Going around the pond, or around the world, with the help of nothing but the wind. What a concept! But yeah right, you need some money too. Then here's what you can buy:
The Privilège range of cruising catamarans.
"The best sailboats in the world". This is according to Baltic Yachts, but sometimes a little selfconfidence can get you a long way.
Hugely successful sailboats from Germany. This is the producer's Web site.
Hugely successful sailboats from Germany. The US importer's Web site.
This French company makes and sells more sailboats than any other company in the world. They also have a wide range of powerboats.
US importer of the Beneteau range.
The Swedish boatyard producing the Arcona range of yachts, including the highly acclaimed 40 Deck Saloon.
Large in the US, and well known all over the world.
Very innovative: Foldable, trailerable triamans!
Top of the crop Swedish cruisers.
Sturdy and exclusive motor sailers from Finland.
The speedy and successful Dehler yachts from Germany.
One of the leading French yachtmakers, they have been doing exceedingly well after being purchased by the Grand Soleil owners.
Information on the Elan range of cruisers.
This design has stood the test of time. "The Flying Scot® has come to mean many things to her thousands of owners, but they all agree that the Scot is comfortable and safe, as well as fast and great fun to sail."
One of the leading producers of cruising catamarans.
What a wonderful name for sailboats.
Makers of the Rhodes 22.
Exquisite sailboats produced by Cantiere de Pardo, Italy. Their yachts are well worth an extensive presention, which so far is not what you will find on this Web site...
Built in France by the Kirie company, they offer a range of cruisers from 30 to 54 ft.
Top quality bluewater cruisers from Sweden.
Traditional yachts for bluewater cruising.
Producer of both sailboats and powerboats.
The original name for fun under sail.
The largest producer of sailboats in the US, and second only to Beneteau in the world. Known to give you a lot of boat for your buck.
Hugely successful producer of sailboats for racing.
Now a part of the Beneteau concern. Producers of the Sun Odyssey range of sailboats, and also powerboats.
The renowned French built catamarans.
Truly a remarkable design!
Very few nations have builders of bluewater cruisers like Sweden.
Another Swedish producer of sturdy sailboats that can take you anywhere safely and in style.
Melges, as in sailboat racing.
The well known British sailing yachts.
One of the most famous of the renowned Orust yacht builders. Yachts of the hightest quality, built according to tradition.
Makers of the Southerly, Vancouver, Fisher and Freebird yachts. Also brokerage for the same.
Big and beautiful British yachts for worldwide cruising.
Presenting the range of Pacific Seacraft and Ericson sailing yachts.
Leading producer of multihulls.
Steel Boat Builders
So you thought steel sailboats were big ugly beasts? Have a look at these beauties!
Builders of sailing yachts and powerboats.
"Cruising yachts with a story to tell."
L. Morse Company
Builder of the Bristol Channel Cutter and the Falmouth Cutter.
Large and beautiful cruisers/racers
Semi-custom sail- and motoryachts.
The famous Nauticat motorsailers from Finland. If you're going to sail the gales of the North sea (or any other), Nauticat is one of the safest ways of doing so.
From Nautor of Finland, these are probably the most distinguished sailing yachts in the world.
Very nice prestentation of the Tartan cruising yachts range.
Performance cruising yachts from 39 to 50 feet.
de Stadt Design
Yacht design for professional and amateur builders.
If you want something truly outstanding...
The well known British boatbuilders.
Swedish quality blue water cruisers.
Cruisers you can race, or racers you can cruise? High performance yachts from Denmark.
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