Center cockpit sailboats

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The New Marlow-Hunter 37 is a stunning cruiser that is larger than any of her competitors and by far the largest volume sailboat on the market under 40 feet . The updated window line gives this yacht a sleek feel, but the improvements don’t end there. The Glenn Henderson hull design still reflects the bow hollow and stern reflex but the design has been improved upon...

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 applications. It combines all the comforts of a center cockpit cruiser with an exciting sporty look, performance and great value in a long-range...


The Oyster 475 is in truth more evolution than revolution. After all, why completely change something that is already so successful?

With a lengthened hull giving a larger aft deck, plus a host of other subtle enhancements, both in styling and fit-out, the...


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 shape simply adds to her lustre.

A maximized cockpit and cabin makes the Alerion Express 28 the perfect cruising...

Alerion Express 38, while still faithful to the concept that single-handing is an important capability, offers considerably more interior space and larger cockpit than her smaller sisters.

Her traditional topsides are coupled with not only an advanced underbody...

For those who want their Alerion experience to extend past the hour or afternoon experienced on the Express or Sport series, the new Alerion Cruising Series of sailboats accommodates up to six people for extended cruising. The design brief for the stunning new Alerion Cruising 41 has been clearly defined from the outset.

Maintain strong family resemblance and performance heritage of...


NewIsland Packet 520

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...

The 465 offers 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...


The sleek lines of the joinery and furniture contribute to the ambient appearance of the saloon,...

Designed by Georg Nissen her clean lines, sophisticated rig with ample sail area and careful weight saving make the 50CS an extremely easy yacht for a couple to...


Stylish and with a more contemporary look and feel about her, the Najad 410 offers a less traditional looking alternative within our range.

Sporting a centre-cockpit, rounded corners and edges and a generally lower-profile look than some of...

A highly seaworthy, well-built, comfortable 44-foot cruising yacht with classic Centre Cockpit design, the Najad 440 CC version will likely appeal to more traditionalist sailors who are already familiar with this type of design, are well aware of the benefits and see no reason to change.


Offered with a centre cockpit and thus benefitting from a great sense of security, the Najad 460 is without doubt a handsome and powerful ‘blue-water’ cruiser in every sense and...


The Hallberg-Rassy 40 has won no less than four attractive awards:
- She was presented European Yacht of the Year in the largest category
- Overall winner in Boat of the Year...

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 improvements
There are 26 improvements compared to the 43 Mk II:

New saloon portlights;...

The new Hallberg-Rassy 48 Mk II offers More natural light - More comfort - More elegance - She is even More Hallberg-Rassy!

A winning concept further developed

The Hallberg-Rassy 48 Mk II is a blue water cruiser that is improved on 15 points compared to the predecessor 48:
The saloon portlights are a heritage of the Hallberg-Rassy 55 and 64. The window area is...


The CENTREBOARD 40 is a seaworthy yacht, built for the active adventurer. Especially for those who want to take the opportunity to explore the unknown!

The CENTREBOARD 40 has one important feature: variable draught. This makes it possible to smoothly sail through open seas as well as shallow waters, and easy to beach during low tide. The 40’ has a hydraulic centreboard: with...

The CentreCockpit a 40’ with a deep and modern keel, has the same deck layout and sails as the Centreboard 40’. It is in built now and will be delivered end of August to a Swiss client. Harbor in Spain. Why he choosed for the CC40’ ? Let him...


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 double spreaders, combines a self...


Malö Yachts 43, which in fact is 43 feet long, was introduced for the 2001 season. The fine sailing qualities, the strong construction, the exquisite interior with superior craftsmanship are some of the characteristics of the Malö 43....

During the boat show in Düsseldorf in January Malö Yachts will launch the new flagship of the Malö range, the Malö 47 Classic.

The Malö 47 remains true to...


The new SUNBEAM 42.1 is another milestone in the SUNBEAM series. Schöchl Yacthbau and Nissen yachtdesign developed with the SUNBEAM 42.1 a sports-luxury-cruiser for upper class comfort. Much air indoors and even more brightness, set in the proven ergonomics of the SUNBEAM Yachts and the new sporty design.



We have some exciting times ahead, with the new release...

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...


Master designer Frans Maas
The most acclaimed C-Yacht of all, the C-Yacht 1250 was a success even after only the first sketches from master designer Frans Maas. Immediately after the first launch the 1250 was a clear hit. Lots of positive national and international tests from different nautical publications in 2005 followed by the icing on the cake with selection as Boat of the Year.


The big sister of the 11.00 and the little sister of the 12.50, the 11.50 feels like a fully-fledged 40-footer. The 11.50 Center Cockpit is real C-Yacht: seaworthy, comfortable and built using the latest techniques. The Frans Maas designed hull in combination with a...

The C-Yacht 1100 is a total success story from the yard of Zaadnoordijk Yachtbuilders. The 1100 is a well-built, long-distance cruiser with real comfort and interior spaciousness. The Center Cockpit is protected by a large windscreen behind which all control lines are led, as standard, to provide easy trimming....

Our smallest Super Yacht

The C-Yacht 1050 is the youngest member of the successful C-Yacht family. Our newest member may be the smallest C-Yacht and new on the market, but it is certainly not inferior to its big sisters. The 1050 is the refreshing successor to the C-Yacht 10.40, brought completely up to date and right on time. More than this: The C-Yacht is a beautiful boat suitable...


How to choose this product


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


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


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.


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


- No direct water access from cockpit
- Smaller cockpit

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