With the new Oceanis 51.1, French yacht builder Bénéteau presents the first yacht of the new generation of the Oceanis series. The longtime exhibitor of boot Düsseldorf is launching the new Oceanis 51.1, a highly comfortable and variable yacht that offers an unbelievable choice of options for individual variations with over 700 different combinations available.
Ample space, elegant outfitting, regatta options The new Oceanis impresses with its straight forward lines and a new, extended, tulip-shaped hull, which provides more space below deck as well as a functional and elegant deck layout. With the new 51.1 Bénéteau aims not only at cruising sailors and charter customers, but also offers a performance-optimized version under the label "First Line Edition" with much more sail area and a higher mast, aimed at clients with a pronounced interest in regatta sailing as well.
Clearly structured layout The spacious cockpit is clearly divided into a rest area to the front and a work area aft. All lines, sheets and halyards are led to the cockpit, where they can be easily operated at one of the two winches positioned right in front of the two helm stations. Thus, easy handling of the yacht is ensured at all times. As standard, the 51.1 is equipped with an in-mast furling mainsail, a self-tacking jib and the "Dock & Go" system for easier maneuvering in small harbours.
Just relax on deck On deck, the Beneteau Oceanis 51.1 offers a lot of comfortable space for relaxation and recreation. In addition to the seating in the cockpit, the sailing yacht features two additional sunbathing areas on both sides next to the hatch opening on the cabin roof. As can be expected on a yacht this size, the Beneteau Oceanis 51.1 features a bathing plattform at the stern end which can be lowered down to the water's edge for conveniant access to the water. For the sake of more space below decks the Oceanis 51.1 has no garage for a tender, however, a dinghy can still be carried on two extendable davits if required.
Comfortable living space Below decks, the clear lines of the outside hull are continued and the Beneteau Oceanis 51.1 plenty of natural light floats through the many large windows, creating a very luxurious and spacious lounge area. The size varies, depending on the selected cabin version of the sailing yacht, and may thus be adjusted to the owner's individual preferances. The lounge area includes a fully-fledged, u-shaped kitchen, which guarantees the well-being of all guests on board. For all wooden elements used under deck, prospective owners may choose between brushed oak or mahogany, depending on your personal taste.
Four basic layouts available Wit the Beneteau Oceanis 51.1, prospective yacht owners have the choice of of four basic layouts: There are two versions of the yacht with three double cabins plus one single cabin in the bow. Three or four bathrooms are optional in these versions. The five-cabin version, including an extra single cabin in the bow, has five bathrooms. The six-cabin variant comprises of five double cabins, one of which fitted with bunk beds, and one single cabin.
Technical specifications: Length over all: 15.94 m Beam: 4.80 m Draft: 2.30 m Displacement: 13,930 kg Engine: max. 110 hp