Sailing catamaran

40 Open


Length overall11,98 m / 39’4’’
Length waterline11,94 m / 39’2’’
Beam overall6,91 m / 22’8’’

A catamaran for sailing and living fully

The Open 40 has been designed for lovers of sailing and good life. This luxury catamaran combines sailing sensations and absolute comfort on board, so that you never have to choose between the two. Whether you are an experienced skipper or a beginner cruiser, the Open 40 will take you and your family on a journey of discovery at sea. Beautiful moments of sharing on the horizon.

A neat design bathed in light
Like its big brother the 46 Open, this catamaran has pure and elegant lines. A cozy and beautiful atmosphere full of conviviality. The living room and the cockpit have been merged to optimize the space on board, this is where the concept of the "Open" lies. Beautiful volumes, natural light and comfort are the main characteristics of this outstanding catamaran which can accommodate up to 8 people. The Open 40 is the perfect illustration of the French expertise in catamarans.

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The details that make the difference

  • More feeling at the helm
  • Natural light in every room
  • An elegant interior decor
A spacious and bright kitchen
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Fantastic views: from the bed into the suite.
Ideal for an accomplice moment
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Beautifully stylish and elegant
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Guest cabins : the finest materials complete the feeling of wellbeing

The double helmstation, NAUTITECH's DNA

Double steering station, the choice of performance :

  • - ideal position to keep an eye on the sea and sails
  • - more sensations at the helm 
  • - best position to dock along a quay or pontoon
Nice sails
The double helmstation, NAUTITECH's DNA
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An optimized deck plan
Trampoline: also a dedicated area to enjoy the sea
Strong design

Découvrez la vue à 360 ° du NAUTITECH 40 OPEN !

A word from the architect

Marc Lombard

"In a nutshell: the Open 40 is the catamaran of choice for a round-the-world trip thanks to its great maneuverability and size. It is a boat designed for all those who love to sail while enjoying life on board, a balance made possible by the aft helm station".


Marc Lombard, 

Architect of the 40 Open

High quality construction

Based in Rochefort, the cradle of the French Navy, the Nautitech shipyard has been specializing in the construction of French catamarans since 1994. In close collaboration with naval architect Marc Lombard, Nautitech offers a range of boats combining performance and comfort.
Since day one, we have been committed to bring innovation to everything we do in order to create reliable catamarans with exceptional performance at sea.
Thanks to advanced techniques and high-performance materials, Nautitech is loved by skippers around the world:

  • Lighter catamarans, with 20% less weight on average
  • Exceptional durability
  • A double helm station at the stern
  • Thin hulls, designed for incomparable comfort at sea

Would you like to try one of our catamarans in a situation? Find your dealer to plan a sea trial.


40 Open sous voile

Welcome on board

Discover the Nautitech 40 Open with some data

Length overall11,98 m / 39’4’’
Length waterline11,94 m / 39’2’’
Beam overall6,91 m / 22’8’’
Draft1,35 m / 4’5’’
Unloaded weight (approx.)8,5 t / 18 743 lbs
Engine, DriveDiesel, Saildrive
Engine power2 x 30 hp
Fuel tank2 x 200 L / 2 x 57 gal
Water tank2 x 300 L / 2 x 57 gal
Cabins - Heads, standard3 or 4 - 2
Berths, standard version6 or 8
Full batten mainsail, standard63 sqm / 678 sq ft
Self-tacking jib, standard28 sqm / 301 sq ft
Height of mast above water line (approx.)20,05 m / 65’9’’
ArchitectMarc Lombard
Interior DesignRoseo Design
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40open_ version 4C

3 cabin version

You can choose the three-cabin version with its huge owner’s cabin on the port side. It comes with a separate shower, a big bathroom, a desk and loads of storage space. Or opt for the fourcabin version, which also offers plenty of luxury and comfort.

4 cabin version

Or the four-cabin version, with two shared bathrooms


Happiness only comes with satisfaction, and satisfaction is only possible if the quality is right. That is why we only work with reputable partners. All of them market leaders in their fields. That way we leave nothing to chance when it comes to equipment and accessories for our catamarans, sailing yachts and motor yachts. You’ll find a selection of our many partners here.

Volvo Penta
Marc Lombard Design

Technical support during your trip: by your side all the way

After the purchase of your catamaran, you will benefit from the after-sales support of your dealer. The dealer coordinates with us to take care of your needs: all parts will be sent to you wherever you are in the world. Nautitech quality is at your side throughout your voyage.

What our customers say

Silvina et Jacques, propriétaire El Gaucho

 We turned to Nautitech because we were looking for a catamaran that was both efficient and comfortable. The Open 40 offers this precious balance that allows us to enjoy our travels to the fullest.


Read the entire testimony of Silvina and Jacques.

You want to test ?

If you want to test this model, do not hesitate to contact your agent to organize a visit or trip at sea

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