Pacific Asian Enterprises, Inc. (PAE) has announced that the first two hulls of the new Nordhavn 41 have shipped from the factory and are currently en route to California. The boats left Istanbul last Friday and are due to arrive in Long Beach, California, by the end of October.
The N41 has set records for Nordhavn pre-orders with commitments on the first 22 hulls. Most of these buyers will have the opportunity to sea trial either Hull No. 1 or Hull No. 2 once they arrive at PAE’s Dana Point, California, headquarters and undergo a quick commissioning. PAE hopes to have an open house on the Nordhavn 41 for other interested clients later in the year.
The Nordhavn 41 is the smallest boat in Nordhavn’s ocean-crossing lineup. She has a range of over 3,000 nautical miles and an anticipated cruising speed of around 7 knots. She succeeds the popular Nordhavn 40, Nordhavn’s previous smallest "couples' passagemaker," of which 69 hulls were built. The Nordhavn 40 set the world record for fastest circumnavigation made by a production power boat.