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Solaris 48 Open Review

  • By Tom Serio
  • Updated: October 4, 2021

Solaris 48 Open

Too many times, I’ve seen a boat try to be everything to everyone, and it doesn’t stand out in any particular way. The Solaris Power 48 Open is different. It knows its own identity. The yacht does day cruising and weekending splendidly. It’s also an eye-catcher with modern lobster-boat styling.

Solaris is synonymous with sailing yachts from 40 to 110 feet length overall that usually are found in the Northern European cruising grounds. Since 1974, the brand has focused on quality, seaworthiness and elegance. In 2008, Solaris started a production unit manufacturing motoryachts for other brands. Ultimately, this move created the opportunity to launch a line under the Solaris Power name. Solaris worked with yachtsman and boatbuilder Norberto Ferretti and the team at Victory Design in Italy to create the Solaris Power line.

The Solaris Power 48 Open is the builder’s first step into the power market. Based on what I saw during my day on board, it’s a step in the right direction.

For starters, the Solaris Power 48 Open’s plumb bow delivers a sharp, wave-piercing entry. It flattens to a snub nose at the peak that houses the polished stainless-steel anchor and stylish kickplate. Six feet of freeboard from the waterline and some gently turned flare help create a high-and-dry ride.

The yacht’s high design allows for 6-foot, 6-inch headroom in the forward master stateroom, keeps the hullside windows well above the waterline, and provides safe transit between the forward and aft decks. The metallic aquamarine paint is dazzling in daylight and glows at night, while a retro-style, wraparound windscreen with a single glass pane provides clear sightlines and a hot-rod appearance. The polished tubular frame is super-sturdy, one of many indications of the 48′s considerable craftsmanship.

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The single-mast hardtop support has a robust build. It extends forward over the three helm seats and aft over a console with flip-up countertops that hide a two-burner cooktop, double stainless-steel sinks and a trash receptacle. The cabinets in this console house twin Vitrifrigo fridge drawers, and there’s stowage for dish-and-glass service for six.

The hardtop can support antennas and a radar. It’s rock-steady, not even budging when I gave it a few whacks. Install some tracks if side curtains around the helm are desired.

Aft on the main deck, guests can relax on the two facing bench seats with a center foldout teak table. Or, flip the backrest on the forward seat to allow guests to face forward. Abaft that space is a sun pad, perfect for tanning or watching swimmers in the water.

Fold-down bulwarks to port and starboard add deck real estate. These 9-foot-long, 4-foot-wide balconies add up to 20 percent more room and can be utilized with dock steps for boarding. Built rigidly into the hull, they didn’t creak under the load and felt solid underfoot. Stanchions and ropes can be added for safety.

Full walk-around access can take guests to the forward sun pad or aft to the swim platform. A hydraulic gangway for dock access doubles as a staircase swim ladder when lowered into the water.

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Belowdecks, the Solaris Power 48 Open is finished in oak or optional walnut, with light vinyl panels and fabrics that create a bright, airy environment. The master stateroom is in the forepeak with a centerline queen berth, twin lockers, windows and portholes. The en suite head has a glass-basin sink, an enclosed shower stall with a seat, and an electric toilet.

There are options for the lower accommodations. With the one-stateroom, one-head layout, there’s a lounge at the foot of the stairs. A plush, L-shaped sofa converts to a berth for guests, and a fridge and coffee maker can be installed. Or opt for a second stateroom with split berths, a table, a locker and an en suite head with a shower stall. This head doubles as the day head, leaving the master head private. There is space for a crew cabin, or it can be left open for gear and stowage.

Solaris says its plans are to add more powerboats in the 44- to 70-foot range, including Open, Lobster and Flybridge models. Based on what the builder achieved with the Power 48 Open, I can’t wait to see them.

Command and Control

The Solaris Power 48 Open’s helm is just to port of center and is streamlined to ensure 360-degree visibility. With room for two multifunction displays and backlit push-button controls on the console, the dash houses a VHF radio, Volvo Penta throttle controls and a joystick, as well as other systems. There’s also an adjustable helm seat and integrated footrest.

By the Numbers

Optional twin 480 hp Volvo Penta D6 IPS650 engines get the 37,000-pound vessel up and moving. I had a spirited ride at wide-open throttle, averaging 32.2 knots with a fuel burn of 49 gallons perhour for a range of 260 nautical miles. Pulling back to the sweet spot at 2,400 rpm, the 48 Open logged 16.5 knots, 17 gph and a 384 nm range. At 7.1 knots, the diesels sipped 3.2 gph for an 879 nm range.

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First look: Solaris 50

  • Toby Heppell
  • September 22, 2022

The all new Solaris 50 was on display at Cannes Yachting Festival and proves to be an incredibly stylish performance Med cruiser

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We got the chance to see both the Solaris 40 and the Solaris 50 at Cannes – keep an eye on the Yachting Monthly Youtube channel for a tour of the 40 coming soon.

Stepping onboard the Solaris 40 does not feel like stepping onto a 40ft yacht, with such intense focus on keeping the decks uncluttered, a decent amount of beam and providing luxury and space below. Frankly it feels huge.

Stepping onboard the 50 is something else altogether. This new version of the Solaris 50 – the previous version was pretty universally loved by all who sailed her – continues the long relationship between Argentine designer Soto Acebel and Solaris Yachts.

It is hardly surprising, then, that the Solaris 50 features a lot of the same design traits as both the Solaris 40 and Solaris 60.

There’s no doubt that this is something of a med sailing specialist and sitting at the fold down helming seat the view towards the bow is open and uncluttered, perfect for a day out in moderate breeze without a significant seaway. Of course this is a 50 footer so ocean crossings are more than possible and there’s nothing here to stop that, but probably not the target market.

There’s a clever step up to the side decks that also features on the 40, which helps to keep plenty of space around the helm pedestals, allowing for a full width traveller, which is recessed below the deck to prevent a trip hazard or just a painful stubbed toe.

While attention to detail on the deck is impressive, it is down below that the Solaris 50 announces itself as a luxury cruiser. In particular the owner’s cabin is huge with a similarly impressive owner’s heads.

Solaris 50 specifications

LOA: 15.50m / 50ft 10in LWL: 14.68m / 48ft 2in Beam: 4.78m / 15ft 8in Displacement: 15,900kg / 35,053lb Price: ex VAT €595,000 Builder: solarisyachts.com

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‘Built for sailors’ is the mission statement on the plaque at Italy’s Solaris yard and after a day spent on this slippery 50-footer Kevin Green would agree.

There was excitement in the air when Aussie/NZ dealer Windcraft Yachts sold its first Solaris 50 this year – understandable given its experiences with the smaller 42 and latterly the 47. Having sailed them and been on the newest (the 44) in France, I had high expectations for the 50. And they were exceeded when I took her to sea off Sydney. A well-proven model, the Solaris 50 has sold strongly since its 2014 inception and our review hull was number 39 – a high number for a hand-crafted performance cruiser like this. The Adriatic-based yard produces about 40-50 of these premium yachts annually from a range that currently comprises nine production models between 37 and 72 feet.

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The 50 continues the range’s familiar snub bow, low-profile coach roof and wide beam tucked in by chines; striking lines drafted by Argentinian naval architect Javier Soto Acebal. The shape echoes a Swan, which is unsurprising given Acebal’s worked for Nautor Swan designer German Frers for a decade. Like Swan, quality is at the heart of the privately-owned Solaris yard’s philosophy and one reason why it has produced the iconic Wally supermaxis in the past, clearly demonstrating the standards of this relatively small builder operating near Venice. So the 50 comes with plenty of pedigree, a fact that attracted a new owner in South Australia, a lively cruising ground where the mighty Southern Ocean crashes into the continent. For those of you who’ve yet to compete in the Adelaide to Port Lincoln Blue Water Classic, I’d urge adding it to your Bucket List. The last one I did, at the helm of a Beneteau First 51.1, was a thrilling ride skirting majestic rocky coasts and secluded bights – ideal for cruising. Done in a near gale, there was unfortunately little time for sight-seeing. The reward for 20 hours of hardship was the regatta racing in the smooth waters of Boston Bay, something this slippery Solaris 50 would excel at given its Mediterranean styling.

Versatile & powerful sail plan For hull #39’s good performance, credit must go to the local North Sails loft for the powerful suit of sails bent on to this first Australian boat. The result is an optioned-up version with full carbon rig from Hall Spars held up by rod rigging, twin hydraulic backstays and a deep, lead-bulbed keel to give a fairly good stability ratio (34%), enhanced by form stability from the ample 4.55m beam. The versatile sail plan included an easily-operated self-tacking headsail, along with genoa and G2. An asymmetric spinnaker is also in the armoury and for dead downwind, a symmetrical with pole is pending. “The Park Avenue boom has the advantage of supporting a large racing mainsail and holding it neatly when you drop it,” explained my host for the day, Windcraft’s Ric Hawkins.

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Carbon-reinforced hull Volume and beam are generous, which creates a spacious hull with a discrete chine running aft from midships and fine plumb bow ideal for going to windward. Generous topsides allow for a semi-flush deck profile which is particularly suited to regatta sailing but in cruise mode the deep cockpit and elevating spray hood is welcome. Another welcome cruising feature is the large dinghy garage for a tender to slide in sideways. The hull and deck are of vacuumed (PVC Airex Core) in e-glass polyester and the keel-stepped mast sits on an integrated fibreglass grid connected to the longitudinals. Lifting the floorboards, I found the keel bolts to be oversize and the keel uses a flange to spread its load through the hull. Structurally, these are stiff boats, thanks to unidirectional and bi-directional carbon rovings across high load areas such as keel, engine bed and shrouds. Also, the main bulkheads are bonded to the hull and deck, which is constructed from composite foam sandwich. Stiffness is further enhanced by the deep lead bulb, which supports the sizeable racing sail wardrobe. Steering gear is quality Jefa linkages attached to a balanced GRP, foam-cored spade rudder which proved extremely powerful at sea.

Customised interior The three-cabin layout has the owner’s ensuite forward with two doubles aft and there’s a second bathroom here as well, which has a useful wet locker draining into the shower. An alternative layout with offset owner’s bed creates some lounge space in the forepeak as well.

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Zephyrs on Pittwater Motoring out to a calm Pittwater, the Volvo pushed us along at 9 knots with no vibration in the hull. Awaiting us were mere patches of ruffled water, so I headed for the nearest in the hope of some sailing while Ric Hawkins and crewmates hoisted the mainsail using the two-speed electric winch, then unfurled the genoa. As I turned the Solaris 50 off the breeze I leaned beyond the binnacle to winch the genoa sheet, and given the six knots of true wind, I was surprised we could kill the engine. Acceleration and response was, of course, greatly aided by the beautiful cut of the North 3DI sails which clearly relished the light airs. Sitting out on the coaming with only a light hand on the large wheel, the position felt very comfortable as I watched the tell-tales go horizontal on the genoa. The Garmin mast jumbos showed our speed to be 5.6 knots in six knots of breeze, albeit on calm water, while the apparent wind angle was a sharp 23°.

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Solaris 42 – tested and reviewed

The solaris 42 aims to combine the speed of a ferrari with the reliability of a breitling wristwatch. st put the claims to the test.

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I couldn’t fault the quality or the looks of the 42 and she performed impeccably. If you want something that is just a touch classier than your standard production cruiser, here she is. Her open, shallow cockpit and stylish looks are tailored for Med, but she also has a good turn of speed for a spot of racing and also cuts it as a comfortable cruiser.

Performance: 4/5 Comfort: 4/5 Bluewater: 3/5

Price: From £193,000

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Argentine-Italian mix

The Solaris 42 is designed by Argentinian naval architect Soto Acebal, who has a decent idea about how to pen a pleasing hull shape – he cut his teeth alongside German Frers, a man who knows more than most about drawing stylish yachts.

Ciao, bella!

There are modest chines running up her quarters and the beam is relatively slight by today’s standards. A first glance brought to mind the modern designs of Judel/Vrolijk’s latest crop of Hanse yachts. But the Solaris has something that sets her apart from the herd, and you know she will turn heads out on the water. She is set up as a cruiser/racer and boasts a powerful rig, modest displacement and a deep lead-bulbed keel.

Racer/cruiser

Because this is a cruiser/racer, the traveller runs across the middle of the cockpit, which detracts slightly from the openness of the space, but is just where you’d want it to be – well within reach of the helmsman.

Med cruising

the 42, along with her sisters, is so perfectly set up for Med cruising and racing. I tested the yacht in Sardinia and had ample time to doze in the sun on the extremely comfortable cockpit benches, which featured a rather nicely-angled backrest and ample storage beneath.

Italian style

The extremely chic interior design managed to be modern and smart but not offensively so and while some might describe the main saloon as ‘sparse’, I think ‘uncluttered’ is a far more suitable term. All in all, the feeling down below was one of refinement and style.

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Solaris Review | 2023

By richard baldwin and alan mcilroy.

2022 was a record year for Solaris including strong sales in the UK, and with over €10m of yachts to launch in 2023, the Berthon team will be busy at the commissioning bases in northeast Italy throughout 2023. Despite the gloomy backdrop caused by world events, momentum and appreciation of the Solaris range has continued with new and repeat owners looking for high-quality, modern performance cruising yachts. With a return of some of the major boat shows in the latter part of 2022, we were happy to be re-acquainted with many old faces and some new ones, all interested in finding out more about these easily shorthanded scrumptious sailing yachts.

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Looking back over the year, we started 2022 with the news that boot Düsseldorf was once again cancelled due to Covid. The plan had been to premiere the new Solaris 50’ at the show and being the best-selling model in the range, it was decided to make a special launch event in April at Marina Hannibal, now owned by Red Bull, Italy’s oldest marina and only 15 minutes’ drive from the Solaris shipyard.

Solaris is renowned for being at the cutting edge of design innovation, (watched carefully by the competition who frequently try to copy details a few years down the line) and the new 50 sets the tone for all subsequent models, so the importance of this new design cannot be over emphasised.

Designer, Javier Soto Acebal was live on the big screen from Argentina and explained the differences in the new 50 compared to the previous model. He admitted to losing the first 2 weeks, coming up with worse designs, as the previous 50 was so good! Eventually he successfully penned the new model with the following key changes;

  • The fore and aft dinghy garage which makes launching and retrieval of the 2.5m RIB much easier and being in its own enclosed pod, there is no possibility of water entering other parts of the bilge.
  • The steering wheels are positioned fully outboard, making the helmsman’s view of the jib, code luffs and oncoming waves very close to perfect.
  • The side decks end forward of the steering wheels and a half step make movement from the cockpit to the side decks much easier, adding the advantage that water does not reach the helmsman.
  • The cockpit is larger, which provides the option of twin cockpit tables.
  • Twin rudder blades improve directional stability, reduce weather helm and enable the yacht to carry more sail area in higher wind speeds, resulting in safer and faster sailing.

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Soto could doubtless have spoken all day about the nuances and intricacies of the design, but as time was pressing and the audience were not all naval architects, he kept it brief. As Solaris is a performance yacht, the technical differences of new versus old are interesting to know;

  • 18% more stable by virtue of the hull form stability, in particular fuller forward sections.
  • 4% increased wetted surface, although the same wetted surface when the windward rudder blade flies clear of the water.
  • Faster above 5 knots of wind.
  • Slower below 5 knots of wind.

The result of all these changes is a yacht that is easier and more forgiving to sail, but still maintains the crisp and connected feel at the helm. Solaris have even introduced a new interior customization option by design house Poltrona Frau, to give owners the opportunity to create an individual and top-end interior.

Solaris are built for sailors and having sailed the 50’ extensively during the season, the overall verdict is a definite thumbs up. As one owner put it “I have a beautiful yacht and my apartment in Milan all in one” .

The next main event of 2022 were the Solaris Days and Solaris Cup which took place over the long weekend holiday of June 2nd to 5th in the beautiful Sardinian waters off Porto Rotondo.

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This event has become a major highlight in our annual calendar, where prospective new owners can mingle with owners and sea trial different yachts in a relaxed and non-sales environment. It is an increasingly popular event, with 51 yachts attending with their accompanying owners and crew. Light airs were the order of the day on the water, causing some interesting battles between the old and new 50’s, and with the typically superb Italian evening social events, so everyone had a great time and it was certainly another perfect rendezvous for the owners’ and crews, including the flagship Solaris 111 ’.

In addition to the launch of the 50’ we attended Cannes Yachting festival displaying the Solaris 40 ’ 50 ’, 60 ’ and 64’RS .

More locally we attend the Southampton Boat Show and introduced our rather sportive Solaris 40, another recent launch from the yard. With her metallic blue steel topsides and full teak decks, she certainly turned heads and received a lot of positive attention.

Aquileia, the home of Solaris, is fast becoming a bit of a second home for us also, with frequent yard visits for prospective clients, to specify their yacht or with owners just keen to follow the build process, and of course launches and commissioning. The team are an enthusiastic and passionate bunch and a warm welcome is always assured.

The original site was expanded back in 2018 and again this year there are plans for further development to increase and improve the facility, which reflects the continued success and investment in the yachts.

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Aquileia is itself is a small town in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of North-East Italy, in the Province of Udine. With a population of about 3,000, it was once a significant Roman city with perhaps as many as 200,000 residents. Aquileia is also an important archaeological site with UNESCO World Heritage status. It is ideally located between Venice and Trieste, making it easy to reach, with the added bonus of turning a yard visit into an impromptu break.

Looking forward to 2023 we have a busy year ahead of us; the yard has a full order book though 2023 and running in to 2024. We have numerous yachts to launch and commission through the year from spring to late summer. Add to this our yard visits, sea trials, events and shows, we’re looking forward to what will be a very busy and a great year. Bring it on!

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S olaris Yachts of Aquilea, Italy, designs and builds a unique line of state-of-the-art cruising yachts for sailors who desire the best mix of speed, stability, comfort and ease of maneuvering in all kinds of weather. With sailing vessels ranging in size from 40 to 111 feet LOA, you can sail the world’s oceans in a deck and cabin setting that embraces a rare blend of easy handling, ergonomics and simple, functional luxury.

The Solaris 44 is emblematic of the company’s focus on technology and responsiveness to the needs of crew and passengers. Measuring a modest 44 feet, roughly the size of today’s typical cruising yacht, the Solaris 44 was made for short-handed crew. Designed by Javier Soto Acebal, all the lines, or running rigging, on this vessel lead to only two winches, both within easy reach of the helm. Even in the middle of a stormy night, a single crew member should have little trouble handling the jib and main sheets.

The Solaris 44 offers ample deck space for guests and crew.

When you prepare to choose the specific design of the Solaris 44’s deck layout, you can take advantage of the ample space abaft of the helm—her beam is 13 feet, eight inches all the way back to the transom—by opting for a large stern cabin with wide twin berths. The standard version of the rear deck layout is comprised of a roomy sail locker, large cockpit lockers and an independent storage space for the dinghy or life raft.

The quality and finish of the interior joinery are distinctive features of Solaris, renowned and appreciated among the many Solaris owners crossing the world’s oceans today. The refined selection of hardwoods, combined with the skilled, handmade care in the details, yields an airy, sophisticated, yet warm feeling to both the interior and exterior. The end result, according to Solaris, is a vessel that responds to every anticipated need of the crew.  

Every model in the Solaris range, unlike in some other mass production yachts on the market, is built in accordance with the strict rules of the Maxi Ocean Yachts (MOY), even though these rules are intended to pertain only to larger yachts. Solaris meets or beats structural MOY requirements with materials contributing to stiff, solid, stress-resistant construction. The main and structural bulkheads are built of composite with a minimum 1.5-inch thickness and are laminated to the hull, rather than glued together with silicone as is the common practice in many mass-produced boats.  

The main bulkhead and principal reinforcement design form what is essentially a “structural cage” bearing the local loads of this yacht, such as the mast, chain plates and keel. Solaris claims, “The yacht is unaffected by any deformation and torsion in all sea and wind conditions.” To achieve this, all joinery is laminated to the hull, contributing to the overall, essentially monocoque composite structure of the cabin and deck.

The chain plates, which in most yachts are fabricated of 316 stainless steel, are made of 28 vacuum-bonded layers of unidirectional and bidirectional fibers. The keel, sustained by a one-inch-thick, 316 stainless steel flange plate, is connected to the hull backing plate by 1.25-inch-thick stainless steel bolts.

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Experience and sea trials have demonstrated that most yachts suffer from the effects of wind and sea, resulting in at least some hull and cabin deformation over time. In some boats, hull and cabin creaking, plus the occasional crack in hull and deck structures, gradually develop, threatening the overall integrity of the vessel’s hull and superstructure. Though usually expected and generally benign, these fissures can lead to an unacceptable degree of failure at some point in a vessel’s lifetime.

For this reason, Galante points out, the priority of Solaris designers and engineers has been developing and perfecting “the non-deformation of the yacht derived through structural continuity,” or in other words, the development of monocoque, or monolithic, structural designs.

Step aboard a Solaris 44 and stroll around the wide, spacious, flush teak deck surrounding a swept, low-profile cabin top, tinted skylights and portlights, dual helms and running rigging arranged neatly and safely out of the way. Also take note of the separate storage area in the transom for the dinghy.  

Then step down the companionway and behold a wide, spacious cabin with ample seating and a large table mounted on a pair of highly polished, adjustable stainless mounts. An ample galley with refrigeration and freezer provide enough room for food prep adjacent to the dining area. Long, tinted portlights line both sides of the cabin and allow enough light to cheer up the cabin while controlling the sun’s glare. Walk forward to the vee-berth and behold a large, wide bunk with a lighted bookshelf, a spacious closet and a seat for dressing while underway. Your stroll through the Solaris 44 will reveal a yacht that is neither too big nor too small, easily managed by one or two crew members, large enough for a small family, yet still allowing a cozy feeling for a small crew. n

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Solaris 55 first look: an ‘aggressive increase in form stability’

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Solaris Yachts are launching a new version of their popular Solaris 55 as the brand continues to refine their luxury fast cruisers

The Solaris 55 drawing

During its 50th anniversary, Solaris Yachts is launching a new version of this popular model size, Solaris 55. This shows Solaris and its faithful designer, Soto Acebal, continuing to refine their stylish luxury fast cruisers.

Three heads with separate showers and a longitudinal tender garage are the main differences over the seven-year-old original 55, but it also involves subtle changes throughout. In terms of shape, it has an increased beam (5m) and more volume forward for stability and trim, plus a larger forward cabin and sail locker.

The interior styling in wood.

The stark interior styling is by Adi Design in a classic Med layout with the owner’s cabin forward.

Stability with Solaris 55

“There is an aggressive increase in form stability with special treatment in the forward zones, where local righting moments rise quickly with heeling,” Acebal explains, adding that the changes should improve balance, performance and seaworthiness in Solaris 55.

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The low coachroof is also much shorter, allowing for a large and completely flush foredeck, which Acebal compares to a mini maxi. Buyers can also opt for a compact crew cabin option instead of the sail locker. Steps incorporated into the transom, meanwhile, make it easier to access the platform and garage (as per the new 74).

The stark interior styling is by Adi Design in a classic Med layout with the owner’s cabin forward. This en-suite cabin is available with a central or offset berth, while the aft cabins also have their own heads compartments and separate showers.

Solaris is celebrating its half century with the Solaris Cup in Porto Rotondo, Sardinia, in late May. Impressively, over 70 Solaris yachts are expected, including the brand new 74. The Aquileia yard is hoping the first example of the 55 will then be finished in time for Cannes boat show  and the autumn shows.

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  1. Solaris 50 review: fast, fun cruising

    Bearing away and unfurling the North Helix furling gennaker the solaris 50 was eager to start surfing, even with the apparent wind as far forward as 110°. In 17 knots of true breeze we averaged ...

  2. Solaris 40 review: appealing mix of style and performance

    Fuel: 200lt 44gal. Sail Area/displacement ratio: 21.3. Disp/LWL ratio: 171. Base price: €309,000 ex VAT ex works. Builder: solarisyachts.com. Rupert Holmes takes the Solaris 40 for a test sail ...

  3. Boat Review: Solaris 50

    Designed by Argentinian Javier Soto Acebal, who worked with German Frers for some 11 years before striking out on his own, the Solaris 50 certainly has stunning looks. Its sleek low-profile deck is dressed in acres of unblemished teak and recalls elegant fashion-conscious boats like those from the inimitable Wally Yachts.

  4. Solaris 50 boat test

    The Solaris 50 makes any surrounding vessels instantly appear very ordinary. Once out of the harbour and under sail, we were soon matching or even exceeding the true wind speed of 6-9 knots, close ...

  5. Solaris 48 Open Review

    The Solaris Power 48 Open is different. It knows its own identity. The yacht does day cruising and weekending splendidly. It's also an eye-catcher with modern lobster-boat styling. Solaris is synonymous with sailing yachts from 40 to 110 feet length overall that usually are found in the Northern European cruising grounds.

  6. First look: Solaris 50

    We got the chance to see both the Solaris 40 and the Solaris 50 at Cannes - keep an eye on the Yachting Monthly Youtube channel for a tour of the 40 coming soon.. Stepping onboard the Solaris 40 does not feel like stepping onto a 40ft yacht, with such intense focus on keeping the decks uncluttered, a decent amount of beam and providing luxury and space below.

  7. 2023 Solaris 40 Open Review

    2023 Solaris 40 Open Review. The 2023 Solaris 40 Open is an amazing powerboat that is sure to please. The boat is the smallest and newest model released by Solaris. The boat itself is more than just nice to look at. It stacks up to its competitors well and has a lot to offer those who step foot on board. The 40 Open is part of the Power lineup ...

  8. SOLARIS 64 RS

    SUBSCRIBE OUR CHANNEL https://www.youtube.com/c/theboatshow/?sub_confirmation=1 Review of the new Solaris 64 RS (Raised Saloon), a sailing yacht built in Ita...

  9. [ENG] SOLARIS 50

    SUBSCRIBE OUR CHANNEL https://www.youtube.com/c/theboatshow/?sub_confirmation=1 Full Review of the Sailing Yacht Solaris 50, by Italian shipyard Solaris Yach...

  10. Solaris 50 ~ Boating NZ

    A well-proven model, the Solaris 50 has sold strongly since its 2014 inception and our review hull was number 39 - a high number for a hand-crafted performance cruiser like this. The Adriatic-based yard produces about 40-50 of these premium yachts annually from a range that currently comprises nine production models between 37 and 72 feet.

  11. Solaris 42

    December 28, 2015. The Solaris 42 aims to combine the speed of a Ferrari with the reliability of a Breitling wristwatch. ST put the claims to the test. Verdict: I couldn't fault the quality or the looks of the 42 and she performed impeccably. If you want something that is just a touch classier than your standard production cruiser, here she is.

  12. [ENG] NEW SOLARIS POWER 40

    SUBSCRIBE OUR CHANNEL https://www.youtube.com/c/theboatshow/?sub_confirmation=1 Exclusive review of the new Solaris 40 Power, open motor yacht built in Italy...

  13. Solaris 48 Open Review

    With the 650s installed, Solaris reports a top speed of 36 knots and a 25-knot cruise. The boat should cruise efficiently at 10 to 14 knots in displacement mode, but it can also hop onto plane and reach speeds near 40 knots with the upgraded power option. The hull features resin-infused sections with a high-density, PVC foam-cored sandwich bottom.

  14. SOLARIS Yacht • Roman Abramovich $600M Superyacht

    The Solaris yacht carries two helicopters: an AIRBUS EC-145 HELICOPTER with registration M-SOLO, and another AIRBUS EC-145 HELICOPTER with registration M-SOLA.Both choppers were built in 2019. The Airbus EC-145 (also known as the Eurocopter EC-145) is a twin-engine, medium-size helicopter manufactured by Airbus Helicopters (formerly Eurocopter).

  15. Solaris Review

    2022 was a record year for Solaris including strong sales in the UK, and with over €10m of yachts to launch in 2023, the Berthon team will be busy at the commissioning bases in northeast Italy throughout 2023. Despite the gloomy backdrop caused by world events, momentum and appreciation of the Solaris range has continued with new and repeat ...

  16. Solaris 44

    The Solaris 44's sleek hull design contrasts sharply with older yacht designs. S olaris Yachts of Aquilea, Italy, designs and builds a unique line of state-of-the-art cruising yachts for sailors who desire the best mix of speed, stability, comfort and ease of maneuvering in all kinds of weather. With sailing vessels ranging in size from 40 to 111 feet LOA, you can sail the world's oceans ...

  17. Solaris Galapagos Cruise Review

    Solaris Galapagos Yacht Review. This cruise was mind-blowing. Here are a few animal highlights in addition to the beautiful landscapes: Super close encounters with blue and red-footed boobies. Swam with spotted eagle rays. Saw a yellow puffer fish. Plenty of sea lions and sea turtles. Marine and land iguanas.

  18. [ENG] SOLARIS 60

    Review and Interior Tour of the sail yacht Solaris 60, built in Italy by Solaris Yachts.By Antonio VetteseLocation: Lavrio, GreeceThe Boat Show 2023

  19. Galapagos Solaris Yacht Reviews, Photos and Tours

    The 16-passenger Solaris Galapagos Yacht has a stunning modern design, perfect for families, couples, and solo travelers. Checking availability for Galapagos cruises is a manual process. An agent will manually check for space and respond to your request via email.

  20. Solaris??

    Solaris is one of the most prestigious and high quality Italian boats. It is an old brand that only recently has passed from the hand made small production to a medium scale semi industrial one. The 44 and the 37 were acclaimed by all the nautical press and the testers that sailed the boats were very impressed and only said nice things about ...

  21. Solaris 55 first look: an 'aggressive increase in form stability'

    Solaris 50 review: fast, fun cruising The drive to include all the features we now expect of new yachts, such as easy handling, big cockpits for… £ 1,059,761.00

  22. Solaris

    2 reviews. 1 helpful vote. 7. Re: Solaris. 5 years ago. We just returned from a wonderful trip on the Solaris/San Jacinto in Galapagos. Prior to sailing, we too were confused on the naming, and whether a new built ship or a rebuilt ship. Since sailing, I would have to say it was a rebuilt ship, probably the San Jose.

  23. [ENG] SOLARIS 111

    SUBSCRIBE OUR CHANNEL https://www.youtube.com/c/theboatshow/?sub_confirmation=1 Review of the sailing yacht Solaris 111, peak of the Solaris Sailing Yachts r...

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