The Southern Wind 96 is one of the latest additions to the SWS family. This composite yacht’s sleek hull lines designed by Farr Yacht Design and general concept drawn by Nauta Design express the company motto: “simplicity is the essence of good design”.
The project’s lightship displacement of 58,500kg grants excellent light wind speed with a manageable rig size. The hull has full waterlines and straight end diagonals, a wide, low transom and full forward sections. The deck hardware is optimized for both shorthand performance cruising and offshore racing. The Southern Wind 96 benefits from cutting-edge design and superb styling, which makes her a formidable opponent in any regatta. The SW96#01 Sorceress was custom-made for an owner who wanted a larger performance yacht to use in both transoceanic races and blue water cruises.
Southern Wind 96 composite yachts feature award-winning interiors, as in the case of SW96#02 Seatius. This yacht’s interior was designed by Nauta Design in collaboration with interior designer Jeroen Machielsen from Studio Hermanides and won the Best Interior Design Sailing Yachts award at the prestigious 2019 Boat International Design and Innovation Awards. SW96#03 Ammonite he has been conceived for a second time Southern Wind owner willing to alternate bluewater comfortable navigation with more performance-oriented experiences.