The theme is this: is it possible to have a boat of about 14 meters that is more comfortable than a house?
At Milano Yachting Week – The virtual Boat Show we found the answer, visiting the virtual boat show and finding two boats that meet this requirement. Perfectly. We have chosen and visited, and we urge you to do so now too, the Linseen 450 AC Variotop (m. 13,75 x 4,65) and the Beneteau Swift Trawler 47 (m. 14,74 x 4,50).
Linseen the Nordic boat/home
What these two boats have in common is that they were created with the primary purpose of living aboard as comfortable as a beach house, but without sacrificing the fact that you’re on a boat that has to sail well in any sea. And both the Linseen 450 AC Variotop and the Beneteau Swift Trawler 47 are derived from boat types that were born for just that purpose. The Linseen 450 AC Variotop is one of the best examples of a Nordic boat used also as a houseboat that has evolved to Mediterranean use.
The Beneteau Swift Trawler 47 is the modern evolution of the trawler, a North American work boat where you lived aboard for a long time while you went ocean fishing. Now it’s a true motoryacht.
We compare them and invite you to visit.
Linseen 450 AC Variotop
If you want to appreciate a boat that will never become obsolete, that will last a lifetime and more, then the Linseen 450 AC Variotop is the boat for you. Starting with the fact that the hull is made of aluminum (the ultimate in strength, maintenance free, easy to repair). To continue with its line that is a great classic, to finish with the fact that it is a displacement boat, that is not planing. Its cruising speed is about eight knots, at the most it reaches 10 knots…it is made for those who love sailing and want to admire the view and are not in a mad rush to get there as soon as possible. Its consumption, of course, is ridiculous and its range is over 500 miles. You just have to see here
The video that makes you understand what kind of boat/home is the Linseen 450 AC Variotop and what quality and ingenious solutions are able to realize in this famous Danish shipyard.
Beneteau Swift Trawler 47
At Beneteau, visiting the Swift Trawler 47 you will be able to understand how the French shipyard has been able to evolve the original concept of the trawler, creating a boat that has spaces and layout of a home on the sea evolving it to make it a true small superyacht. On this boat you can navigate in semi-displacement mode at 13/14 knots, but you can also reach higher speeds, while maintaining a very high sailing autonomy. The beauty of the characteristic trawler line has remained intact, but on the Swift Trawler 47 there is a beautiful fly and a large bathing platform. Just like on a motoryacht. Inside there is space, lots of space…just like in a beach house.
To learn more
You just have to visit these two extraordinary boats/homes on the sea and ask questions and further info, just click on the email request for the Linseen 450 AC Variotop to the importer Sail Passion and for the Beneteau Swift Trawler 47 to Settemari. They are at your disposal to provide you with more information about these two boats with unique characteristics.