture contribute to the ambient appearance of the saloon, the oak floor contrasts perfectly with the teak cupboards and the lighting plan is well thought through. Innovative features are found ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit
cruising sailboat
50 CS

Length: 13.11 m

... ensure an extremely manoeuvrable yacht that can tack easily and quickly. The ultra-spacious and well sheltered cockpit, with its fixed cockpit table, is another highlight.

cruising sailboat / center cockpit
cruising sailboat
42.1

Length: 12.9 m

... sailing with a short handed crew, with friends or family. For maximum comfort the cockpit comes with a length of about 2.4 meter - one of the longest in the Central cockpit class. The interior can be ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit
cruising sailboat
SATURN 44

Length: 13.25 m

We have some exciting times ahead, with the new release of the Saturn 44, the smallest boat in our range. More information will be available soon! So make sure you sign up to our newsletter to stay informed!

cruising sailboat / center cockpit / 2-cabin
cruising sailboat
SATURN 48

Length: 14.76 m

The exclusive Saturn 48 has been designed by Bill Dixon, the legendary boat builder. Built in Taiwan the Saturn 48 is a high quality blue water cruising yacht, designed for comfort, luxury and ultimate sailing experience. However its ...

cruising sailboat / center cockpit / with 2 or 3 cabins
cruising sailboat
C 1250i

Length: 12.88 m

... on long-distance cruising. The 1250i Centre Cockpit is a dream come true with quality, comfort and spacious interiors all tailored to your taste and preferences. We build the entire C-Yacht 1250i Centre Cockpit ...

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C-Yacht, Zaadnoordijk Yachtbuilders
cruising sailboat / center cockpit
cruising sailboat
C 1150

Length: 11.97 m

... passage. Optimum comfort The Center Cockpit is protected by a fixed windscreen that provides comfort and visibility under every circumstance. The self-stowing washboards and the adjustable back rests ...

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C-Yacht, Zaadnoordijk Yachtbuilders
trimaran / ocean cruising / center cockpit / folding arms
trimaran
1200

Length: 11.96 m

Designed for safe bluewater cruising and sailing. Sleeps 7 people in 3 cabins. The cabins offer the finest Danish furniture design and craftsmanship. Going into the boat, you will find a roomy centre cabin with full standing headroom ...

How to choose this product

center-cockpit-sailboat

A center cockpit sailboat is a vessel whose cockpit is situated near midships rather than the more traditional stern location.

Applications

This configuration is typically used for blue-water sailboats since it significantly enhances crew safety.

Technologies

Generally, the stern of such vessels has a cabin, lazarette or access to steering gear instead of the usual cockpit. As with other sailboats, these craft can be built of polyester or epoxy laminates, sandwich material, aluminum, steel or wood.

How to choose

Crew size and intended use will determine the number of cabins, from two to four, or more. A split rig can reduce physical effort during maneuvers. Examples include a ketch, with main and mizzen sails, or a schooner, with main and foresail. Standard equipment varies with manufacturer.

Advantages

- Added safety
- Easy access to the saloon
- Distinct forward-aft separation
- Panoramic, often elevated view

Disadvantages

- No direct water access from cockpit
- Smaller cockpit

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