12-meter boats compared: Fjord 41 XL vs. Beneteau GT 40


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12-meter boats compared: the newest Fjord walkaround or the Beneteau Gran Turismo? According to many experts, the 40-footer (about 12 meters in length) is the perfect size for a boat that is perfect for day trips with family and friends, but also the minimum size for cruising with all the comforts and safety needed to undertake even long sailings. To top it off, it is from this size that the boats are sleeker and less “squat.”

12-meter boats compared

At the Milan Yachting Week – The digital boat show, we found virtually moored two 40-foot boats that are among the best examples of sporty-cut “open” boats that also have a design with comfort and space utilized to the fullest. In addition to having high-performance hulls that also safely withstand all wave conditions.

Here are which two 40-foot “queens” we have chosen for you in the powerboat harbor of Milan Yachting Week – The digital boat show where you will find dozens of boats from 2 to 30 meters on the dock.

12-meter boats: conceptions compared

There you have it, we reveal them. They are the brand new Fjord 41 XL (click here) and the classic Beneteau Gran Turismo 40 (click here)

What these two boats, the Fjord 41 XL and the Beneteau GT 40, which have the same length, have in common is that they are born with the purpose of living aboard as comfortable as in a house on the sea but have an attractive line combined with excellent performance. We compare them for you and invite you to visit them now with a simple click here.

Fjord 41 XL

Space, space and more space. The Fjord 41 XL (m. 12.70 x 3.99) is definitely today the boat with More available and useful space in the 40-foot category. One example out of all, it has T-top (open canopy covering cockpit and cockpit)largest in the world, which Can shade an area up to 3.90 m wide and 5.81 m long With integrated bimini. And then it is the boat, again in its category with the most customization possibilities: as many as 90 possible combinations of deck solutions and 5 different interior design styles for this Fjord 41 XL.

All you have to do is visit the Fjord 41 XL at the dock at Milan Yachting Week discover its features, read what new concepts inspired it, and look at the first sailing photos, those of the interior and deck in the endless combinations.

And if you want to learn more with a Fjord shipyard manager or book a visit via email or whatsapp, you will find buttons in the booth. Just click here to learn more.

Beneteau Gran Turismo 40

If you want to see how the classic sport cruiser gets a makeover, head straight to the
Beneteau Gran Turismo 40 (m. 12.67 x 3.87)
where there is the hand in design of two nautical archistars, Nuvolari and Lenard, who designed a boat that is beautiful to the eye and equally rational. Underwater you find an innovative hull, equipped with the latest generation Air Step technology. By increasing air volumes under the hull, the latest generation Air Step marks a significant evolution of this technology and enables the Gran Turismo 40 to achieve 1.5 knots more top speed.


Although consumption is reduced. Inviting you to visit the
Beneteau Gran Turismo 40
we provide you with another gem of this boat: electric side windows allow you to completely clear the cockpit, which can accommodate eleven people. The ability to convert the cockpit seating into a large sundeck increases the space dedicated to relaxing on the boat and complements the large 4m² sundeck with liftable backrests towards the bow of the boat. You just need to visit Beneteau Gran Turismo 40 and ask questions and further info, just click on the email or Whatsapp request.
Just click here to learn more.

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