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|New / used:||Used|
|Motorization:||1x Volvo (0 PS Diesel)|
|Length:||15,24 m (50,0 ft.)|
|Width:||11,15 m (36,6 ft.)|
|Anchored at:||Key West, FL|
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Huge red letters emblazon the bow of this innovative vessel JUST MAKES SENSE.
Nothing could better summarize the groundbreaking design of this amazing yacht.
Yet Eric Bruneel’s (of Fountaine Pajots design team) concept is simple to offer the performance of a trimaran and the comfort and accommodation of a cruising catamaran. The result is an interior with the volume and style of a New York loft that travels in double digits in the lightest of airs, and over 20kts when the wind picks up. The platform is incredible, its area (more than 500 sq.ft) is impressive, and, once aboard, all you want to do is cast off... In the end, the Neel 50 is perhaps the multihull of the future. In much the same way that hybrid automobiles have made an impact on our roads, this concept of putting cruising cat accomodations on top of a performance trimaran hull will surely begin a new lineage in the evolution of multihull design.
JUST MAKES SENSE has a cutting edge interior loaded with all the amenities for comfortable cruising and living aboard. But despite all of its creature comforts, the NEEL 50 is a high performance vessel, paying tribute to Bruneel’s racing pedigree. It is resolutely designed for fast cruising,
The NEEL 50 is set up with the latest innovations developed by racing multihulls, such as square top mainsail, Vectran shrouds and forestay, reef hooks, and carbon rudder, to name but a few. Weight distribution is centered, limiting pitching. The sail area is wide with 170 square meters per ton. The trimaran is also fast under power. Indeed, the main hull’s prismatic coefficient offers a very low drag and the lateral floats only touch the water surface ever so lightly.
Safety wise, JUST MAKES SENSE is virtually unsinkable, as her PVC foam sandwich construction and the anti-collision partitions make the boat even lighter than water. The three fins protect the hulls, the rudder and the propeller while the mainhull fin enables the NEEL 50 to land on a ramp or a beach where the two lateral fins make it stable. The boat can therefore sail in shallow waters to explore, or to find protection in the event of inclement weather. With winches and stoppers for manoeuvring the sails fitted inside, the crew is protected in cases of strong wind and during night navigation.
JUST MAKES SENSE creates a buzz wherever she goes, and has just arrived on the side of the pond. If you are looking for a luxury multihull that raises the bar on the comfort/perfomance scale, you must see this yacht. THERE IS NO OTHER MULTIHULL LIKE IT
The 45 smaller sister to the Neel 50 was just recognized for its design innovation in Cruising Worlds Boat of the Year Competition. JUST MAKES SENSE is larger, faster, cruise equipped and ready to sail away....all at a fantastic price.
Check The VIDEO links for a virtual tour of this remarkable vessel, then
Do the SENSIBLE thing and arrange to see her today!
Just Makes Sense
LOA 50 ft 0 in
Beam 36 ft 7 in
Maximum Draft 3 ft 6 in
Engine Brand Volvo
Year Built 2009
Engine/Fuel Type Diesel
Fresh Water Tanks (184 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks (130 Gallons)
Holding Tanks (40 Gallons)
Number of single berths 4
Number of double berths 3
Number of cabins 3
Number of heads 2
Depthsounder - Furuno
Wind speed and direction - Furuno
Plotter - Garmin 5212 at helm, and Garmin touchscreen XL at Nav Station
Autopilot - Furuno
Computer - Onboard WiFi w/ Bullett Booster, KVH Satellite receiver wired throughout
TV set - Panasonic LCD, DTV satellite TV
Radio - Clarion premium stereo with cockpit speakers
Fully battened mainsail - Squaretop main with two reef sets
Furling genoa - New running rigging and Genoa tracks 2012
Electric bilge pump
Fresh water maker
Shore power inlet
Generator - Kohler 6kw with remote start 2012
Electrical Circuit 110V
Cockpit table - custom table installed 2012
Even in person JUST MAKE SENSE gives the appearance of a computer generated image due to her futuristic lines and clean, uncluttered decks. With all sail control lines except the Genoa sheet led below deck, she presents endless space on deck, cabid top, and cockpit for lounging and enjoying sailing at exhilirating speed.
The helm is located to port forward in the cockpit and offers excellent visibility.
The cockpit has settees on both sides with storage under, two additonal large ?storage lockers, and a central walkthrough to the swim platform on the stern. ?Both the amas feature ingenious water toy garages for kayaks, surfboards, or dive gear aft and an amazing volume of storage space amidships to the bow.
Entering from the cockpit door, ?the spacious interior is finished in?contemporary materials, with striking?colors enhancing the loft-like atmosphere. ?Her incomparable beam provides more living space on one level than any other multihull of this size ?on the market From the entrance, an island kitchen of?varnished anthracite provides all the space and tools for serious food preparation with easy access to the cockpit ?or dieette for serving. In the basement,a ladder leads to the storeroom where food and equipment is kept. On both sides, the two incredibly spacious oblong main cabins each have a bathroom and walk in shower The queens berths add incomparable comfort?when out at sea for longer cruises.?Walls are decorated with designer fabric?in harmonies of beige-chocolate or?anthracite and orange, creating a warm?atmosphere. Floors are covered with a?hard-wearing, high-tech polyester weaving?n a charcoal grey colour. In the largesaloon, the floor is marked with thin stripes and a color contrast of orange, red and different shades of grey. In the forward?section, the port dining room revolves?around an uncluttered table. On starboard side, the chart table and a watch bench?face the sea, while the dazzling red seats?emphasis the floor and wall colour - also grey. Outboard of the settees on either side are single berths or additonal storage areas. ?Forward in the main hull, a few steps lead to a third?double cabin in which a lateral porthole?overhangs the sea.
The basement runs almost the full length of the central hull, ?and with full standing headroom ?gives excellent access to the engines, steering gear, batteries, genset, watermaker, and mechanicals as well as providing ample space for provisions, tools, ?and spares.?
Like many other innovative creations, when you get the opportunity to view this vessel you will find yourself asking over ond over again, Why didnt someone think of this before? ?IT JUST MAKES SENSE!
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.