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Hanse Sailboats - Breaking Rules & Setting Trends

Hanse sailboats are manufactured by the company Hanse Yachts AG, which is a leading global manufacturer of sailboats and motorboats with brands such as Hanse, Dehler, Moody, Previlége, SeaLine and Fjord. Hanse Yachts operates under the umbrella name ‘ HanseGroup ‘.

At the Greifswald production plant in the vicinity of the Baltic Sea, the above boats are manufactured, except for the production of Priviliége catamarans made in France. Exported to more than 100 countries.

Hanse works with world-renowned design agencies to achieve the optimum constructions that distinguishes the boats. Names such as Bill Dixon (Dixon Design), Patrick Banfield (Allseas Design) and Judel/Vrolijk & Co are well established in the yacht life and give the boats their typical character together with Hanse ́s own designers and constructors. Hanse creates yachts with new concepts and new solutions that live up to the motto “Breaking Rules & Setting Trends”.

Many awards underline HanseYacht’s innovative approach in terms of both shape and interior design.

Hanse - First with new solutions for better functions

A self-striking Fock (pre-sail) as standard, two steering wheels in the cockpit of smaller sailboats, several skylight for brighter and better living space, all the Scot, ropes and cases are pulled to the rear part of the cockpit of the so-called short-handed sailing, first to offer Electric propulsion called e-motion (Hanse 315), are all examples of innovative solutions for new trends.

Hanse's Vision

Hanse’s vision is, with German and international technology and experience in boat design, to be the best boat manufacturer with functional solutions for boat owners.

Hanse ́s Design

Hanse ́s model language has been developed together with Judel/Vrolijk – A company that has shaped the international boat construction in 35 years.

The design agency was founded by Rolf E. Vrolijk and Fietje Judel 1978. Today it is one of the world’s most respected design offices for high caliber sailboats, with an international renome ́, based on countless successful sail competition projects.

For example, as lead designer for the America’s Cup team Alinghi, Rolf Vrolijk played a crucial role in enabling a European project team to win the world’s oldest and most prestigious sail trophy for the first time.

The sailboat specialists according to the invention and their computers have also led to the further development of Hanse family cruisers.

Hanse develops new models for new trends

The latest models from Hanse Yachts launched in 2021 were Hanse 460 and in 2017 came Hanse 348, Hanse 388, Hanse 418 and Hanse 548. Once again, Hanse is the first to set new trends with these models by offering plenty of light and more contact with the sea from the interior, development and improvements from previous models. Higher rig, increased sail area and new faster hull design for faster sailboats.

Hanse delivers results in successful awards

European Yacht of the Year 2016
In the category
‘ Family Cruiser ‘

Croatian Boat of the Year 2016
In the category
‘ Sailing Yachts up to 36 ft ‘

Boat of the Year (Cruising World) 2016
In the category
Best Value Cruiser

HISWA – Boat of the Year 2016
In the category
‘ Sailboat of the Year 2016 ‘

Asian Marine & Boating Award 2014
In the category
Best Sailing Yacht + 45ft

Yacht of the Year in Sweden 2013/2014
In the category
Cruising Boat

Best Boat of the Show (Norwegen) 2012

Natante Dell’anno 2012

Boat of the Year
(Vela e Motore) 2012

Best Sailing Yacht
(Wind and Water Boatshow, Poland) 2012

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