Best Boats 2012 Nominee: Hanse 445

Designed by Judel/Vrolijk, the Hanse 445 features the same aggressively angular look that is a hallmark of the current Hanse line. A plethora of hatches and a pair of large hull ports let plenty of light into the saloon. A self-tacking jib makes the boat easy to handle, while more than 1,000ft2 of working sail provides lots of horsepower on passage.
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Designed by Judel/Vrolijk, the Hanse 445 features the same aggressively angular look that is a hallmark of the current Hanse line. A plethora of hatches and a pair of large hull ports let plenty of light into the saloon. A self-tacking jib makes the boat easy to handle, while more than 1,000ft2 of working sail provides lots of horsepower on passage. hanseyachts.com

SPECS

LOA: 44ft, 3in

LWL: 40ft, 2in

Beam: 14ft, 4in

Draft: 7ft, 4in

Displacement: 24,250lbs.

Ballast: 7,716lbs.

Sail area: 1040sq ft, 1in

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