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Mark Mansfield, Key Yachting agent for Ireland, reports very high interest levels in the four yachts on show at Southampton Boat Show from Key Yachting's four different brands.

Key Yachting is the agent for J Boats, Grand Soleil, Nautitech Catamarans and Tofinou dayboats.

On display is the Nautitech 46 Catamaran, sold this year to an Irish client, and is based in Schull, West Cork (see photo above).

The featured Grand Soleil 42LC in Southampton is a long-distance comfortable cruiser.

The J/99 from J Boats is similar to the winning Sovereigns Cup J/99, Snapshot.

Finally, Key Yachting is also exhibiting the beautiful Tofinou 10 daysailer.

The show concludes next Sunday, so there is still time for Interested Irish clients to fly over and book a visit on one of these models listed above.

For further information on the above or any of the Key Yachting ranges, contact Mark Mansfield at [email protected] or 00353 87 2506838.

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Britain's biggest boating festival, the Southampton International Boat Show at Mayflower Park, is coming soon, 10-19 September 2021. With Government travel restrictions having lifted, those double-vaccinated can enjoy a trip "abroad" by visiting Southampton, which is currently competing for the UK City of Culture award 2025.

The show features everything the leisure marine industry has to offer. Ranging from paddleboards to superyachts and all the products and services you need to enjoy life in, on or around the water – you will find it at the show.

The Key Yachting team will proudly showcase three exceptional boats for this year's event, the Nautitech Open 46 (4 cabins), J/99 and Grand Soleil 42 LC (2 cabins).

The Nautitech Open 46 (4 cabins) is an excellent catamaran offering cruise, volume, speed, comfort, and a sleek and elegant design. The living room and the cockpit have been merged to gain space - it's the essence of the "Open" concept. The living room of the Open 46 offers beautiful volumes, like an invitation to enjoy daily life in an exquisite and warm atmosphere. The interior is chic, made of dark wood with bright natural light and neat details in stainless steel. Come and be inspired by this elegant boat.

Nautitech 46Nautitech 46 Photo: Nautitech Boats.com

The J/99 does it all - combining excellent sailing performance and stability with below-decks comfort in a boat that just one or two people can sail. The deck layout and sail plan are optimised for easy handling, while the roomy cockpit accommodates 8+ for fun day sailing. Want to jump into the next adventure-style overnight race or cruise rally and can't find crew? No problem. The J/99 will reward you with easy, high-speed sailing, whether solo, twin, or with the whole gang.

J/99 Snapshot J/99 Snapshot Photo:Bob Bateman

The J/99 is a standout and a new boat into Ireland, with "Snapshot" owned by Michael and Richard Evans winning its class in a competitive fleet at the Sovereigns Cup 2021, one of Ireland's biggest regattas.

The Grand Soleil 42 LC (2 cabin) is a model of the Blue Water line. This boat offers comfort, generous spaces and sailing autonomy. The 42 LC is available in two versions: standard or sport. The former is equipped with aft benches and a carbon arch over the cockpit, designed to keep this area free of the mainsheet traveller. This boat is a fantastic pedigree and a premium brand, always offering good performance and speed, even in cruising models.

Grand Soleil LC42Grand Soleil LC42 Photo: Grand Soleil

The Southampton International Boat Show organisers have taken Covid precautions seriously and added new features and more space – making the show bigger and better than ever before.

If you are looking for some sailing inspiration, to enjoy some social time, fine dining, or just the opportunity to attend a real-life event, then this is a show not to miss.

Come and say hello to Mark Mansfield, our Key Yachting Irish agent. Mark is a top-level competitive sailor, and his experience includes competing in four Olympics from 1992-2004 and has been professionally sailing and consulting since 2015. Book a meeting for the show now.

Tel: +353 87 2506838 and email: [email protected]

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The 44 Open is the natural evolution of the Nautitech line, a new advanced design that redefines, once again, the standard on bluewater cruising boats.

A new addition to the already successful Nautitech range of catamarans, the 44 Open promises to give you everything you are looking for in the dream catamaran for your sailing adventures!

Designed by and built for sailors, Nautitech has developed this new model following extensive research and collaboration with multihull owners and dealers, incorporating the exciting new innovations the catamaran market is calling out for!

Nautitech 44 Open

Focusing on a combination of comfort and performance there are a wide range of options available to suit your needs, style and sailing plans.

Nautitech 44 Open interior

For the performance-orientated there is the option of a genoa to replace the standard self-tacking jib, carbon mast and bowsprit for gennakers, spinnakers or a Code 0.

For those with circumnavigation in mind a wide array of energy options including up to 1760W of solar panels, lithium battery upgrade and the exciting new 'SMART ROOM' configuration, giving a unique space which could be your workshop, your utility room or simply storage for you sailing kit, paddleboards and everything you collect on your journey!

If cruising in style is more your thing, there is the choice of Walnut interior or an optional light oak finish and a range of upholstery choices, allowing you to customise your catamaran to suit you!

Nautitech 44 Open interior

Nautitech 400 Open

You have the choice of 4 layouts ranging from 4 cabins with 2 heads, to a 2 cabin boat with 2 heads plus the unique MY SMART ROOM.

To discuss all the available options and start configuring your dream boat today, contact Key Yachting Irish agent Mark Mansfield on [email protected] or call on 00 353 87 2506838

Nautitech 44 Open

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The latest Nautitech 40 Catamaran video release describes how catamarans are becoming more popular in Northern Europe, not just in warmer climates.

Mark Mansfield is the Irish Agent for Key Yachting, whose brands include Nautitech Catamarans.

In the video interview below between Journalist Matt Sheehan and Key Yachting's Hannah Le Provest at Southampton's recent South Coast Boat Show, they discuss how these new styles of catamarans are becoming very popular in the UK and Ireland. A new 46-foot Nautitech version will be arriving into Ireland soon.

Whether discovering the quiet Bays of West Cork and Kerry or further afield to the Scottish Firths, the steadiness of a catamaran under sail, allied to the massive interior volume, is finding a lot of support, particularly among couples and families.

Key Yachting is also Agents for J Boats, Grand Soleil and Tofinou. For further information and enquiries, contact Mark Mansfield at [email protected] Tel: 00 353 87 2506838

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Mark Mansfield, Nautitech Catamarans agent for Ireland is highlighting a new video interview with a Nautitech Catamaran client who has decided to spend a considerable period aboard his new Nautitech 40 Catamaran.

Key Yachting spoke to Rowan Gormley in Grenada West Indies on his Nautitech 40 Open PoléPolé. “We plan to be on board for six months which means you really want living space. It’s just unbeatable for the outdoor lifestyle - the perfect amount of outdoor space - unrivalled.

Nautitech 40 interiorNautitech 40 interior - Deck, cockpit and saloon are on one flush deck level, but that’s not all that makes the 40 Open so unique. It is the epitome of elegance, very light and comfortable

The Nautitech 40 open catamaran can be purchased with four double cabins, two in each hull, or an owners version where one full Hull is taken up by an owners cabin, with two cabins in the other Hull.

Nautitech 40 interior layoutNautitech 40 interior layout

Watch the video here: 

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For further details contact Mark Mansfield at [email protected] or at 00 353 87 2506838

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Get on the water this summer on this beautiful Nautitech 46 Fly for under €584,000.

A 2020 stock boat, this hull was displayed at the Dusseldorf Boat Show and is now lying in Breskens, Netherlands awaiting its new owner.

The boat is a three cabin version, with a private owners cabin with en suite heads and a separate shower cabin in the port hull and 2 generous double guest cabins to starboard each with an en suite head with shower. Sliding doors at the companionway to each hull give privacy to both owners and guests; convening in a sociable and open saloon and galley, leading out through large glass sliding doors to the cockpit.

She comes fitted with a range of options that will allow for long-distance passages and comfortable cruising. Including upgraded 50hp Volvo Penta engines and folding props, 55 L freezer, full cockpit enclosure and the B&G advanced navigation pack. You can also relax comfortably on the foredeck lounge; with removable cushions and pop-up lights included.

The Flybridge gives an elevated helm position, alongside a spacious seating area to relax and enjoy while sailing or when moored under the protection of the stainless steel bimini with canvas cover. All controls are within easy reach of the helm and the in-mast furling with the addition of an electric main halyard winch makes this boat easy to sail. Also benefiting from a self-tacking Solent jib on furler and with an installed bowsprit a gennaker or Code 0 sail can also be used.

More details here 

To discuss further please call Mark Mansfield at 087 250 6838 or email at [email protected]

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Mark Mansfield, Irish agent for Nautitech Catamarans, advises on the cancellation of April's Le Grand Motte Multihull Show and that an option to test sail versions in Hamble is available.

While we might not be able to see you at the show this time, we have both the Nautitech 40 and 46 Open available to test sail in Hamble, so please do contact us to make an appointment.

Key Yachting also has a new model Nautitech 46 Open available for immediate delivery in the UK and 2015 Nautitech 40 Open, lying in Kas, Turkey ready to sail away with a full inventory included.

Key Yachting became the UK distributor for Nautitech in 2012 and now sell more Nautitech's to private individuals than any other dealer. 

40 Open

The Nautitech Open 40 (pictured at top)  is perfectly suited for double-handed long-distance sailing. Featuring a spacious owner's hull including a large double bed, desk area and en suite heads. Two generous guest cabins in the starboard hull have their own shared heads and shower, giving both owner and guests their own private space aboard. The comfortable sociable saloon and cockpit area are ideal for entertaining.The Nautitech 40 Open is also available with four cabins.

46 Open

Nautitech 46 openNautitech 46 Open

The Nautitech 46 Open was the first boat which takes advantage of Nautitech's new construction technique; using a single mould to further increase the rigidity and stability of the hull. With a spacious aft-facing galley, L-shaped sofa and a full sit-down chart table with a good view out of the panoramic windows. The high-quality walnut woodwork gives a modern and luxurious feeling to the 3-cabin interior, designed for both privacy and social gatherings. The Nautitech 46 Open is also available with four cabins.

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Nautitech 46 TurkeyNautitech 46 available

Nautitech 46 available for immediate delivery!

Now listed at €498,000.00 (ex VAT). Amazing value and you will be sailing this season!

This boat is a 3 cabin version, with a private owners cabin with en suite heads and a separate shower cabin in the port hull and 2 generous double guest cabins to starboard each with an en suite heads with shower. Sliding doors at the companionway to each hull give privacy to both owners and guests; convening in a sociable and open saloon and galley, leading out through large glass sliding doors to the cockpit. More details

2015 Nautitech 40 Open

Nautitech 20152015 Nautitech 40 Open

This well-presented 2015 Nautitech 40 Open has had one owner from new and has always been privately used. The three-cabin "Owners layout" offers ultimate flexibility of interior and exterior space. the port hull houses the owner's cabin with a large double and ensuite heads and shower. The starboard hull has 2 double guest cabins with shared heads and shower, all 3 cabins have ample storage space and the privacy of separate living areas.

Currently located in Kas, Turkey, this boat is ready to sail with a full inventory included. More details

To book your viewing or demo sail of a Nautitech Catamaran, please contact Mark Mansfield, Key Yachting Ireland Agent.

Mark Mansfield Mobile: +353 87 2506838

Email: [email protected]

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Mark Mansfield, Irish Agent for Nautitech Catamarans, as well as J Boats, Grand Soleil, and Tofinou, outlines the models that will be on show from their four ranges.

From Nautitech Catamarans, we’ll welcome you on board the fabulous 46 Flybridge. This is the smallest cat on the market to display a full flybridge, making it unique in the marketplace. Models in The Nautitech range are available within three to four months allowing for a Spring delivery to new owners.

Catamarans offer unrivalled comfort on long passages, making them a superb choice for couples and families alike. The Nautitech range, which falls towards the performance end of the cruising catamarans market, is designed with open plan living in mind. The cockpit, galley, and saloon are one sociable living space, all on one level. The standard setup is with twin helms, but the 46 is also available with a flybridge.

46 fly photoInterior of Nautitech 46 Flybridge

Dusseldorf Boat Show: 18th – 26th January, 10 am – 6 pm

Düsseldorf is a firm fixture in the Key Yachting boat show calendar. All four of our brilliant brands attend, and each year we meet with an increased number of UK and Irish buyers. The show is the biggest of its kind and is well-timed in the year to make that purchase for spring delivery.

Unlike some other brands, most of our yachts can be delivered within three to four months.

Getting to the show is easy, with 80-90 minute flights from most UK airports. Due to the scale of the show, transport around the city is free while the exhibition is on, including a direct shuttle from the airport.

Our team are looking forward to welcoming you to Düsseldorf! To arrange your priority viewing of any of the models on display,

Simply call Mark Mansfield, Irish agent for the four brands. His mobile no is 00 353 87 2506838 or Email [email protected]

J Boats DusseldorfOn the J Boats stand you can discover the legendary J/70, the new J/99, and the incredibly successful J/112E

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