Southerly: World Leading Variable Draft Cruising Yachts.
Continuous research and development is one of the main reasons that Southerly has become recognised as world leading variable draft cruising yachts. The Southerly in-house Design Office work along side commissioned designers such as Ed Dubois, Rob Humphreys and Stephen Jones to develop new yachts, combining the qualities of the Southerly pedigree with the latest advancements in technology.
Every detail from the shape and structure of the hull to the deck and sail plan arrangement is designed to achieve the best possible sailing characteristics to make sailing easy and rewarding. Interiors are designed for maximum comfort with practicality and safety at sea, being main priorities. Interior styling creates a luxurious atmosphere within the yacht to make living aboard a real pleasure.
Innovative design, powerful sailing performance, superior build quality and luxurious accommodation are all hallmarks of the new Southerly 600. This ultimate blue water cruiser offers the very best in cruising yacht design. The hull is characterized by a long waterline, fine entry and beam carried aft to ensure the highest degree of performance, comfort, stability and safety. The beautifully stylish lines of the coachroof exudes sophistication and elegance, normally only seen on much larger yachts.
The new Southerly 540 is designed for easy handling and can be sailed by just two people. Innovative design, sleek styling, powerful sailing performance, superior build quality and luxurious accommodation are all hallmarks of this superb yacht. The tall powerful rig with swept-back spreaders keep the yacht sailing fast in all weather conditions with minimum effort. The double-headsail rig is suitable for most wind conditions and the variable-draft keel is the perfect complement to this bluewater cruiser.
New for 2018, the 480 has been given a Discovery makeover to all the Southerly hallmarks: raised interior helm, raised saloon, great performance and all the features for safe and luxurious bluewater cruising. With its swing keel system, there is no place you can’t go with the Southerly 480. Sailing is effortless and comfortable with standard twin headsails, self-tacking jib, electric in-mast reefing and semi-balanced twin rudders. She has a generous aft cockpit and the option of a lowering bathing platform.
The Southerly 440 center-cockpit, bluewater cruising yacht 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-tacking furling jib and large mainsail with single-line reefing, while a modern, well-balanced hull form with a long heeled waterline and broad transom provides the Southerly 440 with thoroughbred performance and sea-kindly motion. The Southerly 440 conforms to EC category A.