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Grand Soleil 44 Performance Yacht of the Year Saluted by Irish Agent Mark Mansfield

3rd December 2020
The Grand Soleil 44 is available in two versions: GS 44 Performance and GS 44 Race The Grand Soleil 44 is available in two versions: GS 44 Performance and GS 44 Race

The new Grand Soleil 44 has won Performance Yacht of the Year at the 2020 British Yachting Awards.

"Key Yachting is delighted that the Grand Soleil 44 has won this award, it means so much because it is voted for by the public," commented Key Yachting Sales Director, Hannah Le Prevost. "We have been proud to be Grand Soleil dealers for many years, and this is an absolutely stunning boat."

The Grand Soleil 44 is available in two versions: GS 44 Performance and GS 44 Race.

The Performance model has an aluminium mast with a simple well-designed sail plan, including a self-tacking jib as standard. Four winches are part of an ergonomic open cockpit layout, designed for fast, comfortable cruising.

The Race version has two additional winches to aid racing manoeuvres, and forward of the mast, the carbon rig has a larger sail plan, delivering a tremendous boost to power.

The Nauta Design interior has generous interior volume featuring two double cabins aft, a central saloon with dining table, dedicated chart table, ample galley and a beautifully appointed bathroom. The forward double owner's cabin has its own en suite bathroom and private seating area with excellent natural light.

Both versions of the new GS 44 reflect the hallmarks of Grand Soleil: Italian style and a perfect balance between design and performance.

For more information: Contact Irish Grand Soleil agent Mark Mansfield[email protected] ph 00 353 87 2506838

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Four-time Olympian Mark Mansfield is a Professional Sailor. He is Irish Agent for Key Yachting Ltd, the sole U.K. and Irish agent for J Boats, Grand Soleil, Nautitech Catamarans and the Tofinou range of boats. More on Mark here

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