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New Grand Soleil 72 is Launched

20th May 2021
The new Grand Soleil 72 concept
The new Grand Soleil 72

Italian yacht builder Grand Soleil has launched a 72 Performance model. 

The objective of the new design was to launch a boat with very generous volumes to ensure ample comfort onboard while maintaining high levels of performance.

Grand Soleil recently celebrated 40 years of producing award-winning performance cruiser-racers. Built by Cantiere del Pardo, they are the epitome of Italian design, performance and style.

The 72-footer will be the result of a completely new and 'Made in Italy' design process, with a team of professionals representing Italian excellence in the international nautical sector.

The 72-footer will be the result of a completely new and 'Made in Italy' design processThe 72-footer will be the result of a completely new and 'Made in Italy' design process

The building of the new yacht will be supervised by project manager Franco Corazza. Matteo Polli has been in charge of naval architecture, Marco Lostuzzi worked on the structures and Nauta Design designed the general layout, the deck and the interiors.

The interior layout of the Grand Soleil 72The interior layout of the Grand Soleil 72

Technical Specifications
Grand Soleil 72 Performance

Overall length 23.75 m
Hull length 22.00 m
Waterline length 19.84 m
Maximum beam 6.20 m
Draft 3.70 m standard
Sail area 310 sqm
Motorization 150 hp standard
Water tank 1000 lt
Gas tank 1000 lt
Interior layout 4 cabins + 4 bathrooms
Naval Architecture Matteo Polli
Structures Marco Lostuzzi
Interior and Exterior design Nauta Design
Construction Shipyard of the Pardo

More details on the new model here

Mark Mansfield is the Irish agent for Key Yachting, the UK and Ireland agents for Grand Soleil. 

Please contact Mark at [email protected] or call on + 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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