The Hanse 445 Sailing Yacht Was Nominated For The European Yacht Of The Year Award

By on October 27, 2010
Hanse 445

The 13.4-metre sailing yacht Hanse 445 was nominated for the European Yacht of the Year award in the category family cruiser. The international jury of yachting journalists of the leading European yacht sport magazines will inspect and test the Hanse 445 on the waters of Barcelona, Spain.

Designed by Judel-Vrolijk, Hanse 445 features trendy loft design layout. Some of the new interior features include fifteen percent more living area, six hull windows, including two large panoramic windows where the saloon is. There will be a much bigger owner’s suite, taking up much of the bow area, with the possibility of four more double cabins, depending on the owner’s request. There will be better access to the yacht’s technical systems, and more equipment options.

The European Yacht of the Year award will be distributed at boot Duesseldorf show in January 2011.

Specification of the Hanse 445:

Length over all: 13,40 m
LWL: 12,20 m
Beam over all: 4,38 m
Draft: 2,25 m
Displacement: 11,3 t
Ballast: 3,8 t
Engine: Volvo 40/55 kW/Hp (55/75 Option)
Mast above WL: 20,30 m
Mainsail area: 58 m²
Jib area: 49 m²
Self tacking area Jib: 41 m²

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Related links:
Hanse Yachts
Judel-Vrolijk

Photo: judel-vrolijk.com