Southerly 540—video

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With its long waterline, fine entry, powerful double-headsail rig and variable-draft keel, the Southerly 540 is not only capable of crossing oceans, but exploring those thin-water cruising grounds denied to other deeper-draft vessels its size. Hull windows and a raised saloon admit scads of light to the boat’s living areas belowdecks, while the boat’s self-tacking inner headsail makes coming about a piece of cake for shorthanded sailors and cruising couples.

Southerly Yachts, southerlyyachts.com

December 2017

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