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The Ovni 400, the new 40-foot bluewater yacht by Alubat

The new Ovni 400, which replaces the Ovni 395, retains the fundamentals of the French shipyard located in Les Sables d'Olonne (Vendée) - an integral aluminum-hulled construction - with significant changes to the hull lines. Ideal for those who enjoy long distance voyages and circumnavigations...

The Ovni 400, the new 40-foot bluewater yacht by Alubat

The sixth Ovni 400 is already under construction, announces the Alubat shipyard, and two other units in signature.

This new model stands out from the other models in the range with its straight bow, a hull with two chines and a deckhouse surrounded by Plexiglas, for 360° visibility when sailing. 

The high freeboard and the clear side decks allow a great comfort while sailing. Performance and stability at sea are there, with a heavy lifting daggerboard (1.3 tons) and a horn mainsail. 

In terms of interior fittings, the Ovni 400 stands out for its great luminosity and storage volumes at least equivalent to those of a 45-footer. It is equipped with a bathroom with separate shower and a large owner's cabin; the saloon has been offset to port to facilitate forward movement. 

Technical specifications of the Ovni 400: Overall length: 12.90 m - Hull length: 12.28 m - Length at waterline: 11.54 m - Maximum beam (width): 4.35 m - Draft low drift: 2.88 m - Draft high drift: 0.98 m - Empty displacement: 11,200 kg - Weight of ballast : 2600 kg - Water tanks : 2 x 200 liters - Fuel tanks : 2 x 270 liters - Sail area (sloop) : Classic 85 m² / Horn 93 m² - Mainsail : Classic 44 m² / Horn 52 m² - Solent : 41 m² - Motorization : Sail Drive Volvo D2-50 (50 hp - 36,5 kW) - Price : 381 600 euros

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