Sirius Yachts - rudder design

What’s the best rudder design and why are Sirius Yachts so easy to manoeuvre?

If you’ve seen the videos of our deck saloon sailboats manoeuvring effortlessly in the tight space of a marina, you may wonder how we can make it look so easy. The simple answer is that it looks easy because it is easy. Years of practice are absolutely not required as we prove on every test sail; after 10 minutes of simple instruction anyone on board who is more than eight years old can manoeuvre a Sirius with the same confidence. Part of the reason our yachts are so easy to manoeuvre is rudder design, combined with the position of the propeller.

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Sirius Yachts construction - inside hull

Aluminium vs fibreglass, which is the best hull material for your yacht?

What’s the best hull material for an ocean cruising sailboat, fibreglass (GRP) or aluminium? It’s an important decision for any boat buyer to make and both materials have their pros and cons. In essence, the right choice depends on two fundamental factors: the yacht’s size and where you plan to cruise. But there are other practical considerations too, some of which might surprise you.

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Sirius in Seattle – Video

Has any yacht sailed further to get to the Seattle Boat Show this year? Here’s Torsten giving a guided tour of ‘My Family’ the Sirius 40DS Deck saloon that has sailed from Germany, via France, Portugal, the Canaries, the Caribbean, Panama, Galapagos, French Polynesia, Hawaii and Vancouver to make her USA Debut at the Seattle Boat Show!

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Seattle Boat Show Update

Hello from Seattle! We had a great first day and an excellent start to the 2020 Seattle Boat Show. We were able to welcome an amazing number of good customers on board. In many ways, this show feels a little bit like the first years that we exhibited in Southampton.

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