With its older, noticeably smaller trimarans, the French-based Neel shipyard has succeeded in creating the same comfortable interior in the narrow hulls as comparable monohull yachts, with the advantage that the exterior area of its trimarans was twice to three times as large.
The trick was to divide the bridge deck and the central hull into several levels and to set up the sleeping chambers transversely instead of lengthwise. With the new Neel 47, which celebrated its premiere in early 2019, there is no need for such design tricks, as the hulls of this 14 metre long and over eight metre wide trimaran are so spacious that they can be used as separate bedrooms. Four double cabins fit into the hulls, two on each side.
Plenty of room to relax
The bridge deck remains free for the galley and the saloon, which flows continuously into the covered cockpit. The fixed biminitop can be used for sunbathing or relaxing. On starboard side, halfway up, is the steering position with a view of the rigging. It is noticeable that the mast stands far aft and carries a mainsail that is flared wide in the top. The genoa and jib sit on separate furling gear, which makes reefing and changing the fore sails very easy.